Dr. Kerry Collins, C.Psych.

Dr. Kerry Collins

Clinical Psychologist

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Professional Summary

Dr. Collins is an experienced and compassionate psychologist who has been working in the London community for close to 20 years where she is established as a leading psychologist in working with children and adolescents. Her career has focused on helping individuals of all ages by increasing access to cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT) through treatment, teaching/training and research collaborations.

Areas of Practice

  • Anxiety and panic
  • Depression
  • Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Trauma and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD)
  • Body focused repetitive behaviours (BFRBs)
  • Hair pulling (Trichotillomania)
  • Skin picking (Excoriation)
  • Body image concerns
  • Identity development
  • Neurodevelopmental disorders (e.g., attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder, intellectual disabilities, specific learning disorder)

Treatment Approaches

  • Cognitive behaviour therapy (CBT)
  • Exposure with response prevention (ERP)
  • Trauma-focused CBT
  • Interpersonal psychotherapy (IPT)
  • Dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT)

Professional Credentials

  • Registered Clinical Psychologist – College of Psychologists of Ontario (CPO)
  • Certified as a Cognitive-Behavioural Therapist – Canadian Association of Cognitive and Behavioural Therapies (CACBT)

Professional Memberships

Professional Affiliations

  • Adjunct Clinical Faculty, Clinical Psychology Graduate Program, Western University
  • Adjunct Faculty/Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, Schulich School of Medicine, Western University
  • Associate Scientist, Mental Health, Lawson Health Research Institute
  • Associate Scientist, Children’s Health and Therapeutics Program, Children’s Health Research Institute

Education

  • Doctor of Philosophy (Ph.D.), Clinical Psychology, University of Windsor
  • Master of Arts (M.A.), Clinical Psychology, University of Windsor
  • Bachelor of Arts with Honours (B.A.), Psychology, University of Manitoba

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