Kibby McMahon, PhD

Postdoctoral Research Fellow, CMER

Dr. Katherine "Kibby" McMahon is a Postdoctoral Research Fellow in CMER. She completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Duke University as of the Summer of 2021. Her research focuses on the relationships among social and emotional processes in psychopathology and treatment development. Her dissertation was designed to examine how emotion regulation skills (e.g. mindfulness) influence one's empathic ability to perceive and understand other people's emotions.

Representative Publications

Cassiello-Robbins, C., Anand, D., McMahon, K., Guetta, R., Trumbull, J., Kelley, L., & Rosenthal, M. Z. (2020). The Mediating Role of Emotion Regulation Within the Relationship Between Neuroticism and Misophonia: A Preliminary Investigation. Frontiers in psychiatry, 11, 847. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyt.2020.00847

Cassiello-Robbins, C., Anand, D., McMahon, K., Brout, J., Kelley, L., & Rosenthal, M. Z. (2021). A Preliminary Investigation of the Association Between Misophonia and Symptoms of Psychopathology and Personality Disorders. Frontiers in psychology, 11, 519681. https://doi.org/10.3389/fpsyg.2020.519681

McMahon K., Anand D., Morris-Jones M. & Rosenthal M. Z. (2019) A Path From Childhood Sensory Processing Disorder to Anxiety Disorders: The Mediating Role of Emotion Dysregulation and Adult Sensory Processing Disorder Symptoms. Front. Integr. Neurosci. 13:22. doi: 10.3389/fnint.2019.00022

Neacsiu, A. D., Rompogren, J., Eberle, J. W., McMahon, K. (2018). Changes in problematic anger, shame, and disgust in anxious and depressed adults undergoing treatment for emotion dysregulation. Behav. Ther., 49 pp. 344-359, 10.1016/j.beth.2017.10.004