Mental Health in Your Workplace: How to Be Part of the Solution
Recorded On: 03/11/2020
This webcast is not about all that bad news, however. Research studies provide strong evidence that companies with high levels of mental health awareness are more successful. Improving the mental health of employees can improve thinking, decision-making, workflow, and relationships at home and at work.
Join us for this virtual event and learn how to be part of the solution.
(This webcast is free of charge and available to INTA members only.)
Amalia Berg (Moderator)
Goodmans LLP (Canada)
Amalia Berg is a partner and heads the Intellectual Property Group at Goodmans. She is also a registered trademark agent. Amalia practises exclusively in the areas of intellectual property and technology law with an emphasis on trademarks, copyright and confidential information.
Amalia represents public companies and investors as well as smaller clients and start ups. She is regularly involved in transactional work involving intellectual property and her practice encompasses all aspects of client counselling and portfolio management, including trademark clearance and prosecution, both domestic and abroad, opinion work, opposition and cancellation proceedings, enforcement, licensing, and domain name and e-commerce issues. Having a passion for the arts, she also advises on art-related legal matters.
Read more about Amalia Berg.
Cognitive Behaviour Therapy Counselor, Thinking About Thoughts (Canada)
Leanne is a cognitive behavioral therapy counselor with a private practice specializing in anxiety for children and adolescents. She is trained as a teacher and guidance counselor, with a Masters degree from Toronto’s Institute of Child Study, OISE and certificates in CBT from the Beck Institute in Philadelphia.
Discovering the prevalence of anxiety issues in the classroom setting, and their regular misdiagnosis as academic concerns, Leanne has become a mental health advocate who speaks regularly about anxiety in the classroom to parent and teacher groups. Together with the Koschitzky Centre for Jewish Education at UJA Federation of Greater Toronto, she founded and organizes the annual Mental Health Empowerment Day symposium to increase the understanding of parents and those who work with children and youth in our community settings (including schools, camps, youth groups and travel experiences) regarding mental health issues.
Leanne is the 2019 Inspiration Award Winner for the Women of Action of the Israel Cancer Research Fund, serves on the board of the Musical Stage Company and is the Treasurer of Canadian Friends of Auditory-Verbal Israel.