Sarah E. O'Kelley, Ph.D.

Sarah E. O’Kelley is a clinical psychology postdoctoral fellow at The University of Alabama at Birmingham Civitan-Sparks Clinics, where she is a member of the Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) training team. She also recently served as the program coordinator for The University of Alabama Autism Spectrum Disorders College Transition and Support program (UA-ACTS), a program she helped develop and implement. O’Kelley was a member of the Alabama Autism Collaborative Group and statewide Needs Assessment team. She has been involved in research and treatment with individuals with ASD and their families for more than 10 years. She received her doctorate in clinical child psychology from The University of Alabama in 2006. O’Kelley’s ASD research interests include cognitive and behavioral phenotypes of individuals with ASD, sibling and family functioning, group social skills interventions, and other issues across the lifespan. Her clinical interests include assessment and treatment with individuals with ASD, including cognitive and diagnostic assessment, individual and group therapy approaches, and school consultation.