Dr. Keith Brownlee


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+1 (705) 330-4010ext. 2707
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Mon-Fri 8:30 am - 4:30 pm

Dr. Brownlee is a professor in the School of Social Work at Lakehead University. He teaches courses on clinical practice and research and statistics. Dr. Brownlee is known internationally for his work on Northern Social Work practice. He has published nine edited books on Northern Social Work practice as well as over a hundred chapters and journal articles about the practice of social work, family therapy and strength based clinical work (see ResearchGate).

Aside from issues related to northern practice Dr. Brownlee’s research interests include: the assessment of child, adolescent and family strengths, facilitating change with families and individuals using strength based and solution oriented models of therapy and general questions related to clinical practice in northern and rural areas. Keith is a co-author of the Strength Assessment Inventory for Children and Adolescents (Rawana, E. P. and Brownlee, K. 2009). This document has been developed to evaluate the psychological strengths of children and adolescents.

Dr. Brownlee maintains membership with the Ontario College of Psychologists and the Canadian Psychological Association.  He has provided professional mental health services to families and individuals for more than twenty years. Aside from individual and group therapy, he has experience as a family therapist, play therapist, supervisor, clinical director, executive director and consultant.