Build a better understanding of the mechanisms that maintain and underlie meaningful change in fear-based symptoms (anxiety disorders, OCD and PTSD). Mechanisms of interest include: emotion regulation, anxiety sensitivity/distress tolerance, resilience, cultural values/systems, psychophysiological correlates.
Improve outcomes that matter to a wider diversity of individuals in an effort to empower our communities and reduce ongoing health disparities. Outcomes of interest include: quality of life, functional impairment, employment, school attendance, interpersonal conflict, and anger management.
Leverage latest technological and other innovations in order to expand the scope and access to evidence-based interventions on a local and global scale. Such innovations include use of: smart technology, mobile and wearable devices, ambulatory measurement tools, iterative and agile study approaches.