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Jeff Ashby

Professor    Training Director - Counseling Psychology    

Jeff Ashby received his Ph.D. in counseling psychology from Pennsylvania State University. He is a licensed psychologist (GA 002265) and a Diplomate of the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP #5351). He does research in the areas of stress and trauma and cognitive structures (e.g., perfectionism). His additional interests include play therapy and adventure/experiential modalities of counseling.

  • Kira, I., Lewandowski, L., Ashby, J.S., Somers, C., Chiodo, L., & Odenat, L. (in press). Does bullying victimization suppress IQ? The effects of bullying victimization on IQ in Iraqi and African American adolescents: A traumatology perspective. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment and Trauma.
  • Kira, I., Neal, A., & Ashby, J.S. (in press). Cumulative trauma, appraisal and coping in Palestinian and American Indian adults: Two cross-cultural studies. Traumatology.
  • Noble, C.M., Ashby, J.S., & Gnilka, P.B. (in press). Multidimensional Perfectionism, coping, and depression: Differential prediction of depression symptoms by perfectionism type. Journal of College Counseling.
  • Schwenke, T., Ashby, J.S., & Gnilka, P.B. (in press). Sign language interpreters and burnout: The effects of perfectionism, perceived stress, and coping resources. International Journal of Research and Practice in Interpreting.
  • Goldammer, L., Swahn, M.H., Strasser, S.M., Meyers, J., & Ashby, J.S. (2013). An Examination of Bullying in Georgia Schools: Demographic and School Climate Factors Associated with Willingness to Intervene in Bullying Situations. Western Journal of Emergency Medicine, 14, 324-328.
  • Gnilka, P.B., Ashby, J.S., & Noble, C.M. (2013). Adult attachment style differences among adaptive, maladaptive, and non-perfectionists. Journal of Counseling and Development, 91, 78-86.
  • Kira., I., Ashby, J.S., Lewandowski, Alawneh, A.W.N., Mohanesh, J., & Odenat, L. (2013). Advances in continuous traumatic stress theory: Traumatogenic dynamics and consequences of intergroup conflict: The Palestinian adolescents case. Psychology, 4, 396-409.
  • Kira, I.A., Aboumediene, S., Ashby, J.S., Odenat, L., Mohanesh, J. & Alamia, H. (2013). The dynamics of post-traumatic growth across different trauma types in a Palestinian sample. Journal of Loss and Trauma: International Perspectives on Stress and Coping, 18, 120-139.
  • Kira, I., Ashby, J.S., Odenat, L., & Lewandowski, L. (2013). The mental health effects of torture trauma and its severity: A replication and extension. Psychology, 4, 472-482.
  • Ashby, J.S., Noble, C., & Gnilka, P.B. (2012). Multidimensional Perfectionism, Depression, and Satisfaction with Life: Differences among Perfectionists and Tests of a Stress-Mediation Model. Journal of College Counseling, 15, 130-143.
  • Ashby, J.S., Slaney, R.B., Noble, C.M., Gnilka, P.B., & Rice, K.G. (2012). Understanding differences between “Normal” and “Neurotic” perfectionists: Implications for mental health counselors. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 34, 322-340.
  • Gnilka, P.B., Ashby, J.S., & Noble, C.M. (2012). Multidimensional perfectionism and anxiety: Differences among perfectionists and tests of a coping-mediation model. Journal of Counseling and Development, 90, 427 – 436
  • Kira, I., Abou-Medan, S., Ashby, J.S., Lewandowski, L., Mohanesh, J., & Odenat, L. (2012). Post-traumatic Growth Inventory: Psychometric properties of the Arabic version in Palestinian adults. The International Journal of Educational and Psychological Assessment, 11, 120-137.
