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Dr. Philip Ney

Dept. of Psychology, Mount Joy College

Brief Biography:

Graduated from University of British Columbia,MD. McGill University,Dip Psych, University of London, DPM University of Illinois, MA. Presently licensed to practice in British Columbia in psychiatry and psychology. Have FRCP(C) Have been editorial reviewer for a number of journals, Was on the board of Canadian J of Psychiatry. 70+ publications, 7 books


Academic positions:


1. 1953-1955: University of Victoria
2. 1956-1960: MD; University of British Columbia
3. 1961-1965: Dip Psychiatry; McGill University
4. 1963-1964: DPM; University of London and Conjoint Board
5. 1967-1968: MA (Child Dev.); University of Illinois
6. 1963-1965: License; General Medical Council (England)

Appointments Held

1. 1964-1965 Chief Resident, Allan Memorial Institute, McGill University, Teaching Fellow
2. 1965-1966 Consulting Psychiatrist, Mental Health Centre, Burnaby, British Columbia
3. 1966-1967 Consulting Psychiatrist, Woodlands School for the Retarded, New Westminster, BC
4. 1966-1968 Self-employed, Vancouver, BC
5. 1968-1969 Chairman of the Research Committee, Adler Zone Centre, Illinois, USA
6. 1968-1969 Consulting Psychiatrist, Department of Mental Health, Champagne, Illinois, USA
7. 1968-1976 Westminster Foundation for Psychological & Religious Studies, Vancouver, BC
8. 1968-1976 Member, Medical Advisory Committee, G.R. Pearkes Clinic, Victoria, BC
9. 1969-1970 Consulting Psychiatrist, Mental Health Centre, Victoria, BC
9. 1969-1970 Chairman, Vancouver Island Chapter of Psychiatrists, BC
10. 1969-1970 Member, Executive Committee, Psychiatric Section of the British Columbia Medical Society
11. 1969-1976 Assistant Clinical Professor, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC
12. 1970-1975 Area Clinician and Co-ordinator, Child & Family Unit, Eric Martin Institute of the Royal Jubilee Hospital, Victoria, BC
13. 1971-1972 President, Society for Counselling, Psychotherapy and Human Development.
14. 1971-1974 Council Member, Camosun College, Chairman Curriculum Committee, Victoria, BC
15. 1971-1975 Trustee, Greater Victoria School Board, Chairman, Curriculum Committee, 1972.
16. 1971-1976 Member, Clinical Competence Committee, Department of Psychology, University Of Victoria.
17. 1971-1977 Editorial Board, Canadian Psychiatric Association Journal.
18. 1974-1976 Head of the Division of Psychiatry, Royal Jubilee Hospital, Victoria, BC
19. 1976-1977 Senior Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, University of Hong Kong.
20. 1976-1979 Associate Clinical Professor, University of British Columbia.
21. 1977-1980 Area Clinician & Co-ordinator, Child & Family Unit, Royal Jubilee Hospital, Eric Martin Institute, Victoria, BC
22. 1979-1980 Head, Department of Child Psychiatry, Royal Jubilee Hospital, Victoria, BC
23. 1979 Visiting Professor, University of Auckland, New Zealand.
24. 1980-1981 Clinical Professor, University of British Columbia, Vancouver, BC.
25. 1980-1985 Professor and Head, Department of Psychological Medicine, Christchurch Clinical School, University of Otago, New Zealand.
26. 1980-1985 Board Member, Mental Health Foundation, New Zealand.
27. 1980-1985 Chairman, Child Psychiatric Services, Canterbury Hospital Board.
28. 1985-1988 Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta.
29. 1985-1987 Senior Medical Consultant, Woods Christian Home.
30. 1986-1988 Co-ordinator, 2nd Year Residents Teaching Seminars, Dept. of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta.
31. 1987-1990 Consultant, Calgary Young Offenders Centre, Calgary, Alberta.
32. 1988-1989 Clinical Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Calgary, Calgary, Alberta.
33. 1988-1993 Director, Adolescent Unit, Queen Alexandra Hospital, Victoria, BC
34. 1990-2005 Clinical Professor, Department of Family Practice, Faculty of Medicine, UBC, Vancouver, BC.
35. 1990 Private practice, Victoria, BC
36. 1991 President, Mount Joy College, Victoria, BC


