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Listed below are the amazing Dr. Joti Samra, R.Psych. & Associates team members starting with; Dr. Joti Samra the clinical founder, followed by the Executive Team, then Registered Clinical counsellors, then Research Assistants and our Creative Team. Click on any individual to read their entire bio.

Dr. Joti Samra, R.Psych. (CEO & Founder)

Dr. Joti Samra, R.Psych. (CEO & Founder)

Dr. Joti Samra, R.Psych. (she/her/hers) is a national thought leader on issues relating to psychological health, wellness and resilience. She is the CEO & Founder of Dr. Joti Samra, R.Psych.…

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Rebecca Hardy (Clinical Manager)

Rebecca Hardy (Clinical Manager)

Rebecca Hardy (she/her/hers) is the Clinical Manager at Dr. Joti Samra, R.Psych. & Associates. Rebecca can turn any situation from high stress, into cool and calm. Her role as Clinical…

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Laura Booiman (CBT Therapist)

Laura Booiman (CBT Therapist)

Laura Booiman, MSc. (she/her/hers) is a CBT Therapist, as well as the Research Manager at Dr. Joti Samra, R.Psych. & Associates and MyWorkplaceHealth. Laura completed her B.A from the University…

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Sookyung Ahn (RCC)

Sookyung Ahn (RCC)

Sookyung Ahn (she/her/hers) is a Registered Clinical Counsellor at Dr. Joti Samra, R.Psych. & Associates. Sookyung believes that all humans carry within them an innate wisdom and resilience, that allows…

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Susi Bolender (RCC)

Susi Bolender (RCC)

Susi Bolender (she/her/hers) is a Registered Clinical Counsellor with Dr. Joti Samra, R. Psych. & Associates. Susi believes that all clients are capable of getting to where they want to…

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Vanessa Rouzier (RCC)

Vanessa Rouzier (RCC)

Vanessa Rouzier (she/her/hers) is a Registered Clinical Counsellor at Dr. Joti Samra, R.Psych. & Associates. She believes in the unicity and potential of each client, working with their own values,…

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Patricia Ruiz (RCC)

Patricia Ruiz (RCC)

Patricia Ruiz (she/her/hers) is a Registered Clinical Counsellor at Dr. Joti Samra, R.Psych. & Associates. Patricia uses a narrative-informed, collaborative approach when working with clients to fortify their own sense…

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Dr. Lior Ben-Avraham (RCSW)

Dr. Lior Ben-Avraham (RCSW)

Dr. Lior Ben-Avraham (he/him/his) is a Registered Clinical Social Worker at Dr. Joti Samra, R. Psych. & Associates. Born and raised in Israel, he lived ten years in the U.S. (Philadelphia,…

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Paul Griggs (CBT Therapist)

Paul Griggs (CBT Therapist)

Paul Griggs (he/him/his) is a CBT Therapist at Dr. Joti Samra, R.Psych. & Associates. Paul is in the process of completing his Masters of Counselling Degree at City University and…

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Marissa Bowsfield (CBT Therapist)

Marissa Bowsfield (CBT Therapist)

Marissa Bowsfield, M.A. (she/her/hers) is a senior Doctoral Student in the Clinical Psychology Program at Simon Fraser University (SFU) where she is training to become a Registered Psychologist. She completed…

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Dr. Janet Kusler (Psychiatrist)

Dr. Janet Kusler (Psychiatrist)

Dr. Janet Kusler, MD. is the online (virtual) Psychiatrist for Dr. Joti Samra, R.Psych. & Associates and MyWorkplaceHealth. Dr. Kusler offers online (virtual) psychiatric assessments, including diagnosis, treatment and medication…

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Aidan Hooper (Systems & Project Manager)

Aidan Hooper (Systems & Project Manager)

Aidan Hooper (he/him/his) is the Systems & Project Manager at Dr. Joti Samra, R.Psych & Associates and MyWorkplaceHealth. Aidan is currently working towards a Bachelors of Science in Applied Psychology…

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Jocelyn Thomas (Research Assistant)

Jocelyn Thomas (Research Assistant)

Jocelyn Thomas (she/her/hers) is a research assistant at Dr. Joti Samra, R. Psych & Associates and MyWorkplaceHealth. She is currently working towards a Bachelor of Science (Honours) in Psychology with a…

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Emory Oakley (CopyWriter)

Emory Oakley (CopyWriter)

Emory Oakley (he/him/his or they/them/theirs) is a content writer and copywriter at Dr. Joti Samra, R.Psych & Associates and MyWorkplaceHealth. He has his B.A in Psychology and BSW from the…

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Xavier Mercader (Digital Communications Manager)

Xavier Mercader (Digital Communications Manager)

Xavier Mercader (he/him/his) is the Digital Communications Manager for Dr. Joti Samra, R.Psych & Associates and MyWorkplaceHealth. His creativity, passion and capabilities in this industry is made evident throughout his…

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Nicola Thackwell (RCC)

Nicola Thackwell (RCC)

Nicola Thackwell (she/her/hers) is a Registered Clinical Counsellor at Dr. Joti Samra, R.Psych. & Associates. Nicola aims to work collaboratively with her clients to improve functioning while moving towards deeper perspectives and…

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Dr. Tigerson Young, (R. Psych.)

Dr. Tigerson Young, (R. Psych.)

Dr. Tigerson Young is a Registered Psychologist at Dr. Joti Samra, R.Psych. & Associates. Dr. Young has been a Registered Psychologist in British Columbia since 2007 and a Canadian Registered Health…

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