Clinical Team

No matter how challenging your situation, one of our experienced clinicians can most likely help you conquer it.  Our clinical team includes psychologists, counsellors, social workers, psychiatrists, occupational consultants and other wellness professionals.

Our providers are professionally accredited and registered to practice within British Columbia. Each clinician is knowledgeable about mental health and well-being. We hold them to exacting standards for education, training, positive attitude, and desire to help others.

When it comes to expertise in working with public safety personnel, approximately half of our clinical team have occupational awareness training and experience.  This makes Boreal Wellness Centres one of Canada's largest occupationally aware clinical practices.

Boreal Wellness Centres is an approved provider of post-traumatic and mental health services to WorkSafeBC, the RCMP, and Veterans Affairs Canada.




Meet Our Psychologists

Dr. Sam Rumak
Dr. Sam Rumak
Psychologist

I have a range of experience in both the assessment and treatment of mood, anxiety, obsessive compulsive, and schizophrenia-spectrum disorders. I have also worked with individuals struggling with chronic and complex pain conditions.

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Dr. Humaira Mohsin
Dr. Humaira Mohsin
Psychologist

My practice primarily focuses on clients who suffer from depression, anxiety, substance use, trauma and personality disorders. My therapeutic approach is based on respect, dignity and empathy.

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Dr. Sumin Na
Dr. Sumin Na
Psychologist

I work with individuals experiencing a variety of difficulties including depression, anxiety, trauma, disordered eating and those with chronic pain and health conditions.

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Dr. Holly Parkerson
Dr. Holly Parkerson
Psychologist

I am a registered clinical psychologist providing psychological treatment to adult clients with a diverse range of mental health concerns including PTSD, anxiety and mood disorders, as well as difficulties adjusting to chronic health problems. 

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Dr. Lindsey Thomas
Dr. Lindsey Thomas
Psychologist / Clinical Manager

Over the years I have treated and assessed with compassion a wide range of difficulties in adults, including a variety of anxiety disorders, mood disorders, personality disorders, trauma, psychosis, substance misuse and problematic sexual behaviours and interests.

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Dr. Daryl Ternowski
Dr. Daryl Ternowski
Psychologist

I have over 15 years of experience in various settings, including inpatient hospital treatment programs and outpatient treatment settings.  I treats adults with anxiety, depression, disordered eating, trauma, substance abuse, and relationship difficulties. 

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Dr. Marilyn Kwong
Dr. Marilyn Kwong
Psychologist

For almost 14 years, I have helped people overcome their suffering and pursue a better life. Some experienced a devastating accident or event, others were struggling with a mental health or medical issue. My assessment work focuses on psychovocational assessments to help people better understand their strengths and challenges.

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Meet Our Practicum Therapists

Chloe Powell
Therapist (Psy.D. Student in Clinical Psychology)

I am a third year Doctor of Clinical Psychology student at Adler University.  Both my clinical training and work experience included working with individuals experiencing depression, anxiety, substance use, and schizophrenia-spectrum disorders.

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Lin Bao
Lin Bao
Therapist (Ph.D. Candidate in Clinical Psychology)

I am a senior Ph.D. student in the Clinical Psychology program at Simon Fraser University, and I have experience providing psychotherapy and skills coaching to individuals experiencing significant mental health difficulties.

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Boaz Saffer
Boaz Saffer
Therapist (Ph.D. Candidate in Clinical Psychology)

I am a senior Ph.D. student in UBC's Clinical Psychology program, and I have experience providing psychotherapy to individuals experiencing acute and severe mental health difficulties.

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