Transdiagnostic treatment lab at Boston university was founded by David H. Barlow and the team at Boston University Center for anxiety and related disorders (CARD). It is a center that offers expert opinion, advice, research, diagnosis, therapy on anxiety and related disorders.
The transdiagnostic treatment lab team consists of over 20 staff. The team works on anxiety disorders and the related disorders including sleep difficulties, difficulties with mood, concentration and pain.
David H. Barlow is one of the leading American psychologists and a professor Emeritus at Boston University. He received his Ph. D. from the University of Vermont in 1969.
He has researched and published over 600 articles and book chapters, and over 80 clinical manuals and books on the etiology, characteristics and treatment of emotional disorders with more emphasis on anxiety disorders. His work has been translated to over 20 languages.
David had been in the forefront in developing transformational treatment methods for anxiety disorders and other emotional disorders. He has also been out to disseminate his research and treatment options to many clinicians in the treatment of anxiety disorders.
He was the Director of the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University. In addition, he was the director of clinical Psychology programs in the University.
Before starting his work at Boston University, he was an assistant professor pf psychiatry at UMMC (University of Mississippi Medical Centre), Brown University where he founded clinical psychology internships and a professor of psychology at State University of New York at Albany.
David H. Barlow has received several awards for the work he has done in the field of Psychology. Among the awards is the 2000 American Psychological Association (APA) Distinguished Scientific Award for the Application of Psychology.
He is a past president of the Society of Clinical Psychology of the American Psychological Association, and the Association for the Advancement of Behavior Therapy. Other notable leadership positions for David include:
- Chair of the American Psychological Association Task Force of Psychological
- Member of the DSM-IV Task Force of the American Psychiatric Association where he was
the Co-Chair of the group that was reviewing the anxiety disorders categories.
His most influential book is ‘Anxiety and its Disorders: The nature and treatment of anxiety and Panic’. He also was the leader of the team that developed the Unified Protocol for Transdiagnostic Treatment of Emotional Disorders.
David H. Barlow parting shot, “I started Bostonanxietytreatment.com to give up to date information on the knowledge and experiences gathered in my long career spanning over 50 years.
We will describe causes, symptoms, treatment and prevention of anxiety disorders and related disorders. We will also use the platform to talk about the Unified Protocol and other transdiagnostic treatments of emotional disorders.
In addition the platform is used to recruit and disseminate some of our researches to enable us to use evidence-based anxiety disorders treatment methodologies”
Other Transdiagnostic Treatment Lab staff
The other team at the Boston Center of Anxiety and Related Disorders (CARD) include assistant professors, research assistant professors, Postdoctoral Associate, doctoral students, graduate students, doctors and other cadres.
The Lab at Boston University is dedicated to the research and development of treatment methodologies and protocols, causes, diagnosis and treatment of anxiety disorders in addition to other related disorders.
The transdiagnostic treatment lab was also involved in researching, testing and validating the effectiveness and use of the Unified Protocol for the treatment of emotional disorders.
Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston university helps both adults and children in all anxiety disorders. It is known internationally for cutting-edge research and treatment methods for anxiety disorders.