Dr. Michael Ocana is a psychiatrist with specialized training in developmental neuroscience and trauma focussed psychotherapy, with certifications in Somatic Experiencing Therapy and Psychedelic Associated Psychotherapy.

Odyssey participants benefit from Dr Ocana’s expertise in multiple forms of psychotherapy, including Internal Family Systems, CBT, IPT, and the Comprehensive Resource Method. 

Dr. Ocana has 20 years of experience in inpatient and emergency psychiatry at Kelowna General Hospital where he was Medical Director of the Kelowna Adolescent Inpatient Unit for 15 years. 

He is an associate professor at the University of British Columbia, Faculty of Medicine, where he supervises resident trainees in psychotherapy and provides mentorship to medical students.

He enjoys hiking with friends and travelling with his family.