Ohio University

Shelby Martin

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Graduate Student

Year of Entry

Fall 2015

Program

Clinical Psychology

Adviser

Dr. Timothy Anderson

Research

Shelby Martin is a Clinical Psychology PhD student in the Psychotherapy and Interpersonal Process lab at Ohio University. She is interested in the early prevention, detection, and treatment of disordered eating and exercise, especially among athletes. Her upcoming dissertation will examine the effectiveness of an intervention to increase help-seeking among collegiate athletes. Shelby also emphasizes advocacy efforts and works extensively with the National Eating Disorders Association to organize eating disorder awareness walks and events to increase knowledge of disordered eating and exercise in communities and college campuses. In her spare time, Shelby enjoys yoga, music, hiking, and traveling.

Curriculum Vitae

Education

Ph.D. Clinical Psychology Ohio University, Athens, OH Expected. Grad: Spring, 2021

M.S. Clinical Psychology Ohio University, Athens, OH Spring, 2017 GPA: 4.0

B.S, summa cum laude Central Michigan University, Mount Pleasant, MI
Majors: Psychology, Communications; Minors: English, Leadership Spring 2015; GPA: 4.0

Clinical Experience

Current Direct Client Hours = 627; Integrated Reports = 11

August 2017-Current Center for Balanced Living, Columbus, Ohio

Psychology Trainee

Supervisor: Jason McCray, Ph.D.

  • Treat individuals (ages 16 and up) with clinical eating disorders and various comorbid diagnoses.
  • Provide group therapy in partial hospitalization setting using various treatment modalities (e.g., CBT-E, ACT, DBT, ICAT, RO-DBT Mindfulness-Based Therapy, and Meal-time Support).
  • Provide family therapy and case management in week-long intensive format using various treatment modalities (e.g., CBT-E, ACT, DBT, ICAT, RO-DBT, Mindfulness-Based Therapy, and Meal-time Support).
  • Administer novel neurobiologically-based eating disorder treatment protocol created by Center for Balanced Living founder Dr. Laura Hill.
  • Participate in weekly multi-disciplinary case consultation meetings to review treatment plans, intakes, and discharges.

August 2016-Current Ohio University Psychology and Social Work Clinic, Ohio University

Psychology Trainee

Supervisors: Ryan Shorey, Ph.D.; Sarah Racine, Ph.D.; Chantel Weisenmuller, Ph.D; Barry Brady, Ph.D.; Timothy Anderson, Ph.D.

  • Individual therapy with a range of long- and short-term clients (ages 18-75) for various diagnoses (e.g., major depression, generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety, borderline personality disorder, grief, somatic complaints, and eating disorders).
  • Provide therapy using treatment modalities including CBT, Emotion-Focused Therapy, Behavioral Activation, DBT, ACT, and Mindfulness-Based Therapy.
  • Complete semi-structured intake/diagnostic interviews to inform care (e.g., WAIS-IV, WASI, MMPI-2RF, BDI-II) and formulate integrated reports for client feedback.
  • Utilize the CCAPS-62 and CCAPS-34 to monitor treatment progress and inform clinical decision making.
  • Engage in administrative tasks through operating phone lines, providing appropriate referrals, and scheduling new clients for assessment and intervention services.

Summer 2014-2015 Center for Children, Families and Communities, Central Michigan University

Clinic Assistant

Supervisor: Ignacio D. Acevedo-Polakovich, Ph.D

  • Provided play therapy and assessment activities.
  • Facilitated client care and follow up.
  • Participated in treatment teams.
  • Received introductory training on mental healthcare policies, procedures and intervention approaches.

SUPERVISION EXPERIENCE

Research Supervision

Fall 2015-Current Research Supervisor for Undergraduate Students: Biopsychosocial Examination of Eating Patterns Lab; Psychotherapy and Interpersonal Process Research Lab, Ohio University

  • Develop and co-supervise undergraduate research assistants in hypothesis formation, statistical analysis, and scholarly writing using archival data sets.
  • Train undergraduate research assistants in standard laboratory studies examining clinical correlates of disordered eating and help-seeking in college populations.
  • Assist in the preparation of poster presentations for the Ohio University Student Research and Creativity Expo.

