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Panel Members

The Panel Members have a specific expertise in the transdiagnostic approach to mental health, and are responsible for facilitating the network, managing the website and social media account, and organising conferences and seminars for the network.

Warren Mansell

Curtin University

Warren Mansell is Professor of Mental Health at Curtin University, Perth, Western Australia. He specialises in the development, training and evaluation of universal mental health interventions informed by perceptual control theory, and studies the core mechanisms involved. He manages this website and hosted the 2021 conference.

Tim Dalgleish

University of Cambridge

Professor Tim Dalgleish is a clinical psychologist. He works both as a research scientist and group leader for the Medical Research Council in the University of Cambridge and as a practitioner in the NHS in the UK. His research focuses on understanding and developing psychological treatments for common mental health problems, such as depression, anxiety, and post-traumatic stress. He adopts a translational approach, seeking to utilise insights from basic cognitive neuroscience to enhance clinical interventions for these conditions. His work employs a range of scientific methods from brain imaging through to the use of large scale clinical trials.

Sara Tai

University of Manchester

Sara Tai is Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Manchester and Honorary Consultant Clinical Psychologist for Greater Manchester Mental Health NHS Foundation Trust. Sara is an internationally recognised researcher, clinician and educator in psychological interventions for mental health. Her research focuses on the development of a-diagnostic psychological innovations and understanding the mechanisms by which they work, including the development of mental health interventions informed by Perceptual Control Theory. She is also leading on international research combining the use of psychoplastogens with psychotherapy for a range of problems affecting our mental health, including depression and cancer related distress. Sara co-hosted the 2021 conference.

Jill Ehrenreich-May

University of Miami

Jill Ehrenreich-May, Ph.D. is Professor of Psychology, Pediatrics and Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at the University of Miami, where she also serves at Associate Department Chair for Psychology and the Director of the Child and Adolescent Mood and Anxiety Treatment Program. Dr. Ehrenreich-May’s research is centered on transdiagnostic cognitive behavioral treatments for youth with emotional disorders, along with related clinical training, dissemination and implementation foci. She is also the President-Elect of the Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies (ABCT).

Pete McEvoy

Curtin University

Peter McEvoy is a Professor of Clinical Psychology in the School of Population Health and in the enAble Institute at Curtin University, and a senior clinical psychologist at the Centre for Clinical Interventions. Peter is an Associate Editor of the Journal of Anxiety Disorders and is interested in transdiagnostic approaches to conceptualising, assessing and treating anxiety, affective, and eating disorders.

Shannon Sauer-Zavala

University of Kentucky

Dr. Sauer-Zavala is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Kentucky (UK) and is the founding Director of Clinical Services at the UK Clinic for Emotional Health.Her research is focused on exploring emotion-focused mechanisms that maintain psychological symptoms and using this information to develop more targeted, easily-disseminated intervention strategies. She is the co-developer of two transdiagnostic interventions: the Unified Protocol and BPD Compass.

David Preece

Curtin University

Dr David Preece is a clinical psychologist and director of the Perth Emotion and Psychopathology Lab within Curtin University’s enAble Institute. He is the Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Emotion and Psychopathology. His main research interests are in the understanding, assessment, and treatment of emotional disorders, with a particular focus on the role of alexithymia and emotion regulation as key transdiagnostic factors. David has led the development of several widely used psychometric tools, including the Perth Alexithymia Questionnaire and Perth Emotion Regulation Competency Inventory.

Rodrigo Becerra

University of Western Australia

Rodrigo Becerra is an Associate Professor in the School of Psychological Science at the University of Western Australia where he is the Director of the Robin Winkler Clinic. He is a senior Clinical Psychologist at the Black Swan Psychological Assessment & Therapy”, and Editor in Chief of the new Journal of Emotion and Psychopathology.  Rodrigo has published widely in the emotion and mental health field and focuses on emotions as transdiagnostic processes central to therapy.

Network Members

As a member of the network, you can share blogs, resources and articles from the website, connect with like-minded researchers to collaborate on research, and join our mailing list to be kept up-to-date on the latest developments in transdiagnostic approaches.