Research interests:

Child abuse and neglect, Child Hyperactivity, Autism, Substance Abuse in Youth, Pregnancy Loss and Trauma, Transcultural psychiatry


Any other information:


1. NEY PG. "Operant Conditioning of Schizophrenic Children", Can Psychiatr Assoc J 12: 9-15, 1967.
2. NEY PG. "Combined Therapies in a Family Group", Can Psychiatr Assoc J 12:379-385, 1967.
3. NEY PG. "Psychoses in a Child Associated with Amphetamine Administration", Can Med Assoc J 97:1026-1029, 1967. Abstracted for Modern Medicine and Review of Allergy.
4. NEY PG. "Mental Health Problems in the Classroom", Pulse - Journal of the B.C. Special Counsellor's Assoc 7:14-24, 1967.
5. NEY PG. "Psychodynamics of Behaviour Therapies", Can Psychiatr Assoc J 13:555-559, 1968.
6. NEY PG. "Combined Treatments of a Child Phobia", Can Psychiatr Assoc J 13:293-294, 1968.
7. NEY PG. "Psychological and Physiological Aspects of Drug Treatment in Older Children", Ill Med J, August 1969.
8. NEY PG. "Quantitative Measurement in Psychiatry", Indonesian J Psychiatr 2:66-78, 1971.
9. NEY PG, PALVESKY AE, MARKELY J. "Relative Effectiveness of Operant Conditioning and Play Therapy in Schizophrenic Children", J Aut Child Schiz 1:337-349, 1971.
10. NEY PG. "Effect of Contingent and Non-Contingent Reinforcement on the Behaviour of an Autistic Child", J Aut Child Schiz 3, 2:115-127, 1973.
11. NEY PG. "Four Types of Hyperkinesis", Can Psychiatr Assoc J 19:543-550, 1974.
12. NEY PG. "Uses and Abuses of Operant Conditioning", Can Psychiatr Assoc J 20:119-131, 1975.
13. NEY PG. "Combined Approaches in the Treatment of Latency Children and Their Families", Can Psychiatr Assoc J 21:121-126, 1976.
14. NEY PG. "Infantile Autism", Can Psychiatr Assoc J 19:133-135, 1974.
15. NEY PG. "Depression in Children", H.K. J Mental Health 6:21-25, 1977.
16. NEY PG. "Combined Approaches to Treating Families", Can Ment Health 24:2-5, 1976.
17. NEY PG, MILLS WA. "A Time Limited Treatment Program for Children and Their Families", Hosp Community Psychiatry 27:878-879, 1979.
18. SINGER K, NEY PG, LIEH-MAK F. "A Cultural Perspective on Child Psychiatric Disorders", Compr Psychiatry 19:533-540, 1978.
19. NEY PG, LIEH-MAK F, CHENG R, COLLINS W. "Chinese Autistic Children", J Soc Psychiatr 14:147-150, 1979.
20. NEY PG. "A Psychopathogenesis of Autism", Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 9:195-205, 1979.
21. NEY PG. "The Relationship Between Abortion and Child Abuse", Can J Psychiatry 24:610-620, 1979.
22. NEY PG, HANNA R, NELSON P. "Behaviour Modifications, Motivation, Psychotherapy and Remedial Education in a Special Class", Psychiatr J Univ Ott 7:13-19, 1982.
23. COLBERT P, NEWMAN B, NEY PG, YOUNG J. "Learning Disabilities as a Symptom of Depression in Children", J Learn Disab 15:333-336, 1982.
24. NEY PG, MULVIHILL D. "A Case of Parental Abuse", J Victimology 7:194-198, 1983.
25. NEY PG. "Special Stresses of Child Psychiatrists: 100 Year's Experience", BC Med J 24:220-221, 1982.
26. NEY PG, BARRY JE. "Children Who Survive", NZ Med J 96:127-129, 1983.
