Assistant Professor

Diane Philipp

Child and Adolescent
The SickKids Centre for Community Mental Health
440 Jarvis St, Toronto, Ontario Canada M4Y 2H4
Appointment Status

Dr. Philipp is a Child and Adolescent Psychiatrist at the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre (HDC). She has been the site coordinator at HDC since July 2009. In addition to her teaching role, Dr. Philipp has an area of interest in the infant and preschool population and the transition to parenthood. Addressing the need for a family therapy approach that suits the very young, Dr. Philipp developed a play-based model that focuses on Attachment and Family Systems Theories. The approach is called Reflective Family Play. She has published and taught this model both locally as well as internationally.

Research Synopsis

Infant and Preschool Mental Health