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Dr. David Storper

Dr. David Storper

David is a successful, middle-aged psychiatrist working in Ottawa. He has a mixed practice, but he specializes in Cognitive Behavioral therapy, a goal-oriented therapeutic technique that aggressively targets specific anxieties to improve the day-to-day life of the patient. This is ironic because David has been less than pro-active about dealing with his own problems.Despite the appearance of a well engineered... Read More »
Michael Dyer

Michael Dyer

Michael is a low level clerk at the National Senior's Council who has battled severe anxiety of one kind or another his entire life. He has been a patient of Dr. Storper's since he was 15, and has made real progress dealing with specific phobias using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy techniques.Because of his anxieties, he doesn't connect with many people.He is... Read More »
Samantha Dunbar

Samantha Dunbar

Sammy is a strong, independent career woman in her early forties. She is the editor assigned to David's book. Sammy likes to think of herself as sassy and fun, hence "Sammy" instead of Samantha, but she is actually quite controlling and judgmental. She comes across as bitchy, because she has a very low tolerance for weakness or hypocrisy and is... Read More »
Claire Webb

Claire Webb

Claire is the twenty-something single mother who, as the result of a job placement initiative at an organization that helps unwed mothers, finds herself behind the reception desk in Dr. David Storper's office. It is a completely alien world to her. She finds much of the job baffling and Dr. Storper's rules of "ethical receptionist behavior" irrational. She feels great... Read More »
Jasmina Hart

Jasmina Hart

Jasimina has been around the block a few times. She is the driving force behind Ledgerow Publishing, and was the first to see that David might have book in him. Wealthy, stylish and imposing, she has very little patience for inefficiency, and while she takes her work very seriously, one has the sense that she would rather kick off her... Read More »
Carlos Crasta

Carlos Crasta

Carlos is the pampered son of a wealthy Indian businessman, who works along side Michael in the communications department at the National Senior's council. He cultivates an air of confidence and efficiency, but in reality he is incredibly insecure. Michael has a natural talent as a copy writer, due perhaps to the fact that he possesses a deep understanding of... Read More »
Dr. Wasserman

Dr. Wasserman

Dr. Wasserman is David's 80-something mentor and therapist. Wasserman was a big deal in his day: a well respected psychiatrist, professor, and a pioneer in the field of Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Now, his mind is somewhat shackled by old age. He is still highly opinionated, straight-shooting and aggressive in his therapeutic technique. Unfortunately, he is also scattered, forgetful and occasionally... Read More »