PhD, University of Illinois, Urbana, 1975
Dr. Lynn Alden is clinical psychologist and a Professor of Psychology at the University of British Columbia. She is a registered psychologist with the College of Psychologists of British Columbia and an Association of Cognitive Therapy-certified supervisor/trainer in cognitive therapy. She is recognized for her research in the anxiety disorders, and in particular for the role of cognitive and interpersonal processes associated with anxiety and depression. She has served as President of the Canadian Council of Professional Psychology Programs and President of the Society for Interpersonal Theory and Research. She serves on the editorial board of several journals that focus on the anxiety disorders.
Dr. Alden’s research interests include cognitive and interpersonal factors in the anxiety disorders, models and treatments of social anxiety disorder, and treatment for adult-onset PTSD. Her research is conducted from the perspective of two theoretical frameworks, evidence-based interpersonal approaches and cognitive-behavior therapy.
- Fellow, Association for Psychological Science
- Fellow, Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapy
- Fellow, Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavior Therapy (ACTCC)
- Fellow, Academy of Cognitive Therapy
- Fellow, Canadian Psychological Association
- Izaack Walton Killam Faculty Research Prize
- Izaack Walton Killam Faculty Research Fellowship
- Izaac Walton Killam Prize for Excellence in Teaching
- Robert E. Knox Master Teaching Award
- ACT Certified in Cognitive Therapy
- CACBT-ACTCC Certified in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
Dr. Alden is currently not accepting graduate students.