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Marty Antony


Dr. Antony is Professor in the Department of Psychology at Ryerson University in Toronto. He was also the founding director of both the Anxiety Treatment and Research Clinic and the Psychology Residency Program at St. Joseph’s Healthcare, Hamilton.  Dr. Antony is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and served as president of the Canadian Psychological Association (2009-2010). In 2018, he will begin a term as president-elect of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Dr. Antony has published 30 books and over 250 scientific articles and book chapters in areas related to cognitive behavior therapy and anxiety-related disorders. He has given more than 425 presentations to audiences across four continents. He has also been interviewed, featured, or quoted more than 450 times in various print, radio, television, and online media outlets, including the CBC, CNN, CTV, the Globe and Mail, National PostToronto Star,New York Times, Washington Post, Scientific American Mind, and many others.

Featured Publications

  • Antony, M.M., & Swinson, R.P. (2017). Shyness and social anxiety workbook: Proven, step-by-step techniques for overcoming your fear,3rded. Oakland, CA: New Harbinger Publications.
  • Egan, S.J., Wade, T.D., Shafran, R., & Antony, M.M. (2014). Cognitive-behavioral treatment of perfectionism. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  • Antony, M.M., & Roemer, L. (2011). Behavior therapy. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association. 
  • Antony, M.M., & Barlow, D.H. (Eds.) (2010). Handbook of assessment and treatment planning for psychological disorders, 2nded. New York, NY: Guilford Press.
  • Antony, M.M., & Norton, P.J. (2009). The anti-anxiety workbook: Proven strategies to overcome worry, panic, phobias, and obsessions. New York, NY: Guilford Press. 


  • Certified Cognitive-Behavioural Therapist, Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies, 2011
  • Diplomate (Clinical Psychology), American Board of Professional Psychology, 2003
  • Diplomate and Founding Fellow, Academy of Cognitive Therapy, 2001
  • PhD, Psychology (Clinical), University at Albany, State University of New York, 1994
  • BSc, Psychology, University of Toronto, 1987

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