Dr. Anthony Hutchinson

Title & Contact Info

Associate Professor of Health and Human Services
Chair, Department of Health and Human Services

 Email: ahutchinson [at] tyndale.ca
 Phone: 416.226.6620 ext. 2139
 Department: Health and Human Services

Academic Credentials

PhD, Wilfrid Laurier University, 2006
MSW, McMaster University, 2001
BSW,York University, 2000
BSc, University of Toronto, 1998

Areas of Specialization

Clinical and forensic psycho-social assessment, treatment, therapy and case management; social determinants of health; brain injury and concussion treatment; medical and legal case consulting to criminal law, family law, civil litigation and personal injury lawyers.


Dr. Hutchinson is a versatile social work and health care professional who specializes in areas of psycho-social forensic and clinical assessment and treatment. In addition to his current role as Department Chair in Health and Human Services at Tyndale, Dr. Hutchinson oversees psycho-social clinical and epidemiological private practices in Burlington and North York, Ontario. He is also a former Consulting Clinical Director to Peel Children’s Aid and a multiple-time Ontario Court judicially-qualified expert witness in areas of psycho-social assessment and treatment.

Dr. Hutchinson is also a widely recognized, court-certified street and youth gang expert who often provides valuable commentary to media outlets across Canada. In February 2009, he was awarded the Federal Citation for Citizenship by the Government of Canada’s Department of Citizenship and Immigration. In October 2009, Dr. Hutchinson was awarded the international Community Development Award by Planet Africa. Dr. Hutchinson’s publications appear in the Canadian Social Work Review, with the United Nations Office of the High Commissioner for Human Rights, and at the Robarts Centre for Canadian Studies. Dr. Hutchinson’s dissertation entitled: “Political will as a determinant of health in Ontario: Implications for progressive human services” is available through Scholars Common @ Laurier and registered with Library & Archives Canada (ISBN 978–0–494–16731–1).

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