Child and Adolescent Psychiatry

The Department of Psychiatry at Western offers an excellent experience in Child and Adolescent Psychiatry.

The Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry is very active with a wide range of experiences available in a variety of settings including inpatient, day treatment, outpatient and telepsychiatry programs.

Residents will have the opportunity to work in hospitals, children's mental health agencies, schools and other community agencies. Opportunities are also available in centers outside of London.

Training is available in a variety of therapies including family, group, individual, play, behaviour management, cognitive behavioral, interpersonal, dialectical behavioral, and psychopharmacology.

Many research opportunities are available in areas such as: pervasive developmental disorders, mood and anxiety disorders, eating disorders, psychotropic medications, and psychotherapeutic interventions.

Clinical Research Fellowship in Maternal Child Mental Health and Addictions available for interested individuals who will have completed their specialty and or subspecialty training in Psychiatry / Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, Obstetrics and Gynecology, Pediatrics (Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada or equivalent) or have completed training in Family Medicine (Canadian College of Family Physicians). Click here for details.

For information, please contact: Dr. Sandra Fisman, Chair, Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry, by email at: