About Dr. Meuret
Prof. Dr. Alicia E. Meuret, Ph.D. is a board-certified clinical psychologist and the Director of the Anxiety and Depression Research Center (ARC) at SMU. She is a tenured Full Professor in the Clinical Psychology Division at the Department of Psychology at SMU.
Dr. Meuret was trained by the world-leading therapists and researches at Stanford University Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, the Affective Neuroscience Laboratory at Harvard University, and the Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University during her doctoral (1999-2003) and postdoctoral studies (2003-2005).
Her research program focuses on novel treatment approaches for anxiety and mood disorders, biomarkers in anxiety disorders and chronic disease (asthma), fear extinction mechanisms of exposure therapy, and mediators and moderators in individuals with affective dysregulations, including non-suicidal self-injury. Dr. Meuret is the founder of Capnometry-Assisted Respiratory Training (CART).
She serves on several editorial boards and was an Associate Editor for the journal Behavior Therapy and guest editor for the International Journal of Psychophysiology. Dr. Meuret is a member of the Scientific Advisory Board of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, was past president of ISARP and the Anxiety Disorders Special Interest Group at Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. She also served as a technical expert for Agency for Healthcare Research and Quality Effective Health Care Program. Dr. Meuret is a 2014 Beck Institute Fellow and a 2018 Rotunda SMU Outstanding Professors.
Dr. Meuret has authored over 85 peer-reviewed articles and book chapter. For her work, she has received generous funding by the National Institutes of Health and other agencies and awards, including the Anxiety and Depression Association of America, the Psychiatric Research Society, and the American Psychosomatic Society.
See full list of publications at: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/sites/myncbi/1Vo7rEv0ZdxAt/bibliography/47998141/public/?sort=date&direction=descending
Listen to Dr. Meuret's KERA NPR interview on anxiety disorder and depression/anhedonia
Read about Dr. Meuret's latest research on Depression/Anhedonia and Anxiety (Wall Street Journal)