Jolene Jacquart

Assistant Clinical Professor Director, Behavioral Health Clinic

Jolene Jacquart

Assistant Clinical Professor Director, Behavioral Health Clinic

Dr. Jacquart directs the Behavioral Health Clinic, which is dedicated to providing high quality and affordable therapy for anxiety, depression, and related disorders to the Tucson community while simultaneously providing high quality clinical training to the University of Arizona clinical psychology graduate students. She has a strong theoretical orientation in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and uses approaches that are grounded in research.

The main objective of Dr. Jacquart's clinical work and research program is to improve the treatment of mental health disorders. Dr. Jacquart's research is focused on exploring the mechanisms, dosing, and adherence of treatment and augmentation strategies for anxiety, depression, and related disorders. A second area of focus is research aimed at improving clinical training and the dissemination of evidence-based treatments. 

Research Interests: 

  • Mechanisms, dosing, and adherence of treatment strategies for anxiety, depression, and related disorders

  • Investigating the role of health behaviors and mind-body practices (e.g. exercise, yoga, meditation) as augmentation strategies for the treatment of anxiety, depression, and related disorders

  • Methods for improving clinical training and dissemination of evidence-based treatments

Selected Publications: 

  • Smits, J. A. J., Jacquart, J., Abramowitz, J. S., Arch, J.J., Margraf, J. (Eds.) (2022). Clinical Guide to Exposure Therapy: Beyond Phobias. Springer. 
  • Papini, S., Jacquart, J., Zaizar, E. D., Telch, M. J., Smits, J. A. A. (in press). Targeting anxiety sensitivity with evidence based psychoeducation: A randomized waitlist-controlled trial of a brief standalone digital intervention. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.cbpra.2022.04.001
  • Jacquart, J., Papini, S., Freeman, S.Z., Bartholomew, J.B., Smits, J.A.J. (2020). Using exercise to facilitate arousal reappraisal and reduce stress reactivity: A randomized controlled trial. Mental Health and Physical Activity. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.mhpa.2020.100324
  • Jacquart, J., Dutcher, C., Freeman, S.Z., Stein, A.T., Dinh, M., Carl, E., Smits, J.A.J. (2019). The effects of exercise on transdiagnostic treatment targets: A meta-analytic review. Behaviour Research and Therapy. 115:19-37. PubMed: 30473437. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.brat.2018.11.007
  • Jacquart, J., Roquet, R.F., Papini, S., Powers, M.B., Rosenfield, D., Smits, J.A.J., Monfils, M.H. (2017). Enhancing exposure therapy with acute exercise: Negative findings in humans and rats. Journal of Anxiety Disorders. 50:76-86. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.janxdis.2017.05.010
  • Jacquart, J., Papini, S., Davis, M.L., Rosenfield, D., Powers, M.B., Frierson, G., Hopkins, L., Baird, S.O., Marcus, B., Church, T., Otto, M., Zvolensky, M., Smits, J.A.J. (2017). Identifying attendance patterns in a smoking cessation treatment and their relationships with quit success. Drug and Alcohol Dependence. 174:65-69. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.drugalcdep.2017.01.007

Updated: 07/12/22

Degrees

  • B.S. Psychology & Biology-Neuroscience, University of Wisconsin-Madison
  • M.A. Clinical Psychology, University of Texas at Austin
  • Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, University of Texas at Austin Clinical
  • Psychology Internship in Adult Psychiatry, Vanderbilt University Medical Center
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