Keynote – Craske 2023

Michelle G. Craske

University of California, Los Angeles

Michelle G. Craske, Ph.D., is Professor of Psychology, and of Psychiatry and Biobehavioral Sciences, Kevin Love Fund Centennial Chair, Director of the Anxiety and Depression Research Center, and Associate Director of the Staglin Family Music Center for Behavioral and Brain Health, at the University of California, Los Angeles. She is also co-director of the UCLA Depression Grand Challenge. She has published extensively in the area of fear, anxiety and depression, including over 570 peer reviewed journal articles as well as academic books and several self-help books and therapist guides, and is on the Web of Science Most Highly Cited Researcher List. She has been the recipient of extramural funding since 1993 for research projects pertaining to risk factors for anxiety and depression among children and adolescents, neural mediators of emotion regulation and behavioural treatments for anxiety disorders, fear extinction translational models for optimizing exposure therapy, novel behavioural therapies targeting reward sensitivity and anhedonia, and scalable treatment models for underserved populations. She is Editor-in-Chief for Behaviour Research and Therapy. Dr Craske holds the position of Officer of the Order of Australia.


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