Nadja Reilly Nadja N. Reilly, PhD

nadja_reilly@williamjames.edu

Role(s)

  • Adjunct Faculty, School Psychology Department
  • Co-Director, Certificate in School Climate and Social Emotional Learning
  • Co-Director, Certificate Program in Behavioral Health and Pediatrics Integration
  • Associate Director, Freedman Center for Child and Family Development

Degrees

  • PhD, MA, Clinical Psychology, University of Miami
  • BA, summa cum laude, Florida International University

Teaching

  • Director of Training, Freedman Center Internship (part of WJC’s APA internship consortium)

Research and Practice Interests

  • Behavioral health and pediatrics integration
  • School climate and social emotional learning
  • Systems change
  • Treatment of anxiety and depression

Professional Licenses and Certifications

  • Licensed Psychologist/Health Service Provider (Massachusetts Board of Registration of Psychologists)

Publications and Presentations

Recent Publications

Reilly, N. (2015).  Anxiety and depression in the classroom:  A teacher’s guide to fostering self-regulation in young students.  Norton: New York.

Hannah, M., & Reilly, N. (2013).  Whywellness: On-line wellness program for children. Retrieved from www.Whyville.net 

Guery, J., Reilly, N. & Prinstein, M.  (2011). Adolescent self-injury.  In G.P. Koocher, G.P. & A.M. LaGreca, (Eds.), The parents’ guide to psychological first aid: Helping children cope with predictable life crises (323-332). New York: Oxford.

Reilly, N. (Ed.). (2011).  Break free from depression.  Boston:  Boston Children’s Hospital

Reilly, N. (Ed.). (2006).  Preventing depression:  A toolkit for schools. Boston:  Boston Children’s Hospital.

Botta, A., Reilly, N., & Watts, C. (2004).  Assessing class safety to determine curriculum level.  In D. DeMaso & J. Gold (Eds.), An adolescent mental health and wellness curriculum:  A starter kit for schools.  Boston: Boston Children’s Hospital and McLean Hospital.

Reilly, N., Botta, A., & Watts, C. (2004).  Depression in adolescents.  In D. DeMaso & J. Gold (Eds.), An adolescent mental health and wellness curriculum:  A starter kit for schools.  Boston: Boston Children’s Hospital and McLean Hospital.

La Greca, A. M., & Lopez, N. (1998). Social anxiety among adolescents: Linkages with peer relations and friendships. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 26(2), 83-94.

Wasserstein, S. B., Lopez, N., & Routh, D. K. (1997). The Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology at 25. Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology, 25(1), 1-5.

Recent Presentations

Reilly, N.N. (2016, October). Anxiety and depression in young students. Presented at the 2016 Scituate SEPAC meeting, Scituate, MA

Reilly, N.N. (2016, October). Integrating social emotional learning into school climate and classroom practice.  Keynote presented at the 2016 Littleton School District Professional Development Day, Littleton, MA

Reilly, N.N. (2016, July).  Anxiety and depression in students – A developmental perspective.  Keynote presented at the 2016 Melrose Professional Development Day, Melrose, MA

Reilly, N.N. (2016, April).  Anxiety and depression – A developmental perspective.  Parent presentation, Hingham, MA

Reilly, N.N. (2016, March).  Addressing the whole child – Student mental health and wellness and social emotional learning.  Keynote presented to Scituate School District, Scituate, MA

Reilly, N.N. (2016, February).  Addressing student social emotional learning.  Keynote presented at the 2016 Manchester School District Professional Development Day, Manchester, MA

Reilly, N.N. (2016, February).  Anxiety and depression in elementary school students.  Presentation to West Bridgewater School District Professional Development Day, West Bridgewater, MA

Reilly, N.N. (2016, February).  Addressing student social emotional learning.  Presentation to Superintendent Round Table, Merrimack Group, Andover, MA

Reilly, N.N. (2015, September).  Access to mental health care.  Presented at the 5th Annual Prevention of Underage Drinking and Substance Abuse Conference, Randolph, MA

Reilly, N.N. (2015, September).  Whywellness Project.  Presented at the Digital Kids Summit Conference, San Francisco, CA

Reilly, N.N. (2015, August).  Addressing student mental health and wellness needs.  Presentation to Dartmouth School District, Dartmouth, MA

Reilly, N.N. (2015, July).  Importance of addressing social emotional learning in schools.  Presented at the Massachusetts Association of School Superintendents, Mashpee, MA

Reilly, N.N. & Anthony, R.W.  (2015, April).  Teens leading the way.  Presented at the Massachusetts Interscholastic Athletic Association, Franklin, MA  

Current Professional Leadership and/or Concurrent Work Experience

  • Practitioner at private practice

Prior Professional Leadership and/or Work Experience

  • Core Faculty, Clinical PsyD Program, William James College
  • Associate Scientific Clinical Staff, Department of Psychiatry, Boston Children’s Hospital Medical Staff
  • Director, Swensrud Depression Prevention Initiative, Children’s Hospital Neighborhood Partnership Program, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Attending Psychologist, Pediatric Consultation Liaison Service, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Consultant to Boston Latin School, Children’s Hospital Neighborhood Partnership Program, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Attending Psychologist, Developmental Medicine Center, Boston Children’s Hospital
  • Lecturer of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School

Professional Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association

Community Engagement

  • Speaker on mental health topics and group facilitator for faith based organizations
  • Speaker and trainer for Interact groups – local and international Rotary clubs
  • Speaker on mental health topics for parent teacher organizations