Melissa Bond

Melissa is a 6th year PhD student in Clinical Psychology at Palo Alto University with clinical interests in families and community mental health. Melissa is currently completing her internship at the Clinical Psychology Training Program at UCSF. Melissa's research interests include psychotherapy efficacy, relationship authenticity, psychometrics, and advanced methodology for longitudinal data. Melissa has done extensive program evaluation for community mental health and technology groups, including LifeMoves, i4Health, and the Grownoski Center. Melissa also served as a pre-doctoral fellow at the Gronowski Center, working with Dr. Wickham as the Clinical Research Director.


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Bond, M. H., Bunge, E. L., Barrera, A. Z., Leykin Y., Wickham, R. E., Barlow, M. R., Reyes, S., Ceja, A. M., Muñoz, R. F. (2020) Development and Usability of a Spanish/English Smoking Cessation Website: Lessons Learned. mHealth

Tilden, C., Bond, M. H., Stephens, T. N., Lyckberg, T., Muñoz, R. F., & Bunge, E. L. (2020). Effect of Three Types of Activities on Improving Mood and Enjoyment in a Brief Online Depression Study. Depression Research and Treatment.

Wickham, R. E., & Bond, M. H.* (2020). Accuracy and bias in relationship authenticity. Journal of Social and Personal Relationships, 37, 47-57. doi: 10.1177/0265407519851567

Bunge, E., Taylor, L.A., Bond, M., Stephens, T.N., Nishimuta, K., Barrera, A.Z., Muñoz, R. (2019). Facebook for recruiting Spanish- and English-speaking smokers. Internet Interventions, 17.

Carter, E. A.*, Bond, M. J.*, Wickham, R. E., & Barrera, L. Z., (2019). Perinatal depression among a global sample of Spanish-speaking women: A sequential-process latent growth curve analysis. Journal of Affective Disorders, 243, 145-152. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2018.09.006

Bond, M. J.* , Strauss, N. E.*, Wickham, R. E. (2018) Development and validation of the Kernis-Goldman authenticity inventory-short form (KGAI-SF). Personality and Individual Differences, 134, 1-6.  doi: 10.1016/j.paid.2018.05.033

Bunge, E., Cook, H. M., Bond, M. , Williamson, R. E., Cano, M., Barrera, A., Leykin, Y., Muñoz, R. (2018). Comparing amazon mechanical turk with unpaid internet resources in online clinical trials. Internet Interventions, 12, 68-73.



Bond, M. H. & Wickham, R. E. (2019, February). Accuracy and bias in perceptions of relationship authenticity. Poster presented at the Society of Personality and Social Psychology Annual Convention, Portland, OR.

Peters, E., Bond, M., & Barrera, A. (2017, November). Trajectory of depression symptoms among an international sample of pregnant and postpartum Latina women. Poster presented at the Biennial Perinatal Mental Health Conference, Chicago, IL.

Bunge, E.L., Cook, H, M., Bond, M., Williamson, R. E., Cano, M., Barrera, A.Z., Leykin, Y., & Muñoz, R.F. (2017, November) To pay or not to pay: Using amazon Mechanical Turk in Clinical studies for Mood management. Symposium: Lessons Learned on Behavioral Intervention Technologies (BITs) for Depression and Anxiety in Children, Adolescents, & Adults. 51st ABCT Annual Convention, San Diego, CA.

Ariza, A., Shears, C., Lam, M., Cohen, A., Bond, M., Smith, M., Sam, E., & Kim, J. (March, 2015). Why doesn’t negative language behave? Inferences from emotional language. Poster presented at The Annual Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA.

Shears, C., Ariza, A., Kim, J., Sam, E., Bond, M., & Lam, M. (April, 2015). Emotional Balance? Inferences in Left and Right Hemispheres. Poster presented at The Annual Cognitive Neuroscience Society, San Francisco, CA.

Shears, C., Ariza, A., Sam, E., Kim, J., Bond, M., & Lam, M. (November, 2014). Insights into Thinking: Quantifying Thinking. Poster presented at the Psychonomics Society Annual Meeting, Long Beach, California.

Shears, C., Ariza, A., Kim, J., Sam, E., Bond, M. Lam, M., Flax, S.  (May, 2014). Hemisphere Differences: Inferences and Emotional Language. Poster presented at the Chapman University Student Research Day.