Speaking Engagements

presentations and trainings  on a variety of topics:

  • Three Levels of Intervention for Health and High Performance

  • Mindful Leading for Health and High Performance

  • Communication as a Health and Performance Strategy

  • Connectedness: Social Brains at Work

  • Collaboration for Healthy Workplaces and Communities

  • Life Transitions and Living Resiliently

  • Change Your Thinking – Change Your Life

  • Brain Priming for Total Well-Being

  • Stress: Healthy Challenge vs Deadly Threat

  • What Does Goal Setting Research Tell Us?

  • From SAD (stress/anxiety/depression) to SAFE

  • Workplace Mental Health Promotion

  • Wellness. . .Well-Being. . .What's the Difference??

  • Cultures of Well-being: Savoring the Good Life

Examples of Past Speaking Engagements:

  • American Academy of Family Physicians’ Well-being Conference, Naples, FL - “Building Resilient Performance” (2018)

  • American Cancer Society, Kansas City, MO - “Care & Compassion: Building Resilient People and Workplaces” (2018)

  • Disability Management Employer Coalition Annual Conference, Anaheim, CA - “Mental Health in the Workplace: A Three-Way View” (2017)

  • Institute of Occupational Health Sciences, Portland, OR - “Resilient Individuals and Resilient Workplaces: Translating and Applying the Research” (2017)

  • Carolinas Association of General Contractors Annual Meeting, Charleston, SC – “Send Your People Home Safe – and Sane – Every Day” (2016)

  • Creating a Culture of Health World Congress, Chicago, IL – “Leveraging Mobile Technologies for Emotional Well-being” (2016 )

  • Employers Health annual meeting, Canton, OH – “Embrace Stress, Build Resilience” (2015)

  • Human Resource Executive Health & Benefits Leadership Conference, Las Vegas, NV – “Ideas and Innovators” Ignite presentation and panel (2014)

  • Health Education Research Organization Forum, San Diego, CA – “Leadership and Culture Development IS the Health Intervention” (2014)

  • Employee Assistance Professionals Association, Phoenix, AZ – “From Research to Practice: Building Work Cultures that Support Thriving” (2013)

  • Integrated Benefits Institute/National Business Coalition on Health, Dallas, TX – “Research and Real World: Integrating Benefits for Influencing Behavior” (2013)

  • Northeast Business Group on Health annual meeting, East Rutherford, NJ – “Workplace Mental Health Strategies” (2012)

  • University of Kansas Medical Center Psychiatry Grand Rounds, Kansas City, KS – “Why Should You Care if Your Patients Thrive at Work? A Biopsychosocial Model of Workplace Depression, Stress, and Resilience” (2011)

  • American Heart Association’s Go Red for Women regional forum, Salina, KS – “Sensational Health: The Mind-Body Connection” (2007)

(Full listing available upon request.)