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 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 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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Dr. Joti Samra interviewed by News 1130 about how to talk to Children about the Paris attacks

(by Mike Lloyd) VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – If your child is exhibiting unusual signs of anxiety, it could be an indication they’re being overwhelmed by all the media coverage of the attacks in Paris.   Psychologist Dr. Joti Samra says anxiety and stress can be expressed in different ways. “Things like appetite changes [or] difficulty […]

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Dr. Joti Samra interviewed by News 1130 on how to talk to kids about safety issues following Alberta Abduction

(by Simon Druker – Posted Sep 16, 2015)   VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – The tragic death of Hailey Dunbar-Blanchette has captivated the attention of people from coast-to-coast, but it also presents a difficult topic of conversation when it comes to your kids.   Just how do you talk to them about it?   Don’t ignore […]

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Dr. Joti Samra interviewed by News 1130 on Anger, Panic and Hoarding: A look at why people reacted so strongly to the power outages

(by Mike Lloyd – Posted Sep 1, 2015)   METRO VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Anger hurled at BC Hydro, panic through the storm and power outages, and stress as products like ice disappeared from store shelves — Why did so many people react so strongly to Metro Vancouver’s weather troubles over the weekend?   And […]

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Dr. Joti Samra interviewed by Spice Radio Vancouver about bullying

Provocative new study finds bullies have highest self esteem, social status, lowest rates of depression   A just-published Canadian study has added heft to a provocative new theory about bullying: that the behaviour is literally in the genes, an inherited trait that actually helps build social rank and sex appeal.   If accepted, the hypothesis […]

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