Individual Assessment & Treatment

Dr. Samra maintains an active clinical psychology practice at the Mainland Medical Clinic in Yaletown, and has expertise in:

  • individual & couples treatment
  • cognitive & learning assessments
  • independent medical evaluations
  • return-to-work facilitations

Dr. Samra is trained in the following evidence-based modalities of treatment: cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT), interpersonal therapy (IPT), dialectical behaviour therapy (DBT), and John Gottman’s model for marital therapy.

She provides treatment for a range of presenting clinical issues, including:

  • general life stress
  • relationship difficulties
  • workplace stress & conflict
  • mood disorders (depression, dysthymia, bipolar)
  • anxiety disorders (generalized anxiety, panic, posttraumatic stress, obsessive-compulsive behaviours, phobias)
  • eating disorders
  • borderline personality disorder, self-injurious behaviour, and chronic suicidality
  • substance use and abuse
  • chronic pain

To make an appointment, please contact Dr. Samra here. Please view the Appointment Calendar for available appointment times. Although the calendar is updated frequently, last minute-changes may not be shown here. As such, please provide a first and second choice for your preferred appointment time.

In addition to preferred appointment time, please provide the following information:
(a) nature of services being sought;
(b) name/age/phone number of all potential client(s);
(c) involvement of other treatment professionals, such as a family doctor or psychiatrist;
(d) requested time period for scheduling an appointment; and
(e) preferences for days/times for appointments.


Client Registration Forms

Prior to your appointment, please download and complete the following materials. Please scan and email these to Dr. Samra in advance of your appointment, or bring a hard copy with you to your initial appointment.

Mainland Medical Clinic is located at 1061 Hamilton Street in Yaletown [map]


Ask a Health Expert

Read Dr. Samra's weekly column in The Globe and Mail.
Ask a Health Expert column in The Globe and Mail

Dr. Samra in the Media

Books & Resources

Dr. Samra has co-authored a number of treatment books and resource for patients, families & clinicians.
Antidepressant Skills at Work: Dealing with Mood Problems in the Workplace