Treatments That Work Editorial Board

Treatments That Work Editorial Board

About the Series Editor

David H. Barlow, PhD, ABPP, received his Ph.D. from the University of Vermont in 1969 and has published over 600 articles and chapters as well as over 80 books and clinical manuals, mostly in the area of the nature and treatment of emotional disorders and clinical research methodology.  The book and manuals have been translated in over 20 languages, including Arabic, Chinese, Hindi, and Russian.

He was formerly Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Mississippi Medical Center and Professor of Psychiatry and Psychology at Brown University and founded clinical psychology internships in both settings.  He was also Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University at Albany, State University of New York. Currently, he is Professor of Psychology and Psychiatry Emeritus, and Founder of the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University.

Dr. Barlow is the recipient of the two highest awards in psychology, the American Psychological Association (APA) Distinguished Scientific Award for the Applications of Psychology and James McKeen Cattell Fellow Award from the Association for Psychological Science honoring individuals for their lifetime of significant intellectual achievements in applied psychological research. He is also the recipient of the Career/Lifetime Achievement Award, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies and an award in appreciation of outstanding achievements from the General Hospital of the Chinese People’s Liberation Army, Beijing, China.  He was awarded an Honorary Doctor of Science from the University of Vermont and an Honorary Doctor of Humane Letters from William James College. During the 1997/1998 academic year, he was Fritz Redlich Fellow at the Center for Advanced Study in Behavioral Sciences, in Palo Alto, California, and in 2015 was named Honorary President of the Canadian Psychological Association. 

Other awards include Career Contribution Awards from the Massachusetts, California, and Connecticut Psychological Associations; The 2004 C. Charles Burlingame Award from the Institute of Living in Hartford, Connecticut; The Masters and Johnson Award, from the Society for Sex Therapy and Research; A certificate of appreciation for contributions to women in clinical psychology from the Society of Clinical Psychology , Section IV: the Clinical Psychology of Women; and a MERIT award from the National Institute of Mental Health for long term contributions to the clinical research effort.  He is Past-President of the Society of Clinical Psychology of the American Psychological Association and the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, past-Editor of several journals including Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, and Behavior Therapy, and is currently Editor in Chief of the “Treatments That Work” series for Oxford University Press. He was a member of the DSM-IV Task Force of the American Psychiatric Association, and a Co-Chair of the Work Group for revising the anxiety disorder categories.  He is a Diplomat in Clinical Psychology of the American Board of Professional Psychology from whom he received a Distinguished Service Award to the Profession of Psychology. His research has been continually funded by the National Institutes of Health for over 45 years.


Scientific Advisory Board Members

Anne Marie Albano, PhD, ABPP

Gillian Butler, PhD

David M. Clark, MA, MPhil, DPhil, FBA, FMedSci, FKC

Edna B. Foa, PhD

Paul J. Frick, PhD

Jack M. Gorman, MD

Kirk Heilbrun, PhD

Robert J. McMahon, PhD

Christine Maguth Nezu, PhD., ABBP

Matthew K. Nock, PhD

Mark Pollack, MD

Paul M. Salkovskis, PhD

Bonnie Spring, PhD, ABPP

Gail Steketee, PhD

C. Barr Taylor, MD

John R. Weisz, PhD, ABPP

G. Terence Wilson, PhD