Susan Bradley

Susan Bradley is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry, University of Toronto, formerly Head of the Division of Child Psychiatry, and formerly Psychiatrist-in-Chief at the Hospital for Sick Children. She is consultant psychiatrist to the Child and Adolescent Gender Identity Clinic at the new Centre for Addiction and Mental Health – Clarke Division (formerly the Clarke Institute), a clinic that Dr. Bradley founded in the late seventies. Other research interests include evaluation of parenting programs, especially as they relate to parents of young children. Theoretical interests include models that explain the development of psychopathology integrating findings from the developmental literature. Her recently published book Affect Regulation and the Development of Psychopathology (Guilford Press, 2000) provides a model that integrates biological and psychosocial thinking in psychiatry.