Clinical Psychology: Scientific and Cultural Foundations will address the major areas associated with clinical psychology. This texts integrates perspectives from multiple cultures in every chapter. Clinical Psychology: Scientific and Cultural Foundations is designed to expose students to the breadth of areas associated with clinical psychology, and to provide a window into the wide diversity of professional activities of clinical psychologists.
Dean McKay, Ph.D., ABPP is Associate Professor and past Director of the Doctoral Training Program in Clinical Psychology (2003-2006), Department of Psychology, Fordham University. He currently serves on the editorial boards of the Journal of Clinical Psychology and Journal of Anxiety Disorders. He has published over 60 journal articles and book chapters, and has over 100 conference presentations. Dr. McKay is currently Associate Program Chair (2006) for the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy, and will serve as the Program Chair for 2007. He is Board Certified in Behavioral and Clinical Psychology of the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP), is a Fellow of the American Board of Behavioral Psychology and the Academy of Clinical Psychology, as well as a Clinical Fellow of the Behavior Research and Therapy Society. Dr. McKay is currently completing a book on the theoretical bases of empirically supported cognitive-behavior therapy interventions (to be published by Lawrence Erlbaum Associates). He is also editing a text on research methods in abnormal and clinical psychology (to be published by Sage), is co-editor (with Jonathan Abramowitz, of UNC-Chapel Hill and Steven Taylor, of University of British Columbia) of two textbooks on Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. He is also co-editor (with Bunmi Olatunji, of Vanderbilt University) of a forthcoming textbook on the role of disgust in psychopathology (to be published by the American Psychological Association Press). His research has focused primarily on Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and associated subtypes, spectrum conditions of OCD (such as Body Dysmorphic Disorder and Hypochondriasis), anxiety disorders in general, and the relation between disgust and psychopathology. He is also the Director and Founder of the Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Research, a private institute offering specialized treatment and research on the anxiety eating disorders.