Dr. Alexa Bagnell
Associate Professor, Department of Psychiatry, Dalhousie University
Dr. Alexa Bagnell is Associate Chief of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at the IWK Health Centre and Program Director for the Child and Adolescent Psychiatry Residency at Dalhousie University. Dr. Bagnell specializes in the assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders in children and adolescents as well as school psychiatry. She is one of the founders of the Treatment of Anxiety Group for children and adolescents at the IWK Health Centre, and has recently developed an Obsessive Compulsive Disorder clinical research program in Halifax. Her research interests are in early intervention and treatment for anxiety disorders in children and adolescents, as well as school based interventions for increasing access to health information, facilitating help seeking and early detection of mental health difficulties with the goal of improving health outcomes in youth.