Doreen M. Francis PhD is a registered psychotherapist in Toronto, Ontario as well as the UK. She earned a Bachelor of Arts and a Bachelor of Social Work at Ryerson University, Toronto, Ontario and a Master of Arts and PhD at Brunel University, England UK. She has a lifetime membership and is certified as a Diplomate Clinician by the Viktor Frankl Institute of Logotherapy. She has been actively involved as a member of the Institute since 2009. She has been an instructor of Logotherapy for over 10 years. Her areas of interest are pain management in mental health, substance abuse and post-traumatic stress disorders. She supervises Diplomate Clinician as well as Non-Clinician students.