Dr. Darren Courtney earned his MD in 2004 at Queen’s University and completed psychiatry residency in 2009 at the University of Ottawa. He was the clinical director of the Youth Inpatient Unit at the Royal Ottawa Mental Health Centre from 2009 to 2014. He moved to Toronto in 2014 where he worked on the Concurrent Youth Inpatient Unit at the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health, until 2017; where his clinical work with concurrent disorders continues with outpatient youth.
Areas of Research
Dr. Courtney's research focus is projects identifying quality practice guidelines and corresponding multi-disciplinary care pathways to facilitate evidence-based and measurement-based care for adolescents with depression. His academic work has been supported by the Cundill Centre for Child and Youth Depression, Canadian Institute for Health Research and University of Toronto Department of Psychiatry’s Academic Scholars Award. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Toronto.
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