Dr Liu Xinghua
Xinghua Liu is currently Tenured Associate Professor of Clinical Psychology at the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology at School of Psychological and Cognitive Sciences (SPCS) in Peking University, where he also serves as Associate Dean of SPCS, Director of Department of Clinical and Health Psychology, and Director of Beijing Key Laboratory of Behavior and Mental Health. His research has focused on develop mindfulness-based intervention for anxiety and depression distress, assessment of the effectiveness of the intervention, and investigation of the mechanism(s) behind the effectiveness. He has developed a web-based self-help mindfulness program for person with emotional distress and served more than 5000 participants currently. He is author and co-author of 60 papers published in international and national (with peer review) journals. He has received grants support from National Natural Science Foundation of China on mindfulness intervention. He currently serves as associate editor of Mindfulness, published by Springer (2019 IF = 3.581), and serves as assessor for several international and national journals. He also seves as associate director of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Committee, Chinese Mental Health Association and associate director of Division of Clinical and Counseling Psychology, Chinese Psychological Association.