Dr. Joti Samra, R.Psych. is a national thought leader on issues relating to psychological health, wellness & resiliency. She is CEO & Founder of MyWorkplaceHealth.com, a full-suite national workplace consulting firm and DrJotiSamra.com, an expanding clinical & counselling practice.
Dr. Samra is a highly-regarded expert in psychological health and safety. She has been involved in a number of national initiatives that have contributed to policy change in Canada, and is a Founding & Ongoing Member of the CSA Technical Committee that developed theNational Standard of Canada for Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace(CAN/CSA-Z1003-13/BNQ9700-803/2013). This Standard is the first of its kind in the world, and is shaping policy development for workplace psychological health & safety (PH&S) at the international ISO level.
Dr. Samra’s down-to-earth, friendly and engaging style – combined with her clinical acumen and research expertise – make her a go-to expert for a wide range of media sources. She is regularly called upon by provincial and national print, radio and TV media to comment on a range of issues relating to psychological health and human behaviour. Some of her media career highlights include: Host of Oprah Winfrey Network’sThe Million Dollar Neighbourhood; Interventionist on Animal Planet’s Confessions: Animal Hoarding; Casting Consultant & On-Set Psychologist for CityTV’s The Bachelor Canada; and, Columnist for the Globe and Mail’s “Ask a Psychologist” weekly column.
Dr. Samra has received a number of awards and accolades for her clinical and research work. She is proud to be the recipient of the Canadian Psychological Association’s New Researcher Award & the British Columbia Psychological Association’s Advancement of the Profession of Psychology Award. She is also former President of the BC Psychological Association& past Chair of the BC Psychologically Healthy Workplace Awards Committee