Karey O’Hara is an assistant professor in the School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. She earned her doctorate in clinical psychology, completed a clinical internship at SUNY Upstate Medical University and a postdoctoral fellowship at the REACH Institute at ASU that was funded by the National Institutes of Health-funded T32 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award. Her research lies at the intersection of family law, prevention science and child mental health. In particular, she studies risk and resilience factors associated with children’s adjustment following parental divorce, with an emphasis on informing family court policy and improving interventions to promote the well-being of court-involved families. She has also conducted research in the areas of interparental conflict, intimate partner abuse and family violence.
Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, University of Arizona 2017