Clinical Supervision

Spring 2016-2017 Semi-Structured Psychodiagnostic Assessment Training for Eating Disorders: Biopsychosocial Examination of Eating Patterns Lab, Ohio University

Supervisor: Sarah Racine, Ph.D.

  • Supervised graduate peers who were training to administer the modified Eating Disorder Examiantion-17, as part of rigorous structured diagnostic assessment training.
  • Conducted audio-recorded audits of completed interviews and provided feedback to trainees.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Spring 2018 Abnormal Psychology

Instructor

Spring/Fall 2017 Abnormal Psychology

Teaching Assistant

Instructors: Shannon McCarrick, M.S.; Danielle Cooper, M.S.; Darcey Allan, Ph.D.

Spring 2017 Elementary Statistics

Teaching Assistant

Instructor: Craig McCarthy, Ph.D.

Fall 2016 Statistics for Behavioral Science

Teaching Assistant

Instructor: Craig McCarthy, Ph.D.

CLINICAL RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Spring 2017-Current Doctoral Student: Psychotherapy & Interpersonal Process Research Lab, Ohio University (PI: Timothy Anderson, Ph.D.)

  • Formulate and execute research projects concerning psychotherapy process and outcome, with an emphasis on enhancing common factors and collaborative feedback protocols.
  • Design and manage research examining help-seeking barriers for disordered eating among select populations (e.g., college athletes), and novel interventions to increase help-seeking.
  • Evaluate data on facilitative interpersonal skills in therapeutic contexts, including thematic coding.
  • Help prepare manuscripts and posters for presentation and publication.
  • Mentor and manage undergraduate research assistants.

Fall 2015-2017 Principal Investigator (Master’s Thesis; Advisor: Sarah Racine, Ph.D.)

Examining Unhealthy Exercise among Individuals with Binge Eating and Restrictive Eating: Emotion Regulation as a Mechanism for Differential Exercise Presentations

Biopsychosocial Examination of Eating Patterns Lab, Ohio University

  • Examined differential relationships between eating pathology, emotion dysregulation, and distinct forms of unhealthy exercise.
  • Adaptation of the Excessive Exercise section of the Eating Disorder Examination-17 to assist in data collection of compulsive and compensatory exercise features.
  • Administered the modified Eating Disorder Examination to individuals with a range of disordered eating.
  • Responsible for project conception and IRB correspondence.

Fall 2015-2017 Research Assistant (PI: Sarah Racine, Ph.D.)

Emotional Reaction to Food in Women with Different Eating Patterns

Biopsychosocial Examination of Eating Patterns Lab, Ohio University

  • Examined psychophysiological, behavioral, and self-report measures of affective processing to better understand how individuals with specific disordered eating symptoms evaluate food images.
  • Created training protocol for physiological data collection (e.g., electrode preparation).

Fall 2015-2017 Research Assistant (PI: Akanksha Srivastav, M.S.; Co-I: Sarah Racine, Ph.D.)

Emotion Regulation Strategies in Response to Ostracism: Effects on Mood and Eating Behavior in Individuals with and without Binge Eating

Biopsychosocial Examination of Eating Patterns Lab, Ohio University

  • Investigated effectiveness of brief lab-based emotion regulation training on mood and eating behaviors after negative mood induction in persons with and without binge eating.
  • Administered the modified Eating Disorder Examination-17 to assess level of eating pathology.

Fall 2015-2017 Doctoral Student: Biopsychosocial Examination of Eating Patterns Lab, Ohio University (PI: Sarah Racine, Ph.D.)

  • Assisted in experimental preparation and laboratory-based data collection on various risk factors of dysregulated eating.
  • Assisted in data processing and analysis.
  • Prepared manuscripts for presentation and publication.
  • Mentored and managed undergraduate research assistants.
  • Developed a modified version of the Eating Disorder Examination-17 for in lab use.
  • Administered the modified Eating Disorder Examination and other eating pathology and psychological assessments (e.g., EDE-Q; EPSI; CET).

