Dr. Leora Kuttner
1985 - present Private Practice in Child, Adolescent & Family -- Specializing in Pediatric Pain Assessment & Management. Vancouver, BC.
1997 - 1998 Consultant: Staff training & support for staff & families. Canuck Place (Palliative Care Hospice for Children), Vancouver, BC.
1995 - 1996 Acupuncture Training. Acupuncture Clinic, Kalobowila Hospital and Open University, Colombo, Sri Lanka under Dr. Anton Jayasuriya.
1987 - 1991 Clinical Psychologist responsible for the Pain Management Service. BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC.
1986 Jan-Jul Consultant & Staff Trainer. Oncology Division at BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC.
1985 Jan-Oct Produced & directed the educational documentary No Fears...No Tears: Children with Cancer Coping with Pain. Oncology Dept.,
BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC
1983 - 1984 Developed and Implemented Pain and Anxiety Management Program. Oncology out-patient unit, BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC.
1982 Sept-Dec Doctoral Internship. Adolescent Treatment Unit, McLean Hospital, Harvard University, Boston, MA.
1982 May - Aug Intern Psychologist. (Doctoral Practicum) Hearing Assessment Team, BC Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC.
1981 May - Aug Intern Psychologist. (Doctoral Practicum) C.I.F. Unit, Vancouver Children’s Hospital, Vancouver, BC.
1979 - 1980 Clinical Psychologist. Child Adolescent and Family Unit: Transvaal Memorial Hospital for Children, Johannesburg, South Africa, and
Lecturer, Department of Psychiatry, University of Witwatersrand Medical School, Johannesburg, South Africa.
1978 One-year Internship at a 200-bed psychiatric hospital. Sterkfontein Mental Hospital, South Africa, and
Licensed Registration with the Professional Psychology Board.
1975 - 1977 Part-time evening crisis intervention for individuals and families. Community Crisis Walk-in Clinic: Johannesburg, South Africa
1973 Honours Practicum. Assessments and therapy. Witwatersrand Children’s Clinic: University of Witwatersrand, Johannesburg, South Africa