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Anna Jones, PhD
Anna Jones, PhD

Anna Jones, PhD

Assistant Member, St. Jude Faculty



BS – The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
MS – The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
PhD – The University of Georgia, Athens, Georgia
Predoctoral Internship – Children’s Hospital Colorado, Aurora, Colorado
Postdoctoral Fellowship – Akron Children’s Hospital, Akron, Ohio

Clinical Interests

  • Transition off therapy
  • Anxiety
  • Adherence

Research Interests

  • Facilitating successful transition across the pediatric cancer care continuum
  • Pediatric anxiety and emotion regulation
  • Coping and adjustment in early survivorship

Selected Publications

Germone M, Phu T, Slosky C, Pan Z, Jones A, Stahl M, Mehta P, Shull M, Ariefdjohan M, Liu E.  Anxiety and depression in pediatric patients with Celiac Disease: A large cross-sectional study. Pediatric Gastroenterology & Nutrition. In press.

Jones AM, Browne EK, Adams K, Potter BS, Crabtree VM, Jurbergs N, Heidelberg RE, Webster, RT. The toll of transition: Caregiver perceptions of family adjustment during the transition off pediatric cancer therapy. Psycho-Oncology, 31, 985-994, 2022.

Jones AM, Anderst A, Harman, JL.  The invisible barrier: Providing end of life support to pediatric oncology families during COVID-19. Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 39, 313-315, 2021.

Jones AM, West KB, Suveg C.  Anxiety in the school setting: A framework for evidence-based practice. School Mental Health, 11, 4-14, 2019.

Whitehead M, Jones AM, Bilms J, Lavner J, Suveg C.  Child social and emotion functioning as predictors of therapeutic alliance in cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 75, 7-20, 2019.

Suveg C, Jones AM, Davis M, Jacob ML, Morelen D, Thomassin K, Whitehead M.  Emotion-focused cognitive-behavioral therapy for youth with anxiety disorders: A randomized trial. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 46, 569-580, 2018.

Thomassin K, Jones AM, Suveg C.  “You want me to do what?!” Ethical considerations when conducting exposure tasks with youth with anxiety. Evidence-Based Practice in Child and Adolescent Mental Health, 1, 30-42, 2017.

Suveg C, Kingery JN, Davis M, Jones AM, Whitehead M, Jacob ML.  Still lonely: Social adjustment of youth with and without social anxiety disorder following cognitive behavioral therapy. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 52, 72-78, 2017.

Eaton CK, Jones AM, Gutierrez-Colina AM, Ivey EK, Carlson O, Melville L, Kardon P, Blount RL.  The influence of environmental consequences and internalizing symptoms on children’s tic severity. Child Psychiatry & Human Development, 2, 327-334, 2017.

Jones AM, Suveg C.  Flying under the radar: School reluctance in anxious youth. School Mental Health, 7, 212-223, 2015.

Suveg C, Jacob ML, Whitehead M, Jones AM, Kingery J. A model-based cluster analysis of social experiences in clinically anxious youth: Links to emotional functioning. Anxiety, Stress, & Coping, 27, 494-508, 2014. 

Jones AM, De Nadai AS, Arnold EB, McGuire JF, Lewin AB, Murphy TK, Storch EA.  Psychometric properties of the obsessive compulsive inventory - child version in children and adolescents with obsessive compulsive disorder. Child Psychiatry and Human Development, 44, 137-151, 2013.

Morelen D, Jacob M, Suveg C, Jones AM, Thomassin K.  Family emotion expressivity, emotion regulation, and the link to psychopathology: Examination across race. British Journal of Psychology, 104, 149-166, 2013.

Last update: December 2022