Jennifer L. Gilbert, Psy.D., LCP

Assistant Professor

Jennifer L. Gilbert, Psy.D., LCPClinician Researcher

Department: Family Medicine & Population Health; Pediatrics

Phone: (804) 827-4124


One Capitol Square, 6th Floor, Room 624
830 E. Main Street
Richmond, VA 23219

Undergraduate Education

  • B.S., Psychology, State University of New York at Cortland

Graduate Education

  • Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA
  • M.S., Rehabilitation Counseling, Northeastern University, Boston, MA

Post Graduate Education

  • Mary D. Ainsworth Child-Parent Attachment Clinic
    The University of Virginia
    Charlottesville, VA
  • Children's National Medical Center
    Washington, DC

Affiliate Departments

  • Pediatrics

Research Expertise

  • Maternal and Child Health
    Adverse Childhood Experiences
    Health Disparities
    Vulnerable Populations

Clinical Specialties

  • PTSD (child and adult)
    Child Abuse (assessment and intervention)
    Suicide (evaluation and intervention)
    Anxiety Disorders
    Integrated Behavioral Health Care

Teaching Expertise

  • Psychotherapy with children, adolescents, families, and adults
    Psychological Assessment;
    Crisis Intervention
    Suicide (Evaluation and Intervention)
    Child Abuse (Evaluation and Intervention)
    Inpatient and Outpatient Psychology

Keywords & Interest Areas

  • Psychotherapy (children, families, adults)
    Diagnostic Assessment and Consultation
    Integrated Behavioral Health Care
    Clinical Supervision
    Developmental Psychopathology
    Child and Adult PTSD
    Early Childhood Assessment and Intervention

Practice Sites

Awards & Honors

  • Emerging Scholar Program, Wright Center for Clinical and Translational Research, VCU

Professional Affiliations

  • Richmond Academy of Medicine
    American Psychological Association
    Society for Research in Child Development
    Zero to Three

Selected Peer Reviewed Publications:

  • Hinesley, J.L., Krist, A.H., Sabo, R.T., Richards, A., Lavallee, M., Wolf, E.R. Healthcare Utilization of Children Exposed to Drugs In Utero. Submitted November 2021. Annals of Family Medicine.

    Hinesley, J.
    & Krist, A. A Primary Care Approach to Adverse Childhood Experiences. American Family Physician. (2020). 102(1):55-57.

    Hinesley, J.
    , Cunningham, S., Charles, R., Olsen, K., Masho, S., & Kornstein, K. The Lullaby Project: A Musical Intervention for Pregnant Women. Women’s Health Reports. 2020 Dec 8 1:1, 543 DOI: 10.1089/whr.2020.0084.

    Hinesley, J.L.,
    Amstadter, A., Sood, A., Perera, R.A., Ramus, R., Kornstein, S. (2020) Adverse Childhood Experiences, Maternal-Fetal Attachment, and Maternal Mental Health. Women’s Health Reports. 2020 Dec 9 1:1, 550. DOI: 10.1089/whr.2020.0085.

    O’Loughlin, K.O., Huffstetler, A.N., Shadowen, H., Brooks, E.M., Hinesley, J., Huebschmann, A.G., Glasgow, R.E., Bohannon, A., & Krist, A.H. Stakeholder Input on a Care Planning Tool to Address Unhealthy Behaviors, Mental Health Needs, and Social Risks: The Value of Different Stakeholder Perspectives. Journal of Clinical and Translational Science.

    Krist, A.H., O’Loughlin, K.O., Woolf, S.H., Sabo, R.T., Hinesley, J.L., Kuzel, A.J., Rybarczyk, B.D., Kashiri, P.L., Glasgow, R.E., Huebschmann, A.G., & Liaw, W.R. (2020) Enhanced care planning and clinical-community linkages versus usual care to address basic needs of patients with multiple chronic conditions: a clinician-level randomized controlled trial. Trials. Jun 11;21(1):517. doi: 10.1186/s13063-020-04463-3.

    Copeland, W., Shanahan, L., Hinesley, J., Chan, R., Karolina, A., Van den Oord, E., & Costello, J. (2018). Association of Childhood Trauma Exposure with Adult Psychiatric Disorders and Functional Outcomes. JAMA Network Open, pp 1-11.

    Stevens, L.F., Hinesley, J.L., Stewart, A., Atwood, K., & Pickett, T.C. (2017). Relevance of Attachment Theory to Parenting Concerns among Veterans with TBI. Current Treatment Options in Psychiatry, DOI 10.1007/s40501-017-0117-x pp 1-13.

    Ernst, W.E., Gilbert, J.L., Trice, A., & Potts, H. (2009). Misconceptions About Traumatic Brain Injury and Recovery Among Nursing Students. Journal of Head Trauma Rehabilitation, 24(3), 213-220.

    Reimer, B., D’Ambrosio, L., Gilbert, J., Coughlin, J., Biederman, J., Surman, C., Fried, R., & Aleardi, M. (2005). Behavior Differences in Drivers with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder: The Driving Behavior Questionnaire. Accident Analysis and Prevention, 37(6), 996-1004.

    Harpold, T., Biederman, J., Gilbert, J., & Kwon, A. (2005). Examining the association between pediatric bipolar disorder and anxiety disorders in psychiatrically referred children and adolescents. Journal of Affective Disorders, 88(1), 19-26.

    Biederman, J., Monuteaux, M., Faraone, S., Hirshfeld-Becker, D., Henin, A., Gilbert, J., & Rosenbaum, J.  (2004). Does referral bias impact findings in high- risk offspring for anxiety disorders? A controlled study of high-risk children of non-referred parents with panic disorder/agoraphobia and major depression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 82(2), 209-216.

    Hirshfeld-Becker, D., Biederman, J., Gilbert, J., & Rosenbaum, JF. Behavioral inhibition: what is the nature of the risk conferred? Salud Ciencia(i) Sociedad Iberoamericana di Informacion Cientifica.

    Biderman, J., Petty, C., Faraone, S., Hirshfeld-Becker, D, Henin, A., Gilbert, J., & Rosenbaum, J. (2004). Moderating effects of major depression on patterns of comorbidity in patients with panic disorder. Psychiatric Research, 126(2), 143-149.

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