Assistant Professor (Research)
Department of Psychiatry & Human Behavior
Jason is a leading researcher and an internationally recognized trainer of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). His primary research interest is applying acceptance and mindfulness methods to promote health behavior change, with a specific focus on improving long-term weight loss outcomes. He is also interested in the impact of obesity stigma on health and its role in fostering unhealthy lifestyle behaviors.
BiographyJason Lillis, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor (Research) in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown University and a clinical psychologist at the Weight Control and Diabetes Research Center at The Miriam Hospital. He earned his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Nevada, Reno, and completed his clinical internship at VA Palo Alto Health Care System, followed by a postdoctoral fellowship in health services research at Stanford University.
- Hayes, S.C., & Lillis, J. (2012) Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. American Psychological Association (Theories of Psychotherapy Series). http://www.amazon.com/Acceptance-Commitment-Therapy-Theories-Psychotherapy/dp/1433811537/ref=la_B0080F1NHG_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1347476515&sr=1-1 (2012)