Robert DeRubeis

Robert DeRubeisis Associate Dean for the Social Sciences and Professor of Psychology in the School of Arts and Sciences at the University of Pennsylvania. He is widely considered one of the leading psychotherapy researchers in the world and is especially known for leading complex multi-site trials investigating processes and outcomes for CBT and medication in treatment of depression. Robert is known for his thoughtful but energetic engagement with issues concerning therapy processes and the components of therapy responsible for change. For more information visit


Brin F.S. Grenyer

Brin F.S. Grenyer is Associate Professor in the School of Psychology at the University of Wollongong and foundation Scientific Director, Neuroscience and Mental Health Theme, Illawarra Health and Medical Research Institute.. He leads several clinical and research teams involved in the treatment of chronic and complex psychological problems, including chronic depression, aggression and violence, substance dependence and personality disorders. He has contributed over 70 scientific papers and recently authored 'Mastering relationship conflicts: Discoveries in theory, research and practice' for American Psychological Association Books.