Dr. Michael Ocana is a psychiatrist with specialized training in developmental neuroscience and trauma focussed psychotherapy. Dr. Ocana has 20 years of experience in inpatient and emergency psychiatry at Kelowna General Hospital where he was Medical Director of the Kelowna Adolescent Inpatient Unit for 15 years. He is an associate professor at the University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine, where he supervises resident trainees in psychotherapy and provides mentorship to medical students.
Dr. Michael Ocana is a certified Somatic Experiencing Practitioner and has specific training in multiple forms of psychotherapy including Internal Family Systems, CBT, IPT, and the Comprehensive Resource Method. Dr. Ocana has been certified in Psychedelic Associated Psychotherapy through the California Institute of Integral Studies. He is a champion for physician health and wellness as the Physician Lead, Physician Health and Safety for Doctors of British Columbia and is the Medical Director for the Spiritual Emergence Network in Canada. He enjoys hiking with friends and travelling with his family.