  • Kira, I., Ashby, J.S., Lewandowski, L., Smith, I., & Odenat, L. (2012). Gender inequality and its effects in female torture survivors. Psychology, 4, 352-363.
  • Kira, I., Templin, T. & Lewandowski, L., Ashby, J. S., Oladele, A., & Odenat, L. (2012). Cumulative Trauma Disorder Scale: Two Studies. Psychology, 3, 643-656.
  • Ashby, J.S., Dickinson, W.D., Gnilka, P., Noble, C. (2011). Hope as a mediator and moderator of multidimensional perfectionism and depression in middle school students. Journal of Counseling and Development, 89, 131-139
    Berry, R.B., Ashby, J.S., Gnilka, P., & Matheny, K.B. (2011). A comparison of face-to-face and distance coaching practices: The role of the working alliance in problem resolution. Consulting Psychology: Research and Practice, 63, 243-253.
  • DiPrima, A., Ashby, J.S., Gnilka, P.B., & Noble, C.M. (2011). Family relationships and perfectionism in middle school students. Psychology in the Schools.
  • Ifetayo I. Ojelade, I.I., McCray, K., Ashby, J.S., & Meyers, J. (2011). Use of Ifá as a means of addressing mental health concerns among African-American Clients. Journal of Counseling and Development.
  • Rice, K.G., Ashby, J.S., & Gilman, R. (2011). Classifying adolescent perfectionists. Psychological Assessment, 23, 563-577.
  • Swahn, M., Strasser, S., Topalli, V., Bina, A., Ashby, J.S., & Meyers, J. (2011). Pre-teen alcohol use as a risk factor for bullying victimization and perpetration among Middle and High School students in Georgia. Journal of Western Emergency Medicine, 12, 305-310
  • Swahn, M.H, Bossarte, R.M., Ashby, J.S., & Meyers, J. (2010). Pre-teen alcohol use initiation and suicide attempts among middle and high school students: Findings from the 2006 Georgia Student Health Survey. Addictive Behaviors, 35, 452-458.
  • Ward, A.W. & Ashby, J.S. (2008). Multidimensional perfectionism and the self. Journal of College Student Psychotherapy, 22, 51-65.
  • Ashby, J.S., Rice, K.G., & Kutchins, C.B. (2008). Matches and mismatches: Partners, perfectionism, and premarital adjustment. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 55, 125-132.
  • Ganske, K., & Ashby, J.S. (2007). Multidimensional perfectionism and career decision making self-efficacy. Journal of Employment Counseling, 44, 17-28.
  • Rice, K.G., & Ashby, J.S. (2007). An efficient method for classifying perfectionists. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 54, 72-85.
  • Rice, K.G., Ashby, J.S., & Slaney, R.B. (2007). Perfectionism and the NEO Big Five personality dimensions: Further support for the Revised Almost Perfect Scale. Assessment, 14, 385-398.
  • Stoltz, K.B., & Ashby, J.S. (2007). Perfectionism and lifestyle: Personality differences in adaptive, maladaptive, and nonperfectionists. Journal of Individual Psychology, 63, 414-423.
  • Ashby, J.S., Kottman, T., & Stoltz, K. (2006). Multidimensional perfectionism and personality priorities. Journal of Individual Psychology, 62, 312-323
  • Ashby, J. S., Rice, K. G., & Martin, J. (2006). Perfectionism, shame, and depression. Journal of Counseling and Development, 84, 148-156.
  • Nounopoulos, A., Ashby, J.S., & Gilman, R. (2006). Coping resources, perfectionism, and academic performance among young adolescents. Psychology in the Schools, 43, 613-622.
  • Matheny, K.B., Ashby, J.S., Cupp, P. (2005). Gender differences in stress, coping, and illness among college students. Journal of Individual Psychology, 61, 365-379.
  • Ashby, J.S., & Pak Bruner, L. (2005). Multidimensional perfectionism and obsessive compulsive behaviors. Journal of College Counseling, 8, 31-40.
  • Ashby, J. S., Rahotep, S., & Martin, J. (2005). Multidimensional perfectionism and Rogerian personality constructs. Journal of Humanistic Counseling Education and Development, 44, 55-65.