2014     American Society of Clinical Hypnosis, William C. Wester Award for Excellence in Child Hypnosis

 

 

2007    • American Pain Society, Jeffrey Lawson Award for Advocacy in Children's Pain Relief

 

            • Canadian Pain Society, Dr. Harold Merskey Award for: A randomized trial of yoga for adolescents with irritable bowel syndrome

 

 

2005    Royal Children's Hospital, Melbourne, Australia. The Jeff Crouch Memorial Fund: Visiting Professor in Paediatric Pain Management

 

            Simon Fraser University Alumni Association: Outstanding Alumni Award for Professional Achievement

 

            Freddie Award: International Health & Medical Media Award: Making Every Moment Count

 

 

2004   National Hospice & Palliative Care Organization: Film Festival Award for Best Professional Film: Making Every Moment Count

 

            Health Sciences Communication, Best Documentary Silver Award: Making Every Moment Count

 

 

2000    National Council of Family Relations: Media Award for Best Documentary: No Fears, No Tears - 13 Years Later

 

            Holly Harrington-Lux Award to the individual responsible for overall creative design of the winning production: No Fears, No Tears - 13 Years Later

 

            Health Sciences Communication, Silver Award for the Best Documentary: No Fears, No Tears - 13 Years Later

 

 

1998    YWCA, Vancouver, BC:  Woman of Distinction Award for Health & Wellness

 

             Medical Faculty, Department of Family Practice, Ben-Gurion University, Be’ersheva, Israel:  The Dozer Visiting Professor Award

 

 

1989     Society for Clinical & Experimental Hypnosis, Roy M. Dorcas Award for Best Clinical Paper on Hypnosis: Favourite Stories: A Hypnotic Pain-

             Reduction Technique for Children in Acute Pain

 

             American Clinical Hypnosis Society Award for best first paper: American Journal of Clinical Hypnosis: Favourite Stories: A Hypnotic Pain-

             Reduction Technique for Children in Acute Pain

 

 

1988     British Columbia College of Psychologists:  Belyea Address for Notable Service to Community

 

 

1987     Association for the Care of Children’s Health: Washington, DC: Award for Program Innovation: Developing the Pain & Anxiety Management

             Program at BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver