Dr. Jennifer McComb is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist. She is a clinical member of the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) and an AAMFT Approved Supervisor. Dr. McComb is a certified sex therapist by the American Association of Sexuality Educators Counselors and Therapists (AASECT) and a member of the Society for Sex Therapy and Research (SSTAR).
Dr. McComb received her Master's degree in Family Relations and Human Development with a specialization in human sexuality from the University of Guelph and her PhD in Marriage and Family Therapy from Purdue University. Jennifer has advanced training in Emotionally Focused Couples Therapy (EFT) and sexuality/sex therapy.
Prior to starting a private practice, Dr. McComb was an Assistant Clinical Professor at the Family Institute at Northwestern University. Jennifer enjoys mentoring therapists in training and has taught graduate level sex therapy courses at The Adler School of Professional Psychology and The Family Institute at Northwestern University. She currently supervises therapists working towards licensure and/or sex therapy certification.
She is the recipient of numerous awards, has authored several publications, and has presented her research and clinical work at local and national conferences.
PhD Marriage and Family Therapy - Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN
MSc Family Relations and Human Development, Specialization in Human Sexuality - University of Guelph, Guelph, Ont, Canada
BSc Advanced Double Major in Psychology and Sociology - Dalhousie University, Halifax, NS, Canada
PEER REVIEWED PUBLICATIONS
Miller, D., McComb, J., Earl, R. (2018). Conjoint Sex Therapy. In J. Lebow, A. Chambers, and D. Breunlin (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy.
McComb, J. (2017). Female Sexual Interest/Arousal Disorder in Couple and Family Therapy. In J. Lebow, A. Chambers, and D. Breunlin (Eds.), Encyclopedia of Couple and Family Therapy.
Lindau, S., Abramsohn, E., Baron, S., Florence, J., Haefner, H., Jhingran, A., Kennedy, V., Krane, M., Kushner, D., McComb, J., Merritt, D., Park, J., Siesten, A., Staub, M., & Streicher, L. (2016). Physical examination of the female cancer patient with sexual concerns: What oncologists and patients should expect from consultation with a specialist. A Cancer Journal for Clinicians. doi: 10.3322/caac.21337.
McComb, J.L., Ruff, S., Coker, C. J., & Sprenkle, D. H., (2010). Behavioral Couples Therapy for the Treatment of Substance Abuse: A substantive review of O'Farrell, Fals-Stewart and colleagues program of research. Family Process, 49, 439-456.
McComb, J. L., & Sabiston, C. M. (2010). Family influences on adolescent gambling behavior: A review of the literature. Journal of Gambling Studies, 26, 503-520.
McComb, J. L., Lee, B. K., & Sprenkle, D. H. (2009). Conceptualizing and Treating Problem Gambling as a Family Issue. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 35, 415-431.
McComb, J. L. & Hanson, W. (2009). Problem Gambling Among College Students: An emerging health issue on college campuses. NASPA Journal, 46, 1-29.
Cleary, J., Barham, R., MacCormack, T. & Herold, E. (2005). Health related sexual communication; In Quantitative and Qualitative Research Methods Reader: A Canadian Orientation. (pp.99-116). Pearson Education Canada Inc: British Columbia.
Cleary, J., Barham, R., MacCormack, T. & Herold, E. (2002). Discussing sexual health with a partner: A qualitative study with young women. Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 11(3-4), 117-132.
Cleary, J. (2000). Review of the book Teenage Pregnancy and Parenting: The social and ethical issues. Sieccan Newsletter in the Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 9(2), 143-145.
Cleary, J. (1999). Review of the book Women's conflicts about eating and sexuality: The relationship between food and sex. Sieccan Newsletter in the Canadian Journal of Human Sexuality, 8(4), 305-308.