Boaz is a psychometrist with Vocational Litigation Solutions. His role involves administering and scoring standardized measures to clients referred for vocational testing. Boaz has over 5 years of psychometric experience working with individuals with psychiatric diagnoses, acquired brain injuries, and neurodegenerative diseases. Boaz has worked under the supervision of neuropsychologists, psychologists, and vocational experts. He has also received training from board certified psychometrists.
Outside of his work at Vocational Litigation Solutions, Boaz is in the process of completing his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of British Columbia (UBC), where he previously obtained an M.A. in Clinical Psychology (2015) and a B.A. in Psychology (2010). Boaz’s graduate research is supervised by Dr. E. David Klonsky, R.Psych, and examines the neurocognitive mechanisms underlying suicidal thoughts and suicidal acts. His graduate research has been supported by the Canadian Institutes of Health Research (CIHR), the Social Sciences and Humanities Research Council (SSHRC), the Killam Trusts, and UBC. Boaz has completed advanced graduate training in statistics, research design, psychological assessment and treatment. Under the supervision of registered psychologists, Boaz gained clinical experience providing psychotherapeutic treatment to individuals in a variety of settings including within inpatient psychiatric units (at Vancouver General Hospital and UBC Hospital), private psychological practice, healthcare centre, university research study, and university clinic.
After completing his doctoral training Boaz hopes to pursue a career conducting psychological and vocational assessments.