Mark H. Pollack, M.D.
Dr. Mark Pollack is The Grainger Professor and Chairman of the Department of Psychiatry at Rush University Medical Center. His areas of clinical and research interest include the acute and long-term course, pathophysiology and treatment of patients with anxiety disorders including panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, PTSD and generalized anxiety disorder and associated comorbidities, development of novel pharmacologic agents for mood and anxiety disorders, uses of combined cognitive-behavioral and pharmacologic therapies for treatment refractory patients, presentation and treatment of anxiety in the medical setting, and the pathophysiology and treatment of substance abuse. He has published over 300 articles, reviews and chapters, and is co-editor of the books “Challenges in Clinical Practice: Pharmacologic and Psychosocial Strategies”, “Panic Disorder and Its Treatment,” and “Social Phobia: Research and Practice” and “Ten Minute CBT”. Dr. Pollack lectures widely in national and international forum and serves on numerous editorial and advisory boards. He is Past President and on the Board of Directors of the Anxiety Disorders Association of America, and has served as Chairman of its Scientific Advisory Board. For more information, see: https://www.rushu.rush.edu/faculty/mark-h-pollack-md.
Stefan G. Hofmann, Ph.D.
Dr. Hofmann is Professor of Psychology at the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at Boston University. He is Director at PERL and his is research focuses on the mechanism of treatment change, translating discoveries from neuroscience into clinical applications, emotions, and cultural expressions of psychopathology. He is president of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, and the International Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy. He is also editor in chief of Cognitive Therapy and Research and is Associate Editor of Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology. He has published more than 300 peer-reviewed journal articles and 15 books. He is a Highly-Cited Researcher by Thomson Reuters, among many other awards. He is an expert on emotion and cognitive behavioral therapy. For more information, see: http://www.bostonanxiety.org.
Terence M. Keane, Ph.D.
Dr. Keane is Professor of Psychiatry and Clinical Psychology at Boston University. Assistant Dean of VA Research, Keane is also the Associate Chief of Staff for Research and Development at VA Boston Healthcare System and Director of the National Center for Posttraumatic Stress Disorder’s Behavioral Science Division. Dr. Keane has published fourteen edited volumes and over 300 articles and chapters on the assessment and treatment of PTSD. For the past 37 years the VA, the National Institutes of Health, Department of Defense, and Substance Abuse Mental Health Services Administration (SAMHSA) have continuously supported his program of research on psychological trauma. In 2015, Dr. Keane received the John Blair Barnwell Award for Outstanding Contributions in Clinical Science from the Veterans Health Administration. Dr. Keane is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Psychological Science. He has consulted, lectured, and conducted workshops internationally on topics related to psychological trauma. For more information, see: TERENCE MARTIN KEANE, Ph.D.
Simon A. Rego, Psy.D., ABPP, ACT
Dr. Rego is Chief Psychologist, Director of Psychology Training, and Director of the CBT Training Program at Montefiore Medical Center and Associate Professor of Clinical Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Albert Einstein College of Medicine. He is a member of the Board of Directors of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies and Chair of the Public Education Committee for the New York State Psychological Association. He is Board Certified in Cognitive Behavioral Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology and Certified as a Cognitive Therapy Trainer/Consultant by the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. He is an Editorial Board member of numerous journals, has 30 publications and 140 professional presentations, and constantly works with the media in order to educate the public about the latest mental health news using a simple, non-sensationalized approach. For more information, see: www.simonrego.com.