Gary Owen Porter has over a decade of experience in teaching and training. He draws heavily from his experiences teaching persons with disabilities of all ages in both academic settings and social programming. Gary has spoken at a variety of venues to both large and small audiences. 


Personal Development and Group Options:

Customized Sessions:

Gary Owen Porter is available for hourly, 1/2 day, and full day bookings. Through collaboration, the perfect personal and professional development opportunities can be offered to employees and clients in a variety of settings. Don’t hesitate to inquire about each of these options.

Offer presentations to staff on a selection of topics ranging from mental health concerns, self-care, building trustworthy environments, and stress reduction. What a great opportunity to provide added value to the employee experience!

Each session will target a specific hot topic in mental health, selected by the host.  These provide practical information in a lecture or workshop format, offering participants the opportunity to ask questions and make future inquiries. These sessions are tailored to the needs of the target audience and pricing varies depending on the specific needs of an organization or individual.

Reading circles:
Watch the website for upcoming reading circles! These opportunities will aim to bring professionals together to discuss pertinent issues in the field of mental health. Journal articles, short pieces of literature, or web content will be discussed during each session. These sessions will offer an educational discussion and guided learning opportunity. It will also offer the chance to network with like-minded professionals.

Networking events:
These events are offered to 10+ registered participants who will be offered a  brief introduction, followed by a workshop based on specific topics of conversation. Participants will be separated into small groups to discuss topics and share information about their practice. The process will end with a sharing circle.

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