About Dr. Shimi Kang

Dr. Shimi Kang is an award-winning Harvard-trained doctor, researcher, news media expert, writer and keynote speaker, whose #1 National Bestselling parenting book 'The Dolphin Way' has been translated to 7 languages and released in 10 countries!

She is the current Medical Director for Child and Youth Mental Health for the city of Vancouver, a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia, and founder of the Provincial Youth Concurrent Disorders Program at BC Children’s Hospital.

Dr. Kang is the proud recipient of the 2012 Queen Elizabeth II Diamond Jubilee Medal and the 2016 YWCA Woman of Distinction Award for her years of outstanding community service in health and wellness.

In 2014, Dr. Kang successfully appeared at TEDxKelowna as a keynote speaker with her talk "What One Skill = Awesome Life?", speaking on the importance of adaptability. Her articles, television and radio appearances on topics such as mental health, motivation, and optimal performance can be found in major media outlets including the Huffington Post, CBC, US News, Washington Post, Psychology Today, South China Morning Post and TIME Magazine.

Dr. Kang has helped thousands of children, adolescents, and adults move towards positive behaviors and better health whilst being the proud mother of her own three amazing and exhausting children!


Have you always wanted more from life, wanted it to be extraordinary perhaps in all the most ordinary ways? Dr. Shimi Kang shares with us about the one skill that may give us an awesome life.

Helping Your Child
Develop And Learn
Through Creativity