I provide consulting in mental health, addictions, and trauma for a wide range of organizations. These themes are complex, interwoven, and (almost) universal aspects of the human experience. The ways we choose to deal with them are as diverse as individuals and communities can be. Because of this diversity, my consulting projects take multiple forms: innovative approaches to counselling and therapy; cultural and community practices both ancient and modern; facilitation and leadership training; and many more. I describe the most common contexts for this work in the sections that follow.
I work with organizations to improve mental health and heal trauma
June 23, 2021, 9:03 p.m. • Ross Laird
I provide consulting in mental health for a wide range of organizations. I focus particularly on the interconnectedness of mental health, trauma, addictions, and personal development. The common ...
I help professionals deal with complex problems
June 24, 2021, 2:36 p.m. • Ross Laird
I work extensively with social service agencies, non-profit organizations, first responder communities, and addiction treatment programs. I help professionals understand the complexities of the m...
Teaching and Learning for the Whole Person
June 24, 2021, 3:50 p.m. • Ross Laird
Much is known about how to cultivate healthy development for youth and adults — what we need, when and how we need it — and much is known about the stark contrast between healthy human developmen...
Encouraging meaningful experiences
June 25, 2021, 2:42 p.m. • Ross Laird
I try hard to bring the values and practices that have shaped me — self-awareness, empathy, and personal development — into the work that I do with people, so that my own practices as a consultan...