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Rodrigo Becerra

University of Western Australia

Ceren Gokdag

Manisa Celal Bayar University

Giuliano Tomei

University of Bologna

Jai Carmichael

Monash-Epworth Rehabilitation Research Centre

Ayse Altan-Atalay

Koc University

Orcun Yorulmaz

Dokuz Eylul University

Johan Vlaeyen

KU Leuven

Maria Loades

University of Bath

Giorgia Michelini

Queen Mary University of London

Kate Gould

Monash University

Matt Leeming

University of Manchester

Eiko Fried

Leiden University

Raphael Gutzweiler

University of Koblenz-Landau, Campus of Landau

Clara Strauss

University of Sussex and Sussex Partnership NHS Foundation Trust

Susan McCormack


Luke Waddon

University of Oxford

Blossom Fernandes

Oxford University

Michael Landman

Curtin University

Alanna Gallagher

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Colette Hirsch

King’s College London

Alexia Samiotis

Monash University

Shu-Tsen Liu

Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, China Medical University Children’s Hospital, Taichung, Taiwan

Robert Griffiths

University of Manchester

Tom Merrill

The Priory Group

Jill Newby

UNSW Sydney

Anamaria Churchman

University of Manchester

Caroline Lawlor

South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Heather Lucke

University of North Texas

Bethany Wootton

University of Technology Sydney

Alberto Gonzalez-Robles

Universidad de Zaragoza

Raju Maharjan

Technical University of Denmark

Lucy Albertella


Sarah Brislin

Rutgers University

Alexander Daros


Allison Harvey

University of California, Berkeley

Monika Waszczuk

Rosalind Franklin University

Isabella M. Palumbo

Georgia State University

Joe Diehl

Duke University

Soljana Cili

University College London, University of the Arts London

Steve Cisneros

Veteran Affairs Healthcare System

Trishna Patel

University of East London

Celia Camblor

University of Oviedo

Pelin Bintas-Zorer

Dokuz Eylul University

Eva de Hullu

Open Universiteit

Matias Salgado

Tornu Hospital

Warren Mansell

Curtin University

Holly Levin-Aspenson

Brown University

Michael Ehinmowo

University of Ibadan

Zachary Cohen


Frank Burbach



University of Chile

Punit Virk

University of British Columbia

Rob Montgomery

Happify Health

Sarah Elizabeth Stoeckl

Happify Health | BIDMC

Esra Altin

Ankara Yildirim Beyazit University

Chang Liu

Monash University

Stuart Estrella-Pinto

Sheffield Hallam University

Joanne Forsyth

The University of Manchester

Nassim Tabri

Carleton University

Jayne Morriss

University of Southampton

Eduardo Fonseca-Pedrero

Universidad de la Rioja

Christoforos Thomadakis

University of Crete, DPT of Psychology

Mat Rawsthorne

Hilltop Digital Lab Ltd & Institute of Mental Health, University of Nottingham

Joaquin Pardo, PhD

Centro universitario La Salle (UAM)

Amador Priede


Imogen Bell

Orygen, University of Melbourne

Yvonne Awenat

University of Manchester

Amanda Diaz-Garcia

Universidad de Zaragoza

Shelley Roy

Gulliver Prepratory

Ozge Erarslan

Eylul University

Sonia Garcia

Universidad Internacional Isabel I de Burgos

Talya Greene

University of Haifa

Kuba Grzegrzolka (Jakub Grzegrzolka)

Restore Control Ltd

Colm Healy

Royal College of Surgeon in Ireland

Servet Kacar

Pamukkale University

Ramon Servin


Magnus Blondahl Sighvatsson

University of Iceland and Reykjavik University

Jessica Fritz

Philipps-University Marburg & University of Cambridge

Layla Mofrad

Cumbria, Northumberland, Tyne and Wear NHS Trust

Tim Dalgleish

University fo Cambridge

Kaitlyn Brodar

Children’s National Hospital

Kathleen Little

University of Miami

Estefany Saez-Clarke

University of Miami

Lindsey Giunta

Nova Southeastern University

Ashley Karlovich

University of Miami

Spencer Evans

University of Miami

Niza Tonarely-Busto

University of Miami

Elizabeth Halliday

University of Miami

Lauren Milgram

University of Miami

Weiying (Lucky) Chen

Alliant International University (CSPP-LA)

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