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by Dr. Kelley Holladay

Peer-Reviewed and Journal Articles (See Research Gate)

Holladay, K., (2020). "Youth, Technology, and Cyber-Sexual Assault: It Is Time We Talk About Safely Navigating Technology in a Digital Age." ACSSW Newsletter. (Summer, 2020). Association of Counseling Sexology & Sexual Wellness Newsletter, 3(1). PDF here

Holladay, Kelley, "An investigation of the influence of cyber-sexual assault on the experience of emotional dysregulation, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder, and trauma guilt." (2016). Electronic Theses and Dissertations, 2004-2019. 5242. PDF here

Flasch, P., Bloom, Z., and Holladay, K. (2015, April). Self-Efficacy of Counselor Trainees in Pre-Practicum: A Phenomenological Study. Journal of Counselor Practice. Akron, OH. PDF here.

Holladay, K., and Hagedorn, W. (2019, November). The use of technology in sexual exploration among a rape culture youth. Journal of Counseling Sexology & Sexual Wellness: Research, Practice, and Education. PDF here.

Holladay, K. R., Hagedorn, W., & Boote, D. (2021). The Influence of Cyber-Sexual Assault on the Mental Health Outcomes of Survivors. Journal of Counseling Sexology & Sexual Wellness: Research, Practice, and Education, 2 (2), 93-103. PDF here.

Coakley, K.E., Lardier Jr., D.T., Holladay, K.R., Amorim, F.T., Zuhl, M.N. (2021). Mental health severity is associated with increases in alcohol consumption in young adult students during the COVID-19 pandemic. Alcoholism Treatment QuarterlyPDF here.

Coakley, K.E., Lardier Jr., D.T., Holladay, K.R., Amorim, F.T., Zuhl, M.N. (accepted). Physical activity behavior and mental health among university students during COVID-19 lockdown. Frontiers in Sports and Active Living, section Physical Activity in the Prevention and Management of Disease.

Lardier Jr., D.T., Coakley, K.E., Holladay, K.R., Amorim, F.T., Zuhl, M.N. (accepted). Exercise as a useful intervention to reduce alcohol consumption and binge drinking in individuals with alcohol use disorder, abuse, dependence, or harmful drinking behavior: A systematic review and meta-analysis.

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Cyber Sexual Assault and Technology Facilitated Violence

Dragiewicz, M., Burgess, J., Matamoros-Fernández, A., Salter, M., Suzor, N. P., Woodlock, D., & Harris, B. (2018). Technology facilitated coercive control: domestic violence and the competing roles of digital media platforms. Feminist Media Studies, 1-17.

Fairbairn, J. (2015). Rape threats and revenge porn: defining sexual violence in the digital age. In J. Bailey and V. Steeves (Eds), eGirls, eCitizens (pp. 229- 252). Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press.

Henry, N., & Powell, A. (2015). Beyond the ‘sext’: technology-facilitated sexual violence and harassment against adult women. Australian & New Zealand Journal of Criminology, 48(1), 104-118.

Henry, N., & Powell, A. (2016). Technology-facilitated sexual violence: a literature review of empirical research. Trauma, Violence, & Abuse, doi: 10.1177/1524838016650189.

Henson, B., Reyns, B.W., & Fisher, B.S. (2013). Fear of crime online? Examining the effect of risk, previous victimization, and exposure on fear of online interpersonal victimization. Journal of Contemporary Criminal Justice, 29(4), 475-497.

Jane, E. A. (2014). ‘Your a ugly, whorish, slut’: understanding E-bile. Feminist Media Studies, 14(4), 531-546.

Jane, E. A. (2016). Online misogyny and feminist digilantism. Continuum, 30(3), 284297.

Lindsay, M., Booth, J. M., Messing, J. T., & Thaller, J. (2016). Experiences of online harassment among emerging adults: emotional reactions and the mediating role of fear. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 31(19), 3174-3195.

Melander, L. A. (2010). College students’ perceptions of intimate partner cyber harassment. Cyberpsychology, Behavior and Social Networking, 13(3), 263-268.

Nobels, M.R., Reyns, B.W., Fox, K.A., & Fisher, B.S. (2014). Protection against pursuit: a conceptual and empirical comparison of cyberstalking and stalking victimization among a national sample. Justice Quarterly, 31(6), 986-1014.

Powell, A., & Henry, N. (2017). Online misogyny, harassment and hate crimes. In A. Powell & N. Henry (Eds.). Sexual Violence in a Digital Age (pp. 153-193). Palgrave Macmillan: London.

Powell, A., Henry, N., Flynn, A., & Scott, A. J. (2018). Image-based sexual abuse: The extent, nature, and predictors of perpetration in a community sample of Australian adults. Computers in Human Behavior.

Ruvalcaba, Y., & Eaton, A. A. (2019). Nonconsensual pornography among U.S. Adults: A sexual scripts framework on victimization, perpetration, and health correlates for women and men. Psychology of Violence. Advance online publication. doi:

Walker, K., & Sleath, E. (2017). A systematic review of the current knowledge regarding revenge pornography and non-consensual sharing of sexually explicit media. Aggression and violent behavior, 36, 9-24.

West Coast LEAF. (June, 2014). #CyberMisogyny: using and strengthening Canadian legal responses to gendered hate and harassment online. Retrieved from:


Cyber-Sexual Assault and Legal Issues

Citron, Danielle Keats 'Revenge Porn' Should Be a Crime, CNN (Aug. 29, 2013).

Citron, D.K. (2014). Hate crimes in cyberspace. (Kindle version). Harvard University Press. 



Impact of Online Harassment with Women and Girls

Bailey, J. (2015). A perfect storm: how the online environment, social norms, and law shape girls’ lives. In J. Bailey and V. Steeves (Eds.), eGirls, eCitizens (pp. 21-54). Ottawa: University of Ottawa Press.

Steeves, V., & Bailey, J. (2014). Living in the mirror: understanding young women’s  experiences with online social networking. In E. van de Muelen (Ed.), Expanding the Gaze: Gender, Public Space and Surveillance. Toronto: University of Toronto Press.

Thompson, L. (2018). “I can be your tinder nightmare”: harassment and misogyny in the online sexual marketplace. Feminism & Psychology, 28(1), 69-89.

Turley, E., & Fisher, J. (2018). Tweeting back while shouting back: social media and feminist activism. Feminism & Psychology, 28(1), 128-132. 



Mental Health Outcomes

Bates, S. (2017). Revenge porn and mental health: A qualitative analysis of the mental health effects of revenge porn on female survivors. Feminist Criminology, 12(1), 22-42.


Rape Myth Acceptance

Bohner, G., Eyssel, F., Pina, A,. Siebler, F., & Viki, G.T. (2009). Rape myth acceptance: Cognitive, affective, and behavioural effects of beliefs that blame the victim and exonerate the perpetrator. In Horvath M.A.H., & Brown J.M. (Eds.), Rape: Challenging contemporary thinking (pp. 17 - 45). Cullompton, UK: Willan.

Deming, M.E., Covan, E.K., Swan, S.C., & Billings, D.L. (2013). Exploring rape myths, gendered norms, group processing, and the social context of rape among college women: a qualitative analysis. Violence Against Women, 19(4), 465-485.

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Presently, I accept a small number of insurances. Please reach out to your insurance provider to learn about your coverage. I strongly recommend out-of-network individuals contact their insurance to inquire about out-of-network outpatient mental health benefits and learn if these are included in your plan.

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