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Faculty Image Jennifer Waltz
Office: Skaggs Bldg 241
Phone: (406) 243-4521


Current Position:

Professor of Psychology


My current research interests include mindfulness and mindfulness-based interventions in psychotherapy, and the emotional effects of psychological trauma.  My clinical orientation and interests include Functional Analytic Psychotherapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and Integrative Couple Therapy.

Office Hours:

By appointment.

Field Of Study:

Mindfulness-based interventions, psychological trauma, Dialectical Behavior Therapy


NOTE:  I will be reviewing applications this year for students applying to the clinical program for the academic year beginning fall 2013.

Graduate Seminars in: 1) Couples Therapy; 2) Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Ethics and Professional Issues

Clinical Practicum supervision


Ph.D., University of Washington (1993)
B.A., University of Wisconsin - Madison (1985)

Selected Publications:

Recent Publications:

Croyle, K.L. & Waltz, J.  (2007).  Subclinical self-harm: Range of behaviors, extent, and associated characteristics.  American Journal of Orthopsychiatry, 77, 332-342.

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. (2007). Everyday mindfulness and mindfulness meditation: Overlapping constructs or not? Personality and Individual Differences, 43(7), 1875-1885