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Peter McEvoy

Clinical Psychologist, WA

Peter McEvoy is a Professor of Clinical Psychology within the School of Population Health and the enAble Institute at Curtin University, and he is a Senior Clinical Psychologist at the Centre for Clinical Interventions. Peter co-ordinates and teaches adult psychopathology and psychotherapy in the clinical masters program at Curtin University, and is also the Research Director at the Centre for Clinical Interventions. Peter has published over 150 peer-reviewed journal articles on the assessment and treatment of emotional disorders, and has specialised in the treatment of anxiety disorders in particular. In his clinical roles at the Anxiety Disorders Clinic at St Vincent’s Hospital, Sydney, and the Centre for Clinical Interventions, he has facilitated numerous CBT groups for social anxiety groups, panic disorder, agoraphobia, depression, generalised anxiety disorder, and worry and rumination. Peter has been an Associate Editor of the Journal of Anxiety Disorders since 2015 and is on the editorial boards of Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy and the Journal of Experimental Psychopathology. Peter was the recipient of the Distinguished Career Award from the Australian Association of Cognitive Behaviour Therapy in 2021 in recognition of his exceptional contribution to CBT through research, teaching and clinical innovation.

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