Canadian Mental Health Summit |

Canadian Mental Health Summit

Shirley Amy
May 29, 2019
mental health conference

Sunshine Coast, one of Canada’s leading private alcohol, drug, trauma and PTSD treatment

in British Columbia, has just announced that it will be sponsoring the upcoming renowned Canadian Mental Health Summit. This will take place for three days between November 22 – 24th, in Calgary, Alberta. Professionals from the US, as well as from many other parts of the world, are expected to attend this prestigious and important event.


The conference will enable mental health professionals to share cutting-edge research and current treatment through stimulating and practical workshops. These will empower participants to upgrade their skill set, and ultimately help their patients overcome various mental health problems. 

Sunshine Coast’s Chief Marketing Officer, Casey Jordan, stated that: “We are very excited to be working with Jack Hirose & Associates on this upcoming mental health summit for Canada. This conference will bring together 12 internationally renowned experts for 15 full day workshop options. Over the past 20 years, our annual conference has trained over 10,000 front line mental health professionals”.

Line Up

Globally renowned guest presenters will be putting the spotlight on a broad range of crucial subjects. These include: practical strategies for helping patients with OCD, phobias, anxiety, generalized anxiety, and panic attacks; Stopping the Noise; DBT (Dialectical Behaviour Skills Training) for professionals; Quest for Meaning and Grief Therapy; CBT (based on mindfulness); Advanced Motivational Interviewing; Overcoming  Independence Delays; Harnessing the Transformative Power of Mindful Acceptance (ACT);  Management and Treatment of Personality Disorders; Healing and Resiliency: Post-Traumatic Growth; Attachment-Focused EMDR: Healing Adult’s Developmental Deficits which Derive from Being Abused as a Child; Cognitive Behavioral  Strategies: Core Competencies  and Skills for Treating your Most Difficult Patients; and 10 Top Depression and Anxiety Management Techniques.

About Sunshine Coast Health Centre

Founded in 2004, the facility boasts an effective and innovative program which offers a non-12 step approach to help men recover from PTSD, trauma, and addiction.  Innovations at SCH incorporate a trauma treatment program; and a PTSD therapy program

SCH comprises a men’s 47 bedroom alcohol and drug rehabilitation facility. “The Centre has a philosophy of care that goes beyond just addiction to include personal transformation based on three key therapeutic principles: interpersonal relatedness, self definition (autonomy & competence), and intrinsic motivation”.

While the facility provides alcohol treatment and drug rehabilitation near Vancouver, BC; it does in fact serve patients across the entire nation of Canada, especially in British Columbia and Alberta, as well as in cities such as Red Deer, Edmonton and Calgary. SCH utilizes a type of drug rehabilitation named ‘Meaning-Centered Therapy,’ which was founded on the methodology of Paul T.P. Wong; and the research of Viktor Frankl.

Patients generally undergo treatment at the center’s top facility, which is situated in Powell River, BC, however, post-treatment interactions and intake are conducted in major cities throughout Canada.

Shirley Amy

Shirley Amy is a Holistic Health Specialist and professional writer who's published 4 books. Her  interests include optimum wellness, mental health, fitness, and positive lifestyle change. She holds University and College qualifications in the fields of Health Science, Nutrition, Mental Health, Fitness, Holistic Therapy and Aromatherapy.

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