Jessica L Rodriguez, PhD

Jessica L Rodriguez, PhD
Jessica L Rodriguez, PhD

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry


Contact Information

1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
Department of Psychiatry

Jessica Rodriguez, PhD, is Associate Director of Psychology Practicum Training and licensed psychologist with the Battle Creek VA Medical Center in Battle Creek, Michigan. She is a graduate of Grand Valley State University in Allendale, Michigan. She earned her doctorate from Central Michigan University in Mount Pleasant, Michigan. She completed a postdoctoral research fellowship with Bay Pines VA Healthcare System in Bay Pines, Florida.

Dr. Rodriguez has research and clinical interest in PTSD, trauma and recovery, evidence-based treatments, and panic disorder.

  • Board Certification

    • American Academy of Clinical Psychology
  • Education and Training

    • Postdoctoral Research Fellowship 2012, Psychology, Bay Pines VA Healthcare System
    • PhD 2011, Clinical Psychology, Central Michigan University
    • BA 2004, Psychology, Grand Valley State University
  • Research

    • Clinical Psychology
  • Publications

    • Hale A.C., Bremer-Landau J., Wright T.P., McDowell J.E., Rodriguez J.L. Residential PTSD Treatment Outcomes During Cognitive Processing Therapy for Veterans With and Without Recent Histories of Cannabis Use Psychological Services. 2020 doi: 10.1037/ser0000424.

    • Hale A.C., Hale A.C., Rodriguez J.L., Wright T.P., Driesenga S.A., Spates C.R. Predictors of change in cognitive processing therapy for veterans in a residential PTSD treatment program Journal of Clinical Psychology. 2019;75:364-379. doi: 10.1002/jclp.22711.

    • Driesenga S., Rodriguez J., Picard T. Evidence-based Treatments for Military-related Posttraumatic Stress Disorder in a Veterans Affairs Setting Critical Care Nursing Clinics of North America. 2015;27(2):247-270. doi: 10.1016/j.cnc.2015.02.001.

    • McDowell J., McManus E., Rodriguez J. Implementing an assessment clinic in a residential PTSD program Behavioral Sciences. 2014;4:243-264. doi: 10.3390/bs4030243.

    • McDowell J., Rodriguez J. Does substance abuse affect outcomes for trauma-focused treatment of combat-related PTSD? Addiction Research and Theory. 2013;21(5):357-364. doi: 10.3109/16066359.2012.746316.