Margaret Wehrenberg, Psy.D., is a licensed Clinical Psychologist whose 5 decades of work in the mental health field include her groundbreaking work on anxiety that has influenced business leaders, elected officials, the legal system and educators around the world. Her programs on managing anxiety have helped over 50,000 clinicians to offer effective therapy for anxiety and depression to clients of all ages.
As a sought-after trainer, Margaret has taught in-person sessions throughout the United States and internationally throughout Canada and Australia as well as in Cuba at the invitation of Cuban Society of Health Psychology and The Federation of Cuban Women. Her training has also been offered internationally online in Greece, Italy and China.
As an author, Dr. Wehrenberg was the first to publish for psychotherapists about the underlying neurobiology of anxiety disorders and how psychotherapy can effectively “use the brain to change the brain” of anxiety and depression. Her 11 books on the treatment of anxiety and depression, published by W.W. Norton, have been translated into 7 languages. She is frequently interviewed by reporters and podcasters for her expertise on anxiety and her comments have appeared most recently in the New York Times. She is a regular contributor of articles for the award-winning Psychotherapy Networker magazine (print and online editions) and she blogs for Psychology Today.