Janice Mulligan, Toronto Ontario

Janice Mulligan MSW, Res.Dip.SW, RSW
Individual, Couple and Family Therapist

Phone: 416-920-4999 Ext 6700

New Clients: Janice is currently accepting new clients

Referrals: Self-referral or referral by a mental health professional

Fees: $140 per hour, covered by some private insurance plans

Cancellations: Janice requires 24 hours' notice for appointment cancellations. Appointments that are missed or cancelled late will be billed at the usual rate. 

Janice Mulligan is an Individual, Couple and Family Therapist at The Redpath Centre and a Social Worker at The Hospital for Sick Children. With 20 years experience, Janice has been employed in various settings including child development, children's mental health, and pediatric and adult health care. She has worked with various populations with a specific interest in Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), Epilepsy, and other chronic conditions including Diabetes and Arthritis.  

Janice has extensive experience with individuals, couples and families who are managing the impact of Autism Spectrum Disorder or Epilepsy in their lives. She has offered support in adjusting to diagnosis, managing ongoing social, emotional and behavioural challenges, exploring lifestyle changes, and advocating for necessary supports within a complex service system. Her work often includes collaboration with schools and the larger community. Janice has been invited to present on ASDs and Epilepsy, written scholarly articles, developed and moderated online courses through SNOW (special needs opportunity windows) and co-wrote educational information on ASD and Epilepsy for the About Kids Health Hospital for Sick Children website.

Specialization: Autism and Asperger Syndrome, epilepsy/chronic health issues, individual and family counseling, school consultation, brief therapy, Collaborative Problem Solving

Services Offered: Individual, couple and family therapy for those affected by Autism Spectrum Disorders (including Asperger Syndrome), other neurodevelopmental conditions, mental health problems and chronic health issues (epilepsy) and disabilities


  • Master of Social Work, Carleton University
  • Bachelor of Social Work, McGill University
  • Bachelor of Arts (Hons.), University of Toronto
  • Advanced Diploma in Social Work Research, University of Toronto
  • Certificate in Brief Therapy with Families, Couples & Individuals, Brief Therapy Training Centres International

Professional Affiliations:

  • Registered Social Worker, Ontario College of Social Workers and Social Service Workers
  • Member, Ontario Association of Social Workers
  • Member, Canadian League Against Epilepsy 

Selected Publications:

Mulligan, J., Bain, L., Mierdel, S. & Thorne, C. (2010) The Arthritis Program (TAP) Inflammatory Arthritis Education Program: The importance of hope within a chronic disease educational framework The Journal of Rheumatology, 37(6), 1271-1354 (Abstract)

Mulligan, J., Steel, L., Macculloch, R. & Nicholas, D. (2010) Evaluation of an Information Resource for Parents of Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder. Autism: International Journal of Research and Practice, 14(2), 113-126.

Zak, M., Mulligan, J., Kuo A. & Weiss, S. (2009) Patterns of internet utilization by parents of children with epilepsy for information and support. Epilepsia, 50 (Supp 11), 404. (Abstract)

Mulligan, L. & Steel, L. (2003) Autism Spectrum Disorder: Information for Parents. The Hospital for Sick Children. Toronto, Ontario.

Mulligan, J. (2001) Digging for Gold: An Exploration of Strength. The Brief Therapy Network News. Spring/Summer, 5-6.