Dr. Lin is a registered psychologist overseeing all of the clinical work at LifeCare Centres. A skilled clinician, she comes with over 25 years of experience in counselling individuals, couples and families on a variety of personal issues. She specializes in helping people overcome depression, anxiety and fear, abuse and trauma, stress, grief, marital and relationship struggles, parenting and family issues, and other life stressors. Her passion is to help people discover their full potential as individuals, and to break free from the bondage that prevents them from realizing their purpose and joy in life. She is also passionate about helping clients develop healthy relationships with their spouse, children, family, friends and co-workers. Part of her life’s work is to see families and marriages restored to the healthy, safe havens that they can be.
Dr. Lin also has an extensive background in assessment, and she has a strong interest in helping children, adolescents and adults discover their gifts and strengths so that they can develop to be the best version of themselves. With her compassion, warmth and relaxed style, she is able to establish rapport easily with even young children. Clients regularly remark on the accuracy of the results of her assessments and how helpful she has been in assisting the family to identify and work with learning disabilities or other cognitive challenges that impact their children’s ability to flourish in the school environment. Dr. Lin also works with individuals and organizations for selection, career assessments, developmental and coaching purposes, and the selection of leaders and executives. She has worked with many private and public sector companies, and she brings a wealth of experience in HR management.
A frequent speaker at conferences, retreats, and workshops, Dr. Lin loves to use her personal and professional experiences to speak into the lives of her audience. She often brings messages of hope and faith that help her listeners understand God’s truth in very practical ways to transform their lives. She has also made frequent TV appearances on 700 Club Canada and 100 Huntley Street, and her teaching videos are available on RightNow Media. Dr. Merry is the author of The Fully Lived Life: Rescuing Our Souls from All that Holds Us Back. Visit her website at www.drmerrylin.com and subscribe to receive her blog postings automatically or “like” her page on Facebook www.facebook.com/drmerrylin.
Dr. Lin is married, with two children. When relaxing, she can be found, sitting by the lake, curled up with a good book or spending time with her family.