Spring 2014-2015 Principle Investigator (Honors Thesis Study; Advisor: Christopher Davoli, Ph.D.)

Yoga, Meditation, and the Mind

Embodied Cognition and Attention Lab, Central Michigan University

  • Designed experiment protocol for data collection on yoga, meditation, and creative thinking.
  • Managed and conducted laboratory-based data collection on yoga and mental processes.
  • Conducted data processing and analysis.
  • Responsible for project conception and IRB correspondence.

Spring 2014-2015 Lab Manager: Embodied Cognition and Attention Laboratory, Central Michigan University (PI: Chrstopher Davoli, Ph.D.)

  • Assisted in the design of procedure and experiment protocol for data collection on embodied cognition (e.g., yoga) and mental processes.
  • Participated in weekly lab meetings.
  • Supported data processing and analysis.
  • Collaborated in the presentation/dissemination of research findings.

Spring 2014-2015 Research Assistant, Project Lead: Community AID Laboratory, Central Michigan University (PI: Ignacio D. Acevedo-Polakovich, Ph.D)

  • Collaborated on interdisciplinary, multi-site research team examining preventive and health promoting interventions delivered in community settings.
  • Assisted in the development of evaluation protocols.
  • Supported data processing and analysis.
  • Collaborated in the presentation/dissemination of research findings.

Fall 2013-2015 Project Lead: International Service Learning Study, Central Michigan University (PIs: Ed Long, PhD; Jeff Angera, Ph.D.)

  • Conducted journal-based data collection with an undergraduate sample.
  • Assisted in qualitative data processing and analysis (i.e., thematic coding).
  • Prepared manuscripts for presentation and publication.

Fall 2013-2015 Research Assistant: Neuropsychology Laboratory, Central Michigan University (PI: Reid L. Skeel, Ph.D.)

  • Conducted laboratory-based data collection on impulsivity and delay of gratification.
  • Assisted in experimental preparation for gist reasoning and social connectedness study in older adults.
  • Assist with data processing and analysis.

Honors and Awards

RSH Scholarship: Academy for Eating Disorders (2018)

  • $5,000 scholarship to provide financial support to graduate students (2-3) pursuing a career related to the prevention or treatment of eating disorders, as well as the amelioration of weight bias
  • Received at the International Conference for Eating Disorders, Chicago, IL, April 2018

Best Graduate Student Research Poster (2017), Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo

  • “The relationship between excessive dietary restriction and compulsive exercise: An examination of specific compulsions as mediating mechanisms”

Outstanding Psychology Undergraduate of the Year (2015), Central Michigan University Psychology Department

Outstanding Communication Undergraduate of the Year (2015), Central Michigan University Communication Department

Shapiro Prize (2014), Central Michigan University College of Humanities and Behavioral and Social Sciences

  • Prize awarded to student who has written the best social or behavioral science research paper based upon empirical data during the year: “Evaluating the Effects of Yoga on Sustained Attention”

Survey of Research in Communications Outstanding Research Paper Award (2014), Central Michigan University Communication Department

  • “The Role of Familial Communication in the Onset and Persistence of Eating Disorders”

Leader Advancement Scholar (2011-2015), Central Michigan University Leadership Institute

Presidents List (2011-2015), Central Michigan University

Dean’s List (2011-2015), College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences/ College of Communication and Dramatic Arts Central Michigan University

Board of Trustees Honor Scholarship (2011-2015), Central Michigan University

Mortar Board Senior National Honor Society Top Ten Freshman of the Year (2012), Central Michigan University Honors Program

Research/Travel Grants

Central Michigan Office of Research and Sponsored Programs Undergraduate Presentation Grant (Spring, 2015; $250)

Central Michigan Office of Research and Sponsored Programs Undergraduate Presentation Grant (Fall, 2014; $250)

Central Michigan University Psychology Department Student Presentation Grant (Fall, 2014; $250)

College of Humanities and Behavioral Sciences Research Presentation Grant (Fall, 2014; $500)

Central Michigan University President’s Research Presentation Grant (Fall, 2014; $500)

Central Michigan University President’s Research Presentation Grant (Spring, 2014; $500)

Research Publications

Martin, S.J. & Anderson, T. Stigma and perfectionism influence help-seeking for disordered eating among collegiate athletes: A moderated-mediation model. Manuscript in preparation.

