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Dr Robin Alter – Ph.D. – C. Psych

Dr. Robin Alter is a registered clinical psychologist in practice since 1979. She was a Senior Consultant to the Hincks-Dellcrest Children’s Centre and Blue Hills Child and Family Centre for almost 40 years. In her consulting capacity, she also worked with the Indigenous community regarding Fetal Alcohol Syndrome (FAS) and conducts FAS assessments.  Her current practice includes both the assessment and treatment of children, adolescents, and adults. She is the co-founder of the ADD Institute and a member of the Canadian Psychological Association, Ontario Psychological Association and American Psychological Association. Dr. Alter has been working as a psychologist for over 40 years, first in Florida as the only psychologist working with children and families in a rural mental health centre. Over the past 40 years, she has worked in Toronto, Ontario as a clinican and consultant and taught courses in psychology at York University, while also running her comprehensive private practice. She is the author of several books, Anxiety and the Gift of Imagination and the Anxiety Workbook for Kids, and has been working with Strong Minds/Strong Kid/Psychology Canada for the past 10 years in a variety of capacities, developing programs as well as a  member of the Task Force to guide psychologists to comply with the recommendations of the Truth and Reconciliation Committee for Indigenous People of Canada.