A compassionate thought leader helping people and organizations develop fundamental perspectives and attitudes that enable a maximization of their potential though education, mentorship, facilitation, training, and public speaking. A graduate of the UHN-Rotman School of Management’s Leadership Development Program and Masters of Theological Studies with over 15 years international experience in Health Care and Organizational Development.

Michael works with people from diverse backgrounds and has led training and workshops across Canada, Barbados and the Cayman Islands.

He has multiple certifications and training in Crisis Intervention and Counselling, Anger Management Facilitation, Restorative Justice, Alternatives to Violence training, and Mental Health and Addictions.

Michael is the creator of VACAP (Violence, Anger and Conflict Awareness Project), a Violence, Anger and Conflict Management approach for Youth and Adults.

A brief sample of Michael’s work:

Centre for Addiction and Mental Health: Manager

Canadian Mental Health Association: Diversity, Spirituality and Mental Health

Habitat Services of Toronto: Critical Incident Debriefing

Government of the Cayman Islands: Managing Stress after Trauma

Bereavement Ontario Network: Death Dying and Bereavement – An Islamic Perspective

Associated Youth Services of Peel: Diversity Training for Service Providers

St. Clair Seniors Services: A Restorative Approach to Staff Working Well Together

Ontario Multifaith Council: Caring for the Caregiver

Ministry of Community and Social Services (Ontario): Spirituality in the Workplace