Jill S. Compton, Ph.D. is an Assistant Clinical Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Duke University Medical Center. She is Assistant Director of the DukeCognitive Behavioral Research and Treatment program, including a comprehensive outpatientDBT program. Dr. Compton has worked extensively with multi-problem client populations, and has provided training in DBT since 1998. She has a particular interest in expanding DBT to treat couple and family problems, and has a program of research investigating marital correlates and interventions for complex depression in later life.