27. NEY PG. "A Consideration of Abortion Survivors", Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 13:168-179, 1983.
28. NEY PG. "Ethical Dilemmas in Psychiatry", NZ Med J 96:939-940, 1983.
29. NEY PG, MULVIHILL D, HANNA R. "The Effectiveness of Child Psychiatry Inpatient Treatment", Can J Psychiatry 29:26-30,1984.
30. NEY PG, COLBERT P, NEWMAN B, YOUNG J. "Aggressive Behaviour and Learning Difficulties as Symptoms of Depression in Children", Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 17:3-14, 1986.
31. NEY PG, JOHNSON I, HERRON J. "Social and Legal Ramifications of a Child Crisis Line", Child Abuse Negl 9:47-55, 1985.
32. NEY PG, JOHNSON I, HERRON JA. "Legal and Social Implications of the Child Helpline", In: Proceedings of the Child Psychiatry and Family Law Symposium. Christchurch, 1984.
33. NEY PG, GREENSLADE ME. "Antecedents of Child Abuse", In: Proceedings Child Abuse Prevention Symposium, Mental Health Foundation, Auckland, 1982.
34. NEY PG, JONES L. "Psychiatry in the Medical Curriculum", Can J Psychiatry 30:586-592, 1985.
35. NEY PG, HERRON JA. "Children in Crisis: To Whom Should They Turn", NZ Med J 98:283-286, 1985.
36. NEY PG, COLLINS C, SPENSER C. "Double Blind Double Talk", Med Hypotheses 20:119-126, 1986.
37. NEY PG, HERRON JL. "Mandatory Reporting", NZ Med J 98:703-705, 1985.
38. NEY PG. "The Intravaginal Absorption of Male Generated Hormones", Med Hypotheses 20:221-231, 1986.
39. NEY PG, McPHEE J, MOORE C, TROUGHT P. "Child Abuse: A Study of the Child's Perspective", Child Abuse Negl 10:511-518, 1986.
40. NEY PG, MOORE C. "Why Emotional Abuse Leaves Deeper Scars in Children", Child Abuse Treatment and Prevention pp. 17-22, Mental Health Foundation, Auckland, 1984.
41. NEY PG. "Early Hypothesis Testing in Patient Interviews", J Gen Pract (NZ) 20-21, June 1985.
42. NEY PG. "Mandatory Reporting of Child Abuse", Community Health in New Zealand 1:32-43, 1985.
43. NEY PG, NEY PM. "Our Patients' Seven Unspoken Questions", Can Med Assoc J 35:879-880, 1986.
44. NEY PG. "Does Verbal Abuse Leave Deeper Scars: A Study of Children & Parents", Can J Psychiatry 32:371-378, 1987.
45. NEY PG. "Helping Patients Cope with Pregnancy Loss", Contemporary Ob/Gyn 29:117-130, 1987.
46. NEY PG, NEY PM. "To Treat, Not to Define", Can Med Assoc J 136:814-815, 1987.
47. NEY PG. "Transgenerational Child Abuse", Child Psychiatry Hum Dev 18:151-168, 1988.
48. NEY PG. "Triangles of Child Abuse: A Model of Maltreatment", Child Abuse Negl 12:363-373, 1988.
49. NEY PG. "The Treatment of Abused Children: The Natural Sequence of Events", Am J Psychother 46:391-401, 1987.
50. NEY PG. "Grief Work for Adolescents", Psychiatry in Canada 1:95-102, 1987.
51. NEY PG, ADAM RR, HANTON BR, BRINDAD ES. "The Effectiveness of a Child Psychiatric Unit: A Follow-up Study", Can J Psychiatry 33:793-799, 1988.
52. NEY PG. "Child Mistreatment: Possible Reasons for its Transgenerational Transmission", Can J Psychiatry 34:594-601, 1989.
53. NEY PG, WICKETT AR. "Mental Health and Abortion: Review and Analysis", Psychiatr Univ Ott 14:506-516, 1989.
54. NEY PG, TAM WYK, MAURICE WL. "Factors that Determine Medical Student Interest in Psychiatry", Aust NZ J Psychiatr, 24:65-76, 1990.
