Degree/Specialization:Ph. D., Clinical Child Psychology

Hospital/VA Affiliations: UAB Civitan International Research Center- Sparks Clinics

Title:  Assistant Professor

Internship: UAB Psychology Internship Training Consortium, Child Specialty Track

Post-Doctoral Residency/Fellowship: UAB Civitan-Sparks Clinics

Certifications: Alabama Licensure

Primary Role/Patient Populations: Dr. O’Kelley is a member of the Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) training team at Civitan-Sparks Clinics and specializes in cognitive and diagnostic evaluations of children with known or suspected neurodevelopmental disabilities, including ASD. Dr. O’Kelley also provides individual and family therapy, social skills groups, and school consultation focused on children with ASD.

Other Information: Dr. O’Kelley’s research interests include cognitive and behavioral phenotypes of individuals with ASD, sibling and family functioning, group social skills interventions, and issues across the lifespan.