Dr. Ron Clavier was
born in Montreal. Following his undergraduate
studies at McGill University, he earned his Doctorate
in Experimental and Physiological Psychology from
Northwestern University. His Postdoctoral training
was in Biochemical Psychiatry at the University
of British Columbia. Ron then taught Anatomy and
Psychology in medical schools in Chicago and Vancouver.
Since 1982, he has run a private practice in clinical
psychology, basing it on his background as a neuroscientist.
In addition to his private practice, Ron consults
in the corporate, law enforcement, community,
health, and education sectors. He worked for a
number of years as Research Consultant in psychiatry
at the University of Toronto and was Senior Consultant
to the Council on Drug Abuse until 2007. Ron’s
television series, Adolescence: The Stormy Decade
was broadcast on Canadian television until 2007.
His book “Teen Brain, Teen Mind” (second edition, 2009) helps teenagers and those who work with them to cope with the difficulties of this phase of life.
in Toronto, Ontario.
Dr. Ron Clavier