Dr. Gail Beck is a child psychiatrist, a writer and an internationally renowned speaker.

My clinical work in in Child Psychiatry, with Adolescents and Young Adults.

From the organizations I have served, and from my colleagues and patients, I have learned a great deal about medical systems in my province, in Canada and around the world. My blog and speaking engagements focus on youth mental health, health care and gender issues.

I am also a wife, a mother and a friend. My husband, my children, and my friends, as well as my patients and their families, are one source of inspiration, but you are another! Thank you for visiting, and please, keep commenting.

Dr. Gail Beck | In the media

As a child psychiatrist, a writer and an internationally renowned speaker, I often participate in media appearances, interviews, and panel discussions. I’m proud to speak on the issues I’m passionate about and I’m always excited to listen and exchange ideas.

Want to work on a story together? Email me at drgailbeck@gmail.com.

Latest Blog Posts

Blog posts

Pandemic Living – The 2022 Chapter

Recently I watched a two year old play while I had a holiday visit with her parents on Zoom. Two years old: this is a child has lived her entire lifr through the pandemic. While some research studies are revealing developmental changes in many young children, especially in literacy and numeracy, because of the decreased…

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Marijuana: My Second COVID Writing Project

It is 3 months since I wrote anything for this blog, but I have been writing. I have been writing about marijuana, specifically a book about the impact of marijuana on youth mental health: The Parent’s Guide to Marijuana. Since the pandemic began in March 2020, I have observed that the use of marijuana by…

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