Dr. Diane Warling, Ph.D., C.Psych.
Dr. Diane Warling holds her Ph.D. from the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education and provides psychological assessments and treatment to children, adolescents, and families with serious mental health difficulties, behavioural, and emotional problems. With specializations in Cognitive-Behavioural and Dialectical Behaviour Therapy, her experience includes a variety of counselling, consulting, and instructing roles in organizations such as the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, Ontario Shores Centre for Mental Health Sciences, Kinark Child and Family Services, and Child and Adolescent Services of the City of Hamilton. Dr. Warling is an integral member of research, evaluation, and program development projects with focuses such as evidence-based treatment for youth and families in partnership with the Clinical Transformation initiative. She is involved in screening, formal psychological assessments with complex needs youth, developing and implementing safety management plans, and stagg training/development. Dr. Warling’s research interests have included juvenile fire involvement and antisocial behaviour, the development and evaluation of a treatment program for juvenile fire involvement, the evaluation of an intergenerational trauma treatment program, and the implications of youth justice policy and procedural changes for adolescents in contact with the law. In addition, Dr. Warling has taught graduate-level courses for OISE in the School and Clinical Child Psychology Program, also providing supervision to multiple psychology graduate students, interns, and psychologists in supervised practice over the past 15 years. Dr. Warling is a registered psychologist with the College of Psychologists of Ontario and is a member of the Canadian Psychological Association.