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Dale Munro, London Ontario

J. Dale Munro, MSW, RSW, FAAIDD
Individual, Couple and Family Psychotherapist

Email: dale.munro@redpathcentre.ca

Phone: (519) 266-3474 Ext 1

New Clients: Mr. Munro is currently accepting new clients

Referrals: Self-referral or by a mental health professional

Fees: $120 per hour, sliding scale available, covered by some private insurance plans

Mr. Dale Munro is an Individual, Couple and Family Therapist in full-time private practice with The Redpath Centre in London, Ontario. Prior to this, he was a Clinical Supervisor with Regional Support Associates. He has worked in the area of Autism Spectrum Disorders and developmental disabilities for over 30 years. He is a fellow of the American Association of Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities. The focus of his practice is providing clinical services to children, teens and adults with Asperger Syndrome and autism. He is a well-known speaker on ASDs and developmental disabilities, and has presented across North America. He has won awards for his work and has published numerous articles in international books and journals.

Specialization:  Individual, couple and family therapy for those affected by autism and Asperger Syndrome

Services Offered: Individual, couple and family treatment using a cognitive behaviour therapy approach; preparing students with Asperger Syndrome for the transition into high school, or university and college; treating anxiety, depression and obsessive-compulsive disorder; stress management and strengthening family relationships; effective family advocacy; giving presentations

Education:

  • Master of Social Work, Wilfrid Laurier University, Faculty of Social Work
  • Bachelor of Arts, Huron College, University of Western Ontario

Professional Affiliations:

  • Member, Ontario Association of Social Workers
  • Registered Social Worker, Ontario College of Social Workers & Social Service Workers
  • Member, Autism Ontario

Selected Publications:

  • J. Dale Munro (2013).  Families of children and teens with dual diagnosis: Therapy and support strategies (Chapter 9).  In D.J. Baker and E.R. Blumberg, Mental
    Health and Wellness Supports for Youth with IDD. 
    Kingston, N.Y.: NADD Press, pp. 185-208.
  • J. Dale Munro (2011). Couple Therapy for People with Intellectual Disabilities: A Positive Treatment Model (Chapter 11). In R.J. Fletcher (Ed.) Psychotherapy for Individuals with Intellectual Disabilities. Kingston, NY: NADD Press, pp. 235-261.
  • J. Dale Munro (2010). An Integrated Model of Psychotherapy for Teens and Adults with Asperger Syndrome. Journal of Systemic Therapies, 29(3), 82-96.
  • J. Dale Munro (2009). Working with Families: Essential Skills Every Professional and Manager Should Know! The NADD Bulletin, 12(3), 45-49.
  • J. Dale Munro (2007). A Positive Intervention Model for Understanding, Helping and Coping with "Challenging" Families.  In Ivan Brown & Maire Percy (Eds.) A Comprehensive Guide to Intellectual & Developmental Disabilities, Chapter 24, Baltimore, Maryland: Paul H. Brookes, 373-382. 
  • J. Dale Munro (1997).  Using Unconditionally Constructive Mediation to Resolve Family-System Disputes Related to Persons with Disabilities. Families in Society, 7(6), 609-616.
  • J. Dale Munro (1995). Counseling Severely Dysfunctional Families of Mentally & Physically Disabled Persons.  In Francis J. Turner (Ed.) Differential Diagnosis & Treatment in Social Work (Fourth Edition), Free Press, Chapter 16, 160-172.
  • J. Dale Munro (1991). Training Families in the 'Step Approach Model' for Effective Advocacy.  Canada's Mental Health, 39(1), 1-6.
  • J. Dale Munro (1982).  Developmentally Disabled Individuals.  In Shankar A. Yelaja (Ed.) Ethical Issues in Social Work, Springfield, Illinois: Charles C. Thomas, Chapter 8, 156-182.