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Richard Heimberg

Richard Heimberg is a researcher, psychotherapist, and current professor at Temple University. Cognitive behaviour group therapy was founded on principles developed by Heimberg at the University of Albany's Centre for Stress and Anxiety Disorders. His focus lies on anxiety disorders, specifically social phobia. He has published more than 250 articles and books on social phobia.

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In 1983, he became the first researcher to receive National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH) funding to study psychosocial treatments for social phobia after the term first appeared in the third edition of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders in 1980.

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