About the Author:
Dr. Chris Williams is a Professor of Psychiatry and Honorary Consultant Psychiatrist at the University of Glasgow, Scotland, UK. He is also a member of the British Psychological Society (BPS) and Honorary Fellow and past-President of the lead body for cognitive behavioural therapy in the UK – BABCP. His primary clinical and research interest is in the area of cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT), with a focus on disseminating this approach more widely. He has developed both print- and computer-based self-help treatments for anxiety, depression, and bulimia, and is a respected CBT trainer and teacher.
Dr. Williams is a past-President of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies, the lead body for CBT in the United Kingdom. He is the Director of the Glasgow Institute for Psychosocial Interventions, which focuses on training and research in evidence-based psychosocial interventions. He is an award-winning and widely recognised researcher and trainer in the evidence-based cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT)approach. Dr. Williams is also a Patron of Triumph over Phobia, and a Patron of Anxiety UK, both user-led, self-help charities that address anxiety management.