Jessica S Huntt

Jessica S Huntt

Jessica S Huntt

Postdoctoral Fellow

Clinical Psychology

Dr. Jessica Huntt is a postdoctoral research fellow at George Mason University in the Center for Evidence-Based Behavioral Health. She received a B.S. from Old Dominion University in 2015, an M.A. from St. John’s University in 2019, and  her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from St. John’s University in 2023, with a specialty in Child Psychology. Her program of research focuses on delivery of and access to evidence-based treatments for trauma survivors. She is particularly interested in the use of technology to facilitate treatment-seeking. 

Clinically, Dr. Huntt has significant experience conducting therapy and psychological testing with youth and adults across a variety of settings. These include private practice, outpatient clinics, hospitals, a residential treatment facility, and an executive functioning coaching program.

Current Research

Dr. Huntt is the Principal Investigator on a longitudinal randomized controlled trial evaluating the efficacy of a technology-delivered intervention to target barriers to treatment-seeking among sexual assault survivors

Selected Publications

Ross, S. L., Sharma-Patel, K., Brown, E. J., Huntt, J. S., & Chaplin, W. (2021). Complex trauma and Trauma- Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy: How do trauma chronicity and PTSD presentation affect treatment outcome? Child Abuse & Neglect, 111, 104734. 

Jobe-Shields, L., Swiecicki, C. C., Fritz, D. R., Stinnette, J. S., & Hanson, R. F. (2016). Posttraumatic stress and depression in the nonoffending caregivers of sexually abused children: associations with parenting practices. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse 25(1), 110-125 

Grants and Fellowships

Dr. Huntt's dissertation project was awarded a 2022 American Psychological Foundation (APF)/ COGDOP Graduate Research Scholarship. She received the Savin Scholar Award in 2022 from the Devereux Institute of Clinical & Professional Training & Research professionals.