On Tuesday, December 4, 2018 Sara Mojtehedzade, Work and Health Reporter published this information in Toronto Star. The provincial workers’ compensation board has denied 94 per cent of chronic mental stress cases since new legislation extended benefits coverage to employees experiencing long-term trauma or harassment on the job, according to an internal Workplace Safety and Insurance Board audit obtained by… Read more »
Among almost 500 injured workers that Dr. Light had seen during his practice, majority were immigrants that came to country from 1 to 5 years. There are some research that support this observation. Recent immigrants not only have poorer job situations than workers bornin Canada, but immigrant men are also twice as likely to sustainworkplace injuries that require medical care compared… Read more »
is a licensed psychologist in the province of Ontario. His formal training in psychology was in Russia, where he obtained Master’s Degree in Clinical Psychology from St. Petersburg State University; Doctor of Philosophy degree from the St. Petersburg Psychoneurological Institute. Dr. Light has extensive training in Russia, US and Canada.
are published in Russian and North American scientific peer reviewed journals. His research and practical skills are recognized internationally Visiting Scholar at the University of California, San Francisco; recipient of a grant from the MacArthur Foundation; Fulbright Visiting Scholar at the State University of New York in Geneseo.