Amenda Kumar

Amenda Kumar

Occupational health and safety consultant, Mental Health Injury Prevention | WorkSafeBC

Amenda has worked in mental health for over ten years, working for government and private organizations. She joined WorkSafeBC in 2014, and since then, she has worn several hats, including working as a case manager in Claims, investigations officer in Fatal and Series Injury Investigations, and currently as an occupational health and safety consultant for mental health injury prevention in Consultation and Education Services.

Outside of WorkSafeBC, Amenda promotes mental health as a therapist at a Vancouver clinic specializing in support for adults struggling with anxiety and other mental health challenges. Amenda has her Master of Social Work from UBC and is currently a member of BC College of Social Workers. She also works closely with the BC First Responders’ Mental Health Committee in supporting first responders’ mental health.

"From a very young age, I found great satisfaction in helping others. This led me to a career in social work and mental health."

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