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Meanings are not determined by situations, but we determine ourselves by the meanings we give to situations. -- Alfred Adler

About Dr King

Dr. Russell King is a Registered Psychologist in the Province of British Columbia (No. 1464). He graduated from the Chicago based Adler School of Professional Psychology (now Adler University) with a Doctor of Psychology degree in Clinical Psychology April 2000. Prior to completion of his doctoral degree and registration as a psychologist, he practiced as a Masters level Registered Clinical Counsellor from 1994 to 2000. Dr. King has been in private practice since 1992, when he completed his Masters degree in Counselling Psychology. His graduate training dates back to 1990.

In addition to his private practice, Dr. King held the position of Executive Director for the Adlerian Psychology Association of BC from 1999 to 2005. APABC owned and operated the Adler School of Professional Psychology (BC). In June 2005 he assumed the role of Dean of the Adler School of Professional Psychology, Vancouver Campus, and remained in that position until February 2007. During his time with the school, Dr. King provided academic, administrative and institutional leadership to a growing campus. Much of his professional time was devoted to teaching, training and supervising graduate students.  His teaching activities with the Adler School date back to 1993 and earned him recognition by the BC Psychological Association who awarded him the Donald K. Sampson Award in 2007 for Excellence in Teaching.

Among his professional endeavours, Dr. King also devoted almost 9 years (April 2006 -December 2014) to the College of Psychologists of BC as an active Board Member, having held the position of Chair of the Inquiry Committee, Chair of the Quality Assurance Committee, and finally Chair of the Board.  His clinical and administrative experience greatly contributed to his effectiveness as a member of the Board as they made the necessary changes in policy and process in response to changes in the Health Professions Act. 

 

 

 

  

Memberships:

B.C. College of Psychologists (No. 1464)

B.C. Psychological Association

Canadian Psychological Association

American Psychological Association

North American Society of Adlerian Psychology

Adlerian Psychology Association of B.C.-- Awarded Lifetime Member status 2005