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Jelena Kecmanovic

Adjunct Professor of Psychology, Georgetown University

Dr Jelena Kecmanovic (Dr K.) is the founder and director of the Arlington/DC Behavior Therapy Institute and an Adjunct Professor in the Georgetown University Department of Psychology. She is an expert in Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Dr K. writes a Psychology Today blog titled “From science to practice.”

Dr K. previously worked as a professor at George Mason University and Hood College, focusing on research and teaching. Her publications include academic articles and chapters dealing with anxiety, depression, relationships, and CBT. As a scholar, teacher, and practitioner, she is uniquely positioned to comment on ways to bridge the science-practice gap in psychology.


  • –present
    Adjunct Professor of Psychology, Georgetown University


  • 2005 
    Temple University, Clinical Psychology