Giovanni Fava

Dr. Fava got his medical degree at the University of Padova in Italy, where he specialized in psychiatry. After spending several years in the U.S., he went back to Italy, where he is now Professor of Clinical Psychology at the University of Bologna. He has a joint appointment with the State University of New York at Buffalo, where he is Clinical Professor of Psychiatry. As head of the Affective Disorders Program and Laboratory of Experimental Psychotherapy of the University of Bologna, he has performed groundbreaking research in mood and anxiety disorders, introducing new psychotherapeutic approaches, such as the sequential treatment and well-being therapy. He is the Editor-in-Chief of Psychotherapy and Psychosomatics, a journal which has climbed the impact factor rankings to become, with an impact factor of 9.20, the top world journal for original investigations in the psychology ranking.