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Marty Antony


Dr. Antony is professor in the Department of Psychology at Ryerson University and provincial clinical lead for the Ontario Structured Psychotherapy Program. He is also professor (part time) in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioural Neurosciences at McMaster University, and professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. Previously, he was founding director of both the Anxiety Treatment and Research Clinic and the Psychology Residency Program at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton.  He is a fellow of the Royal Society of Canada, and a past president of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy and the Canadian Psychological Association. He has published 32 books and over 300 scientific articles and chapters in areas related to cognitive behavior therapy and anxiety-related disorders. He has given more than 425 presentations to audiences across four continents, and has been interviewed, featured, or quoted more than 450 times in various print, radio, television, and online media outlets, including CBC, CNN, Globe and Mail, National Post, Toronto Star, New York Times, Washington Post, Scientific American Mind, and many others.

Featured Publications

Antony, M.M., & Barlow, D.H. (Eds.) (2020). Handbook of assessment and treatment planning for psychological disorders, 3rd ed. New York, NY: Guilford Press.

Norton, P.J., & Antony, M.M. (2021). The anti-anxiety program: Proven strategies to overcome worry, panic, phobias, and obsessions, 2nd ed. New York, NY: Guilford Press. 

Antony, M.M., & Swinson, R.P. (2017). Shyness and social anxiety workbook: Proven, step-by-step techniques for overcoming your fear, 3rd ed. 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. 


  • 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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