Jennifer Waltz, Ph.D.
Professor of Clinical PsychologyOffice: Skaggs Bldg 241
Office hours for spring semester 2019 are by appointment.
Professor of Psychology
NOTE: I will not be accepting a graduate student for mentorship for the 2019-20 academic year.
Graduate Seminar in Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Ethics and Professional Issues
Clinical Practicum supervision
Ph.D., University of Washington (1993)
B.A., University of Wisconsin - Madison (1985)
My current research interests include the mechanisms of change in Functional Analytic Psychotherapy and mindfulness and mindfulness-based interventions.
Field of Study
Mindfulness-based interventions, psychological trauma, Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Croyle, K.L. & Waltz, J. (2007). Subclinical self-harm: Range of behaviors, extent, and associated characteristics.
American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 77, 332-342.
Gilbert, D. & Waltz, J. (2010). Mindfulness and health behaviors. Mindfulness, 1, 227-234.
Gill, M., Waltz, J., Suhrbier, P. & Robert, L. (2014). Non-duality and the integration of mindfulness into psychotherapy: Qualitative research with meditating therapists. Mindfulness.
Millwood, M. & Waltz, J. (2008). Demand-withdraw communication in couples: An attachment perspective. Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy, 27, 297-320.
Thompson, B. L., & Waltz, J. (2008). Self-compassion and PTSD symptom severity. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 21(6), 556-558.
Thompson, B. L., & Waltz, J. A. (2008). Mindfulness, self-esteem, and unconditional self-acceptance. Journal of Rational-Emotive and Cognitive Behavioral Therapies, 26(2), 119-126.
Thompson, B. L., Waltz, J., Croyle, K., & Pepper, A. C. (2007). Trait meta-mood and affect as predictors of somatic symptoms and life satisfaction. Personality and Individual Differences, 43(7), 1786-1795.
Thompson, B. L., & Waltz, J. (2007). Everyday mindfulness and mindfulness meditation: Overlapping constructs or not? Personality and Individual Differences, 43(7), 1875-1885.
Thompson, B. L., & Waltz, J. (2010). Mindfulness and experiential avoidance as predictors of posttraumatic stress disorder avoidance symptom severity. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 24, 409-415.
Tsai, M., Kohlenberg, R.J., Kanter, J.W. & Waltz, J. (2008). Therapeutic technique: The five rules. In M. Tsai, R.J. Kohlenberg, J.W. Kanter, B. Kohlenberg, W.C. Follette & G.M. Callaghan, A guide to Functional Analytic Psychotherapy: Awareness, courage, love and behaviorism. New York: Springer.
Waltz, J., Dimeff, L.A., Koerner, K., Linehan, M.M., Taylor, L. & Miller, C. (2009). Feasibility of using video to teach a dialectical behavior therapy skill to clients with borderline personality disorder. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 16, 214-222.
Waltz, J., Landes, S. & Holman, G. (2010). FAP and Dialectical Behavior Therapy. In Kanter, J., Tsai, M. & Kohlenberg, R.J. (Eds). The practice of FAP. New York: Springer.