Speaking


Amy is a seasoned speaker and is available for talks and keynotes on the topics of mental health, support, wellness, and recovery. Her speaking history includes talks at the Edmonton Police Service, the University of Alberta, and St. Johns Ambulance.

Speaking Highlights

  • March 11, 2020
    Northern Ontario School of Medicine
    Dean of Medicine Speaker Series
    Guest Speaker
    The Value of Hope
    Sudbury, ON
  • November 18, 2019
    Epion Conference
    Keynote Speaker
    From the ice to the page: A story of hope
    Toronto, ON
  • September 18, 2019
    Fighting Normal Exhibit and Lecture
    Guest Lecturer
    St. Albert Public Library
    St. Albert, AB
  • June, 3,4, 2019
    HEADSTRONG: A Youth Summit
    Mental Health Commission of Canada
    Guest Speaker
    Red Deer, AB
  • May 22, 2019
    The Journal of Health Design
    The Health Design Podcasts
    Guest
    Melbourne, Australia via Skype
  • May 14, 2019
    Adult Psychiatry Grand Rounds
    University of Calgary
    I am not my illness: The impact of stigma
    Presenter
    Calgary, AB
  • November 3, 2018
    Annual Campaign Kickoff
    Schizophrenia Society of Alberta
    Guest Speaker
    Lacombe, AB
  • October 24, 25, 2018
    HEADSTRONG: A Youth Summit
    Mental Health Commission of Canada
    Guest Speaker
    Vegreville, AB
  • June 15, 2018
    Psychiatry Grand Rounds
    Alberta Hospital, Edmonton
    Recovery: A Journey of Many Small Steps
    Guest Speaker (SSA)
    Edmonton, AB
  • May 10, 2018
    Edmonton Lifelong Learners Association (ELLA)
    University of Alberta
    The Writer’s life: How Poetry Heals
    Guest Speaker
    Edmonton, AB
  • May 5, 2018
    FAMI Alberta Conference
    The C-PROM Tool and Recovery
    Guest Panelist
    Edmonton, AB
  • May 2, 2018
    First Nations Telehealth Portal
    Peer Support: How it works and its effect
    Guest Presenter (SSA)
    Edmonton, AB
  • April 19, 2018
    Homestead Coworking
    Thursday Think Tank
    Using Personal Narrative to Affect Social Change
    Guest Speaker
    Edmonton, AB
  • May 30, 2017
    CASA Youth Council
    Workshop Leader
    Edmonton, AB
  • May 24, 2017
    Psychiatry Research Day
    University of Alberta
    Guest Speaker
    Edmonton, AB
  • May 3, 2017
    Psychiatry Ground Rounds
    University of Alberta
    Guest Speaker
    Edmonton, AB
  • September 14, 2016
    Wellness Conference
    Macewan University
    Guest Speaker
    Edmonton, AB
  • April 8, 9, 2015
    HEADSTRONG: A Youth Summit
    Mental Health Commission of Canada
    Keynote Speaker
    Edmonton, AB
  • April 7, 2015
    University of Alberta Faculty of Medicine Class of 2018
    Art and Healing
    Guest Speaker
    Edmonton, AB
  • January 22, 2015
    Health Sciences Education and Research Council
    University of Alberta
    Patient Mentor
    Edmonton, AB
  • February 2, 2015
    St. John’s Ambulance EMT/Paramedic Training Class
    Living with Schizophrenia and Related Disorders
    Guest Speaker (SSA)
    Edmonton, AB