Jacqueline M. Williams-Reade, PhD, MS, LMFT | School of Behavioral Health | Loma Linda University
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Jackie Williams-Reade, PhD, MS

Associate Professor, Counseling and Family Sciences

Contact Information

Email jwilliamsreade@llu.edu
Phone 909-558-4547, ext. 47025
Fax 909-558-0417

Department of Counseling and Family Sciences
Loma Linda University, Griggs Hall, Office 207
11065 Campus St., Loma Linda, CA  92350

Degrees

  • PhD, Medical Family Therapy - East Carolina University, 2011
  • MS, Marriage Family Therapy - Seattle Pacific University, 2005

Areas of Specialization

  • Medical family therapy
  • Adult and pediatric illness
  • Palliative and hospice care
  • Grief
  • Qualitative research
  • Narrative therapy
  • Spirituality and meaning-making
  • Women's professional development in academia

Professional Memberships and Licenses

  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT)
  • AAMFT Approved Supervisor
  • Collaborative Family Health Care Association (CFHA)
  • Licensed Marital and Family Therapist (LMFT)

Recent Publications and Presentations

Publications

  • 2020. Zubatsky, M. and Williams-Reade, J. (Eds.). Self of the Therapist in Medical Settings: A Sociocultural and Systemic Perspective. Springer.
  • 2020. Williams-Reade, J. Collaborating with Physicians. In Grauf-Grounds, C., Schermer Sellers, T., Edwards, S., Cheon, H., MacDonald, D. & Whitney, S. (Eds.) A Practice Beyond Cultural Humility: How clinicians can work more effectively in a diverse world. Routledge. 
  • 2020. Williams-Reade, J. Tapanes, D., Distelberg, B., & Montgomery, S. "Pediatric Chronic Illness Management: A Qualitative Dyadic Analysis of Adolescent Patient and Parent Illness Narratives." Journal of Martial and Family Therapy, doi: 10.1111/jmft.12377.
  • 2019. Williams-Reade, J., Lobo, E., & Gutierrez, G. "Integrating Spirituality into MFT Training: A Reflexive Curriculum and Qualitative Evaluation." Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, doi: 10.1111/jmft.12314.
  • 2018. Williams-Reade, J., Lobo, E., Whittemore, A., Parra, L., & Baerg, J. "Enhancing Residents' Compassionate Communication to Family Members: A Family Systems Breaking Bad News Simulation." Families, Systems, & Health, 36(4), 523-527. doi: 10.1037/fsh0000331.
  • 2018. Williams-Reade, J. and Trudeau, S. (2018). Medical Family Therapy in Palliative and Hospice Care. In T. Mendenhall, A. Lamson, & J. Hodgson (Eds.), Clinical Methods in Medical Family Therapy. Springer.
  • 2018. Distelberg, B., Tapanes, D., Emerson, ND., Brown, WN., Vaswani, D., Williams-Reade, J., Anspikian, A. & Montgomery, S. (2018). Prospective Pilot Study of the MEND Psychosocial Family Systems Program for Pediatric Chronic Illness. Family Process doi: 10.1111/famp.12288.
  • 2018. Hodgson, J., Mendenhall, A., Lamson, A., Baird, M. & Williams-Reade, J. (2018). Innovations in MedFT: Pioneering New Frontiers! In Mendenhall, T., Lamson, A., Hodgson, J., & Baird, M. (Eds.), Clinical Methods in Medical Family Therapy. Springer.
  • 2017. Distelberg, B., Tapanes, D., Emerson, ND., Brown, WN., Vaswani, D., Williams-Reade, J., Anspikian, A. & Montgomery, S. (2017). Prospective Pilot Study of the MEND Psychosocial Family Systems Program for Pediatric Chronic Illness. Family Process doi: 10.1111/famp.12288.
  • 2016. Harvey, R., Brown, K., Miller, B., Williams-Reade, J., Tyndall, L. & Murphy, M. "Theory into Research Practice: Reflections and Recommendations on Collaborative Feminist Research." Journal of Feminist Family Therapy, 28(4); 136-158. doi: 10.1080/08952833.2016.1235410.
  • 2016. Distelberg B. J., Emerson N. D., Gavaza P., Tapanes D., Brown W. N., Shah H., Williams-Reade J. and Montgomery S. A Cost–Benefit Analysis of a Family Systems Intervention for Managing Pediatric Chronic Illness. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 42, 371–382. doi: 10.1111/jmft.12166.
  • 2016. Freitas, C. J., Williams-Reade, J., Distelberg, B., Fox, C. A., & Lister, Z. (2016). Paternal Depression During Pregnancy and Postpartum: An International Delphi Study. Journal of Affective Disorders, 202, 128-136. doi: 10.1016/j.jad.2016.05.056.
  • 2016. Emerson, N. D., Distelberg, B., Morell, E. R., Williams-Reade, J., Tapanes, D., & Montgomery, S. Quality of Life and School Absenteeism in Children with Chronic Illness. The Journal of School Nursing, pp.1-9, doi: 10.1177/1059840515615401.
  • 2015. Haywood, C. Jr., Williams-Reade, J., Rushton, C., Beach, M.C., & Geller, G. "Improving Clinician Attitudes of Respect and Trust for Persons with Sickle Cell Disease." Hospital Pediatrics, 5(7). 377-384. http://dx.doi.org/10.1542/hpeds.2014-0171.
  • 2015. Williams-Reade, J., Lamson, A, White, M.B., Knight, S., Ballard, S., and Desai, P. "The Clinical, Operational, and Financial Worlds of Neonatal Palliative Care:  A Focused Ethnography." Palliative & Supportive Care, 13(2), 179-186. http://dx.doi.org/10.1017/S1478951513000916. PMID: 24168724.
  • 2015. Tapanes, D., Distelberg, B., Williams-Reade, J. & Montgomery, S. "MEND Biopsychosocial Intervention for Pediatric Chronic Illness." Journal of Family Psychotherapy, 26, 3-8. 10.1080/08975353.2015.
  • 2015. Williams-Reade, J., Lamson, A, White, M.B., Knight, S., Ballard, S., and Desai, P.P. "Paediatric Palliative Care: A Review of Needs, Obstacles, and the Future." Journal of Nursing Management, 23(1), 4-14. DOI: 0.1111/jonm.12095 PMID: 23944156.

