Dr. Gina Ko introduces Against the Tides of Racism podcast. As a psychologist, she will discuss the reasons for starting the podcast and where she hopes the conversations will go.
Dr. Gina Ko holds a doctorate in Educational Leadership and is a Psychologist in Calgary, Alberta. She is an Associate Director for City University in Canada, Calgary Campus’ Master of Counselling program. She also teaches with Athabasca University. She is passionate about teaching courses that pertain to culture, diversity, and practice in counselling. She has a private practice and currently works with many Asian clients (and clients from various walks of life) to hear their stories, generate ideas to cope during this pandemic, manage life transitions, relationship challenges, grief, and more. She is an author and is publishing a book with colleagues about responsive therapeutic relationships to teach counselling skills. She has two children who are passionate about social justice and a spouse who is a teacher.