Dr. Kerry Collins

London Health Sciences Centre - Children's Hospital

CAMHCP
800 Commissioners Road East
London, ON  N6A 5W9
Telephone: (519) 685-8500, ext. 55799
Email: kerry.collins@lhsc.on.ca

Clinical interests: (1) Evidence-based assessment and treatment of complex internalizing difficulties (e.g., anxiety and comorbid difficulties, school avoidance) in children and adolescents. CBT for anxiety and related disorders (e.g. depression) in group and individual format, motivational interviewing, DBT and parent/family interventions. (2) Client populations are children and adolescents ages 6-17, as well as their families. (3) Primary theoretical approach is CBT and adaptations (e.g. transdiagnostic CBT), with options for both diagnostic and psychoeducational assessments.  

Topics for workshops, seminars: School avoidance in children/adolescents; Anxiety disorders in children/adolescents; CBT or transdiagnostic CBT with children/adolescents; Learning disabilities in children/adolescents

Type of clinical practica: Advanced intervention, Advanced assessment

Types of clients: Child; Adolescent

Modality: Individual; Group; Family

Theoretical orientation: Cognitive behav.; Behavioural; Cognitive; Family systems; DBT, Motivational interviewing

Types of client problems: ADHD, Learning disorder, Tic disorder, PTSD, Adjustment disorder, OC & related disorders, Anxiety disorders, Depressive disorders, Gender dysphoria, Personality disorders, Somatic symptoms & related disorders

Type of supervision you can provide: Student describes case; Review audiotape with student; Co-therapy/Co-interview

Recent students: K. Dossett (2019); R. McDermott (2014); K. Zhang (2015); K. Rnic (2016); S. Ouellette; D. Machado (2017)

Current students: M. Brown (2020)

Clinical contact person: Available

Research interests: Management of childhood anxiety disorders in public sectors. Waitlist interventions for anxiety including the use of mobile technology for enhancing service delivery; CBT for anxiety and depression.

Available to supervise: No

Constraints: Not available to supervise March 2020- August 2020

Last updated: Feb 19, 2020