55. NEY PG. "Putting Your Ethics on Display", Can Med Assoc J 142:752, 1990.
56. NEY PG. WICKETT AR. FUNG T. "Causes of Child Abuse and Neglect", Can J Psychiatry 37:401-405, 1992.
57. NEY PG. "Existential Questions for Physics and Psychiatry", Journal of Philosophy of Medicine and Medical Psychology: Medicine and Mind. 1991 - Vl,n. 1-2:13-29.
58. NEY PG. FUNG T. WICKETT AR. "Relationship Between Induced Abortion and Child Abuse and Neglect: Four Studies", Pre- and Perinatal Psychology J. 8:43-63, 1993.
59. NEY PG. "Some Real Issue Surrounding Abortion", J Clin Ethics 4:179-180, 1993.
60. NEY PG. FUNG T. WICKETT AR. "Child Neglect: The Precursor to Child Abuse", Pre- and Perinatal Psychology J. 8(2): 95-112, 1993.
61. NEY PG. FUNG T. WICKETT AR. BEAMAN-DODD C. "The Effects of Pregnancy Loss on Women's Health", Soc Sci Med, 38(9): 1193-1200, 1994.
62. NEY PG. FUNG T. WICKETT AR.  "The Worst Combinations of Child Abuse and Neglect", Child Abuse and Neglect, 18(9), 705-714, 1994.
63. NEY PG.  "The Universal Ethic of Mutual Benefit", The Turkish Journal of Medical Ethics, 2: 53-56, 1994.
64. NEY PG.  “Abortion and Family Psychology: A study in progress”, Canadian Journal of Diagnosis, 16(1): 113-119, 1999.
65. REARDON DC, NEY PG. “Abortion and subsequent substance abuse”.  Am J Drug Alcohol Abuse, 26(1):61-75, 2000
66. NEY PG. “Physician-assisted suicide.”  Ann R Coll Physicians Surg Can.  1999 Dec; 32(8): 458
67. NEY PG. “Re: Clinical Guidelines for the Treatment of Depressive Disorders.”  Can J Psychiatry, 2001                                      Dec.46; (10): 987
68. REARDON DC, NEY PG, SCHEUREN F, COUGLE J, COLEMAN PK, STRHAN TW. Deaths Associated with Pregnancy Outcome: A Record Linkage Study of Low Income Women. South Med J 2002 Aug; 95 (8): 834-41
69. REARDON DC, NEY PG, COUGLE JR, RUE VM, SHUPING MW, COLEMAN PK. “Psychiatric Admissions of Low-Income Women Following Abortion and Childbirth.”  CMAJ. 2003 May 13; 168 (10): 1253-6
70. NEY PG. “Abortion and Psychiatric Practice.”  J Psychiatr Pract. 2003 Nov; 9(6): 407
71. NEY PG. Re: Autism – Its Detection, Causes, and Treatment.  Can J Psychiatry. 2004 Jul; 49 (7): 500
72. NEY PG, GAJOWY M, SHEILS CK. (2006) Post Abortion Survivor Syndrome: Signs and Symptoms.  Southern Medical Journal. Dec 99 (12).
73. NEY PG, BALL K, SHEILS C. “Results of Group Psychotherapy for Abuse, Neglect and Pregnancy Loss.” Current Women’s Health Reviews, 2010,6, 332-340.
74. Ney PG, Sheils C, Gajowy M, Post Abortion Survivor Syndrome, J Prenatal & Perinatal Psychology and Health. 2010; 25: 107- 129.
75. Ney PG. Psychiatric and Demographic Factors that Determine Pregnancy Outcome. WebmedCentral 2013; 4(1) WMC003978.
76. Ney P, Peeters-Ney MA, Fung T, Sheils C. How Partner Support of an Adolescent Affects Her Pregnancy Outcome. WebmedCentral 2013;4(2):WMC004076
77. Ney P. A Common Sense Scientific Critique of the NCCMH and Royal College of Psychiatry Review. WebmedCentral 2013;4(10):WMC004429


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