Dr. Shimi Kang is an award-winning, Harvard-trained psychiatrist, researcher, media expert, and international keynote speaker.
Dr. Shimi Kang is an award-winning, Harvard-trained psychiatrist, researcher, media expert, and international keynote speaker. She is a Clinical Associate Professor at the University of British Columbia and the #1 best-selling author of The Dolphin Parent, The Self-Motivated Kid, and The Tech Solution: Creating Healthy Habits for Growing up in A Digital World. Dr. Kang is passionate about providing science-based solutions that optimize the power of the human mind.
She is the founder of the wellness, connection, and innovation programs Dolphin Kids: Future-Ready Leaders, CEO of Get Sparky, and host of the YouTube show Mental Wealth with Dr. Shimi Kang. She has received numerous honors including the American Academy of Addiction Psychiatry and YWCA Woman of Distinction Awards.
Dr. Kang is most proud of receiving the Diamond Jubilee Medal for her years of outstanding community service and of being the mother of three awesome but exhausting children.
A conversation with Dr. Shimi Kaur Kang to learn how to treat screens like food: consume healthy tech, limit junk tech, and eliminate toxins. Between video games, scrolling on phones, socializing on Zoom, and online learning, children spend far more time on screens than before the pandemic. It has been an unprecedented moment in history where children have spent more time indoors than outdoors. Psychologists are alerting parents and educators that there will be periods of epic withdrawal once schools, activities, and social life return to normal.