Combining Research and Practice

Participating in Research at Our Center

We invite patients and trainees at the Oakland Cognitive Behavior Therapy Center to participate in research. However, you are not required to participate in research in order to receive treatment or training at our Center. We do not collect any research data from patients or trainees without their written consent. Our research policies and procedures are reviewed by the Behavioral Health Research Collective Institutional Review Board, chaired by Travis L. Osborne, Ph.D., 1200 Fifth Avenue, Suite 800, Seattle, WA 98101 (206) 374-0109. Email:

We thank you in advance for considering participating in research. If you do participate, we thank you for your contributions to the field’s knowledge about symptoms of depression and anxiety and related difficulties, the outcome of and process of change in cognitive behavior therapy, and skill development of cognitive behavior therapists.

If you have questions about our research, please don’t hesitate to ask.

Results of some of our recent studies are posted here.