Dr Egan lives in Perth, Australia, and is a Senior Research Fellow in the School of Psychology, Curtin University. Her main research interest is evaluating Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) for perfectionism in relation to anxiety, depression and eating disorders an area she has worked on for many years with Professor Roz Shafran and Professor Tracey Wade. Dr Egan has presented workshops and invited addresses throughout the world, and has published over 90 peer-reviewed scientific journal articles, and 6 books/book chapters. She has worked as a clinical psychologist for over 20 years and is a Fellow of the Australian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapy (AACBT) in recognition of distinguished contribution to the advancement of CBT knowledge, practice and extraordinary contribution to AACBT, which she served on for 20 years. Dr Egan was the chair of the World Congress of CBT committee for 8 years and was the first president of the World Confederation of CBT.
Professor Roz Shafran lives in London, UK, and is Professor of Translational Psychology at University College London. Professor Shafran has published over 200 peer reviewed scientific journal articles in the field of loneliness, perfectionism, anxiety, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD) and eating disorders across the age range. She is the recipient of many awards and recently was the first recipient of the Eric Taylor Award for Translational Research Into Practice Award given by the Association for Child and Adolescent Mental Health. Professor Shafran has been awarded as a fellow of the British Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapy, and the Distinguished Contribution to Psychology from the British Psychological Society. Professor Shafran has received a significant amount of grant funding and funding for training clinicians in a range of areas and written three CBT self-help books.
Professor Tracey Wade lives in Adelaide, Australia and is the Matthew Flinders Distinguished Professor of Psychology at Flinders University. In 2015 she was elected a Fellow of the Academy of the Social Sciences in Australia, in 2016 she was made an Inaugural Honorary Fellow of the Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy, and in 2019 she was the recipient of the Australia and New Zealand Academy of Eating Disorders Distinguished Achievement Award, and appointed a Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society. She is the director of the Flinders University Services for Eating Disorders and conducts research across a range of clinical settings as well as in schools, with over 200 peer-reviewed scientific journal articles. She has co-authored three books describing CBT for perfectionism with Dr Sarah Egan and Professor Roz Shafran.
Professor Peter McEvoy lives in Perth, Australia, and is a Professor in the School of Psychology, Curtin University. He is also a senior clinical psychologist at the Centre for Clinical Interventions (www.cci.health.wa.gov.au). Professor McEvoy has published over 100 peer reviewed scientific journal articles and held numerous competitive research grants including as Primary Investigator for evaluation of imagery enhanced CBT for social anxiety. Professor McEvoy is dedicated to the dissemination of evidence-based treatments and to increasing community awareness of signs and symptoms of mental disorders and evidence-based treatment options. Professor McEvoy regularly contributes to ABC local radio and print media on a range of mental health related topics, and has published four articles on The Conversation designed to inform the public about evidence-supported psychological treatments.
Dr Rebecca Anderson lives in Perth, Australia and is a Senior Lecturer and Deputy Director of Clinical Psychology, in the School of Psychology, Curtin University. Dr Anderson is committed to the dissemination of evidence-based interventions for mental health disorders, and has published a range of low intensity cognitive behavioural interventions for obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), health anxiety, body dysmorphic disorder, and chronic worry and rumination. This includes co-founding the first fully automated online treatment for young people with OCD worldwide (www.ocdnotme.com.au). Dr Anderson’s main research interest is in evaluating cognitive behavioural interventions for the obsessive compulsive and related disorders. She has published numerous peer reviewed journal articles and book chapters on this topic and is a member of the Australian Consortium for Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders. Dr Anderson has also served on the Board for 17 years and is a past National President of the Australian Association for Cognitive and Behaviour Therapy.
Dr Trevor Mazzucchelli is a Senior Lecturer of Clinical Psychology in the School of Psychology, Curtin University. Dr Mazzucchelli has practised as a clinical psychologist since 1994. He has extensive clinical experience in providing empirically supported treatments for emotional and behavioural disorders. He has developed programs to assist parents of children with disability prevent and manage commonly encountered behavioural and emotional problems, and trained practitioners in many countries to support parents in using these programs. Dr Mazzucchelli’s research interests are broad and include how individuals and families can achieve optimal levels of functioning under both stressful and normal circumstances. He has published over 50 peer reviewed journal articles, 15 book chapters, 1 book, and numerous practitioner manuals and client workbooks.
Ms Sarah Ure lives in Perth, Australia and graduated from the Master of Psychology (Clinical) degree at Curtin University in 2020. Sarah is working as a Clinical Psychologist (registrar) with children and adolescents.
Mr Christopher Gill lives in Perth, Australia and graduated as the top achieving student from the Master of Psychology (Clinical) degree at Curtin University in 2019. Chris is working as a Clinical Psychologist (registrar) in youth with mental health difficulties, having previously worked for many years in government.
Ms Lienke Wilker lives in Melbourne, Australia, graduated from the Master of Psychology (Clinical) degree at Curtin University in 2019 and is working as a Clinical Psychologist (registrar).