J. Telch is a Sumna Cum Laude graduate from the University of
Massachusetts at Amherst. He received his doctoral degree in
Counseling Psychology from Stanford University. He then
completed a two-year post-doctoral fellowship in Behavioral
Medicine and Cardiovascular Epidemiology at Stanford
University School of Medicine. Upon completion, He stayed on
in the medical school at Stanford as a research scientist
where he directed the Panic Disorder Agoraphobia Program in
the Department of Psychiatry and Co-Directed the Adolescent
Heart Health Program in the Center for Disease Prevention.
Dr. Telch is
currently a tenured Professor of Psychology and Director of
the Laboratory for the Study of Anxiety Disorders at the
University of Texas at Austin and former Director of the
Consultantsal Psychology Program at the University of Texas. He is
a member of the American Psychological Association, American
Psychological Society, and Society for Psychopathology
Research, and is a fellow of the American Association for the
Advancement of Preventative Psychology.
Dr. Telch is
internationally recognized for his scientific research on the
nature and treatment of panic and anxiety-related disorders.
He serves as a scientific advisor to the National Institute of
Mental Health's Anxiety Disorders Education Program and has
served on the National Institute of Mental Health's Panic
Disorder Education Program. He has published over 80 articles
and book chapters focusing primarily on anxiety and its
disorders and is the recipient of numerous private, state, and
national research grants.