Jessyca Arthur-Cameselle, EdD, CMPC

she/her/hers, Professor of Sport and Exercise Psychology


Ed.D.   Boston University - Counseling Psychology, with sport psychology specialization

Ed.M.  Boston University - Counseling Psychology, with sport psychology specialization

B.S.     The College of William & Mary - Psychology; Kinesiology

    Research Interests

    • Factors that influence eating disorder onset and recovery in athlete populations; treatment of eating disorders; mindful eating; effects of mindfulness training on sport performance; treatment of performance anxiety, particularly self-talk interventions

    Current Courses

    • KIN 320: Psychology of Sport  
    • KIN 321: Sociology of Sport
    • KIN 419: Mental Health Topics in Kinesiology 
    • KIN 421: Psychology of Exercise
    • KIN 422: Professional Issues in Health & Exercise Settings (writing proficiency)
    • KIN 502: Research Topics in Human Movement (graduate)
    • KIN 541: Foundations and Ethics of Sport Psychology (graduate)
    • KIN 520: Readings in Human Movement and Performance (graduate)
    • KIN 552: Sport and Exercise Psychology Practicum (graduate)
    • PSY 564: Individual Counseling Techniques (graduate)

    Selected Publications

    Perelman, H., Schwartz, N., Yeoward-Dodson, J., Quiñones, I. C., Murray, M. F., Dougherty, E. N., Townsel, R., Arthur-Cameselle, J., & Haedt-Matt, A. A. (2022). Reducing eating disorder risk among male athletes: A randomized controlled trial investigating the male athlete body project. International Journal of Eating Disorders, 55( 2), 193206.

    Arthur-Cameselle, J. N. (2021). Foundational competencies of a clinical sport psychologist. In D. Marks, A. Wolanin, & K. Shortway (Eds), The Routledge Handbook of Clinical Sport Psychology. Routledge.

    Arthur-Cameselle, J. N., & Quatromoni, P. A. (2021). Best practices for assessment and treatment of eating disorders in sport and performance contexts. In D. Marks, A. Wolanin, & K. Shortway (Eds), The Routledge Handbook of Clinical Sport Psychology. Routledge.

    Wolch, N.*, Arthur-Cameselle, J. N., Keeler, L. A., Suprak, D. N. (2021). The effects of a brief mindfulness intervention on basketball free-throw shooting performance under pressure. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology33(5), 510-526.

    Martignetti, A.*, Arthur-Cameselle, J. N., Keeler, L. A., & Chalmers, G. (2020). An exploration of the relationship between burnout and depression in collegiate athletes. Journal for the Study of Sports and Athletes in Education, 14(2), 100-122. doi:10.1080/19357397.2020.1768036

    Arthur-Cameselle, J. N. & Giges, B. (2020). Brief consultations in sport and performance psychology. In D. Tod & M. Eubank (Eds.), Applied sport, exercise, and performance psychology: Approaches to helping clients. Routledge.

    Leenstra, T.*, Keeler, L. A., Arthur-Cameselle, J. N., & Russell, K. (2019). The peer mentor experience in a physical activity intervention for mental health. Mentoring & Tutoring: Partnership in Learning, 27(1), 68-87.

    Arthur-Cameselle, J. N. & Curcio, M.* (2018). Turning the corner: A comparison of collegiate athletes’ and non-athletes’ turning points in eating disorder recovery. Journal of Clinical Sport Psychology, 12(4), 595-613. doi:10.1123/jcsp.2018-0030

    Arthur-Cameselle, J. N., Burgos, J.*, Burke, J.*, Colón, M.*, Cairo, J.*, & Piña, M.* (2018). Factors that assist and hinder efforts toward recovery from eating disorders:A comparison of collegiate female athletes and non-athletes. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention, 26(6), 538–555. doi:10.1080/10640266.2018.1477673

    Arthur-Cameselle, J. N., & Sossin, K.*, Quatromoni, P.A. (2017). A qualitative analysis of factors related to eating disorder onset in female collegiate athletes and non-athletes. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention, 25(3), 199-215. doi:10.1080/10640266.2016.1258940

    Arthur-Cameselle, J. N. (2016). Mindfulness, eating, body and performance. In A. Baltzell (Ed), Mindfulness and performance (pp. 321 - 347). New York, NY: Cambridge University Press. 

    Arthur-Cameselle, J. N. & Quatromoni, P. A. (2014). A qualitative analysis of female collegiate athletes’ eating disorder recovery experiences. The Sport Psychologist, 28, 334-346.  doi:10.1123/tsp.2013-0079

    Arthur-Cameselle, J. N. & Quatromoni, P. A. (2014). Eating disorders in collegiate female athletes: Factors that assist recovery. Eating Disorders: The Journal of Treatment and Prevention, 22, 50–61doi:10.1080/10640266.2014.857518

    Arthur-Cameselle, J. N. & Baltzell, A. (2012). Learning from collegiate athletes who have recovered from eating disorders: Advice to coaches, parents, and other athletes with eating disorders. Journal of Applied Sport Psychology24, 1-9.  doi:10.1080/10413200.2011.572949

    Arthur-Cameselle, J. N. & Quatromoni, P. A. (2011). Factors related to the onset of eating disorders reported by female collegiate athletes. The Sport Psychologist, 25, 1-17.

    * Indicates student co-author