Jeffrey L. Helms, PsyD

Jeffrey Helms

Dr. Helms earned his PsyD degree in Clinical Psychology from Spalding University in Louisville, Kentucky. He joined the KSU faculty in 2003 and is currently a tenured, full professor in the Department of Psychological Science. His experience includes teaching at the undergraduate, master’s, specialist, and doctoral levels. Over the course of his career, he has developed and taught dozens of different undergraduate and graduate courses in a variety of delivery formats including face-to-face, hybrid, and online. His current research interests are predominantly in the areas of the scholarship of teaching and understanding attitudes and prejudice toward individuals who identify as bisexual. Dr. Helms (along with coauthor Dr. Daniel Rogers) won the 2012 Foundation Prize for Publication for the College of Humanities and Social Sciences at Kennesaw State University for their book Majoring in Psychology: Achieving your Educational and Career Goals. Dr. Helms maintains licensure as a psychologist in Georgia and Hawaii and has been granted an Authority to Practice Interjurisdictional Telepsychology by the PSYPACT Commission. He has previously practiced in California and Kentucky. His clinical experience includes work in community mental health, inpatient psychiatric facilities, and multiple forensic environments. Currently, he also maintains a private clinical and consulting practice.