Kelly LeMaire

Degree: Ph.D. Marquette University, 2017

Dr. LeMaire is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychological Sciences and Assistant Director of Purdue Psychology Treatment and Research Clinics (PPTRC). She is a licensed Psychologist and health services provider in both Indiana and North Carolina. She obtained her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Marquette University and completed her internship and post-doc at Duke University Medical Center.

Dr. LeMaire is an expert in evidence-based, cognitive behavioral therapies (both manualized and principle-based treatments) including, Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT), Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), the Unified Protocol (UP), Motivational Interviewing (MI), Behavioral Activation (BA), Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) and trauma treatments including Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT) and Prolonged Exposure (PE). She has significant training in working with individuals with a wide variety of difficulties including trauma and stressor-related disorders, depression, anxiety, panic, adjustment disorders, personality disorders, emotion dysregulation, as well as various other challenges including interpersonal problems and managing stigma. In her current role, she is responsible for training and supervising clinical psychology graduate students in evidence-based treatments for adults. Additionally, areas of interest, research, and focus include multiculturally conscious care and adapted treatments. She has extensive experience in training other professionals in implementing evidence-based treatments, multiculturally adapted treatments, and multicultural and diversity-related topics. She chairs the Diversity and Inclusion Committee within the Clinical area at Purdue.

Culturally Conscious Adult Therapy Intake and Case Conceptualization for Training Clinicians (CC-ATICC)


Novak, K.D., Osnaya, A., Kurup, A.R., & LeMaire, K.L., (2021). Using a Trauma-Informed Lens for Understanding Experiences of Discrimination. Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System Newsletter 

Kurup, A.R., Osnaya, A., Novak., K.D., & LeMaire, K.L., (2021). Promoting Diversity and Inclusion in Clinical Psychology: One Program’s Early Initiatives. Psychological Clinical Science Accreditation System Newsletter.  

LeMaire, K. L., Miller, M. L., Skerven, K., & Nagy, G. A., (2020). Allyship in the Academy. Susan Bulkeley Butler Center for Leadership Excellence and ADVANCE Working Paper Series 3(1): 6-26. 

Nagy, G. A., LeMaire, K. L., Miller, M. L., Bhatt-Mackin, S., & Railey, K. (2020). Training and education to advance multicultural mental health-care delivery (the “TEAM mental health-care delivery model”): A pilot evaluation of outcomes, acceptability, and feasibility. Training and Education in Professional Psychology.

Nagy, G. A., LeMaire, K. L., Miller, M. L., Howard, M., Wyatt, K., Zerubavel, N. (2019). Development and implementation of a multicultural consultation service within an academic medical center. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice. 

LeMaire, K. L.,& Nagy, G. A. (2020).Understanding microaggressions.The Wisconsin Psychologist.

Skerven, K., Whicker, D. W.,* & LeMaire, K. L.* (2019). Applying dialectical behavior therapy to structural and internalized stigma with LGBTQ+ clients. The Cognitive Behaviour Therapist. *authors put in equal work and serve as co-second authors 

LeMaire, K. L. & Oswald, D. L. (2016). How gender affects heterosexual allies’ intentions of confronting sexual prejudice. Psychology of Sexual Orientation and Gender Diversity. 

Heck, N. C., Mirabito, L. A., LeMaire, K. L., Flentje, A., & Livingston, N. A. (2016). Omitted data in randomized controlled trials for anxiety and depression: A systematic review of the inclusion of sexual orientation and gender identity. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology.

LeMaire, K. L., Oswald, D. L., & Russell, B. L. (2016). Labeling sexual victimization experiences: The role of sexism, rape myth acceptance, and tolerance for sexual harassment. Violence and Victims.



Clinical Assistant Professor, Clinical
Assistant Director, Purdue Psychology Treatment and Research Clinics
Co-Director, DEI Science Consortium

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