Dean McKay, PhD, ABPP

Dean McKay, PhD, ABPP is Professor, Department of Psychology, Fordham University, is Past President (2018) of the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology (SSCP), and Past-President (2013-2014) of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT). He serves as a member of the Advisory Board for Better Living Center for Behavioral Health, which specializes in the treatment of anxiety and obsessive compulsive disorders. Dr. McKay is licensed in New York and Connecticut, a member of the National Registry of Healthcare Psychologists, and board certified from the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP) in both Cognitive-Behavioral and Clinical Psychology. He has edited or co-edited 22 books, published over 350 journal articles and book chapters, and given over 300 presentations at scientific organizations.  In addition to his work on the Advisory Board of Better Living, he is also on the Scientific Advisory Board of the International Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Foundation (IOCDF). Further, he is also a member of the Psychology of Pandemics Workgroup, an international consortium of researchers examining stress-related psychopathology associated with pandemics that was formed in February 2020.  Dr. McKay is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association, Association for Psychological Science, and Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. His research has been primarily obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, anxiety disorders, the role of disgust in psychopathology, and misophonia (selective sound sensitivity), as well as professional issues in the delivery of evidence-based interventions. He has also provided professional consultation and treatment internationally.

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