Martin, S.J., & Davoli, C. Enhancing creative thinking through a brief, beginner's-level yoga practice. Manuscript in preparation.

Martin, S.J., & Racine, S. E. Examining unhealthy exercise among individuals with binge eating and restrictive eating: Emotion Regulation as a mechanism for differential exercise presentations. Manuscript in preparation.

Long, E. J., Reck, K., Angera, J. J., Martin, S. J., & Hartman, O. (2018). Obtaining a “global lens” through international service learning: A framework for family science courses. Family Science Review. Manuscript in press.

Martin, S.J. & Racine, S.E. (2017). Personality traits and appearance-ideal internalization: Differential associations with body dissatisfaction and compulsive exercise. Eating Behaviors, 27, 39-44.

Racine, S. E., & Martin, S. J. (2017). Integrating eating disorder-specific risk factors into the acquired preparedness model of dysregulated eating: A moderated mediation analysis. Eating Behaviors, 24, 54-60.

Racine, S. E., & Martin, S. J. (2016). Exploring divergent trajectories: Disorder-specific moderators of the association between negative urgency and dysregulated eating. Appetite, 103, 45-53.

(Evaluation Reports)

*Saxena, SR, *Beck, K.L, *Martin, S.J., *Boress, K.S., & Acevedo-Polakovich, I.D. (2014). Preliminary Results: Pre/Post Data from Community Tampa Bay’s 2014 Anytown Program. Mount Pleasant, MI: Community-Academic Initiatives for Development at Central Michigan University.

Research Presentations

Martin, S.J. & Anderson, T. (November, 2018). Stigma and perfectionism influence help-seeking for disordered eating among collegiate athletes: A moderated-mediation model. Submitted for presentation at the Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies Convention, Washington D.C.

Martin, S.J. & Srivastav, A, & Racine, S.E. (April, 2018). Compulsive and compensatory exercise: Exploring unique relations between exercise presentations and core eating disorder symptoms. Poster accepted for presentation at the International Conference for Eating Disorders, Chicago, Illinois.

Martin, S.J. & Srivastav, A, & Racine, S.E. (November, 2017). Unhealthy exercise presentations in eating pathology: An exploration of two symptom presentations. Poster accepted for presentation at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Convention, San Diego, California.

Saulnier, K., Martin, S.J., Allan, N., & Racine, S.E. (November, 2017). Perfectionistic self-presentation and anorexic pathology: Social anxiety as a mediating mechanism?. Poster accepted for presentation at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Convention, San Diego, California.

Horvath, S.A., Martin, S.J., Shorey, R.C., & Racine, S.E. (November, 2017). Gender differences in compensatory behaviors in response to alcohol and relationships with emotion dysregulation. Poster accepted for presentation at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Convention, San Diego, California.

Martin, S.J. & Racine, S.E. (June, 2017). The relationship between excessive dietary restriction and compulsive exercise: An examination of specific compulsions as mediating mechanisms. Poster presented at the International Conference for Eating Disorders, Prague, Czech Republic.

Srivastav, A, Martin, S.J., & Racine, S.E. (June, 2017). Do individuals with and without binge eating differentially benefit from emotion regulation strategies used to buffer the effects of interpersonal stress? An experimental study. Poster presented at the International Conference for Eating Disorders, Prague, Czech Republic.

Martin, S.J. & Racine, S.E. (November 2016). Exploring the effects of thin-ideal and athletic-ideal internalization on body dissatisfaction and excessive exercise: The role of big five personality traits. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Eating Disorders Research Society, New York, New York.

Racine, S.E. & Martin, S.J. (November 2016). Considering multifinality and divergent trajectories: Interactions between negative urgency and disorder-specific risk factors for dysregulated eating. Poster presented at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, New York.

Martin, S.J. & Racine, S.E. (May, 2016). Considering multifinality and divergent trajectories: Interactions between negative urgency and disorder-specific risk factors for dysregulated eating. Poster presented at the International Conference for Eating Disorders, San Francisco, California.

