Jennifer O’Flynn

Part-time Faculty
  • Department of Health Sciences

Office: 316 Robinson Hall
Email: oflynn.j@husky.neu.edu

Jennifer O’Flynn, EdM, is part-time lecturer in the Bouvé College of Health Sciences. She has clinical experience in university counseling, outpatient behavioral medicine and inpatient psychiatric hospital settings. Her primary research interests relate to eating disorder prevention, educating emerging adults about mental health issues, using motivational interviewing in non-clinical contexts and reducing barriers to professional help seeking in college-aged populations. Her recent research topics include minimal prevention strategies for eating disorder behaviors among college students and examining risk factors for eating disorders specific to young adults identifying as LGBTQ+. She earned her BA in Psychology at the University of Connecticut, her Ed.M. in Human Development and Psychology at the Harvard Graduate School of Education, and is currently a PhD candidate in Counseling Psychology at Northeastern.

Education: B.A. University of Connecticut, Storrs, CTEd.M. Harvard Graduate School of Education, Cambridge, MA

Research Interests:  Eating disorder prevention, barriers to help seeking in college populations, motivational interviewing in non-clinical contexts

Courses: 

HSCI1000 First Year Seminar

CAEP3480 Counseling Theories and Practice

CAEP3899 Relationships in College

Innovations in Health Professions Summer Program