Presentations

  • 2020. The Qualitative Report Annual Conference, Plantation, FL. Williams-Reade, J. "Parent-Child Illness Narratives: A Dyadic Grounded Theory Analysis."
  • 2020. School of Behavioral Health Spirituality Integration Lunch, Loma Linda, CA. Williams-Reade, J. "Integrating Spirituality into the Classroom: Creating a Safe and Brave Space for Personal and Professional Growth."
  • 2019. Family Therapists in Healthcare Interest Network Webinar, American Association of Marital and Family Therapy. Williams-Reade, J., Lamson, A., Roberts, K., Mendenhall, T. "All Aboard the Family Therapists in Healthcare Train: Get on Track, Stay on Track!"
  • 2018. American Association of Marital and Family Therapy (AAMFT), Louisville, KY.
    • Mendenhall, T., Tyndall, L., Williams-Reade, J., Hodgson, J., Lamson, A., & Trudeau, S. Clinical and Supervisory Competencies for MFTs in Healthcare.
    • Lamson, A., Hodgson, J., Mendenhall, T., Tyndall, L., Williams-Reade, J., and Trudeau, S. MFTs in Healthcare: Conveying Your Competence.
    • Hodgson, J., Lamson, A., Mendenhall, T., Tyndall, L., Williams-Reade, J., and Trudeau, S. Healthcare Management and Scholarship Competencies for MFTs.
  • 2017. American Association of Marital and Family Therapy (AAMFT), Atlanta, GA.
    • Lamson, A, Pratt, K., & Williams-Reade, J. "Supervision and Consultation: How to Provide it and Where to Seek it when Working in a Healthcare Setting."
    • Williams-Reade, J., Lobo, E. Gutierrez, G. "Integrating Spirituality into Teaching, Supervision & Therapy."
  • 2017. American Family Therapy Association (AFTA) Annual Meeting and Open Conference, Philadelphia, PA. Miller, B., Brown, K., Harvey, R., Williams-Reade, J., Murphy, M. "Creating a Feminist Research Team Via Distance."
  • 2017. AAMFT-California 7th Annual Division Conference, San Diego, CA. Williams-Reade, J., Lobo, E., & Whittemore, Abel Arvizú. "MFTs Helping Enhance Medical Professionals' Compassion."
  • 2016. American Association of Marital and Family Therapy Annual Conference, Austin, TX. "MFTs and Collaborative Care: The Future of Behavioral Health," Williams-Reade, J., Gutierrez. G. and Lobo, E.
  • 2016. Collaborative Family Health Care Association (CFHA), Charlotte, NC.
    • Rolland, J. and Williams-Reade, J., "Spanning Systems, Bridging Relationships: Collaborative Family Health Care in Primary and Specialty Settings for Complex Chronic Illnesses - Part I: Collaborative Family Health Care with Children: Childhood and Parental Illness."
    • Williams-Reade, J. & Lister, Z. "Integrating Spirituality into Supervision of Clinicians in the Medical Setting."
  • 2015. Collaborative Family Health Care Association (CFHA), Portland, OR.
    • Reitz, R., Kurtz, P., Leckie, K., Mitchell, S., Simmons, P., Wilbur, C., & Williams-Reade, J. "An Introvert's Guide to Collaboration and Leadership: A Pecha Kucha Experience."
    • Williams-Reade, J., Pandit, M., & Tapanes, D. "MEND: A Family Systems Approach to Pediatric Chronic Illness."
    • Nowels, D., Williams-Reade, J., & Jacobs, B.J. "Less Suffering, More Living: Integrated, Behaviorally Informed Approaches to Adult and Pediatric Palliative Care."
  • 2015. National Council on Family Relations (NCFR), Vancouver, Canada.
    • Distelberg, B., Tapanes, D., Emerson, N., Williams-Reade, J., Montgomery, S., & Pandit, M. "Pilot Study Outcomes of MEND: Family System Based Approach to Pediatric Chronic Illness."
    • Tapanes, D., Distelberg, B., Williams-Reade, J., Pandit, M., & Montgomery, S. "MEND A Multi-dimensional Family Systems Based Approach to Pediatric Chronic Illness."
  • 2015. American Association of Marital and Family Therapy (AAMFT), Austin, TX. Eppler, C. & Williams-Reade, J. "Experientially Exploring the Intersections of Resiliency and Spirituality."

Community Engagement

  • Founding Chair of Family Therapists in Healthcare Topic Interest Network for American Association of Marital and Family Therapy (2018-present)
  • Board Member, AAMFT-CA Division Board of Directors (2017-2018)
  • Medical Family Therapy Consortium (2017-present)