47th CONGRESS OF THE EUROPEAN ASSOCIATIONFOR BEHAVIOURAL AND COGNITIVE THERAPIES
13 - 16 SEPTEMBER 2017 / LJUBLJANA - SLOVENIA

Organized by Turkish Association Of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies

Jonathan Huppert

Jonathan D. Huppert is Professor and Chair of the Department of Psychology at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel, where he holds the Sam and Helen Beber Chair of Clinical Psychology. Dr. Huppert specializes in the nature and treatment of anxiety and related disorders, and has worked on dissemination of CBT throughout Israel and beyond. He conducts research on the processes of cognitive behavioral therapy, to better understand its mechanisms. In addition to examining cognitive biases such as interpretation and attentional biases, he also examines factors such as emotion regulation, changes in cognitions and behaviors, and common factors including the therapeutic alliance and the placebo effect. He has been involved in a number of RCTs examining CBT vs. medications or other interventions for panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, OCD, and PTSD. His most recent trial examined CBT vs attention bias modification for social anxiety disorder. He is currently conducting studies on placebo effects in the anxiety disorders and on internet based interventions. He has published over 100 articles and chapters and speaks frequently at national and international events. He has received multiple sources of funding for his work including from the US National Institute of Mental Health and the Israel Science Foundation. Dr. Huppert is a fellow of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. He was the scientific chair of the 2015 EABCT Congress held in Jerusalem. He was the 2017 recipient of the Society for Scientific Clinical Psychology's Mentor Award. Dr. Huppert received his BA in psychology and religious studies at the University of Pennsylvania, his MA and Ph.D at Boston University. He did post-doctoral work at New York Hospital/Weill Cornell Medical School. He was full time faculty at the Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety at the University of Pennsylvania School of Medicine from 2000-2007 and has held an adjunct appointment there since 2007.

 

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