Our Tea​m

Clinical Lea​​dership & Team

Dr. Venu Karapareddy

MD FRCPC (Psychiatry) MBA (HEALTH EXECuTIVE)

Dr. Venu Karapareddy

Founder and Medical Director

Dr. Karapareddy is a physician leader who is passionate about providing and developing innovative care solutions for those with Mental health, addictions and chronic pain. He is a UBC Clinical Associate Professor...

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Dr. Venu Karapareddy

MA, phD

Dr. Masa Minami

Clinical Therapy Lead

Dr. Minami is internationally renowned for his work in Morita Therapy. He has over 20 years of experience in mental health services as a front-line clinician (individual and family therapist), clinical supervisor, educator, trainer, program engineer, evaluator, and researcher.

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Dr. Venu Karapareddy

MD FRCPC (Psychiatry)

Dr. Soma Ganesan

Senior Psychiatrist, Mentor and Advisor

Dr. Ganesan is Clinical professor at University of British Columbia. He is internationally known for his work in Cross-Cultural Psychiatry, Trauma and PTSD. He is retired as head of psychiatry from Vancouver.

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Dr. Venu Karapareddy

MD MRCPscyh (UK) FRCP(C)

Dr. Ashok Krishnamoorthy

Senior Psychiatrist, Advisor and Psychodelic Interventions Lead

Dr. Krishnamoorthy is clinical associate professor at UBC and Psycho-Geriatric Fellowship led. He is head of Psychiatry at Richmond and tertiary regional program medical lead.

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Clinician

Dr. Afshin Roghani

Clinical & Research Co-Ordinator

Dr. Afshin Roghani MD did his basic medical training in Iran from Zahedan Medical School from Iran. Over the years of working as a doctor, he has been highly committed to patient care, clinical research.

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Dr. Venu Karapareddy

BSN TMS Technician 

Audrey Detlor

RN, Clinical Lead

Audrey received her Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing from the University of British Columbia. She took her training and certification for Therapeutic Brain Intervention from CAMH.

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Dr. Venu Karapareddy

Bsc (Psychology)

Crystal Kerr

TMS Technician

Crystal is a Psychology graduate from the University of British Columbia. She has a passion for understanding the human mind and healing. She plans to do a Master's in Counseling, to help individuals find their path to well-being.

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Administration & Operations

Tricia George

Operations and Administrative Lead

Tricia joins BrainStim as the Administrative and Operations Lead Support. She shares the passion for improving patient care and looks forward to working with this amazing and collaborative team of highly talented, clinicians and team players.

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BSc

Rachel Unipan

BSC, Executive Assistant

Rachel is a dedicated professional with over a decade of experience in the mental health field. She has a profound passion for improving the well-being of individuals. Throughout her career, she has been instrumental in coordinating and streamlining mental health services.

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Patient Care Coordinator

Rose Young

Patient Care Coordinator

Rose completed her master's degree in occupational therapy in Sydney Australia where she found passion and love for supporting clients with both physical and cognitive disabilities. Rose works as our patient navigator. She prides herself in always providing a high standard of patient care. 

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Md

Sandeep Chadha

IT Advisor and Lead

Sandeep is a technology advocate for healthcare. He is passionate to change lives of those with mental health chronic illness by providing most advanced technological solutions to clinicians and service users.

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