Collaborators

  • Martin Antony, Ph.D., ABPP
  • Mark Lander, M.D., B.Sc., FRCP(C)
  • Martin D. Provencher, Ph.D.
  • Jenny Rogojanski, Ph. D.
  • Don Stewart, Ph.D., C.Psych.
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Martin Antony

Dr. Antony is Professor and Chair in the Department of Psychology at Ryerson University.  He also holds faculty appointments at McMaster University and the University of Toronto.

Dr. Antony has published 29 books and more than 185 scientific articles and book chapters, mostly on the assessment and treatment of anxiety-based problems such as obsessive-compulsive disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, specific phobia, generalized anxiety disorder, and perfectionism.  A number of his books are in a self-help format and he has an interest in self-help approaches in dealing with common mental health problems.

Dr. Antony trains and supervises students in psychology and other disciplines. For this project, he supervised a recent Ph.D. student (Jenny Rogojanski) who  evaluated the information from the  InformedChoices website with a sample of  college students.

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Mark Lander

Dr. Lander is Associate Professor of Psychiatry at the University of Manitoba. He is the medical director of the Mood and Anxiety Disorders Program at the Health Sciences Centre in Winnipeg.

In his work with this project, Dr. Lander facilitated focus group meetings with psychiatrists and residents (specializing in mood disorders) to review the information from the InformedChoices website.

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Martin D. Provencher

Dr. Provencher is an Associate Professor at l’École de psychologie de l’Université Laval and a researcher at l’Institut universitaire en santé mentale de Québec in Québec City. He is Director of the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Unit at the University counselling center where he trains interns and practicum students in the use of CBT for anxiety and mood disorders.

Dr. Provencher is the past President of CACBT and was the Membership Chair from 2010 to 2011. He completed a PhD in clinical psychology at l’Université Laval and a clinical internship in CBT at the Calgary Regional Health Authority Consortium in Clinical Psychology. Before joining the Faculty at Laval, he worked for several years as a clinical psychologist at the Mood Disorders Unit of a large psychiatric hospital, and at the Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Unit of a general hospital, both in Québec City. His clinical and research interests include CBT for Mood and Anxiety Disorders, in particular Bipolar Disorder, Depression and Generalized Anxiety Disorder, and the dissemination of Evidence-Based Treatments for these disorders. His current research program focuses on psychosocial interventions for Bipolar Disorder.

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Jenny Rogojanski

Jenny Rogojanski is a recent graduate of Ryerson University where she worked under the supervision of Dr. Martin M. Antony. She completed her predoctoral internship in psychology at Montefiore Medical Center/Albert Einstein College of Medicine in Bronx, New York.

Currently, Jenny is working on a postdoctoral fellowship specializing in OCD and related disorders at the Frederick W. Thompson Anxiety Disorders Centre at Sunnybrook Health Sciences Centre in Toronto, Canada.

Jenny’s research interests focus on the dissemination of evidence-based treatments for anxiety disorders and depression. Her doctoral dissertation focused on evaluating the materials included in the informed choices website using an undergraduate student sample.

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Don Stewart

Dr. Stewart is a Clinical Psychologist, Associate Professor, and Director of the Psychological Service Centre at the University of Manitoba. His professional interests include clinical supervision and training, supervision ethics, and assessment of competencies.

His clinical interests include integrative psychotherapy, cognitive assessment, and disability determination. His research interests include supervisory self-assessment, determinants of help-seeking among young adults, and models of mental health service delivery.

His work with the team involved collaborating on projects evaluating postsecondary students’ information needs and pathways for help with stress, anxiety, and depression.  He is also extending this research by examining positive and negative predictors of mental health help-seeking attitudes and behaviors in clinical and non-clinical postsecondary student populations.

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