Dr. Kelly is "Grassroots go-getter" - APA Monitor

Dr. Kelly is features in APA Monitor, a monthly magazine for American Psychological Association, in October 2012 edition. 

"Jennifer Kelly has a knack for communicating with politicians
- a talent that is benefiting psychologists and those they serve."

Read full article here: "Grassroots go-getter", by Tori DeAngelis, APA Monitor on Psychology, October 2012"


Dr. Kelly is elected as next APA Recording Secretary

Jennifer F. Kelly, PhD, director of the Atlanta Center for Behavioral Medicine, is elected for next APA's Recording Secretary.  

The APA 2012 Recording Secretary ballot was sent to members of the 2011 Council of Representatives on June 29. The election closed July 30.  Dr. Kelly will begin her term Jan. 1, 2013 and end Dec. 31, 2015.

Read full article on 2012 American Psychological Association Recording Secretary Election Results.

Dr. Kelly is the recipient of the 2012 Timothy B. Jeffrey Memorial Award

Dr. Kelly has been selected to receive the 2012 Timothy B. Jeffrey Memorial Award for Outstanding Contributions to Clinical Health Psychology. The award is presented by Division 38 in conjunction with the American Psychological Foundation (APF) to recognize an outstanding commitment to clinical health psychology by a full-time provider of direct clinical services. Dr. Kelly will receive the award at the 2012 APA Convention in Orlando, Florida.

Dr. Kelly Received the 2011 State Leadership Award

2011 slc award
Dr. Kelly was the recipient of the 2011 State Leadership Award.  This award was presented to Dr. Kelly because of her extensive service and leadership to the State, Provincial and Territorial Associations, including 13 years as a Federal Advocacy Coordinator for the Georgia Psychological Association, Past President of Division 31, organizer of the Division 31's Diversity Leadership Development Workshop, member of the Committee for the Advancement of Professional Practice, Past Chair of the Committee of State Leaders, Past President and Secretary of the Georgia Psychological Association, Past Chair of the Board of Professional Affairs, and Past Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Association for the Advancement of Psychology. Dr. Kelly received the award at the 2011 State Leadership Conference held in Washington, DC.

Interview with CNNHealth

Dr. Kelly recently interviewed with CNN.com in a story Chronic pain can be 'paralyzing' for women.

"Psychological counseling for people with chronic pain can help patients reframe how they see their pain and manage the consequences in other areas of their live."