Michael speaks all over New Zealand and will consider international requests. He has spoken to some of New Zealand's largest companies, see below.
Michael speaks on the following topics. These can be customised to suit workplaces, health professionals or community organisations, either at the beginner, intermediate or advanced level.
- Understanding and preventing suicide
- The importance of sleep
- Understanding and preventing mental illness
All his talks are evidence based, based on the latest scientific information in these fields.
He gives talks to a range of businesses and community organisations. Michael also offers all his in-person seminars as webinars or virtual learning.
If you would like him to speak to your group please contact us.
"Michael's presentation ‘Understanding Suicide and it's Causes’ was flawlessly delivered and with very engaging content. Given it is such a sensitive subject, it’s a credit to Michael that people came away feeling informed and inspired. I have received much feedback from attendees saying this was one of their favourite presentations of the day."
- Melanie Mayell, Death Matters Conference Convener
"Department of Corrections staff highly valued Michael's entertaining and thought-provoking session focusing on stress, sleep and overcoming a fear of failure. His content was fresh and tailored to our unique environment. The research provided new found knowledge and unexpected discoveries leaving staff feeling informed and invigorated."
- Elaine Colhoun, Principal Case Manager/Advisor Rehabilitation & Learning
"I must credit Michael for the way in which he manages to explain what is some very complex mental health/illnesses and situations in a way which leaves you feeling educated and enlightened with a clear and tangible understanding of what to expect and how best to approach it."
- Ange McNulty, Mercy Hospital
Below is a list of companies and organisations that Michael has spoken to: