Adjunct Professor

Biography

Dr. Samuels-Dennis is the CEO and Founder of Trinity Centre, a new Christian centre with integrated mental health services, transition housing, senior day programs and child care centre in ON.  She recently moved full-time into this new role, having served as Professor + Scholar in Residence at Humber College (2013-16) and Assistant Professor at York University (2010-13).

Dr. Samuels-Dennis has provided support and insights to the MSN program at TWU.  For example, she has participated in the Nurse Network Cafés, providing a presentation entitled “Reframing Trauma-Informed Mental Health Care:  The Protective Function of Spirituality.”   Dr. Samuels-Dennis’ expertise and research in mental health, homelessness and care of the vulnerable – plus her interest in approaching health needs from a faith-based perspective through the development of a faith-based Trinity Centre – intersect well with TWU. 

Research & Scholarship