Kimberly R. Zlomke, Ph.D.
- Ph.D., Louisiana State University 2008
Child Clinical Psychology
- M.S., Southern Illinois University-Carbondale 2003
Behavior Analysis and Therapy
- B.A., Saint Louis University 2001
- Behavioral family interventions for children with disruptive behavior and autism
- Investigating the role that parenting plays in young adult stress, anxiety, and loneliness.
Dr. Zlomke obtained her doctorate in Clinical Psychology, with an emphasis in child/pediatric psychology, from Louisiana State University. She complete her pre-doctoral clinical internship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and completed a post-doctoral fellowship in child/adolescent psychology at Baylor College of Medicine/Texas Children's Hospital. Dr. Zlomke is a licensed clinical psychologist and a Board Certified Behavior Analyst, with special interests in the areas of children, youth, and families. She has several areas of clinical interest and has expertise in assessment and treatment of autism spectrum disorders, childhood anxiety disorders, behavioral treatment of child problems such as sleep, toileting, and habit disorders; treatment of psychosocial concerns related to pediatric chronic illness; individual and family behavioral treatment of disruptive behavior disorders and autism spectrum disorders; cognitive and achievement testing; and behavior analytic treatment and consultation. Her current research program focuses on behavioral family interventions for children with disruptive behavior and autism and investigating the role that parenting plays in young adult stress, anxiety, and loneliness.
Schwebel, D.C., Roth, D.L., Elliott, M.N., Chien, A.T., Mrug, S., Chipp, E., Dittus, P., Zlomke, K., & Schuster, M.A. (2012). Marital conflict and fifth-graders’ risk for injury. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 47, 30-35.
Reuther, E.T., Davis, T.E., Grills-Taquechel, A., & Zlomke, K. (2011). Fear of anxiety in fearful adults: An analysis of heterogeneity among phobia types. Current Psychology, 30(3), 268-274.
Munson, M., Davis III, T. E., Grills-Taquechel, A., & Zlomke, K. (2010). The effects of Hurricane Katrina on those with a preexisting fear of storms. Current Psychology, 29, 307-319.
Olatunji, B. O., Moretz, M., & Zlomke, K. R. (2010). Linking cognitive avoidance and GAD symptoms: The mediating role of fear of emotion. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 48(5), 435-441.
Zlomke, K.R. & Hahn, K.S. (2010). Cognitive emotion regulation strategies: Gender differences and associations to worry. Personality and Individual Differences, 48(4), 408-413.
Olatunji, B., Broman-Fulks, J., Bergman, S., Green, B., & Zlomke, K. (2010). A taxometric investigation of the latent structure of worry: Dimensionality and associations with depression, anxiety, and stress. Behavior Therapy, 41(2), 212-228.
Zlomke, K.R. & Young, J.R. (2009). Retrospective report of parenting behaviors and their relationship to adult worry: The mediating role of intolerance of uncertainty. Journal of Child and Family Studies, 18, 670-679.
Zlomke, K.R. (2009). Psychometric properties of internet administered versions of Penn State Worry Questionnaire (PSWQ) and Depression, Anxiety, and Stress Scale (DASS). Computers in Human Behavior, 25, 841-843.
Davis III, T.E., Nida, R.E., Zlomke, K.R., & Nebel-Schwalm, M.S. (2009). Health related quality of life in college undergraduates with learning disabilities: The mediational roles of anxiety and sadness. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 31, 228-234.
Zlomke, K.R. & Davis III, T.E. (2008). One-session treatment of specific phobias: Components, mechanisms of change, and efficacy. Behavior Therapy, 39, 207-223.
Dixon, M.R., Zlomke, K.R., Rehfeldt, R.A. (2006). Restoring Americans’ nonequivalent frames of terror: An application of relational frame theory. The Behavior Analyst Today, 7, 275-289.
Dixon, M.R., Rehfeldt, R.R., Zlomke, K.R, & Robinson, A. (2006). Exploring the development and dismantling of equivalence classes involving terrorist stimuli. The Psychological Record, 56, 83- 103.
Zlomke, K.R. & Dixon, M.R. (2006). Modification of slot-machine preferences through the use of a conditional discrimination paradigm. Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis, 39, 351-361.
Dixon, M. R. & Zlomke, K. R. (2005). (Invited Paper) Using the Precursor to the Relational Evaluation Procedure (pREP) to establish the relational frames of sameness, opposition, and distinction. Revista Latinoamericana de Psicologia, 37, 305-316.
Guercio, J., Dixon, M. R., Soldner, J., Shoemaker, Z., Zlomke, K., Root, S., & Small, S.(2005). Enhancing staff performance measures in an acquired brain injury setting: Combating the habituation to organizational behavioral interventions. Behavioral Interventions, 20, 91-99.
Small, S., Dixon, M. R., Soldner, J., Sanders, S., Hartman, K. Martin, J., Manzano, E., & Zlomke, K (2004). The potential for organizational behavior management consultation in education: A review of Erchul and Martens’ “School Consultation.” Journal of Organizational Behavior Management, 24, 63-70.
Dixon, M. R., Guercio, J., Falcomata, T., Horner, M. J., Root, S., Newell, C., & Zlomke, K. (2004). Exploring the utility of functional analysis methodology to assess and treat problematic verbal behavior in persons with acquired brain injury. Behavioral Interventions, 19, 91-102
Dixon, M. R., Dennis, J. M., Zlomke, K., & Halvey, C. (2003). Applications of behavioral methods as treatment for urinary incontinence in the elderly. North American Journal of Psychology, 5, 203- 212.
Dixon, M. R., Dymond, S., Rehfeldt, R. A., Roche, B., & Zlomke, K.R. (2003). Terrorism and relational frame theory. Behavior and Social Issues, 12, 129-147.
Dixon, M.R. & Zlomke, K.R (2003). (Invited Paper) On the need for a behavioral analysis of gambling. Making the World a Better Place, Cambridge Center for Behavioral Studies.
Zlomke, K.R. & Zlomke, L.C (2003). Token economy plus self-monitoring to reduce disruptive behavior in youth. The Behavior Analyst Today, 4, 177-183.