The Fear and Anxiet Disorders Clinic (FADC) is located at the UF
Center for the Study of Emotion (CSEA) in the Surge area of the UF
campus. The clinic offers comprehensive assessments and
treatment recommendations based on the latest research findings. The
clinic is specifically designed to deal with Social Anxiety, Panic
Disorder, Agoraphobia, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD), Specific
Phobia, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), and Post-Traumatic Stress
Disorder (PTSD). The FADC is a speciality clinic of the University of
Florida's Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, and is located
on the campus of the University of Florida in Gainesville, Florida.
The faculty and clinical staff at the FADC are dedicated to psychological assessment and treatment evaluation of anxiety disorders. If appropriate, referrals for cognitive-behavioral therapy are provided at the UF Psychology Clinic. The FADC also has an important research aim, to increase understanding of the anxiety disorders and improve their treatment. Its educational aim includes the training and supervision of doctoral students and interns from the University's Clinical and Health Psychology doctoral program.
The CSEA and FADC were founded by Professor Peter J. Lang, Ph.D., a world-renowned expert in the study of fear and anxiety. Faculty members and post-doctoral fellows at the CSEA are engaged in a variety of projects aimed at improving our understanding of anxiety, fear, and emotion. The CSEA has been consistently awarded grants from the National Institute of Mental Health to conduct this research. Faculty at the CSEA have authored or co-authored well over 250 scholarly articles, chapters, and books on anxiety, fear, and the underlying determinants of emotional reactivities. They also regularly present scholarly research at national and international professional conferences.