Brittany Mathes

Ph.D., Clinical Psychology
Florida State University, Tallahassee, FL
Expected Date of Completion: 2021
B.S., Psychology
University of Miami, 2013


Brittany Mathes received her Bachelor of Arts in Psychology from the University of Miami in May 2013. After graduation, she worked for two years as the research coordinator for the OCD Institute at McLean Hospital, where she coordinated multiple studies investigating mechanisms of change in the treatment of severe OC-spectrum disorders. Brittany is currently a graduate student in the Anxiety and Behavioral Health Clinic at Florida State University. Her research primarily focuses on interpersonal risk and maintaining factors of compulsive and addictive behaviors, and the development of novel interpersonally-focused interventions.


Mathes, B.M., Timpano, K.R., Raines, A.M., & Schmidt, N.B. (2020). Attachment theory and hoarding disorder: a review and theoretical integration.Behaviour Research and Therapy, 125, 1-18. doi: 10.1016/j.brat.2019.103549


Mathes, B.M., Kennedy, G.A., Morabito, D.M., Martin, A., Bedford, C.E., & Schmidt, N.B. (2020). A longitudinal investigation of the association between rumination, hostility, and posttraumatic stress disorder symptoms among trauma-exposed individuals. Journal of Affective Disorders.


Mathes, B.M., Quick, A.D., Albanese, B.J., Morabito, D.M., Bedford, C.E., & Schmidt, N.B. (2020). Hostility and suicide risk among Veterans: the mediating role of perceived burdensomeness. Cognitive Therapy and Research, 44, 636-644. doi: 10.1007/s10608-020-10082-8


Mathes, B.M., Kennedy, G.A., Cougle, J.R, & Schmidt, N.B. (2019). An examination of the relationship between hoarding symptoms and hostility. Journal of Psychiatric Research, 111, 121-127. doi: 10.1016/j.jpsychires.2019.01.025


Mathes, B.M., Portero, A.K., Gibby, B.A., King, S.L., Raines, A.M., & Schmdit, N.B. (2017). Interpersonal trauma and hoarding: the mediating role of aggression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 227, 512-516. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2017.11.062