I enjoy speaking to groups about mental health issues, including:

  • Recovery from Mental Illness and Addiction
  • Fighting Stigma and Discrimination
  • Developing a Personal Recovery Plan
  • Mental Health Advocacy
  • Social Media 101 for Health Professionals
  • Health Literacy
  • Stages of Behavior Change

You can see some of my recorded media appearances here.

Please contact me using the form below to inquire about speaking engagements, keynote addresses, or continuing education workshops.

Here are some of the groups and organizations I have presented to about these and other topics:

Health Care and Mental Health Organizations:

Appalachian Regional Healthcare (ARH) Psychiatric Center

Ball-Quantrell Recovery Center for Women

Bluegrass Family Health


Central State Hospital, Louisville, KY

Eastern State Hospital, Lexington, KY

Federal Medical Center, U.S. Bureau of Prisons, Lexington, KY

Kentucky Consumer Conference

Kentucky Department of Behavioral Health, Developmental & Intellectual Disabilities

Kentucky Department of Protection and Advocacy

Kentucky River Community Care

Mental Health Network

NAMI Kentucky

NAMI Lexington

Participation Station, Lexington, KY

Veterans Affairs Medical Center, Lexington, KY

Virginia Department of Behavioral Health and Developmental Services

Western State Hospital, Hopkinsville, KY

Professional Organizations:

American Psychological Association

Health Literacy Kentucky

Kentucky Mental Health Institute

Kentucky Practice-Based Research Networks Collaborative Conference

Kentucky Psychiatric Medical Association

Kentucky Psychological Association

Kentucky Society for Directors of Volunteer Services

University of Kentucky Family Medicine Review Conference

Virginia Association of Community Services Boards

West Virginia Psychological Association

Educational and Community Groups:

Asbury Theological Seminary, Department of Counseling & Pastoral Care, Wilmore, KY

Bryan Station High School, Lexington, KY

Eastern Kentucky University

Georgetown College

Northern Kentucky University

Southern Hills United Methodist Church, Lexington, KY

Transylvania University

University of Kentucky Counseling Center: Consultation and Psychological Services

University of Kentucky College of Education, Department of Educational and Counseling Psychology

University of Kentucky College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry

University of Kentucky College of Arts and Sciences, Department of Psychology

University of Kentucky Department of Rehabilitation Counseling

University of Kentucky Physician Assistant Program

University of Kentucky Work-Life Office

Woodford County High School, Versailles, KY

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