Anthony Ruocco

Professor, Graduate Chair and Director of Clinical Training
Room 517, Humanities Wing, University of Toronto Scarborough
(416) 208-2762


Fields of Study


Professor Anthony C. Ruocco is a Professor in the Department of Psychology at the University of Toronto Scarborough and Graduate Chair and Director of Clinical Training in the Department of Psychological Clinical Science at the University of Toronto. He holds academic cross-appointments at the Centre for Addiction & Mental Health and Hospital for Sick Children and is a licensed psychologist registered with the College of Psychologists of Ontario. Professor Ruocco conducts research on the assessment of mental health symptoms and associated cognitive deficits and brain biology. His research focuses especially on personality disorders, suicidal thinking and behaviours, and addictions. He has a particular interest in studying alternative ways to define mental health symptoms, identifying associated cognitive and biological markers, and using this information in an integrative manner to enhance psychotherapy and brain stimulation approaches to treatment.