Mental Health Speaker Series

The Healthy Workplace “Mental Health Speaker Series” consists of a variety of topics presented virtually by Carleton faculty members. Our guest speakers will discuss their research in the area of mental health and wellness. This speaker series is offered in partnership with the Department of Psychology, the Department of Neuroscience and the School of Social Work.

Tentative Schedule of Events for 2020/2021 Academic Year

Please see events calendar at the bottom of this page for registration as it becomes available.

Month Speaker Research Topic Date of Event
September 2020 Kim Matheson Resilience: How to Thrive in the Aftermath of Stressful Experiences
*View the recording here.
Wednesday, September 23 (1:30 – 2:30pm)
October 2020 Katie Gunnell Physical Activity, Screen Time, and Mental Health in Adolescents
View the recording here.
Tuesday, October 13 (1:30 – 2:30pm)
October 2020 Rob Coplan The Paradox of Solitude: Exploring the Costs and Benefits of Being Alone
*View the recording here.
Thursday, October 29 (1:30 – 2:30pm)
November 2020 Rachel Burns Chronic health conditions and wellbeing Tuesday, November 24 (2:00 Р3:00pm)
December 2020 Karen Sewell  Child and youth mental health Wednesday, December 2 (1:30 Р2:30pm)
January 2021 Argel Aguilar-Valles The mechanisms of action of novel antidepressant pharmacotherapies
*View the recording here.
Thursday, January 21 (2:00 – 3:00pm)
February 2021 Alfonso Abizaid Stress and Coping with food: Why do we eat when we feel stressed?
*View the recording here.
Wednesday, February 10 (1:30 – 2:30pm)
March 2021 Michael Wohl How nostalgic reverie for the pre-addicted self can facilitate behaviour change
Thursday, March 11 (2:00 – 3:00pm)
April 2021 Amina Mire More info coming soon Thursday, April 1 (1:30 – 2:30pm)
May 2021 Robyn McQuaid Taking a biopsychosocial approach to understanding mental health: A focus on stress and trauma Thursday, May 13 (1:30 – 2:30pm)
June 2021 Chad Danyluck  More info coming soon Wednesday, June 16 (1:30 Р2:30pm)

Upcoming Events