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
of Social Work, McGill University
- Bachelor of Arts (Hons.), University
- Advanced Diploma in Social Work Research, University of
- Certificate in Brief Therapy with Families, Couples & Individuals,
Brief Therapy Training Centres International
- Registered Social Worker, Ontario College of
Social Workers and Social Service Workers
- Member, Ontario Association
of Social Workers
- Member, Canadian League Against Epilepsy
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.
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)
L. & Steel, L. (2003) Autism Spectrum Disorder: Information for Parents. The Hospital for Sick Children. Toronto,
Mulligan, J. (2001) Digging for Gold: An Exploration of Strength. The
Brief Therapy Network News. Spring/Summer, 5-6.