Dr. Corring has worked in the mental health care field since 1972; as a clinician, an administrator and as a researcher. 

She has taught at the college and university level in both Canada and Australia and currently holds appointments at both the Department of Psychiatry and School of Occupational Therapy at Western. 

Additionally, Dr. Corring is the owner/operator of her own consulting business Client Perspectives.


Occupational Therapy


Department of Psychiatry and School of Occupational Therapy, Western University

Research Group

Research Interest Area 

Mental health and behavioural disorders
Health services research and health care delivery

Research Overview

Research interests include understanding the mental health care service user experience in order to improve service delivery, enhance the recovery process and quality of life for persons living with serious and persistent mental illness, and the use of smart technology to enhance functioning in the community.



Mental Health Care, Qualitative research, Patient Perspective