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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

Selected Publications

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(1):7-20, 2019.

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

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.

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.

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.

Davis M, Suveg C, Whitehead M, Jones AM, Shaffer A. Preschoolers’ psychophysiological responses to mood induction tasks moderate the intergenerational transmission of internalizing symptoms. Biological Psychology 117:159-169, 2016.

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.

Lewin AB, Park JM, Jones AM, Crawford EA, DeNadai AS, Menzel J, Arnold EA, Murphy TK, Storch EA. Family-based exposure and response prevention therapy for preschool-aged children with obsessive-compulsive disorder: A pilot randomized controlled trial. Behaviour Research and Therapy 56:30-38, 2014.

Lewin AB, Piacentini J, De Nadai AS, Jones AM, Peris TS, Geffken GR, Geller DA, Nadeau J, Murphy TK, Storch EA. Defining clinical severity in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder. Psychological Assessment 26:679-684, 2013.

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.

Storch EA, Sulkowski ML, Nadeau J, Lewin AB, Arnold EB, Mutch PJ, Jones AM, Murphy TK. The phenomenology and clinical correlates of suicidal thoughts and behaviors in youth with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders 43:2450-2459, 2013.

Storch EA, Arnold EB, Lewin AB, Nadeau J, Jones AM, De Nadai AS, Mutch PJ, Selles R, Ung D, Murphy TK. The effect of cognitive-behavioral therapy versus treatment as usual for anxiety in children with autism spectrum disorders: A randomized, controlled trial. Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 52:132-142, 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.

Storch EA, Jones AM, Lack CW, Ale CM, Sulkowski ML, Lewin AB, De Nadai AS, Murphy TK. Rage Attacks in Pediatric Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder: Phenomenology and Clinical Correlates.  Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry 51:582-592, 2012.

Storch EA, Arnold EB, Jones AM, Ale CM, Wood JJ, Ehrenreich May J, Lewin AB, Mutch PJ, Murphy TK. The Role of Co-Occurring Disruptive Behavior in the Clinical Presentation of Children and Adolescents with Anxiety in the Context of Autism Spectrum Disorders. Child Psychiatry and Human Development 43:734-746, 2012.

Storch EA, Ehrenreich J, Wood JJ, Jones AM, De Nadai A, Lewin AB, Arnold EB, Murphy TK. Multiple informant agreement on the Anxiety Disorders Interview Schedule for Youth with Autism Spectrum Disorders. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology 22:292-299, 2012.

Storch EA, Wood JJ, Ehrenreich May J, Lewin AB, Jones AM, Park JM, Murphy TK. Convergent and discriminant validity and reliability of the pediatric anxiety rating scale in youth with autism spectrum disorders. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disabilities 42:2374-2382, 2012.

Storch EA, Larson MJ, Ehrenreich May J, Arnold EB, Jones AM, Renno P, Fuji C, Lewin AB, Mutch PJ, Murphy TK, Wood JJ. Peer victimization in youth with autism spectrum disorders and co-occurring anxiety: Relations with psychopathology and loneliness. Journal of Developmental and Physical Disabilities 24:575-590, 2012.

Storch EA, Jones AM, Lewin AB, Mutch PJ, Murphy TK. Clinical phenomenology of episodic rage in pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder. Minerva Psichiatrica 52:89-95, 2011.

Storch EA, Park JM, Lewin AB, Morgan JR, Jones AM, Murphy TK. The Leyton Obsessional Inventory-Child Version Survey Form does not demonstrate adequate psychometric properties in American youth with pediatric obsessive-compulsive disorder. Journal of Anxiety Disorders 25:574-578, 2011.

Storch EA, De Nadai AS, Lewin AB, McGuire JF, Jones AM, Mutch PJ, Shytle RD, Murphy TK. Defining treatment response in pediatric tic disorders: A signal detection analysis of the Yale Global Tic Severity Scale. Journal of Child and Adolescent Psychopharmacology 21:621-627, 2011.

Last update: November 2019