Ronald M Rapee is currently Professor in the Department of Psychology, Macquarie University, Sydney, Australia and director of the Centre for Emotional Health.
Professor Rapee 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 have been honoured by awards from both scientific and consumer groups.
Professor Rapee 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.
Professor Rapee’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.