Lynn Imai, Ph.D.

Career Counsellor – Toronto

Lynn Imai is a recognized expert in organizational behaviour, workplace effectiveness, culture & diversity, and global leadership. She is passionate about helping individuals make positive and meaningful change in their work and careers through the development of self-awareness, effective decision-making with confidence, and realistic action-planning. Throughout her career, Lynn has assessed, counselled, and coached more than a thousand undergraduate, Masters, and PhD students to deal with a variety of workplace challenges by developing their leadership skills, and by helping them navigate their careers. She now works with people at all stages of the career and personal development.

Prior to joining Canada Career Counselling, Lynn worked as a Professor of Organizational Behaviour at a number of globally top-ranking business schools (Ivey Business School at Western University, Smith School of Business at Queens University). Influenced by her experiences growing up across Asia, North America, and Europe, her research has focused on how societal cultures impact human behaviour in a variety of workplace contexts such as negotiations, conflict management, team dynamics, motivation, performance management, and ethics. Lynn’s research has appeared in top-tier academic journals and various media outlets including Forbes Magazine, Fast Company (Co.Design), The Globe & Mail, Psychology Today and various reports from Harvard Law School.

Lynn received her Hon. BSc. in Psychology from the University of Toronto, where she was two-time Eric Jackman Scholar in Psychology, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in Industrial/ Organizational Psychology from the University of Maryland, College Park. She is in the process of completing a Masters in Counselling Psychology.