Ladislav Timulak, PhD is Associate Professor at Trinity College Dublin, Ireland. He is Course Director of the Doctorate in Counselling Psychology. Ladislav (or short Laco; read Latso) is involved in the training of counselling psychologists and various psychotherapy trainings in Ireland and internationally. Laco is both an academic and practitioner. His main research interest is psychotherapy research, particularly the development of emotion-focused therapy. He currently is developing this form of therapy for generalised anxiety disorder.
He has written six books, over 70 peer reviewed papers and various chapters in both his native language, Slovak and in English. His most recent books include Transforming Emotional Pain in Psychotherapy: An Emotion-Focused Approach (Routledge, 2015) and Transforming Generalized Anxiety: An Emotion-Focused Approach (Routledge, 2017). He serves on various editorial boards. He maintains a part-time private practice.