podcasts, press, & presentations




Psychologists Off the Clock Podcast

Jill talks with psychologist and host and clinical psychologist, Dr. Yael Schonbrun, about Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. They discuss the Me you want to be, in this one moment, and exercises and metaphors for making powerful contact with lived experiences in service of personal growth.

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Healing Pain Podcast

Jill talks with host, physical therapist, and creator of the Integrative Pain Institute, Joe Tatta about using experiential practice in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for pain and other difficult experiences.

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The Mastering Counseling Podcast

Jill talks with host, Dr. Barbara LoFrisco, about treating stress and anxiety. They discuss the possible driving factors behind increases in anxiety prevalence, pitfalls for therapists to avoid when treating anxiety, and helpful resources for therapists looking to expand their knowledge and skills in treating anxiety,

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ACT in Context Podcast

Jill talks with hosts and licensed clinical social workers, Joanne Steinwachs and Tim Gordon, about Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, experiential practice, and other fun psychology topics.

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Million Dollar Mortgage Experience Podcast

Jill talks with host and CEO of Fundloans, Jon Maddox, about anxiety on the borrowing and lending sides of home buying.


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Good Morning San Diego

Jill appears with her therapy client, Lance, and his wife, Katie, to discuss traumatic brain injury, PTSD, and their grassroots nonprofit organization, The TBI Center of Carlsbad.

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San Diego Union Tribune

Jill is interviewed by the San Diego Union Tribune about what makes us anxious: health and taxes. To read, click the links below:

You Can Cope with Taxing Time of Year

Hypochondriacs Can Worry Themselves Sick

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San Diego Voyager

Jill is featured in the SD Voyager, an online publication featuring inspiring stories about local business owners, artists, and the like. Check out Jill’s story by clicking HERE.


Jill loves giving public talks on ACT, CBT, stress, and anxiety. A sample of her audiences and two of her recorded talks are included below. If you would like to request Jill for a speaking engagement, complete the form at the bottom of this page.

  • The National Charity League, Del Mar, CA

  • The Bishops School, La Jolla, CA

  • Alvarado Parkway Institute, San Diego, CA

  • Rady Children's Hospital, San Diego, CA

  • Kaiser Permanente, Orange County, CA

  • Sharp Mesa Vista Hospital, San Diego, CA

  • VA hospital, San Diego, CA

  • University of California, San Diego, CA

  • University of San Diego, CA

  • Alliant International University, San Diego, CA

  • California Fire Chiefs Administrative Section, San Diego and Riverside, CA

  • Food Allergy Research and Education, San Diego and Orange County, CA

  • Pinnacle Solutions, Carlsbad, CA

  • San Diego Psychological Association, San Diego, CA

  • San Diego State University, San Diego, CA

  • Francis Parker School

  • Portola Hills Elementary School

  • San Diego Port Authority

This workshop on Nov. 4, 2015 taught how to differentiate between helpful and problematic emotional responding, and guided attendees in several applied strategies for managing stress and anxiety in healthy ways.

Helping your kids manage stress and anxiety

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