Morales, N., Stone, C., & Martin, S.J., & Racine, S.E. (April 2016). Exploring the relationship between emotional responses to food images and propensity for binge eating and restrictive eating. Poster presented at the Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo.

Cherry, R., Johnson, M., Gardner, T., Martin, S.J., & Racine, S.E. (April 2016). Do OCD compulsions correlate with restrictive eating and excessive exercise? Poster presented at the Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo.

Atwell, G., Thompson, N., Martin, S.J., & Racine, S.E. (April 2016). Examining relationships among alcohol use, cannabis use, and disordered eating. Poster presented at the Ohio University Student Research and Creative Activity Expo.

Martin, S., & Davoli, C. (April, 2015). Enhancing Creative Thinking Through a Brief, Beginner's-Level Yoga or Meditation Practice. Project presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association Conference, Chicago, Illinois.

Goldsworthy, R., Feder, A., Raak, J., O’Neil, R., Martin, S., Neale, A., & Skeel (January, 2015). Sex Differences in Impulsivity Factor Structures of Behavioral and Self-Report Measures. Poster presented at the International Neuropsychological Society Annual Meeting, Denver, Colorado.

Martin, S., & Davoli, C. (November, 2014). Enhancing Creative Thinking Through a Brief, Beginner's-Level Yoga Practice. Poster presented at the 55th Annual Psychonomics Conference, Long Beach, California.

Long, E., Angera, J., Martin, S., & Hartman, O. (November, 2014). Service learning in a study abroad setting: “I would rather have to say goodbye than never had said hello to these kids.” Project presented at the Student Research and Creative Endeavors Exhibition, Central Michigan University, Michigan.

Invited Talks

Martin, S.J. & Racine, S.E. (2018, Apr.). Exploring pathways to compensatory exercise among individuals who binge eat: Emotion dysregulation as a potential mechanism. Accepted for presentation at the International Conference for Eating Disorders, Chicago, Illinois.

Martin, S.J. (2015, Apr.). Yoga Therapy and enhancing creative thinking through yoga. Presented at the Yoga Alliance of Greater Detroit, Detroit, MI

Davoli, C. C., & Martin, S. J. (2015, Mar.) The body: Our user-friendly platform for accessing the mind. Presented at Davidson College, Davidson, North Carolina.

Long, E., Angera, J., Martin, S., & Hartman, O. (May, 2014). Service learning in a study abroad setting: Outcomes from student’s journals. Project/talk presented at the Family Science Association Conference. Honolulu, Hawaii.

Mentored Reviews

Therapists’ traits and their relation to preferred therapeutic orientation: The role of firmness and empathy (2017). Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy.

Unhealthy weight control behaviors and body weight perception in adolescence (2016). Body Image.

Service

2017-Present: Academy for Eating Disorders

  • Social Media Committee

2016- Present: Ohio University Women’s Center Mentoring Program

  • Mentor for undergraduate student

2014-Present: National Eating Disorders Association

  • NEDA Walk Coordinator (Athens, OH, 2016, 2017)
  • NEDA Walk Coordinator (Mount Pleasant, MI, 2014, 2015)
  • NEDA Week Event Coordinator (2014-2018; Embrace Film Screening; Mindful Exercise and Nutrition Workshop; NEDA Workshop; Scale Smashing; Body Image Webinar)

2014-2015: Special Olympics

  • Volunteer Track Coach and Facilitator

2013-2015: American Psychological Association Student Caucus

  • General Member
  • Central Michigan University Campus Ambassador (2014-2015)

2013-2015: Psi-Chi Central Michigan University Chapter

  • General Member
  • Volunteer Chair (2014-2015)

2013-2015: Girl Scouts of America

  • Troop Leader of Junior Troop 50403

2012-2015: Central Michigan University Academic Tutor

  • Weekly Tutor and Academic Assistant

2012-2015: Kids Hope USA

  • Weekly mentor for youth at risk

Current Professional Affiliations

Psi Chi
Academy for Eating Disorders (AED)

  • Sports and Exercise SIG

Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT)

  • Obesity and Eating Disorders SIG