John H. Riskind, Ph.D.
John H. Riskind received his Ph.D. from Yale University and is currently a Professor of Psychology at George Mason University. Prior to that, he had faculty appointments with the University of Pennsylvania Medical School, where he was Research Director at the Center for Cognitive Therapy, and with Texas A & M University. He is the current Editor of the Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy: An International Quarterly, the official journal of the International Association of Cognitive Psychotherapy (IACP), which will move to Guilford press as the International Journal of Cognitive Therapy in January 2008. He was formerly an Associate Editor of Cognitive Therapy and Research. He has authored numerous articles on cognitive styles in anxiety but also done work on depression and basic emotions theory. He is the co-author of two books with Lauren Alloy, including the recently published Cognitive Vulnerability to Emotional Disorders (2006). He is currently completing a book on the looming vulnerability model of anxiety and fear (e.g., Riskind & Williams, 2006). He has a private practice in Northern Virginia.