Dr. Joti Samra interviewed on CKNW – Verbal Assaults on Police Officers carry Mental Toll

(By Kyle Benning and Simon Little CKNW)   In the wake of a series of videos depicting Metro Vancouver police being subjected to verbal abuse, a psychologist is warning of the effects on officers.   Officers are often on the receiving end of abuse, said Dr. Joti Samra, and can be at risk of running […]


Dr. Joti Samra interviewed by News 1130 – Dealing with Strong Emotions Triggered by Recent Events South of the Border

(by Mike Lloyd and Ellen Coulter – Posted Aug 18, 2017)   VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – Recent events surrounding white nationalist rallies and counter-protests are dredging up some strong emotions for many people.   A psychologist who has some advice on how to deal with feelings of anger and frustration and being overwhelmed.   They […]


Dr. Joti Samra interviewed by News 1130 about 13 Reasons Why – Emotionally-charged show prompts local school officials to warn parents

(by Simon Druker and John Streit – Posted May 3, 2017)   COQUITLAM (NEWS 1130) – A TV show that is getting a lot of attention, particularly among young people and the Coquitlam School District, among others, is just the latest one in Canada to send home a letter to parents warning them about the emotional […]


Dr. Joti Samra interviewed by 680 CJOB Radio Winnipeg Concerns Raised that Canadians are spending more time Online

(Aly Thomson The Canadian Press, Tuesday, March 21, 2017) Canadians are spending more time surfing the web than ever before, according to a new report that’s raising concerns about how technology distracts from real-world relationships. The report from Media Technology Monitor released Tuesday said on average, anglophone Canadians who were surveyed spent 24.5 hours online […]


Dr. Joti Samra Shares How Managing Emotions Can Help You with the Home Buying Process

Dr. Samra is a featured clinical expert in all three seasons of the Animal Planet docu-reality series Confessions: Animal Hoarding, developed by the producers of the critically acclaimed A & E series Intervention. Dr. Samra has been the host and psychological expert in both seasons of Million Dollar Neighbourhood, a docu-reality series on OWN:Oprah Winfrey Network and has served as […]


Dr. Joti Samra interviewed on News 1130 about the Science behind Blue Monday

(by Simon Druker)   VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – If you’ve been feeling a little down or depressed lately, you’re probably not alone. Today marks, what is supposed to be, the saddest day of the year known as Blue Monday.   The science behind Seasonal Affective Disorder may have been altered over this past winter which […]


Dr. Joti Samra interviewed on News 1130 on Winter Weather bringing out the Worst in some People

(by Simon Druker)   VANCOUVER (NEWS 1130) – From scuffles for free salt, to stealing sand from beaches, this winter weather seems to have brought out the worst in some people. And that same attitude is likely to prevail in the case of a more serious disaster or emergency like an earthquake.   Running out […]


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 […]


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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