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Nikolaos Kazantzis, PhD

Professor of Clinical Psychology and Director of Clinical Programs, Institute of Social Neuroscience, Australia

Nikolaos Kazantzis, PhD, has worked in clinical, training and research settings for over two decades. He is founder and director of the Cognitive Behavior Therapy Research Unit. His research focuses on processes within the therapeutic relationship, how they directly support treatment changes and client engagement, and how they can be reliably assessed by trained observers and supervisors. He is a Beck Scholar, Fellow of the Australian Psychological Society and the International Association for Cognitive Therapy’s Delegate for Australia.

In 2020, he is serving as Guest Editor for the scholarly journals: Cognitive Therapy and Research, Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, Frontiers in Psychiatry, Frontiers in Psychology and Psychotherapy Research. He is also continuing his term as Associate Editor for Cognitive Therapy and Research, is incoming Editor for Cognitive and Behavioral Practice and is Editor for Springer Nature’s “CBT: Science into Practice” book series.