Danny Derby is Clinical Psychologist and has a PhD in human sexuality. He is the founder and director of Cognetica — the Israeli Center For Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and a co-founder of The Israeli Center For Medical Psychology. Dr. Derby received his clinical training at the University of Hartford and his sexological training at the Institute For the Advanced Study of Human Sexuality. He trained with Prof. Patricia Resick at the Center For Trauma Recovery and co-authored with Prof. Resick the book “new horizons in the treatment of PTSD”. Dr Derby specializes in anxiety and OC spectrum disorders. Dr Derby worked as a clinician, lecturer, supervisor and a researcher at the Center For Treatment and Study of Traumatic Stress In The Community at Hadassah University Hospital. He also developed clinical services and hotline crisis interventions for the Israeli Aids Task Force. In recent years Dr. Derby devoted his time to research obsessive compulsive phenomena in relationships and to development of clinical interventions to relationship ocd and related phenomena. Today he is a member of the board of the Israeli Association for Cognitive and Behavioral therapy (ITA) and a member of the Clinical Psychology Committee, that is responsible for clinical training in psychology and consults the Israeli Ministry of Health.