Joanna Cheek, MD

Network Member

Joanna Cheek


BHKin, MD, FRCP(C), University of British Columbia

Academic appointment

Psychiatrist, Vancouver Island Health Authority
Assistant Clinical Professor, University of British Columbia


Dr. Cheek specializes in individual and group psychotherapy. She practices psychoeducation, cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness-based interventions, dialectical behavioral therapy (DBT), and psychodynamic therapy.  Dr. Cheek’s interests include stigma reduction and making psychotherapy and psychosocial wellness strategies more accessible and operational in our communities.

What I do when I'm not working

I balance my work and life by letting my dog take me for jogs, cycling through mud puddles, mindful ice-cream eating, and daily interpretive dance parties with my two very active toddlers.




University Health Services, University of Victoria
PO Box 1700 STN CSC, BC, Canada