Dr. Karin Gleason
Child and Parent Research Institute
600 Sanatorium Street
London, ON N6H 3W7
Telephone: (519) 858-2774, ext. 2247
Clinical interests: Providing assessment, diagnosis, treatment, and consultation services to children and families with complex needs within a tertiary care setting. IDEAS service provides primarily outpatient services within an interdisciplinary team approach. Psychological assessment, diagnosis and treatment of children with intellectual/developmental disabilities and emotional disorders (anxiety and mood disorders) using an adapted cognitive behavioural approach. Practica students would have an opportunity to assess and address a wide variety of mental health symptoms and disorders in the context of a complex population presenting with intellectual disabilities.
Topics for workshops, seminars: Assessment and diagnosis of intellectual/developmental disability; Recognition & treatment of mental health disorders in children/youth with intellectual disabilities.
Type of clinical practica: Advanced intervention, Advanced assessment
Types of clients: Child; Adolescent
Modality: Individual; Group
Theoretical orientation: Cognitive behavioural; Behavioural; Applied Behav. Anal
Types of client problems: Intellectual disability; Communication disorders; Autism spectrum disorder; Impulse control; OC & related disorders; Anxiety disorders; Depressive disorders; Neurocognitive disorders; Sleep-Wake disorders; Disrupt. Impulse & Conduct disorders
Type of supervision you can provide: Student describes case; Co-therapy/Co-interview; Observe student live
Clinical contact: Not Available
Research interests: Effectiveness of adapting CBT based anxiety and mood treatment strategies for children and youth with intellectual disabilities.
Available to supervise: Yes
Constraints: Available to supervise senior students (not initial assessment/treatment practica) for child assessment and therapy placements from September 2019 - August 2020.
Last updated: May 21, 2019