About the Author

Joan Tucker MD FRCP(C), ABPN, is a psychiatrist in clinical practice in Toronto, as well as a consultant for a leading disability insurance carrier. She has specialized in the last 15 years in mental health disability, offering independent medical examinations for employers, disability insurers and lawyers, as well as offering clinical support for patients navigating the complicated arena of returning to work after mental health disability. Dr. Tucker has a Fellowship in child and adolescent psychiatry and is a lecturer at the University of Toronto. She has a personal interest in holistic healing, and has published her memoir “How to Heal from a Disaster” in Spirituality and Health Magazine.


Areas of Expertise

Psychiatric Disability
Child and Adolescent Psychiatry
General Psychiatry
Writing and presentations

Professional Affiliations

Ontario Medical Association
Royal College of Physician and Surgeons of Canada
American Board of Psychiatry and Neurology
Canadian Society of Medical Evaluators

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