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Professor of Psychology Associate Dean, College of Arts and Science Drexel University Mail Stop 988 215 No. 15th Street Philadelphia, PA 19102-1192 (215) 762-1692 Email: email@example.com
James D. Herbert, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist specializing in cognitive-behavior therapy (including new mindfulness and acceptance-based models of behavior therapy), mood and anxiety disorders, the distinction between science and pseudoscience in psychology and related fields, and the promotion of evidence-based practice in mental health. He is Professor of Psychology and Director of the Anxiety Treatment and Research Program at Drexel University, where he also serves as Associate Dean of the College of Arts and Sciences. He also served for several years as Director of Clinical Training of Drexel''s Ph.D. Program in Clinicial Psychology.Dr. Herbert has received numerous professional honors and awards, including the University''s Outstanding Teach of the Year Award in 1999. He has an active research program on the assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders, with particular emphasis on evaluating the effectiveness and mechanisms of action underlying new acceptance-based models of behavior therapy such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). He has published widely on these and other topics in professional journals, and is known internationally for his writings on quackery and pseudoscience in mental health. He is currently an Associate Editor of two professional journals (The Scientific Review of Mental Health Practice and Cognitive and Behavioral Practice), and serves on the editorial boards of several additonal journals, including the Journal of Anxiety Disorders.