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Nikolaos Kazantzis, PhD, is an Associate Professor and Director of the Cognitive Behavior Therapy Research Unit at Monash University, Australia. As a licensed psychologist, he has written several therapist guides and provided CBT workshops to professionals in 20 countries. His scholarly work (140 publications) centers on the topics of engagement with homework, the therapeutic relationship (collaborative-empiricism, Socratic dialogue), and therapist competence assessment. He is recipient of NIMH grants for technology-based implementation of homework enhancement protocols. He is recipient of the Beck Scholar Award, presented by Dr. Aaron T. Beck and Dr. Judith S. Beck. He is Associate Editor for Cognitive Therapy and Research and International Journal of Cognitive Therapy, and is Editor-elect for Cognitive and Behavioral Practice. He was lead author and clinical demonstrator for the Australian Psychological Society (APS) online CBT training program, which has trained 7,000 psychologists. He is an APS Fellow and serves on the IACP Board.