CBT/DBT Associates Advisory Board
Dean McKay, Ph.D., ABPP is an internationally recognized expert in CBT, specializing in the treatment of OCD and anxiety disorders. He is a Professor of Psychology at Fordham University, President (2018) of the Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology and Past President of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (2013-2014). He has published over 200 peer-reviewed articles and book chapters, and is the editor or co-editor of 19 books. He is board certified in Clinical and Cognitive-Behavioral Psychology from the American Board of Professional Psychology. In addition to his professorship, McKay co-directs the Institute for Cognitive Behavior Therapy and Research, a private group psychological practice.
David R. Adler
David Adler is CEO of Adler Asset Management, LLC, investment adviser to the Adler Value Fund. From March 2014 to March 2017, Mr. Adler was Executive Vice President at CBRE, a commercial real estate services firm where he was Head of Corporate Development. Previously, he spent twenty-four years in Investment Banking. Most recently, he was a Managing Director at Bank of America Merrill Lynch in the Financial Institutions Investment Banking Group. Prior to that, he was a Managing Director at J.P. Morgan in the Mergers & Acquisitions Group. He is a member of the board of directors of TCW Direct Lending LLC and TCW Direct Lending VII LLC as well as Chairman of each of its Audit Committees. Mr. Adler received an M.B.A. in Finance from the University of Chicago Graduate School of Business and a B.A. in Economics from the University of Chicago.