Steven Taylor

Steven Taylor

Professor, UBC Department of Psychiatry, Division of Neuroscience and Translational Psychiatry

Researcher, Vancouver Coastal Health Research Institute


Short Biography

Steven Taylor, is a Professor and Clinical Psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry. Dr. Taylor’s work focuses on anxiety disorders and related clinical conditions, and on the psychology of pandemics. Dr. Taylor is a member of the Canadian federal government’s expert panel on COVID-19, and a co-leader of the Psychology of Pandemics Network.

Research Focus

Anxiety disorders: Classification, biopsychosocial etiology, and treatment


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Dr. Taylor has authored 20 books and most recently “ The Psychology of Pandemics: Preparing for the Next Global Outbreak of Infectious Disease”, Cambridge Scholars Publishing, 2019

Significant Accomplishments and Professional Contribution

2005 Scientist-Practitioner Award, British Columbia Psychological Association

2010 Self-Help Book of Merit Award, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies

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