Ron Rapee

Distinguished Professor of Psychology
Director, Centre for Emotional Health
Director, Department of Psychology
PhD (Psychology), MS (Psychology), BS (Psychology)

Dr Ron Rapee is a Distinguished Professor in the Department of Psychology and Director of the Centre for Emotional Health. Ron has established an international reputation for his research into the understanding and management of anxiety and related problems in both children and adults and has published widely in some of the leading scientific journals. He has developed a number of empirically supported treatment programs that are used by researchers and therapists in countries across the world and has been honoured by awards from both scientific and consumer groups.

Ron received the Distinguished Career Award from the Australian Association for CBT and the Distinguished Contribution to Science Award from the Australian Psychological Society. He serves on the editorial board and acts as associate editor for international journals and provides consultation to a number of government, non-government and scientific bodies. Ron's main professional interest is to provide a blend of scientifically rigorous but practically applied research and he derives particular pleasure from mentoring new researchers.

Ron played a key role in establishing the MindSpot Clinic, Australia's first online and telephone mental health clinic. Read the full case study here →

Ron Rapee

Areas of expertise:

  • Emotional health
  • Anxiety