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"Aileen is someone I respect in speaking publicly about ignorance and injustice - her passion shines through" (Allana Parker, Epilepsy Scotland)

Over the years I have been privileged to be invited to speak and lead workshops at a wide variety of local, national and international events.

Topics covered in the past have included mental health courts, mental health policy development, mental health law, consent and capacity issues, public education, service user/consumer involvment, advocacy, etc.

Clients have included:


  • Canadian Mental Health Association  (National) & Nova Scotia Division
  • Mental Health Commission of Canada


          Canadian Institute for the Administration of Justice, Ottawa


          National Judicial Institute, Ottawa, Canada

  • Dalhousie University, Halifax
  • St. Mary's University, Halifax
  • Canadian Bar Association
  • International Federation of Employee Benefits, Prince Edward Island
  • 12th Canadian Collaborative Care Conference, Halifax 
           Schizophrenia Society of Nova Scotia
  • Healthy Minds Co-operative, Halifax, Nova Scotia
  • Dept. of Psychological Medicine, University of Auckland, NZ
  • University of Glasgow, Faculty of Medicine

"Aileen is a dignified person, with great conviction and passion for the causes she believes in."
(Graham Morgan MBE, Inverness)