Robin Friedlander

Professional Affiliations and other Positions

DDMHS, Vancouver Coastal & Fraser, Clinical Director


Dr. Friedlander has published two books, 17 peer reviewed articles, three book chapters and two semi-structured interviews. He has presented at more than one hundred conferences across Canada and internationally.

He is the past Chair of the Developmental Disabilities Section of the Canadian Psychiatric Association and chairs the Planning Committee of the biennial B.C. Health and Wellbeing in Developmental Disabilities Conference in Vancouver, BC.

Dr. Friedlander is the founder and director of the Neurodevelopmental Disorders Program in the Department of Psychiatry at UBC.

Individuals with dual diagnosis (mental health and neurodevelopmental disorders) have historically been marginalized both within the developmental sector and in mental health. The Neurodevelopmental Disorders Program has been a leader in providing psychiatry residency training in this field.

Program Director, Neurodevelopmental Disorders Program, Dept. of Psychiatry,UBC