Dr. Jasmine Dobbs-Marsh is a licensed psychologist who specializes in the management of trauma, complex trauma, interpersonal anxiety, mood disorders, and identity-related concerns. She received her doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium and her BA with Distinction in Psychology and Political Science from Stanford University. She completed her clinical internship at the UCLA Counseling and Psychological Services and her postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University’s School of Medicine. She provides psychotherapy and clinical supervision from an intersectional lens. Dr. Dobbs-Marsh currently serves patients through the DBT, PTSD, and THRIVE Clinics at Stanford School of Medicine. Within the DBT Clinic, she provides individual DBT, DBT Skills Group, and specialized care through the DBT-Trauma program and the DBT Couple and Family Program.

Academic Appointments

  • Clinical Assistant Professor, Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

Professional Education

  • PhD Training, PGSP-Stanford PsyD Consortium (2019)
  • Doctoral Internship, University of California, Los Angeles (2019)
  • Fellowship, Stanford University Department of Psychiatry (2020)

All Publications

  • Effectiveness of DBT Skills Training in Outpatient Men: A Naturalistic Study PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES Birt, J., Thacher, A., Steinberg, H., Weiler, R., Poplawski, R., Dobbs-Marsh, J., Robinson, A., Zack, S. 2022


    A plethora of research highlights the effectiveness of dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT) in improving emotion regulation and psychological functioning transdiagnostically. However, the majority of this research has focused on women, and the limited existing research on men has concentrated on high acuity patients in forensic and inpatient settings. The present study examined the effectiveness of DBT skills groups in reducing emotion regulation difficulties in a transdiagnostic sample of adult men in a university-based clinical outpatient setting using a naturalistic design. Sixteen adult male patients completed self-report measures examining emotion regulation difficulties (Difficulties in Emotion Regulation Scale) at intake and following one 12-week module of DBT skills group. Men showed a significant reduction in overall difficulty regulating emotions with a moderate effect size (d = 0.63, p < .05) following one module of DBT skills group, which were accounted for primarily by improvements on the impulse control difficulties subscale (d = 1.06, p < .01). In comparison, women (N = 82) showed significant improvements in global emotion regulation difficulties (d = 0.71, p < .01), with marked improvement across all six subscales. Implications of findings for the application of DBT for men in outpatient settings is discussed, limitations reviewed, and areas for future research suggested. (PsycInfo Database Record (c) 2022 APA, all rights reserved).

    View details for DOI 10.1037/ser0000686

    View details for Web of Science ID 000814345100001

    View details for PubMedID 35737543

  • Predicting Civil Jury Verdicts: How Attorneys Use (and Misuse) a Second Opinion JOURNAL OF EMPIRICAL LEGAL STUDIES Jacobson, J., Dobbs-Marsh, J., Liberman, V., Minson, J. A. 2011; 8: 99–119