Steven Taylor, PhD is a professor and clinical psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of British Columbia, in Vancouver, Canada. He received his graduate training at the University of Melbourne and the University of British Columbia. He is currently an Associate Editor of the Journal of Obsessive-Compulsive and Related Disorders, as well as serving on the editorial boards of several academic journals such as the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology and the Journal of Abnormal Psychology. He has published over 250 scientific journal articles and book chapters, and numerous books on anxiety disorders and related topics. Dr. Taylor served as a consultant on the text revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-IV-TR). Dr. Taylor has received career awards from the Canadian Psychological Association, the British Columbia Psychological Association, the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, and the Anxiety Disorders Association of America. He is a Fellow of several scholarly organizations including the Canadian Psychological Association, the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. His research interests include cognitive-behavioral treatments and mechanisms of anxiety disorders and related conditions, as well as the behavioral-genetics of these disorders. His research has been funded by grants from the Canadian Institutes of Health Research. He currently lives in Vancouver. When not at the office, he enjoys scuba diving and underwater photography. If you search Flickr you might find his web page of photos of marine creatures.