Kelly E. Green, Ph.D., Associate Professor of Psychology at St. Edward’s University in Austin, TX

Licensed Psychologist


Dr. Green joined the faculty of St. Edward's University in August 2012. Prior to this, she was the Clinical Director of a dual-diagnosis intensive-outpatient treatment program in the VA Boston Healthcare System from 2009 – 2012. Dr. Green’s clinical and research work focus on addiction and dual-diagnosis populations, and she maintains a small private practice. Dr. Green’s research focuses on improving clinical services, reducing barriers to care, adapting evidence-based practices to meet the needs to unique populations, and program evaluation and quality improvement efforts.

Personal Statement

My teaching philosophy, goals, and methods reflect my personal values of attending to individual differences, collaboration, and the importance of empiricism. With students, I foster intellectual curiosity, promote attitudes of compassion and acceptance, and encourage the pursuit of social change.

Academic Appointments

2017 – present Associate Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology and Behavioral Neuroscience, St. Edward’s University

2012 – 2017 Assistant Professor of Psychology, Department of Psychology, St. Edward’s University

2009 – 2012 Instructor of Psychology, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

2007 – 2009 Teaching Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, Boston University School of Medicine

2007 – 2009 Clinical Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

2005 – 2006 Graduate Fellow and Instructor, Center of Alcohol Studies, Rutgers University

Year Started



  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Rutgers University (2008), Piscataway, NJ
  • M.S. in Clinical Psychology, Rutgers University (2005), Piscataway, NJ
  • B.A. Hunter College of the City University of New York (2002), New York, NY

Publications & Articles


*Identifies co-authors who were mentored students/trainees

Green, K.E., Archey, M.L.,* & Barton, O.R.* (revisions under review). Evaluating biofeedback training in conjunction with a cognitive-behavioral intervention for adults with impulse control deficits: A pilot study. Practice Innovations.

Gobin, R.L.*, Green, K.E., & Iverson, K.M.  (2015). Alcohol misuse among female veterans: Associations with interpersonal violence exposure and mental health. Substance Use and Misuse, 50(14), 1765-1777.

Green, K.E., Bux Jr., D.A., & Feinstein, B.A.* (2013). Lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender individuals. In: McCrady, B.S., Epstein, E.E. (Eds.), Addictions: A comprehensive guidebook, 2nd ed. New York, NY: Oxford University Press, pp. 819-835.

Green, K.E., & Feinstein, B.* (2012). Substance use in lesbian, gay, and bisexual populations: An update on empirical research and implications for treatment. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 26, 265-278.

Shipherd, J.C.,  Mizock, L.*, Maguen, S., & Green, K.E. (2012). Male-to-female transgender veterans and VA health care utilization. International Journal of Sexual Health, 24, 78-87.

Green, K.E. (2011). Barriers and treatment preferences reported by worried drinkers of various sexual orientations. Alcoholism Treatment Quarterly, 29, 45-63.

Cohn, A.M., Epstein, E.E., McCrady, B.S., Jensen, N., Hunter-Reel, D., Green, K.E., & Drapkin, M.L. (2011). Pre-treatment clinical and risk correlates of substance use disorder patients with primary depression. Journal of Studies on Alcohol and Drugs, 72, 151-157.

Shipherd, J.C., Green, K.E., & Abramovitz, S.* (2010). Transgender clients: Identifying and minimizing barriers to mental health treatment. Journal of Gay and Lesbian Mental Health, 14, 94-108.

Epstein, E.E., Green, K.E., & Drapkin, M.L. (2010). Relapse prevention for depression in individuals with substance use disorders. In: Richards, C.S., Perri, M.G. (Eds.), Relapse prevention for depression. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association, pp. 227 – 249.

Green, K.E., & Iverson, K. (2009). Computerized cognitive-behavioral therapy in a stepped care model of treatment. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 40, 96-103.

Green, K.E., Pugh, L.A., McCrady, B.S., & Epstein, E.E. (2008). Unique aspects of female-primary alcoholic relationships. Addictive Disorders and Their Treatment, 7, 169-176.

Green, K.E., Worden, B., Menges, D, & McCrady, B.S. (2008). Alcohol use disorders. In: Hunsley, J., Mash, E.J. (Eds.), A Guide to Assessments that Work. New York: Oxford University Press, pp. 339 – 369.