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Jeffrey Pella, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry
Academic Office Location:
UConn Health
65 Kane Street, Room 2034
West Hartford, CT 06119

Dr. Jeffrey Pella is a research child psychologist. After graduating from Roger Williams University with a degree in psychology, Dr. Pella received a master of science degree in developmental psychopathology and a Ph.D. in developmental psychology at the University of Reading, U.K. He came to UConn as a postdoctoral fellow working in the clinical research lab of Dr. Golda Ginsburg in West Hartford on the School-based Treatment of Anxiety Research Study (STARS). Dr. Pella has published in the area of anxiety and other internalizing disorders in children and parents. 

B.A.Roger Williams UniversityPsychology
M.Sc.University of ReadingDevelopmental Psychopathology
Ph.D.University of ReadingPhilosophy

Post-Graduate Training
PostdoctoralUniversity of ConnecticutPostdoctoral Fellowship

Name of Award/HonorAwarding Organization
HonorsCenter for Health Intervention and Prevention Member (UConn CHIP)
MemberPhi Alpha Theta
MemberPsi Chi
Dean's List Honors (8 of 8 Semesters) 2002-2006University of Reading and Roger Williams University

Cognitive behavioral therapy

Child anxiety disorders and treatment

Journal Articles