David Carbonell, Ph.D.

About the Presenter

Dave Carbonell, Ph.D., is a clinical psychologist who specializes in the treatment of fears and phobias. In 1990, he founded one of the first group practices in the country that was solely dedicated to the treatment of these conditions and continues that work today. He is the author of Panic Attacks Workbook (2004) and The Worry Trick (2016), and the “coach” at www.anxietycoach.com, a popular self help web site for people recovering from anxiety disorders. He received his Ph.D. from DePaul University in 1985, and is licensed as a psychologist in Illinois and New York. Dr. Carbonell has conducted professional training in the treatment of anxiety disorders for more than 7000 therapists in the United States and abroad. He is also the founding member of The Therapy Players, an improvisational comedy troupe of professional psychotherapists that performs at mental health conferences and other venues in and around Chicago.

Blackledge, John. 2015. Cognitive Defusion in Practice. Oakland, California: New Harbinger Publications.
Carbonell, David. 2004. Panic Attacks Workbook: A Guided Program for Beating the Panic Trick. Berkeley, California: Ulysses Press.
Carbonell, David. 2016. The Worry Trick. Oakland, California: New Harbinger Publications.
Harris, Russ.2009. ACT Made Simple: An Easy‐to‐Read Primer on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. Oakland, California: New Harbinger Publications.
Seif, Martin, and Winston, Sally. 2014. What Every Therapist Needs to Know about Anxiety Disorders. New York: Routledge Press.