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Robert King

Robert King, MD, has worked, for over two decades, with multiple interdisciplinary teams, largely in rural underserved regions of Ontario, in supporting individuals with intellectual disabilities, Autism Spectrum Disorders and mental health concerns. Dr. King graduated with honors from the University of Toronto Medical School in 1989. He attained certification in Family Medicine at Queen’s University (Kingston, Ontario), practiced as a Family Physician in northern Ontario, and then returned to the University of Western Ontario (London, Ontario) to complete his training in Psychiatry in 1993. He has since worked primarily in rural underserved areas of Ontario assisting in the development of innovative program designs, with a biopsychosocial perspective. He emphasizes the need to operationalize signs and symptoms of mental health concerns and objective monitoring systems to assess improvements in quality of life in response to treatment recommendations. He is currently consultant to the only Assertive Community Treatment Team in Canada exclusively supporting individuals with dual diagnosis (ACT-DD, Brockville Mental Health Centre) as well as Pathways to Independence (Brockville, Ontario), Kerry’s Place Autism Service (Aurora Ontario), and Community Living agencies in northwestern Ontario.

Books by Robert King