Jill H. Rathus

Jill H. Rathus
Jill H. Rathus

Jill H. Rathus, PhD, is Professor of Psychology at Long Island University Post, in Brookville, New York, where she directs dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) scientist-practitioner training within the clinical psychology doctoral program. She is also Co-Director and Co-Founder of Cognitive Behavioral Associates, a group practice in Great Neck, New York, specializing in DBT and cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT). Dr. Rathus codeveloped the adolescent adaptation of DBT with Alec L. Miller, and her current research includes psychometric evaluation of the Life Problems Inventory, of the Acceptability of Walking the Middle Path Skills Module, and of factors in training and implementing adolescent DBT. Her interests include DBT, CBT, adolescent suicidality, relationship distress, and assessment, and she publishes widely in these areas. Dr. Rathus is also a trainer with Behavioral Tech and a lecturer internationally on DBT with adolescents. She is a coauthor of six books, including Dialectical Behavior Therapy with Suicidal Adolescents (with Alec L. Miller and Marsha M. Linehan) and DBT Skills Manual for Adolescents (with Alec L. Miller).

Books by Author

Dialectical Behavior Therapy with Suicidal Adolescents

Filling a tremendous need, this highly practical book adapts the proven techniques of dialectical behavior therapy (DBT) to treatment of multiproblem adolescents at highest risk for suicidal behavior and self-injury.

DBT Skills in Schools: Skills Training for Emotional Problem Solving for Adolescents (DBT STEPS-A)
Skills Training for Emotional Problem Solving for Adolescents (DBT STEPS-A)

From leading experts in DBT and school-based interventions, this unique manual offers the first nonclinical application of DBT skills.