DR. JOAN FLOOD
Dr. Flood is a graduate of McGill University and the University of Manitoba. Since 2006, her practice has been focused on ADHD, Learning Disabilities and Autism. For seven years, she was the Consulting Physician to the Pine River Institute, a residential treatment centre for teenagers with substance use and concurrent psychiatric disorders. Dr. Flood is a Board Member of CADDRA
, the Canadian ADHD Resource Alliance—an organization that provides physicians across Canada with scientifically-supported guidelines for diagnosing and treating ADHD. In CADDRA, Dr. Flood shares her expertise and leadership on several committees. She chairs the Advocacy Committee, a group dedicated to speaking with government officials, advocating for disability tax credit and medication coverage on behalf of individuals with ADHD. She also serves on CADDRA’s Education Committee, a group sharing specific standards of practice for ADHD assessment and treatment with Canadian clinicians. Dr. Flood’s enthusiasm is evident at Possibilities! She is a strong advocate for individuals with ADHD, believing in their ability to succeed with appropriate medical and psychosocial support.