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Jennifer Waltz, Professor

Location: Skaggs Bldg 241
Hours: By appointment.

Phone: (406) 243-4521


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.


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



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