Dr. Joti Samra on 107.7 FM – Pop Culture and the Adolescent Mind

(by Raj Sihota) In our youth, many of us remember a time where we plastered images of our favorite celebrities and heartthrobs across our bedroom walls. As humans, we have always looked up to various types of leaders in our social hierarchy. However, with the rise of social media and endless amounts of real-time press […]

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Dr. Joti Samra on News 1130 – Take care of yourself following life-changing trauma

(by Alison Bailey)   VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – As people from Fort McMurray continue to cope with losing their homes and communities, many have likely been impacted by other unfortunate events in recent years and months: the downturn in Alberta’s economy, floods in Calgary three years ago, or devastating wildfires in Slave Lake in 2011. […]

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Dr. Joti Samra – Stomach Churning Moment free climber loses his grip and falls down the face of a 17-Storey Hotel … then walks away

(By Charlie Moore)   This is the stomach-churning moment a free-climber slips while attempting to scale a hotel, breaking his arm and shoulder and sustaining spinal injuries. The free-climber, only known as Joseph, was exploring the Fairmont Hotel in Vancouver, Canada when things went badly wrong. He had climbed some scaffolding outside the fifth floor […]

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Dr. Joti Samra – What to do in an awkward restroom situation with your boss

(Haley Hinkle – Chicago Tribune)   Q: You’re about to use the restroom at work, but your boss walked in right before you. What do you do now?   “Chalk this up to one of the top awkward — but not life- or career-affecting — workplace situations. A few things to consider: What kind of […]

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Dr. Joti Samra interviewed on CTV Evening News – Metro Vancouver Residents Name Their Dream Employers

Vancouver, B.C. – The third annual “Dream Employer” poll, conducted by Insights West in partnership with Miles Employment Group and the Greater Vancouver Board of Trade, reveals a list of 20 finalists that will be narrowed to the Top 10 winners at the “Dream Employer” luncheon event on Thursday, April 28, 2016.   Insights West […]

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Most Metro Vancouverites happy with their job, poll finds

An increasing number of workers in Metro Vancouver are happy – even delighted – with their current job, according to a new poll.   The Insights West survey found half of all employed residents in the region feel “happy” with their work, up four per cent from last year, and another 24 per cent feel […]

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Dr. Joti Samra speaks to News1130 about Teenage Gambling in Light of New CAMH Study

TORONTO, March 30, 2016 – Nearly 10 per cent of teens in three Canadian provinces said they had gambled online in the past three months, according to a new study by researchers from the Centre for Addiction and Mental Health (CAMH) and the University of Waterloo. It’s the first Canadian-based study to find such high […]

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Dr. Joti Samra on News 1130 – Canucks fans will recover from disappointing season

(by Mike Lloyd)   VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – There are only ten games left until Canucks fans can put a hugely disappointing season behind them, including a lot of lacklustre play from the team though this final stretch.   Psychologist Dr. Joti Samra says it can be painful for a lot of people. “Loyal devout […]

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Dr. Joti Samra interviewed on News 1130 on Counselling for Canucks fans as regular season winds down

(by Mike Lloyd)   VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Hey Canucks fans, take heart! There are only 10 games to go in a season that has been absolutely painful for loyal followers of the team.   “I’m not happy, to be honest with you,” says one longtime fan. “I don’t think they are playing the way […]

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Dr. Joti Samra speaks to News1130 about Jian Ghomeshi ruling and impact on Sexual Assault Victims

(By Mark Gollom, CBC News)   Jian Ghomeshi will take time to “reflect and move forward” following his acquittal on four counts of sexual assault and one count of choking by an Ontario court judge.   Ghomeshi, 48, and his lawyer Marie Henein had said nothing as they exited the courthouse following the ruling. But later Thursday evening, the former CBC […]

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Dr. Joti Samra Joins Pulse 107.7 FM

We’re very excited to have Dr. Joti Samra as a regular guest on the Kash Heed Show, every Friday morning. She is a registered psychologist and an innovator in the area of psychological health and wellness. You may have seen Dr. Samra on television as a host and psychological expert in both seasons of Million […]

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How to get along with your In-laws

(By Lisa Bendall)     Cheryl Embrett has known her mother-in-law, Bel, for more than three decades. When they met, they had differences—Bel was religious and a traditional homemaker, while Cheryl was not at all religious and had a feminist outlook—but they found common ground in a shared East Coast background and a love of […]

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Dr. Joti Samra interviewed on Global News by Jennifer Palma – are Vancouverites doing a good enough job Recyling

(By Justin McElroy)   While Vancouver has made significant strides this decade to increase recycling and decease waste, the city says there’s still one area that could use serious improvement.   Single-use garbage from fast food outlets and coffee shops – including coffee cups, plastic bags, and styrofoam food boxes – are still being put […]

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Dr. Joti Samra interviewed by CTV evening news today with Michelle Brunoro on Sullivan Heights Youtube video Fights

(CTV Vancouver – Published Monday, February 1, 2016)   Short videos of Surrey high school girls kicking and slapping each other are being published on YouTube, something psychologists fear could have a lasting impact on those involved.   The disturbing videos, which appear to have been filmed at Sullivan Heights and Enver Creek secondary schools, […]

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