Speaking

August 28, 2017

Event: RenewED

Topic: Anxiety in the classroom. You can’t go through one class period without the topic of anxiety being raised. We live in an anxiety provoking culture that affects the way we teach, how we interact with students, and what happens to students in and out of the classroom. Join Kristin as she unpacks anxiety for us and gives practical tools for helping students, staff members and ourselves navigate and sit with feelings of anxiety in a healthy way.

April 22, 2017

Event: IF – Kelowna

Location: Willow Park Church

Topic: Women today are bombarded with picture-perfect images of airbrushed, touched up perfection. Join Kristin in this interactive and engaging workshop as she unpacks the pervasiveness of manufactured expectations of beauty and how the abundance of this messaging can impact our sense of self-worth. Kristin will leave you with practical tools that support you in appreciating your body, loving life and seeing yourself the way God sees you.

April 12, 2017

Event: Canadian Mental Health Association – Knowledge Is Power: Disordered Eating

Location: Okanagan Regional Library

Topic: Hear from people with lived experience, family members and professionals specializing in disordered eating. Learn about: early recognition, living with disordered eating, local resources and supports and the journey to recover.

February 4, 2017

Event: IF – South Okanagan

Location: Penticton Trade & Convention Centre

Topic: Women today are bombarded with picture-perfect images of airbrushed, touched up perfection. Join Kristin in this interactive and engaging workshop as she unpacks the pervasiveness of manufactured expectations of beauty and how the abundance of this messaging can impact our sense of self-worth. Kristin will leave you with practical tools that support you in appreciating your body, loving life and seeing yourself the way God sees you.

May 2016

Event: High School Mental Health Week

Location: Kelowna Christian School

Synopsis: Mental Health 101. Helping teens to understand the fundamentals of mental health, allow the students a safe space to ask questions,  encourage the continuation of discussion around mental health and remove the stigma. Practical tools and resources are also discussed for those that are experiencing mental health concerns or know someone who is.

May 2016

Event: High School Mental Health Week

Location: Mount Boucherie Senior Secondary – West Kelowna

Synopsis: Eating Disorders 101. Helping students to unwrap the mystery and uncover the myths around eating disorders. Eating disorders, specifically Anorexia Nervosa, has the highest mortality rate of any mental illness, yet there is still so much about it that is misunderstood. The goal is to put a face to what eating disorders can look like and help to gain an understanding of what a student can do if they or someone they love are experiencing the effects of an eating disorder.

February & March 2016

Event: Recharge

Location: Third Space – Kelowna

Synopsis: Have you ever felt burnt out? At the end? Tired? Worn? If you answered yes to any of those questions this evening is for you. Join me as we explore what causes burn out and more importantly, what fuels our tanks and how to keep them full. This evening is fun, casual, informative and will leave you feeling empowered.

October 2014

Event: Parent Boot Camp: Teen Mental Health

Location: Trinity Church – Kelowna

Synopsis: Wondering what is the world is going on in your child’s mind? How are they coping with anxiety? Are they depressed? What is cutting all about? All these questions and so many more will be discussed and processed in this engaging evening. Parents will leave with toolboxes full of resources to empower and help their kids, and themselves, live their best life.

October 2014

Event: Teen Boot Camp: Addiction 101

Location: Trinity Church – Kelowna

Synopsis: The world of drugs and alcohol is all around us, how do we navigate it with so much pressure from our peers & society? What if we know a friend or family member who is heading down the path of an abusive relationship with drugs or alcohol? There are so many questions to ask and consider. This evening we will engage in discussion about all these topics and so many more. Come prepared with questions you have and leave feeling like you have direction and resources if you or someone you know needs assistance in dealing with their relationship with drugs or alcohol.

October 2013

Event: Canadian Mental Health – Knowledge is Power – Understanding Depression & Anxiety in Kids

Location: Laurel Packing House – Kelowna

Synopsis: With anxiety and depression on the rise in children, how do you identify the signs and symptoms in your kids? Discover the identifying markers of anxiety and depression and techniques to help build resiliency in your child.