Stephen Flamer, Ph.D.

CREDENTIALS: Registered Psychologist
EXPERT: Psychology


Dr. Stephen Flamer received his B. A. from McGill University, and his Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Minnesota. For over 35 years he has provided psychological counselling/treatment and assessment services for individuals, and consultation services to public and private organizations.

He provides assessment services in situations where psychological injury has resulted from motor vehicle collision, workplace accident and medical conditions, where such symptoms as anxiety, mood changes, and chronic pain have developed. He has appeared in Provincial Supreme Court to provide evidence relating to the psychological effects of such factors.

Dr. Flamer provides psychological counselling/ intervention and support services to individuals experiencing psychological distress, requesting assistance with stressful life issues, or wishing to enhance performance and well-being.

He has interests in the areas of Occupational Health Psychology and psychological functioning in the workplace. For example, he provides treatment and assessment services that assist an organization’s workplace accommodation process designed to re-integrate employees who have been temporarily unable to work due to psychological factors. He offers psychological services to employees, managers and executives who are experiencing personal difficulties, job performance concerns or career-related issues.

Dr. Flamer is a Registered Psychologist (CPBC #85) in the Province of British Columbia. He has been an adjunct faculty member at the University of British Columbia, and has taught at Simon Fraser University. He was elected on two occasions to the Board of Directors of the College of Psychologists of British Columbia, and has served on the boards of community-based service organizations. From 2009-2016 he was an Honorary Lecturer in the Faculty of Medicine at the University of British Columbia.


MacDonald, H.A., Colotla, V., Flamer, S., and Karlinsky, H. Posttraumatic stress disorder in the workplace: A descriptive study of workers experiencing PTSD resulting from work injury. Journal of Occupational Rehabilitation, 2003, 13, 63-77.

Flamer, S. Psychological Measures in the Workplace: Some Basic Issues. People Talk, the quarterly periodical of the British Columbia Human Resources Management Association, 1998, 2(2), 16-19.

Flamer, S. Implications of transition theory for vocational evaluation and work adjustment. Vocational Evaluation and Work Adjustment Bulletin, 1985, 18(3), 104-107.

Flamer, S. Psychological outcomes of rehabilitation: Some issues in selection and measurement. International Rehabilitation Medicine, 1985, 7(4), 156-160.

Flamer, S. Anxiety conditions following a motor vehicle accident. The Verdict, 2005, 108, 56-58.


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