• Sharing Learnings, Tips, and Hints

    VivPhD is my facebook, twitter, and Youtube channel where I share learnings, tips, and hints in navigating the mind and body connection towards total wellness 

    Self-Help and Group Solutions

    selfemdr.org is my site devoted to self-help and group retreat solutions for solving psychological trauma and problematic emotional states

    Personalized Solutions

    emdrviv.com is my site devoted to personalized solutions for solving psychological trauma, complex illness, and chronic pain

    The Public Should Know!

    coffeewithscientist.com is home to my podcast that provides the unfiltered truth about important health and wellness topics from the world's top scientific minds to you

  • Be the change you want to see in the world

    Mahatma Gandhi

    Passion Profile

    I'm passionate about shifting your life!


    I teach. I speak. I investigate. I interview. I help heal.


    Here you'll find the links to the websites and resources I've created with love, sweat, and overcoming fears, to help guide you towards the powerful shift from surviving through life to thriving - physically and mentally. That's my passion and my promise.


    I have over 10 years of personal experience of surviving and recovering from chronic pain, complex illness, and psychological trauma and over 15 years of academic and professional experience in medical science and wellness.


    I'm passionate about effecting efficient and rapid life-altering change. I'm passionate about neuroscience and the physiology and spirituality behind the mind and body connection and about the treatment of psychological trauma, complex illnesses, and chronic pain.


    I use my podcast series Coffee with Scientists, to discover and bring the unfiltered truth from the world's top scientific minds about current hot topics in medicine and wellness to you.


    I use my website selfemdr.org to help provide people with self-help and group retreat solutions.


    I use my website emdrviv.com to educate people on EMDR and provide individualized solutions to psychological trauma and complex illness.


    I use my YouTube channel to help spread learnings I gain with the world.


    I live by "Be the change you want to see in the world".


    Mahatma Gandhi

  • Education & Training

    • PhD in Medical Science, Faculty of Medicine, University of Toronto 
    • Biomedical Toxicology and Clinical Pharmacology, Faculty of Pharmacology, University of Toronto
    • EMDR Therapist: EMDRIA Approved training
    • Member of EMDRIA and EMDR Canada
    • Dissociation of the Personality and the EMDR Treatment of Chronic Traumatization Program
    • Certified Hypnosis Practitioner, Masters Level, Ontario Hypnosis Centre, Toronto, Canada
    • Masters in the Architecture of Hypnosis at the University of Toronto
    • Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) for Depression and Anxiety Course
    • Mindfulness-Based Chronic Pain Management Course
    • Honours Bachelor of Science, Neuroscience and Biology, University of Toronto
    • Certified Yoga Instructor (Practice since 1999)
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