Dr. Colin King
Child and Youth Development Centre
Psychologist and Director
1163 Richmond Street
London, ON N6A 3K6
Telephone: (519) 661-2111, ext. 81183
Clinical interests: My clinical interests are drawn from my work as a School and Child Clinical Psychologist. I am interested in improving assessment and intervention practices for children and youth with learning, behavioral, and social-emotional challenges. I also have clinical and research interests in how interdisciplinary and integrated community approaches can improve long-term outcomes for children and families.
Topics for workshops, seminars: Assessment of learning disabilities; Supporting student mental health in the classroom; Counselling and intervention approaches with adolescents; Ethical challenges and dilemmas (with a focus on a school context); Suicide risk assessment and prevention; Roles and responsibilities of a school psychologist; Childhood Anxiety; Resilience for children and adolescents.
Type of clinical practica: Initial Intervention*, Advanced Assessment; Advanced Intervention
Types of clients: Child; Adolescent
Modality: Individual; Group
Theoretical orientation: Cognitive behavioural; Humanistic; ACT/Mindfulness
Types of client problems: Learning, behavioural, social-emotional challenges
Type of supervision you can provide: Student describes case; Co-therapy/Co-interview; You review videotape/audiotape with student; You observe student live
Recent students: K. Dossett (2016) S. Ouellette (2015); C. Hahn (2014)
Current students: J. Wilde (2018); A. Newton (2017 & 2018); J. Gillies (2018); J. Gillies (2019)
Clinical contact: Available
Research interests: Use of exposure therapy for anxiety reduction in school and community settings; impact of interdisciplinary assessment practices on learning and critical thinking for professionals.
Available to supervise: Yes
Last updated: May 21, 2019