Dr. Martin A. Katzman
Dr. Katzman is the Clinic Director at the S.T.A.R.T. Clinic (Stress, Trauma, Anxiety, Rehabilitation and Treatment) for Mood and Anxiety Disorders. He was recently appointed Director of Research (Dean) at the Adler Graduate Professional School. As well, he is a faculty member at the Northern Ontario School of Medicine and at the Department of Psychology at Lakehead University.
Dr. Katzman was trained at the University of Toronto, having first completed his B.Sc. in Psychology and Neuroscience, and subsequently completed his medical training, residency and post-doctoral fellowship.
Clinically, Dr. Katzman’s clinical work primarily focuses on adults with mood and anxiety disorders and he has special interests in adults with Attention Deficit Disorders, executive dysfunction and chronic pain. Clinically, Dr. Katzman’s treatment approaches include: pharmacotherapy, Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, as well as Psychodynamic and mindfulness-based treatments in both group and individual formats.
As an educator, Dr. Katzman has developed training programs for primary care physicians, psychiatrists, psychologists, social workers, occupational therapists, nurses, and complementary and alternative medicine clinicians.
His research focuses on Hypoprefrontality, Executive Dysfunction, Intolerance of Uncertainty and Low Hedonic Tone, as well as Motivation and Energy in relation to the development of Comorbidities and Treatment Resistance in the areas of disorders of Attention, Anxiety, Mood and Pain. He also has published on complementary and alternative medicine treatments and on the development of complementary technologies to help in diagnosis and treatment.
Dr. Katzman is also a founding member of the Board of Directors for the Anxiety Disorders Association of Canada/Association Canadienne des Troubles Anxieux (ADAC/ACTA), now known as Anxiety Canada, and was the founding Chair of the Scientific Advisory Board. Most recently, Dr. Katzman became the current treasurer of the American Professional Society of ADHD and Related Disorders (APSARD). He is the chair of a variety of scientific advisory boards and on the editorial board for a number of journals.