Mike Veny

Mike Veny

My mission is to empower people to connect authentically.

Mike Veny is America's leading mental health speaker and a high energy drum circle facilitator. He delivers educational, engaging, and entertaining presentations to meetings and conferences throughout the world.

Fee Range: Available Upon Request
Travels from New York City, NY (US)

For more information about booking Mike Veny, visit
http://www.speakermatch.com/profile/mikeveny

Or call SpeakerMatch at 1-866-372-8768.

Mike Veny
Mike Veny - Motivational Speaker

My mission is to empower people to connect authentically.

Mike Veny is America's leading mental health speaker and a high energy drum circle facilitator. He delivers educational, engaging, and entertaining presentations to meetings and conferences throughout the world.

Fee Range: Available Upon Request
Travels from New York City, NY

Affiliations:
  • The National Speakers Association
  • Toastmasters International
Mike Veny - Motivational Speaker

Mike Veny

My mission is to empower people to connect authentically.

Mike Veny is America's leading mental health speaker and a high energy drum circle facilitator. He delivers educational, engaging, and entertaining presentations to meetings and conferences throughout the world.

Fee Range: Available Upon Request
Travels from: New York City, NY

Affiliations:
  • The National Speakers Association
  • Toastmasters International

For more information about booking Mike Veny,
Visit http://www.speakermatch.com/profile/mikeveny/
Or call SpeakerMatch at 1-866-372-8768.

Blog Postings

Lifelines Suicide Prevention Program with Maureen Underwood

We all know that being young comes with a lot of difficulties. It’s an emotional, turbulent time full of break-ups, preparation for the future, and trying to find out who you are in the world. Unfortunately, all too often, the difficulties of this formative period can lead to a young person attempting, successfully or unsuccessfully, […] The post Lifelines Suicide Prevention Program with Maureen Underwood appeared first on Transforming Stigma™. ...

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Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy Video from Hazelden

Commonly abbreviated as REBT, Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy began in 1955 by Albert Ellis. First referred to as rational therapy, it laid the foundation for what we now know as CBT (Cognitive Behavioral Therapy). For the most part, rational emotive behavioral therapy starts with the idea that our thought processes mostly influence our personal feelings, […] The post Rational Emotive Behavioral Therapy Video from Hazelden appeared first on Transforming Stigma™. ...

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The Impact and Effectiveness of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program for Middle School

Mental health issues and people issues go hand-in-hand. In my opinion, one can’t exist without the other. One of the interpersonal challenges that a person can experience is bullying. Bullying in school – particularly in middle school – ranks among the toughest challenges that young people face. At this age, most kids feel that the […] The post The Impact and Effectiveness of the Olweus Bullying Prevention Program for Middle School appeared first on Transforming Stigma™. ...

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The Turnaround Anxiety Treatment Program for Your Child

The Turnaround Anxiety Treatment Program, also referred to as Turnaround, is an audio adventure designed to help children overcome anxiety and fear. It uses a multi-theoretic and evidence-based approach and such proven treatment methods as Social learning theory, DBT, Narrative therapy, and CBT to help children identify the most irrational of thought patterns. By so […] The post The Turnaround Anxiety Treatment Program for Your Child appeared first on Transforming Stigma™. ...

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A Clear Summary of the Mental Health Reform Act of 2016

Mental illness is prevalent in the U.S. as elsewhere on the globe. Currently, more than 68 million Americans have experienced a substance abuse or psychiatric disorder in 2016. The total number of people is more than 20 percent of the entire population. In spite of the progress recently made in public awareness and medical research, […] The post A Clear Summary of the Mental Health Reform Act of 2016 appeared first on Transforming Stigma™. ...

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The Top Mental Health Speakers in the UK

In 2016, I had the honor of visiting the UK for the first time. During my trip, I learned a lot about the efforts that people are making to address the subject. Also in 2016, the Duke and the Dutchess of Cambridge (Prince William and Kate), along with Prince Harry, began advocating to transform the […] The post The Top Mental Health Speakers in the UK appeared first on Transforming Stigma™. ...

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Depression vs. The Strong Black Man

In Black culture, more often than not, men are not encouraged nor given a chance to be open with how they feel and be in touch with their feelings. The cultural pressure to be a ‘strong Black man’ can be psychologically and physically taxing. Men may feel that seeking treatment for mental health issues may […] The post Depression vs. The Strong Black Man appeared first on Transforming Stigma™. ...

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9 Quick and Easy Depression Resources Online

According to the National Institute of Mental Health, depression is one of the most common mental health conditions that you can live with. Approximately seven percent of the population in the United States of America lives with depression. In my opinion, the percentage is actually much higher because so many people are ashamed to admit […] The post 9 Quick and Easy Depression Resources Online appeared first on Transforming Stigma™. ...

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How to Prevent Suicide Through Selfless Storytelling

“I don’t think people realize the power one person can have to change a situation or impact someone’s life.” – Lizzie Valasquez When I think about how to prevent suicide, one of the keys is to get into the habit of sharing selfless stories. Share those stories that show you in a not-so-positive light. These […] The post How to Prevent Suicide Through Selfless Storytelling appeared first on Transforming Stigma™. ...

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How to Become a Motivational Speaker for Youth – Part 2

This following article was created from my podcast, The Mike Veny Show. This is from episode 2, How to Become a Professional Motivational Speaker for Youth Events. I invite you to listen to this episodeon iTunes, Stitcher, Sound Cloud, or below. It’s the second part of a series. If you haven’t done so, read part 1… Please […] The post How to Become a Motivational Speaker for Youth – Part 2 appeared first on Transforming Stigma™. ...

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