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Jessie Klein PhD

Jessie Klein
  • Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychiatry
Contact Information
  • jbklein [at]
  • (312) 413-4597
  • Neuropsychiatric Institute (NPI)
    912 S. Wood St.
    Department of Psychiatry (MC 913)
    Chicago IL 60612
  • Room #:140

Dr. Klein is a clinical psychologist who specializes in the treatment of children and adolescents with disruptive behavior problems (i.e. ADHD, oppositional defiant disorder, and conduct disorder). He is the Director of IJR’s Disruptive Behavior Disorders Clinic. 
Dr. Klein received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Northwestern University and his Bachelor of Arts from New York University. He completed his internship in clinical psychology at the University of Washington.

  • psychiatry
    • Treatment of children and adolescents with disruptive behavior disorders (i.e. ADHD, oppositional defiant disorder, and conduct disorder), and parenting interventions. 
    • Inpatient psychiatric treatment for children and adolescents.
    • Mental health policy and mental health program evaluation
  • Klein, J.B., Lavigne, J.L., & Seshadri, R. (2010).  Clinician-assigned and parent-report 
    questionnaire-derived child psychiatric diagnoses: Correlates and consequences of disagreement.  American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 80, 375-385.
    Myers, K.M., Vander Stoep, A., McCarty, C.A., Klein, J.B., Palmer, N.B., Geyer, J.R., & Melzer, S.M. 
    (2010).  Child and adolescent telepsychiatry: variations in utilization, referral patterns and 
    practice trends. Journal of Telemedicine and Telecare, 16, 128-133.
    Jacobs, R.H., Klein, J.B., Reinecke, M.A., Silva, S.G., Tonev, S. Breland-Noble, A., 
    Martinovich, Z., Kratochvil, C.J., Rezac, A.J.,  Jones, J., & March, J.S. (2008). Ethnic differences in attributions and treatment expectancies for adolescent depression. International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, 1, 163-178.
    Klein, J.B., Jacobs, R.H., Reinecke, M.A. (2007). Cognitive-behavioral therapy for adolescent 
    depression: A meta-analytic investigation of changes in effect size estimates.  Journal of the American Academy of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, 46, 1403-1411.