The Centre for Anxiety Disorders and Trauma (CADAT) was founded by Professors David Clark, Anke Ehlers and Paul Salkovskis in 2000. The current Joint Clinical Directors are Dr Blake Stobie and Professor David Veale. CADAT has made clear contributions in the fields of research, clinical care, education and training; the tripartite mission of King’s Health Partners. Our Centre is a leader in research, training and the clinical treatment of anxiety in the UK. CADAT is also a psychological therapy outpatient service based within the South London & Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and is the main contributor to research into anxiety disorders in the Trust.