Jill Stoddard Ph.D.
Jill Stoddard, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist and the author of Be Mighty: A Woman’s Guide to Liberation from Anxiety, Worry, and Stress Using Mindfulness and Acceptance. She received her Ph.D. in clinical psychology from Boston University and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the University of California San Diego School of Medicine before starting her professional career a staff psychologist at the San Diego Veterans Hospital. Today, her multi-site outpatient therapy practice, The Center for Stress and Anxiety Management, specializes in evidence-based treatments for anxiety and related issues. Stoddard is also an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) trainer and a co-founder and vice president of the non-profit San Diego Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Consortium. Stoddard has coauthored articles on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, ACT, social phobia, panic disorder, late-life anxiety, chronic pain, non-cardiac chest pain, and surgical anxiety. She is a member of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, The Association for Contextual and Behavioral Sciences, and The Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. She is also the co-author of The Big Book of ACT Metaphors: A Practitioner’s Guide to Experiential Exercises and Metaphors in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.