Jennifer Hames

Jennifer Hames

Associate Clinical Professor & Director, Notre Dame Psychological Services Center

Ph.D., Florida State University

  • Clinical


Corbett Family Hall

Notre Dame, IN 46556

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Dr. Hames’ interests are in the area of suicidal behavior, depression, and empirically supported treatments. Her work has looked at cognitive and interpersonal risk factors for suicidal behavior and depression, in addition to prevention interventions to address these concerns. Dr. Hames directs the clinical services at the Notre Dame Psychological Services Center, which is the training clinic for doctoral students in the clinical psychology Ph.D. program, and she provides training and clinical supervision to doctoral students in the delivery of empirically supported interventions and assessments.

Dr. Hames's primary role is clinical training; she does not admit graduate students



Recent Publications

Hames, J. L., Bell, D. J., Perez-Lima, L. M., Holm-Denoma, J. M., Rooney, T., Charles, N. E., Thompson, S. M., Mehlenbeck, R. S., Tawfik, S. H., Fondacaro, K. M., Simmons, K. T., & Hoersting, R. C. (2020). Navigating uncharted waters: Considerations for training clinics in the rapid transition to telepsychology and telesupervision during COVID-19. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 30(2), 348-365.  

Hames, J. L., Rogers, M. L., Silva, C., Ribeiro, J. D., Teale, N. E., & Joiner, T. E. (2018). A social exclusion manipulation interacts with acquired capability for suicide to predict self-aggressive behaviors. Archives of Suicide Research.

Hames, J. L., Chiurliza, B., Podlogar, M. C., Smith, A. R., Selby, E. A., Anestis, M. D., & Joiner, T. E. (2015). Perceived burdensomeness and thwarted belongingness predict excessive reassurance seeking among clinical outpatients. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 71, 597-605.

Haeffel, G. J., & Hames, J. L. (2014). Cognitive vulnerability to depression can be contagious. Clinical Psychological Science, 2(1), 75-85

Hames, J. L., Hagan, C. R., & Joiner, T. E. (2013). Interpersonal processes in depression. Annual Review of Clinical Psychology, 9, 355-377.

Ribeiro, J. D., Bodell, L. P., Hames, J. L., Hagan, C. R., & Joiner, T. E. (2013). An empirically-based approach to the assessment and management of suicidal behavior. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 23(3), 207-221.

Hames, J. L., Ribeiro, J. D., Smith, A. R., & Joiner, T. E. (2012). An urge to jump affirms the urge to live: An empirical examination of the high place phenomenon. Journal of Affective Disorders, 136, 1114-20.

Hames, J. L., & Joiner, T. E. (2012). Resiliency factors may differ as a function of self-esteem level: Testing the efficacy of two types of positive self-statements following a laboratory stressor. Journal of Social and Clinical Psychology, 31(6), 640-661.