Learning tools/ topics in mental health
Carrol Penner - Gratitude
In this episode Brenda interviews Carol Penner, an assistant professor of theological studies at the University of Waterloo. Carol Penner shares her definition of gratitude, the benefits of gratitude, how to cultivate gratitude and other insights.Episode Notes
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DCO - Jessika
In this episode Brenda interviews MSW student Jessika, as she discusses her experience as a person of colour, and the impact of systemic racism on mental health
DCO - Priscilla
In this episode Brenda interviews MSW student Priscilla, as she discusses her experience as a person of colour, and the impact of systemic racism on mental health.
DCO - Bardish Chagger
In this episode Brenda interviews The Hon. Bardish Chagger elected as the Member of Parliament for the riding of Waterloo on October 19th, 2015. She was named as Minister of Small Business and Tourism by Prime Minister Justin Trudeau on November 4th, 2015.
Prior to becoming MP for Waterloo, Bardish Chagger worked at the Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Centre, an organization that assists new Canadians as they transition to full participation in our community’s life. As the Special Projects Coordinator, Bardish planned and coordinated the annual Kitchener-Waterloo Multicultural Festival in Kitchener’s Victoria Park, bringing together community, cultural and business groups in Waterloo Region. She also worked with other agencies to offer an annual Global Skills Conference to introduce foreign-trained professionals to related professions and to find meaningful employment.
For more information please visit: https://bardishchaggermp.ca/
DCO- Nicole Brown Faulknor
Nicole Brown Faulknor is a registered psychotherapist, child and youth counsellor, and yoga instructor. In this episode she tells us about the psychological impacts of systemic racism on mental health, how she uses psychotherapy to help people who have experienced systemic racism, self-care advice during these times of covid and high racial tensions, and other insights.
Websites / Links to more info:
Book Embodied Healing: Survivor and Facilitator available November 10th 2020
DCO- Selam Debs
Selam is a proud mother, an activist, writer, singer, songwriter, poet, and yoga & wellness teacher. In this episode she shares her insights on how systemic racism impacts mental health, how her job helps people dealing with mental health and systemic racism, her personal story, self-care advice for people engaged in social activism and other insights.
The Anti-Racism Community Collective: https://www.facebook.com/the.arcc.ontario/