About the Conference Flourishing Lives: Healthy Relationships, Meaningful Connections and Positive Mental Health An educational forum co-hosted by George Brown College’s Centre for Preparatory & Liberal Studies and Academic and Student Affairs departments with sponsorship from RBC Foundation. Join us for a day of inspiration as Dr. Amy Banks and Dr. Corey Keyes share their wisdom on the importance of relationships, connections, and supportive communities to mental health and well-being.
- Conference program will run from 9:00 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.
- Lunch, door prizes, refreshments and a chance to network with colleagues is included!
Location: 17th Annual George Brown Mental Health Conference George Brown College Financial Services Building, Room 406 290 Adelaide Street East, Toronto Keynote
Amy Banks, MD Amy Banks, MD is the Director of Advanced Training at the Jean Baker Miller Training Institute at the Wellesley Centres for Women in Massachusetts. Amy Banks is the first person to bring relational-cultural theory together with neuroscience and is the foremost expert in the combined field. She has spoken throughout North America on “the Neurobiology of Relationship” and has an ongoing passion to spread the message that we are hardwired for connection.
Corey Keyes, PhD Corey Keyes, PhD a sociologist and psychologist, researcher, and professor at Emory State University, is an internationally known expert on mental health and a leader in Positive Psychology, the scientific study of optimal human functioning. Keyes is passionate about the need to shift our public health focus from illness and disease to health and well-being.