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Matthew T. Feldner

Matthew T. Feldner


Director, Psychological Clinic

J. William Fulbright College of Arts & Sciences

(PSYC)-Psychological Science

Phone: 479-575-4256

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Dr. Feldner is a Clinical Psychologist and Professor in the Department of Psychological Science at the University of Arkansas where he directs both the Psychological Clinic and the Intervention Sciences Laboratory. He has been recognized for his teaching as an invited lecturer in the G. Stanley Hall Lecture Series sponsored by the American Psychological Association’s Society for Teaching Psychology. He also has sponsored several National Institutes of Health-funded as well as state-funded training fellowships. He has published over 120 scholarly articles in the area of abnormal psychology (including multiple focused on teaching), co-edited a book focused on links between sleep problems and psychopathology, and contributed several book chapters on topics related to mental illness and its treatment. Finally, Dr. Feldner has developed smart phone app content for the treatment of comorbid PTSD and substance use problems.

Note: Underlined authors were mentees under my direct supervision at the time of manuscript development. 

Levine, J. C., Cruz, R. A., Cooper, L. D., Murphy, H. G., Peterson, A. P., Hurd, L. E., & Feldner, M. T. (2017). Integrating routine outcome monitoring into graduate training clinics to advance evidence-based practice. The Behavior Therapist, 40, 17-22.

Rojas, S. M.Bilsky, S. A., Dutton, C. E., Badour, C. L., Feldner, M. T., & Leen-Feldner, E. W. (2017). Lifetime histories of PTSD, suicidal ideation, and suicide attempts in a nationally representative sample of adolescents: Examining indirect effects via the roles of family and peer social support. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 49, 95-103. doi:10.1016/j.janxdis.2017.04.006

Badour, C. L., & Feldner, M. T. (2016). Disgust and imaginal exposure to memories of sexual trauma: Implications for the treatment of posttraumatic stress. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy, 8, 267-275.

Babson, K. A., & Feldner, M. T. (Eds.). (2015). Sleep and Affect: Assessment, Theory, and Clinical Implications. San Diego, CA: Elsevier. 

Feldner, M. T., Leen-Feldner, E. W., Knapp, A., Dutton, C., & Bujarski, S. (2015). Subclinical panic symptoms are elevated among adolescent offspring of parents with PTSD who smoke. Addiction, Research, & Theory, 23, 50 – 59. doi:10.1037/t05056-000

Bunaciu, L., Leen-Feldner, E. W., Blumenthal, H., Knapp, A. A., Badour, C. L., & Feldner, M. T. (2014). An experimental test of the effects of parental modeling on panic-relevant escape and avoidance among adolescents. Behavior Therapy, 45, 517-529. doi:10.1016/j.beth.2014.02.011


Student Awards

Society for Research on Child Development Student Travel Award (Bilsky, 2017)

University of Arkansas Méritos Graduating Student Leaders (Rojas, 2016)

MUSC John C. Roitzsch Memorial Scientist Practitioner Award (Badour, 2014)

Anxiety and Depression Association of America Career Development Travel Award (Badour, 2013)

Association for the Advancement of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies Women’s Special Interest Group Student Research Award (Badour, 2012)

Anxiety Disorders Association of America Clinician Trainee Award (Bunaciu, 2012)

University of Washington School of Medicine John E Carr Award for Outstanding Achievement in Empirically-Supported Psychotherapies (Babson, 2011)

Anxiety Disorders Association of America Career Development Travel Award (Babson, 2011)

Arkansas Psychological Association Graduate Student Scholarship (Badour, 2011)

Arkansas Psychological Association Graduate Student of the Year (Babson, 2009)