Dr John Ogrodniczuk

Professor of Psychiatry and Director of the UBC Psychotherapy Program, one of North America’s largest medically based psychotherapy training programs.  His research program focuses on a variety of psychotherapies and patient populations, with a particular focus on personality disorders and men’s mental health.  Dr. Ogrodniczuk has held several grants to support his research, which has led to over 300 scientific publications.  In addition to his research, Dr. Ogrodniczuk is involved with teaching medical students and psychiatry residents, serves as a mental health consultant for various organizations, and maintains a psychotherapy practice.  He is Past-President of the North American chapter of the International Society for Psychotherapy Research (SPR), and a recipient of the Distinguished Research Career Award from SPR.  Dr. Ogrodniczuk is the Founder of HeadsUpGuys, a leading global resource for supporting men with depression.

Dr. Ogrodniczuk regularly accepts international clients who are seeking English-language psychotherapy services.  To inquire about openings, please contact him at:  john.ogrodniczuk@ubc.ca

Sarin Sony, Psychological Therapy Assistant (Honorary)

I love helping individuals explore and address the underlying causes of emotional pain, such as anxiety and depression, in a safe and accepting space. I use techniques like DBT and CBT to assist the clients in modifying their thinking and increasing self-awareness. My usual goal is to facilitate emotional growth and healing.

Habiba Samir, Psychological Therapy Assistant (Honorary)

Habiba is a Masters student of Psychological Therapies at Queen Mary University of London. She had psychotherapy training with adolescents and adults where she tailors approaches such as CBT, DBT and interpersonal therapy. Habiba is passionate about helping individuals in their journey of self-awareness and growth.