Dr. Michelle Pearce is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist (certified by the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Canada) who is an expert in the diagnosis and treatment of Tourette Syndrome, Tic Disorders, and their associated conditions such as ADD/ADHD. Dr. Pearce also specializes in the diagnosis of Autism in children 6 years and under. Prior to joining The Possibilities Clinic, she served for 18 years as a full-time consulting psychiatrist at Toronto Western Hospital’s Tourette Syndrome Neurodevelopmental Clinic. Dr. Pearce is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Toronto. Her advocacy for the safe use of antipsychotic medications prescribed for children has led to her ongoing participation as a guideline developer at CAMESA (Canadian Alliance for Monitoring Effectiveness and Safety of Antipsychotics in Children).