A Taste of Our Team
Raj Dhasi, M.A., B.A., C.R.C | Raj is our lead consultant and your first point of contact at Turning Point Resolutions Inc. As a leading expert in conflict resolution, Raj has been providing invaluable intervention services to workplace organizations, school districts, families, and communities for over 15 years. Raj specializes in assessing and resolving complex multi-layer conflict situations. She brings a toolbox full of intervention approaches including mediation, leadership and communication coaching, group facilitation, training and restorative justice processes. In addition to working in private practice, Raj is also a faculty member at the Justice Institute of B.C., Centre for Conflict Resolution. Raj holds a specialized degree in Adult Education, a Master’s degree in Organizational Conflict Analysis and Management, is currently completing her Doctorate in Social Sciences. As a skilled practitioner Raj brings a blend of empathy, spirit, and strategic thinking to each and every client.
Niki Kux-Kardos, , M.A., CEC, B.Comm | Raised in a family business, Niki brings a unique understanding of the necessary blend between business and relationships for organisational success. For over 13 years, Niki has served private family enterprise, non-profit organisations, municipal and federal government, individuals, teams and whole organisations with passion and purpose. As an internal conflict management practitioner with the RCMP, she provided conflict coaching, mediation, facilitation, work place assessments, restorative process, workshops and training to hundreds of people across British Columbia. As a caring and competent certified executive coach, Niki specialises in authentic leadership and values-based conflict management. Known for her energetic, practical and engaging approach, Niki invites self-awareness and development with supportive candour and clarity. As coach faculty for the Justice Institute of B.C. and Royal Roads University, Niki is also a member of the Society for Intercultural Education, Training and Research and the International Coach Federation.
Deborah White, B.A, MSc | Deborah provides mediation, services, communication, performance and leadership coaching, training, and multi-party problem solving processes in organizations across Canada. Her 30 years of experience coupled with her bachelor's degree in Social Work and master's degree in Behavioural Science, gives her a wide breadth of expertise and context for her work. Deborah is a sought-after workplace consultant who brings expertise, warmth, and humour to her work.
Mario Govorchin, B.A., C.R.C | Mario’s 25 years of experience as a conflict management practitioner make him one of our most sought after experts. As a dynamic interventionist, exceptional communication and leadership coach, and an engaging trainer, Mario spends his time working across the country in high conflict situations. Mario is well-known and recognized for his comprehensive work in the areas of high anger, crisis and violence management, and harassment prevention in corporate, government and non-profit organizations. Mario specializes in mediation, coaching, and training with the intention of using conflict as a growth opportunity. He supports individuals ranging from CEOs to frontline staff, and groups of all sizes to step into difficult interactions with ease and expertise.
Jordan Buna, B.A., M.A. (in process) | As a simulation specialist, Jordan works diligently to support our clients to elevate their skills in navigating difficult interactions, giving feedback, and speaking with assertion and clarity in the workplace. In addition to his work as a simulation specialist, Jordan provides local and national leadership in gang prevention and intervention strategies for youth. His work is an integral part of the anti-gang strategies for the Combined Forces Special Enforcement Unit of British Columbia, Royal Canadian Mounted Police and the Vancouver Police Department. Jordan’s outgoing personality, and natural ability to build relationship, and evoke learning, make him an exception member of our team.
Jessy Johal | Jessy started his career as a Safe School Liaison with the Surrey School district. He then moved to a specialized role of Outreach Worker with Surrey School’s award-winning Wraparound program where he built relationships with at-risk youth and supported RCMP Youth Section staff with daily high risk situations (altercations, substance use, school misconduct). Jessy also worked on gang prevention and intervention strategies in partnership with the Surrey RCMP Gang Enforcement team. In his current role, Jessy helps to deliver the Gang Reduction Through Informed Practice (GRIP) strategy implemented by Safer Schools Together in partnership with the B.C. Ministry of Education. The GRIP strategy is comprehensive training designed to deliver proven prevention and intervention strategies to communities throughout B.C. in response to youth gangs. Jessy is responsible for conducting social media / GRIP presentations to students, parents, and school professionals. As GRIP consultant, Jessy assists police agencies and school district professionals with safety plans and community consultations.
Apjit Sidhu B.A., FMC Cert. | Apjit brings a passion and skill to providing risk management assessments, conflict coaching, mediation, and training services. Apjit has provided services to youth, families, non-for profit organizations, corporations, school districts and individuals involved in the criminal justice system. Her unique blend of experience coupled with her academic background, allow her to go the extra step with our clients by providing information about family law, interpreting legislation and policies, screening for power imbalances, diffusing intense emotion, and creating formal agreements for resolution. Her empathetic, organized, and detail focused approach supports our clients to move from chaos to clarity.
Plus, over 20 other professional Coaches, Therapists, Trainers, Mediators, and Simulation Specialists ready to serve you.
Our Support Team
Pamela Ang, B.A. | With speed and accuracy Pamela skillfully brings together administrative support with an efficient and kind touch. Pamela's focus on details, client needs, and team organization ensures the business runs seamlessly and the focus remains on client care. Pamela holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in Business Management. Given her desire to help others, along with her recognition that in conflict resolution everything is confidential and time-sensitive, she is TPR’s ideal Lead Administrative Assistant.
From the moment you enter our office, our admin team works diligently to ensure you have a positive and comfortable experience. They greet you with a smile, get you into your meeting quickly and efficiently (because they know your time is valuable), and work to ensure you are well attended to.