Erica Birkley

Erica Lynn Birkley

Assistant Professor of Clinical Geo

One Stetson Square


COM Psychiatry Behavioral Health - 0559

UC Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
260 Stetson St., Suite 3200
Cincinnati, Ohio 45267

UC Stress Center
260 Stetson St., Suite 2300
Cincinnati, Ohio 45296


PhD, Purdue University West Lafayette, IN, 2015 (Clinical Psychology)

MS, University of Kentucky Lexington, KY, 2012 (Clinical Psychology)

Clinical Focus





Peer Reviewed Publications

Birkley, E. L., Eckhardt, C. I., & Dykstra, R. (2016. ) Posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms, intimate partner violence and relationship functioning: A meta-analytic review.Journal of Traumatic Stress, , (5 ) ,397

Gardner, F. L., Moore, Z. E., Birkley, E.L., & Eckhardt, C. I. (2016. ) History, comparative outcomes, and future directions for intimate partner violence intervention programs. .the Behavior Therapist, , 39 (5 ) ,168

Birkley, E. L., & Schumm, J. A. (2016. ) Posttraumatic stress disorder, aggressive behavior, and anger: Recent findings and treatment recommendations. .Current Treatment Options in Psychiatry, , 3 ,48

Birkley, E. L., & Eckhardt, C. I. (2015. ) Anger, hostility, internalizing negative emotions, and intimate partner violence perpetration: A meta-analytic review. .Clinical Psychology Review, , 30 ,40



Schumm, J., Birkley, E., Chard, K., Eckhardt, C. (10-2016. ) Anger, Hostility, and Aggression among US Veterans Receiving Residential PTSD Treatment .Dallas, TX.

Birkley, E. L., Pukay-Martin, N. D., Fredman, S. J., Vorstenbosch, V., Macdonald, A., & (11-2015. ) Trait anger and depression moderate treatment outcomes for cognitive behavioral conjoint therapy for PTSD .Chicago, IL.

Birkley, E. L., Dykstra, R., Hennessey, C. M., & Eckhardt, C. I. (11-2014. ) Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Symptoms, Intimate Partner Violence and Relationship Functioning: A Meta-Analytic Review. .Philadelphia, PA.

Post Graduate Training and Education

09-2015-10-2016 Psychology Post-Doctoral Fellow in Trauma Treatment and the Mental Health Care of Homeless Veterans , Cincinnati VA Medical Center, ,

BAD DATE-07-2015 Psychology Intern, Trauma Track , Cincinnati VA Medical Center, ,

Contact Information

UC Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Neuroscience
260 Stetson St., Suite 3200
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45267
Phone: 513-558-7700

UC Stress Center
260 Stetson St., Suite 2300
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45296
Phone: 5135585872