Hope and Mental Health: An Inspiring Story of a Woman Living with Dissociative Identity Disorder – Suzanne Venuta, April 30, 2016

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Hope and Mental Health: An Inspiring Story of a Woman Living with Dissociative Identity Disorder – Suzanne Venuta
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Guest, Suzanne Venuta

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Title: Hope and Mental Health: An Inspiring Story of a Woman Living with Dissociative Identity Disorder – Suzanne Venuta

Description: Suzanne Venuta shared her inspiring journey as a woman living with Dissociative Identity Disorder. She talked about how she has made the best of her mental illness by sharing her story with others and educating them to increase awareness of mental disorders.

Headlined, Quyns Empowerment Hour, April 30, 2016

Suzanne Venuta
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April 30, 2016

Hope and Mental Health: An Inspiring Story of a Woman Living with Dissociative Identity Disorder - Suzanne Venuta

Suzanne shares her inspiring journey of living with dissociative identity disorder. She has made the best of her mental illness by speaking and educating the public and professionals alike to increase awareness of mental disorders.

About Suzanne Venuta...

Suzanne is a mental health educator, advocate and inspirational speaker. As a person with lived experience, she understands all too well the stigma and misconceptions around mental illness.  This is why she presents to the public and professionals alike. She believes that by creating a safe space to have open and respectful dialogue, we can all come to better understand mental illness and in turn support each other. Besides her presentations and discussion, Suzanne hosted a piece about living with Dissociative Identity Disorder that aired on C.B.C radio program Out Front in 2008. She has authored an article in “Insights Into Clinical Counselling” magazine published by the B.C. Association of Clinical Counsellors in 2012  

http://bc-counsellors.org/app/uploads/2016/02/IICC-Dec2012-winter.pdf

She writes two ongoing blogs about living with mental  illness: 

http://hopeandmentalhealth.blogspot.ca/ 

http://suzy-livingsucessfullywithdid.blogspot.ca/

Suzanne Venuta

Quyns Empowerment Hour

Quyn's Empowerment Hour with Quyn Lê Erichsen
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Quyn Lê Erichsen

Quyn's Empowerment Hour is a radio talk show aimed to inspire you, touch your heart and transform your life! Join Quyn every other Saturday 9PM PT for an hour of insight and inspiration for your heart, your spirit and your soul! The show discusses topics pertaining to empowerment and emotional and social well-being. You will hear from well-known experts and inspiring and amazing individuals sharing their expertise and their stories. You will also get to hear personal stories and experiences shared by listeners such as yourself. The show is aired every other Saturday 9PM Pacific Time and it reaches audience worldwide!

Quyn Lê Erichsen, M.Ed., is a Psychotherapist, Life Coach and Inspirational Speaker. Quyn's unique life experience as a blind woman, a boat person from Vietnam and a refugee has driven her to realise her dream of shining light where there is darkness, bringing hope to those in despair and healing the wounded hearts of many people in the world.

  • Courage To Come Back Award Finalist, 2015
  • Achievement of Excellency in Academia and Psychology, presented by Don Davies, Member of Parliament, 2010
  • The NEADS Equity Through Education Student Award, National Educational Association of Disabled Students, 2009
  • The AEBC National Achievement Scholarship, Alliance of Equality for Blind Canadians, 2005
  • The Dean's Honour List, McMaster University, 2003-2007
  • The Achievement Awards of Excellence, McMaster University, 2003, 2005
  • The University Scholarship, McMaster University, 2004, 2005