NHMRC Australian Public Health Fellow, Clinical Psychologist
Blake Dear, Ph.D., is a National Health and Medical Research Council (NHMRC) Australian Public Health Fellow and Clinical Psychologist. He is also a Director of the eCentreClinic and on the senior management team of the MindSpot Clinic.
The MindSpot Clinic is a free and national online and telephone delivered assessment and treatment service for Australian's with anxiety and depression, which is funded by the Federal Government. The eCentreClinic is a not-for-profit research unit that develops and evaluates innovative psychological treatment programs, which aim to improve access, for both clinicians and consumers, to evidence-based care.
Dr. Dear's research is pragmatic and has the goal of creating clinically optimally effective, safe, efficient and convenient treatment programs that are highly acceptable. He has a special interest in transdiagnostic approaches to psychological treatment as well as the internet-delivery of self-management programs for common chronic physical conditions, such chronic pain.
Grants and Funding: We proudly support the research and programs of 501(c)(3) non-profit organizations and institutions such as: the Anxiety Disorders program of the Jane & Terry Semel Institute for Neuroscience & Human Behavior at the University of California, Los Angeles; the Pacific Institute of Medical Research; the International Foundation for Research and Education on Depression (iFred); and SchoolsForHope.org, an iFred educational project. Working with these partners enables Anxiety.org to extend its commitment to its mission. All the donations received, as well as 100% of Anxiety.org revenue in 2017, will be contributed to build, develop, and further the understanding, investigation, discovery, and treatment of the full spectrum of anxiety and related disorders.