Dr. Colin King

Mary J. Wright Child and Youth Development Clinic

Psychologist and Director

1163 Richmond Street
London, ON  N6A 3K6
Telephone: (519) 661-2111, ext. 81183
Email: cking73@uwo.ca

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; OC and related disorders

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

Recent students: J. Gillies, O. Mohamed Ali (2019); A. Daoust (2020); L. Gabel, S. Goldsmith (2021), C. Sarmiento (2021)

Current students: M. Brown (2022)

Clinical mentor: Available

Research interests: Use of exposure therapy for anxiety reduction in school and community settings; improving accessibility and application of knowledge in school psychology practices; impact of interdisciplinary assessment practices on learning and critical thinking for professionals.

Available to supervise: No

Constraints: Not available to supervise during the 2022-23 academic year. 

Last updated: April 20, 2022