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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 policy development, mental health law, capacity and competency, public education, service user/consumer involvment, etc.

Clients have included:


  • Canadian Mental Health Association  (National) & Nova Scotia Division
  • Mental Health Commission of 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
  • National Judicial Institute, Ottawa, Canada
  • 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)