About Dr. Samra
Dr. Samra is a national thought leader on issues relating to mental health. She is Program Lead for the online Centre for Psychological Health Sciences at the University of Fredericton and a member of the Global Expert Panel for WellteQ. She is an innovator in the area of psychological health and safety in the workplace, and has been the lead on a number of pivotal national workplace projects that have contributed to policy change in Canada.
Dr. Samra has been involved as an expert advisor on a number of provincial and national steering committees in the area of workplace psychological health, including being a founding member of the Technical Committee that developed Canada’s National Standard for Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace (CSA Z1003/BNQ9700) – the first Standard of its kind in the world. Dr. Samra is the principal developer of the following evidence-based, public domain assessment resources: Guarding Minds @ Work (organizational assessment); Managing Emotions (emotional intelligence assessment); and Psychologically Safe Leader Assessment (leadership assessment). She also led an extensive research investigation on the evolution of Canadian workplace mental health strategies and initiatives from 2007-2017. Dr. Samra is Founder & Principal of MyWorkplaceHealth.com, which offers a comprehensive suite of clinical, consulting and training services in workplace mental health.