Dr. Joti Samra interviewed by Renee Bernard, News 1130 on Why A Human Victim of Crime rarely triggers the type of Anger we see after a Crime Involving a Pet

(Renee Bernard November 14, 2014)   VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – It’s not unusual for hundreds of people to gather for a vigil held in honour of dog that died due to some violence or negligence.   This week, we were reminded of those large vigils, when the man who beat his German shepherd and left him [...]

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Dr. Joti Samra interviewed by News 1130 – Ottawa Shooting raises Questions for Kids

(Alison Bailey October 26, 2014)   VANCOUVER (NEWS1130) – Wednesday’s shooting in Ottawa has led to a lot of questions, posts on social media, and continuous TV and radio coverage.   It is virtually impossible to keep a child from hearing about it, so, how do you explain it all to them?   Dr. Joti [...]

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Dr. Joti Samra speaks to Sonia Aslam, News 1130, about PTSD Among First Responders

(Tristin Hopper | July 17, 2014)   Six years after Vince Li beheaded a Greyhound passenger, another death: Mountie at the scene commits suicide   One of the Mounties who responded to the 2008 Manitoba bus beheading committed suicide on the weekend after years of suffering from post-traumatic stress disorder.   “It was a very rapid [...]

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