Bringing Clinical Wisdom to Research & Research Insight to Clinical Work


On Friday, November 3, 2023, the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS) presented Dr. Javanbakht with the Distinguished Mentor Award, which recognizes individuals who demonstrate consistent dedication to the training of students in the field of trauma studies.

Check out Dr. Javanbakht’s new book, AFRAID: Understanding the Purpose of Fear, and Harnessing the Power of Anxiety, which covers many aspects of fear and anxiety, including evolution, brain and body, why we love to be scared, fear and bravery, meaning, creativity, diseases of fear and trauma and their cutting-edge treatments, and politics of fear and media. 

Learn about his inspiration for the book, here!