Our Team

Joseph M. Klancnik, PhD, RPsych #01286; Director. Dr. Klancnik obtained a BA in psychology and a PhD in neuroscience at the University of British Columbia. After postdoctoral fellowships at the Brain Research Institute of the University of Zurich and the Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience at Rutgers University, Dr. Klancnik completed an APA-accredited postdoctoral clinical specialization at the University of Arizona, and an APA/CPA-accredited clinical internship at the Toronto Hospital. Dr. Klancnik spent many years teaching, presenting at local and international conferences, and publishing in the field. In the early 1990’s, he began to work directly with clients.  In 1999, Dr. Klancnik founded West Coast Psychological Services. He has been intensively involved with vocational rehabilitation for persons with disabilities, and has conducted and supervised thousands of neuropsychological, psychovocational, and psychoeducational assessments.  Dr. Klancnik has been accepted as an expert witness in the Supreme Court of British Columbia.