SOUTHLAKE REGIONAL HEALTH CENTRE
Name of site:Southlake Regional Health Centre – Child and Adolescent Mental Health Department
Supervisor or Contact Person: Dr. Robin Mitchell, Ph.D, C.Psych.
Type of Practicum offered: Child __X__ Adult ____ Both ____
General Information (i.e. description of the site, clients seen, services offered, is it TTC accessible? etc.)
The Child and Family Clinic for Specialized Mental Health Services provides mental health care to children, youth, and families struggling with child/adolescent mental health struggles creating significant functional difficulties for the child and/or family. The team provides intensive assessment and treatment using a multi-modal approach to treatment that is based on available knowledge of evidence-based best practice. Diagnostic issues in the identified child/adolescent may include, but are not limited to, anxiety disorders (including obsessive/compulsive disorder), mood disorders, attachment disorders, cognitively high functioning autism spectrum disorders, trauma, and developing psychotic disorders. The identified child/adolescent clients range up to 18 years of age. Comprehensive, as well as focused psychological assessments are conducted. A wide range of therapeutic approaches (i.e., CBT, EFT, narrative, IPT, psychodynamic/attachment-based) and modalities (i.e., family, group, and individual) are used in an integrative and evidence-informed manner.
The Eating Disorders Program offers assessment and treatment (including outpatient and day treatment) to adolescents with eating disorders. Psychotherapy is offered from a variety of theoretical orientations and in a variety of modalities (i.e., family, individual, and group).
Supervision (i.e. Is there more than one potential supervisor? group and/or individual? How often? etc.)
Practicum Application Deadline: January 20, 2012
Application procedure (i.e. documents needed, number of references, etc.)
Last Updated: December 2011