Personal Information

California School of Professional Psychology

Couple & Family Therapy

Irvine/Orange County Campus

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

Alliant International University Irvine
2855 Michelle Drive, Suite 300
Irvine CA 92606

949-812-7470

Courses, Research Interests, Publications

Practicum (PSY 7360)

Advanced Brief MFT Models (PSY 8314)

Advanced Intergenerational MFT Models (PSY 8315)

Pre-Practicum (PSY 6360)

Relationship quality and stability; premarital relationship assessment; relationship enrichment; disability and chronic illness; ambiguous loss; clinical outcome research.

Larson, J. H., Blick, R. W., Jackson, J. B., & Holman, T. B. (2010). Partner traits that predict relationship satisfaction for neurotic individuals in premarital relationships. Journal of Sex and Marital Therapy, 36, 430-444.

Martinson, V. K., Holman, T. B., Larson, J. H., & Jackson, J. B. (2010). Adult relationship satisfaction and coming to terms with family-of-origin difficulties. The American Journal of Family Therapy, 38, 207-217.

Roper, S. O., & Jackson, J. B. (2007). The ambiguities of out-of-home care: Children with severe or profound disabilities. Family Relations, 56, 147-161.

Jackson, J. B. (2011, November). Premarital counseling: An evidence-informed treatment protocol. Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference, Orlando, FL.

Jackson, J. B. (2011, September). Premarital counseling: An evidence-based treatment protocol. Workshop presented at the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Annual Conference, Fort Worth, TX

Jackson, J. B., Larson, J. H., Hawkins, A. J. (2010, November). Premarital predictors of marital outcomes: A meta-analysis. Paper presented at the National Council on Family Relations Annual Conference, Minneapolis, MN.

Jackson, J. B., Hall, S. D., D. P., Scoville, & Miller, R. B. (2009, October). Empirically-supported marriage and family therapy treatments. Workshop presented at the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Annual Conference, Sacramento, CA.

Jackson, J. B., Panlilio, C. C., & Haynes, E. R. (2008, October). System-oriented ethical decision-making in agency settings. Workshop presented at the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy Annual Conference, Memphis, TN.

Academic History and Background

PhD, Brigham Young University, 2009

Master of Science [M.S.], 2004, Marriage and Family Therapy, University of Maryland, 2004

Bachelor of Science [B.S.], 2000, in Marriage, Family, and Human Development, Brigham Young University, 2000

Marriage & Family Therapist Intern (California Registration #: IMF 64205)

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist (Utah License #: 5731350-3902)

American Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)

National Council on Family Relations (NCFR)

Professional Practice and Community Service

Journal of Couple and Relationship Therapy Editorial Board: http://www.tandf.co.uk/journals/WCRT

RELATE Institute Associate Board Member: www.relate-institute.org

Bio and Links

Jeffrey B. Jackson, PhD, is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist (LMFT) in the state of Utah and an American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT) Approved Supervisor. He has experience working with individuals, couples, families, and groups from all life stages and backgrounds in a wide range of areas. His clinical specializations include marital distress, marriage enrichment, marriage preparation, parenting and parent-child relationships, reactive attachment, abuse, ambiguous loss, disability, chronic illness, and depression. Dr. Jackson’s academic specialties include theories of psychotherapy, group therapy, ethics, supervision, and premarital education. His research interests include relationship quality and stability, premarital relationship assessment, relationship enrichment, ambiguous loss, disability and chronic illness, clinical outcome research.