Steven Taylor, Ph.D., R.Psych., is a Professor and Clinical Psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia, Vancouver, Canada. Dr. Taylor’s research and clinical work focus on anxiety disorders and related clinical conditions, including:


  • Health anxiety (hypochondriasis)

  • Psychology of pandemics

  • Posttraumatic stress disorder

  • Panic disorder

  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder


Dr. Taylor has authored over 300 scientific publications and more than 20 books, which have been translated into several languages. Dr. Taylor has received a number of awards for his work, including awards from the Canadian Psychological Association, Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, and the Anxiety Disorders Association of America. In addition to teaching and research, Dr. Taylor maintains a clinical practice in Vancouver, BC, specializing in mood and anxiety disorders. In his spare time, Dr. Taylor is an avid scuba diver and underwater photographer.