Brian C. Chu's areas of interest include the assessment and treatment of anxiety and depressive disorders in youth, with a special emphasis on the dissemination of evidence-based practice, effectiveness research, and the evaluation of mechanisms of change and within-session client and therapist process variables that predict therapy outcomes. He has a developing interest in understanding multicultural issues that impact help-seeking behavior and access to mental health services. In addition to writing journal articles and book chapters in the above topics, has has co-authored three treatment manuals, Cognitive-Behavioral Family Therapy for Anxious Children (2nd ed.); The SKILLS Program, A Group Behavioral Activation Treatment for Middle School Youth; and Behavioral Activation and Social Exposure (BASE) Group Treatment for Schizophrenia and other Serious Mental Illness. Dr. Chu applies the scientist-practitioner model throughout his research, supervision of graduate students, and courses he teaches in child psychopathology and cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety and depression. He is an active member of the Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies (past president for the Child and Adolescent Anxiety Special Interest Group) and of the American Psychological Association's Division 53, Society of Child and Adolescent Clinical Psychology, for which he is current editor for In Balance, the division's official newsletter.