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Justin W. Weeks, Ph.D.


University of Nebraska Medical Center

Justin W. Weeks, Ph.D., is currently the psychotherapy director of the Anxiety Subspecialty Treatment Program in the Department of Psychology at Nebraska Medicine, a comprehensive health network, and the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Nebraska Medical Center.  He is also the director of the anxiety track of the psychology internship program at Nebraska Medicine.  In addition to being an active practitioner specializing in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for anxiety and related disorders in adults, Dr. Weeks is active in research and education.

Dr. Weeks completed his graduate work at Temple University under the mentorship of Dr. Richard Heimberg, and completed his postdoctoral fellowship at the Stress and Anxiety Disorders Clinic at the University of Illinois at Chicago College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry.  He was previously a researcher, instructor, clinical supervisor, and director of the Center for Evaluation and Treatment of Anxiety (CETA) at Ohio University.

Dr. Weeks served as the guest editor-in-chief for a special issue on social anxiety disorder of the journal Cognitive Behaviour Therapy in 2012.  In 2013, has was the program chair for the annual convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, and in 2014 served as the editor of the Wiley Blackwell Handbook of Social Anxiety Disorder.  He is currently serving as the guest editor-in-chief for a special issue on social anxiety disorder of the Journal of Anxiety Disorders that is scheduled to be published in 2024.