- University of South Florida (Ph.D.)Clinical Psychology
- University of South Florida (M.A.)Clinical Psychology
- Rutgers University (B.A.)Psychology, Communication
- Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical GroupClinical Psychologist, presentAs a clinical psychologist, I see patients as part of our faculty practice, Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical Group. My practice focuses on substance use, depression, anxiety, stress management, and behaviors influencing other medical conditions (e.g., exercise, diet, medication adherence). Depending on the issue, my main treatment modalities include cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and motivational interviewing (MI).
- Rutgers UniversityAssociate Professor of Psychiatry, presentI'm an Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Associate Director, Division of Addiction Psychiatry at Rutgers Robert Wood Johnson Medical School where I conduct research on tobacco use and dependence. As a member of the Motivational Interviewing Network of Trainers, I also train clinicians in the use of motivational interviewing. Other professional memberships include the Society for Research on Nicotine and Tobacco (SRNT) and the American Psychological Association's Society of Addiction Psychology (APA Division 50). I am an Associate Editor for the journal Nicotine & Tobacco Research. As an academic, I design and conduct research focused on mechanisms related to motivation to quit smoking and on tobacco use. Specific areas of interest within tobacco dependence include: treatment issues, smokers with mental illness, motivational interviewing, self-control strength theory, and task persistence.
Strong Advocacy Effort Needed to Help Smokers with Mental Illness
By Jill Williams, M.D., and Marie Verna
Save the Date: June 26th, 2015 from 11:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m. Eastern Time
Topic: Strong Advocacy Effort Needed to Help Smokers with Mental Illness
Speaker: Dr. Jill Williams
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