Stefan G. Hofmann, Ph.D.

HofmannStefan G. Hofmann, Ph.D., is director of the Psychotherapy and Emotion Research Laboratory at Boston University. His research focuses on the mechanism of treatment change, translating discoveries from neuroscience into clinical applications, emotions, and cultural expressions of psychopathology. He is former president of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, and the International Association for Cognitive Psychotherapy. He is also editor-in-chief of Cognitive Therapy and Research and is associate editor of the  Clinical Psychological Science. His scientific work has been supported by grants from the National Institute of Mental Health and various private foundations. He has published more than 300 scientific papers and 15 books. He also works as a psychotherapist using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy.