Dr. Karin Gleason

Child and Parent Research Institute

600 Sanatorium Street
London, ON  N6H 3W7
Telephone: (519) 858-2774, ext. 2247
Email: karin.gleason@ontario.ca

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

Recent students:

Current students:

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