Jason 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 is the author of two books: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and The Diet Trap.
|Gregg, Jennifer A, Lillis, Jason, Schmidt, Eric M. A functional contextual approach to obesity and related problems. Current Opinion in Psychology. 2015; 2 : 82-86.|
|Levin, Michael E., Luoma, Jason B., Vilardaga, Roger, Lillis, Jason, Nobles, Richard, Hayes, Steven C. Examining the role of psychological inflexibility, perspective taking, and empathic concern in generalized prejudice. J Appl Soc Psychol. 2015; 46 (3) : 180-191.|
|Lillis J, Niemeier HM, Ross KM, Thomas JG, Leahey T, Unick J, Kendra KE, Wing RR Weight loss intervention for individuals with high internal disinhibition: design of the Acceptance Based Behavioral Intervention (ABBI) randomized controlled trial.. BMC psychology. 2015; 3 (1) : 17.|
|Lillis J, Kendra KE Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for weight control: Model, evidence, and future directions.. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science. 2014; 3 (1) : 1-7.|
|Levin ME, Luoma JB, Lillis J, Hayes SC, Vilardaga R The Acceptance and Action Questionnaire - Stigma (AAQ-S): Developing a measure of psychological flexibility with stigmatizing thoughts.. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science. 2014; 3 (1) : 21-26.|
|Weineland S, Lillis J, Dahl J Measuring experiential avoidance in a bariatric surgery population--psychometric properties of AAQ-W.. Obesity Research & Clinical Practice. 2013; 7 (6) : e464-75.|
|Lillis J, Levin ME, Trafton JA Elevated BMI and illicit drug use are associated with decreased ability to inhibit prepotent behaviors.. Addictive Behaviors. 2012; 37 (4) : 544-7.|
|Levin ME, Lillis J, Seeley J, Hayes SC, Pistorello J, Biglan A Exploring the relationship between experiential avoidance, alcohol use disorders, and alcohol-related problems among first-year college students.. Journal of American College Health. 2012; 60 (6) : 443-8.|
|Levin ME, Hildebrandt MJ, Lillis J, Hayes SC The impact of treatment components suggested by the psychological flexibility model: a meta-analysis of laboratory-based component studies.. Behavior Therapy. 2012; 43 (4) : 741-56.|
|Lillis J, Hayes SC, Levin ME Binge eating and weight control: the role of experiential avoidance.. Behavior Modification. 2011; 35 (3) : 252-64.|
|Lillis J, Levin ME, Hayes SC Exploring the relationship between body mass index and health-related quality of life: a pilot study of the impact of weight self-stigma and experiential avoidance.. Journal of Health Psychology. 2011; 16 (5) : 722-7.|
|Lillis J, Luoma JB, Levin ME, Hayes SC Measuring weight self-stigma: the weight self-stigma questionnaire.. Obesity. 2010; 18 (5) : 971-6.|
|Masuda A, Hayes SC, Twohig MP, Drossel C, Lillis J, Washio Y A parametric study of cognitive defusion and the believability and discomfort of negative self-relevant thoughts.. Behavior Modification. 2009; 33 (2) : 250-62.|
|Gifford EV, Lillis J Avoidance and inflexibility as a common clinical pathway in obesity and smoking treatment.. Journal of Health Psychology. 2009; 14 (7) : 992-6.|
|Lillis J, Hayes SC, Bunting K, Masuda A Teaching acceptance and mindfulness to improve the lives of the obese: a preliminary test of a theoretical model.. Annals of Behavioral Medicine. 2009; 37 (1) : 58-69.|
|Lillis J, Gifford E, Humphreys K, Moos R Assessing spirituality/religiosity in the treatment environment: the Treatment Spirituality/Religiosity Scale.. Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment. 2008; 35 (4) : 427-33.|
|Lillis J, Hayes SC Applying acceptance, mindfulness, and values to the reduction of prejudice: a pilot study.. Behavior Modification. 2007; 31 (4) : 389-411.|
|Masuda A, Hayes SC, Fletcher LB, Seignourel PJ, Bunting K, Herbst SA, Twohig MP, Lillis J Impact of acceptance and commitment therapy versus education on stigma toward people with psychological disorders.. Behaviour Research and Therapy. 2007; 45 (11) : 2764-72.|
|Hayes SC, Luoma JB, Bond FW, Masuda A, Lillis J Acceptance and commitment therapy: model, processes and outcomes.. Behaviour Research and Therapy. 2006; 44 (1) : 1-25.|
Haynos, A. F., Lillis, J., Forman, E. M., & Butryn, M. L. (Eds; 2016). Mindfulness and Acceptance for Treating Eating Disorders and Weight Concerns. New Harbinger: Oakland, CA.
Lillis, J., Dahl, J., & Weinland, S. (2013). The Diet Trap: Feed Your Psychological Needs and End the Weight Loss Struggle Using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. New Harbinger: Oakland, CA.
Hayes, S. C. & Lillis, J. (2012). Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. American Psychological Association: Washington, DC.
|2007||PhD||University of Nevada Reno|
|2003||MS||University of Nevada Reno|
|Intern||VA Palo Alto Healthcare System, clinical psychology||-2007||Palo Alto, CA|
|Postdoctoral Fellow||Stanford University School of Medicine, health services research||-2008|
|Bond, Dale||Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)|
|Thomas, Graham||Associate Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior (Research)|
|Wing, Rena||Professor of Psychiatry and Human Behavior|