Dr. Ross Laird

Dr. Ross LairdRoss Laird, PhD RCC, is a consultant to organizations on themes of personal development, well-being, and whole-person learning. He has worked extensively in the fields of addiction, interpersonal conflict, trauma, creativity, and healing, and is a best-selling author of books on personal development.

Dr. Laird has won multiple awards for his writing, teaching, scholarship, and clinical work. He is the clinical supervisor for B.C.s largest provincially-funded addictions treatment program and a consultant to many others. He has taught at more than a dozen post-secondary institutions and has been involved with trauma research at the National September 11 Memorial and Museum in New York, the War Childhood Museum in Sarajevo, and the Happy Museum Project in the UK.

He has worked with first responders, parent groups, refugees, Indigenous communities, university students, cancer patients hundreds of organizations both in Canada and internationally. Please visit rosslaird.com for more information.

Session 4 - Silent struggles: A look at stigma and co-morbidities in the first responder community