Dr. Jennifer RusselDr. Jennifer Russel

Psychiatrist and TEND Associate

Dr. Jennifer Russel is the Clinical Director of the Compass Line at British Columbia Children’s Hospital and a psychiatrist with the BC Physicians Health Program. She graduated from McMaster Medical School in 2005 and completed her Psychiatry Residency at the University of Toronto in 2010.

Dr. Russel has worked as a psychiatrist in several inpatient units across Canada and was the Medical Director of the Adolescent Psychiatry Unit at BC Children’s Hospital for 6 years. Her main area of focus has been working with youth with complex mental health difficulties such as severe mood disorders, anxiety disorders, psychotic disorders, and neuropsychiatric disorders as well as with their families.