Ivy-Lee Kehayes, Ph.D. Candidate


ivylee.kehayes@coastalpsych.ca | 902.401.5739


Clinical Expertise

Ivy-Lee works with adults experiencing: eating disorders (bulimia, anorexia, binge eating disorder, food avoidances and difficulties); body image issues; and anxiety disorders (panic disorder, agoraphobia, phobias, social anxiety disorder, generalized anxiety disorder); as well as other psychological conditions and concerns (e.g. impulsivity, emotional difficulties, perfectionism).

Ivy-Lee works under the direct supervision of registered psychologist, Dr. Jamie C. Farquhar. 

Education & Clinical Training

  • Doctorate of Philosophy (PhD) in Clinical Psychology, Dalhousie University - 2014 to present

  • Bachelor of Science (BSc), First Class Honours in Psychology, Dalhousie University

  • Clinical training completed at Coastal Psychology and the Nova Scotia Health Authority (Borderline Personality Disorder Treatment Program; Connections Halifax/Dartmouth; Bayers Road Community Mental Health; Dartmouth Community Mental Health; East Coast Forensic Hospital)


Current Activities & Memberships​​

  • Member, Canadian Psychological Association 

  • Member, Association of Psychologists of Nova Scotia


Selected Publications

  • Kehayes, I. L., Smith, M. M., Sherry, S. B., Vidovic, V., & Saklofske, D. (2019). Are perfectionism dimensions risk factors for bulimic symptoms? A meta-analysis of 12 longitudinal studies. Personality and Individual Differences, 138, 117-125. doi: 10.1016/j .paid.2018.09.022

  • Kehayes, I. L., & Mackinnon, S. P. (2019). Investigating the relationship between perfectionistic self-presentation and social anxiety using daily diary methods: A replication. Collabra: Psychology, 5, 33. doi: 10.1525/collabra.257

  • Kehayes, I. L., Mackinnon, S. P., Sherry, S. B., Leonard, K. E., & Stewart, S. H. (2019). Drinking motives and drinking behaviors in romantic couples: A longitudinal actor- partner interdependence model. Psychology of Addictive Behaviors, 33, 208–220. doi: 10.1037/adb0000459

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