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Dr. Karen Baker, Walkerton, Ontario

Karen Baker, PhD C. Psych
Psychologist

Phone: (519) 889-3445

Office Location: Walkerton, Ontario

New Clients: Dr. Baker is currently accepting new clients

Referrals: Self-referral or by a mental health professional

Dr. Karen Baker is a Registered Clinical Psychologist in private practice in Walkerton, Ontario. For the past 12 years she worked with Regional Support Associates, where her work involved the assessment and diagnosis of cognitive ability and mental health, as well as consultation to families, schools and support organizations. In addition, she supervised Psychometrists and individuals working towards registration with the Ontario College of Psychologists. She has held a busy private practice since 2004. Dr. Baker served on an expert panel for the Developmental Disabilities division of the Ministry of Community and Social Services. She is consulting psychologist for the Enhanced Care Program of Bruce Grey Child and Family Services, and for Nawash Board of Education at Cape Croker. Her areas of specialty include the diagnosis of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD). She is currently part of a multidisciplinary project which intends to pilot a neurobehavioural diagnostic clinic in Grey and Bruce Counties.

Services offered: 

Assessment services for children over the age of six, adolescents, and adults.  Services include assessments for developmental delays/ disabilities, learning disabilities, behavior, giftedness, mental health issues, Autism Spectrum Disorders, and Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder. Services will be offered in the London office only.

Workshops (1.5 hours, ½ day, full day options)

  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Attachment Disorder
  • Down Syndrome
  • Behavioural Implications of Genetic Syndromes
  • Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder
  • BioPsychoSocial Assessment
  • Happy People Don't Act Out
  • Anxiety Disorders
  • Asperger Disorder
  • Social Skills training
  • Behaviour Management
  • Understanding a Psychological Report
  • Dual Diagnosis

Education:

B.A., M.A., Ph.D., University of Waterloo

Professional Memberships:

  • Ontario College of Psychologists
  • Canadian Psychological Association
  • Canadian Positive Psychology Association
  • National Association for Developmental Disabilities (NADD)
  • Grey Bruce FASD Community Mobilization Committee