David is a Senior Clinical Psychologist with broad interests in the area of trauma, anxiety, and obsessive-compulsive-related disorders.
Prior to joining the Trauma and Mental Health Initiative, David was employed for 13 years at the Nepean Anxiety Disorders Clinic in Penrith where he helped to establish an active clinical research program. He has experience in applying experimental research methodologies in clinical contexts and is currently developing a series of projects investigating the course and trajectories of key cognitive and behavioural features of trauma-related disorders. He has published 48 peer-reviewed journal articles and three book chapters. He is currently an Associate Editor of International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction and Australian Clinical Psychologist and has previously served as an editorial consultant for the American College of Physicians.