Clara Hill, PhD
Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Maryland. Dr. Hill is past President of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Editor of the Journal of Counseling Psychology, and Co-Editor of Psychotherapy Research. Awards include the Leona Tyler Award (Society of Counseling Psychology), the Distinguished Psychologist Award (Division 29 of the American Psychological Association), the Distinguished Research Career Award (Society for Psychotherapy Research), and the Outstanding Lifetime Achievement Award (Section on Counseling and Psychotherapy Process and Outcome Research, Society for Counseling Psychology). Her major research interests are helping skills, psychotherapy process and outcome, training therapists, dream work, qualitative research, and meaning in life. She has published over 200 journal articles, over 65 chapters in books, and 11 books (including Helping Skills, Dream Work in Therapy, Insight in Psychotherapy, Transformation in Psychotherapy, and Consensual Qualitative Research).
Michael J. Lambert, PhD
Professor of Psychology at Brigham Young University and has been in private practice as a psychotherapist throughout his career. His research spans 30 years and has emphasized psychotherapy outcome, process and the measurement of change. He has edited, authored, or co-authored nine academic research based books, and 40 book chapters, while publishing over 150 scientific articles on treatment outcomes. He is the co-author of the Outcome Questionnaire, a measure of treatment effects that is growing in popularity.
Mariane Krause, PhD
Professor at Pontificia Universidad Católica de Chile’s School of Psychology. She obtained her doctoral degree at Freie Universität Berlin (Germany). Her areas of research are change processes in psychotherapy, depression, and the interaction between sociocultural and mental health conditions. She has led several research projects in these areas, with funding from the Millennium Scientific Initiative of the Ministry of Economy, Development, and Tourism (ICM-Chile), the National Committee of Scientific and Technological Research (CONICYT- Chile), and the United Nations Development Program. Currently, she is the Principal Investigator of the Millennium Institute for Depression and Personality Research, a Chilean centre of excellence in research, which received funding for 10 years starting in 2015. Between 2013 and 2016 she was President of the Latin American Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research. In 2016 she received the National Award of the Chilean Society for Clinical Psychology. Currently she is President-Elect of the Society for Psychotherapy Research.