Dr. Samuels-Dennis completed her PhD at the University of Western Ontario with clinical and research expertise in mental health promotion and trauma-informed health service delivery. She is currently an adjunct professor at Trinity Western University with research and clinical work keenly focused on perfecting the efficacy of an innovative form of therapy called New Decision Therapy.
She is the co-editor of Becoming: The Journey to Self Love, a compilation of stories that demonstrate women’s movement from places of suffering to full knowledge and connection to self, others, and God. She is transformational visionary whose live speaking engagements help reveal the purpose and intentions for all our lived experiences.
Dr. Samuels-Dennis effective communicator and quite astute in sensing what I was feeling during our sessions together. Her warmth and patience allowed me to recognize a few issues I thought I had dealt with and how those I’ve ignored for many years were adversely affecting my personal and professional relationships. I have come away from my sessions with with more clarity and confidence. My new appreciation for forgiveness has increased my empathy and happiness tremendously.Bryan M., Client
Dr. Samuels-Dennis is truly amazing and this type of therapy is so very useful. I had no idea it existed or that I needed it and it changed my life. Thank you Dr. Joan. I am eternally grateful.Kim W., Client
Dr. Samuels-Dennis offers a comprehensive approach to healing hurts of the past. She is an excellent New Decision Therapist who demonstrates patience and insight. The atmosphere/office is calm and very private and professional. I have greatly benefited from New Decision Therapy which is a new therapy I had never tried before. I feel whole and have moved through forgiving the people in my past and present – true healing!Judi G., Client
I highly recommend the Dr. Samuels-Dennis. After many years of battling harmful memories of childhood abuse and the loss of my husband to cancer, I am finally able to let go and move on. Every session with Dr. Samuels-Dennis is one more step towards lifelong happiness and freedom. My energy level and moods are constantly improving. I look forward to each and every session. It’s simple, and it works!Janine G., Client