Dr. Robin Alter, C. Psych.

Dr. Robin Alter is a registered clinical psychologist and has worked in children’s mental health for over 40 years. She maintains a private practice with Alter Stuckler and Associates and has been a  consultant for two of the largest children’s mental health centres in the Toronto area for over 36 years— the former Hincks-Dellcrest Children’s Centre, now Sick Kids Community Health Centre and Blue Hills Child and Family Centre. Dr. Alter also works with Anishnawbe Health Toronto, providing fetal alcohol assessments for the people of the First Nations community. 
 
Dr. Robin Alter received her undergraduate degree from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, New York and she received her Master’s and Doctoral degree from the University of Florida.  Dr. Alter taught psychology at York University and is a trustee with the Psychology Foundation of Canada. She gives many public lectures to parent groups, teachers, and principals, and has been on numerous radio and television programs talking about children’s mental health issues. She is the author of Anxiety and the Gift of Imagination and co-author of the Anxiety Workbook for Kids.   She is the writer for the anxiety section for the ABC's of Mental Health- an informative website for teachers and parents.  Dr. Alter joined AnxietyBC’s Scientific Advisory Committee in November 2017.