Motivational Speakers

Mental Health Speakers

Online or face to face, we connect organisations to the most inspirational Mental Health Speakers on the planet.

With 1 in 4 people in the UK now thought to be suffering with a mental health issue, mental health speakers are more relevant than ever. Our mental health experts can provide invaluable insight, advice and inspiration.

Including a mental health speaker at your event can educate and empower your audience, as they share their knowledge and personal experiences, helping to break down the stigma surrounding the topic.

SAVED SPEAKERS

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Jonny Benjamin MBE

Jonny Benjamin MBE is an award-winning mental health campaigner, film producer, public speaker, writer and vlogger. Jonny Benjamin speaks about living with mental illness and his 2014 social media campaign with Rethink Menal Illness to #FindMike, who was the man who talked him down from jumping off a bridge when he was suicidal, went viral which led Jonny Benjamin to becoming a prominent spokesperson on the subject of suicide.

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John Allison

For over a decade John Allison has been immersed in the mental health and wellbeing space.

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Jonny Benjamin MBE & Neil Laybourn

Neil Laybourn, founder of This Can Happen and Jonny Benjamin MBE are award-winning mental health campaigners. They never imagined that a chance meeting on Waterloo Bridge in London would change the course of their lives forever.

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Hari Kalymnios

Hari is a consultant, author and speaker on the topics of mindset, resilience and well-being and how to feel superhuman. He has shared his unique, powerful yet simple philosophies on health and well-being globally.

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Dr Dawn Harper combines her medical know-how with an exceptional presenting ability, making a wide variety of health and wellbeing topics accessible and intriguing.

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Steven Bartlett

Entrepreneur, speaker, investor, bestselling author and the host of Europe’s No.1 podcast ‘The Diary of a CEO’ – an unfiltered journey into the remarkable stories and untold dimensions of the world’s most influential people, experts and thinkers.

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Ben Smith

Ben is a social entrepreneur, mental health charity founder, award winning global adventurer, fundraiser, author and inspirational speaker. From attempting suicide twice to running 401 marathons in 401 days, we challenge you not to find something in Ben’s life story that isn’t relatable.

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Clarke Carlisle

A highly intelligent footballer known for his charitable work outside of the professional sport he has played for years, Clarke Carlisle is now a well-recognised radio and television presenter.

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Matthew Whitfield

Matt Whitfield is a former Royal Navy fighter pilot. He has spent 26 years leading high performance teams in some of the most challenging and dangerous environments.

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Col Dame Kelly Holmes

Colonel Dame Kelly Holmes is a British icon and an inspiration

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Emma Mills-Sheffield

Consultancy & coaching for businesses to be efficient, productive & resilient. Helping leaders to understand strategy & put it into practice

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Bryony Gordon

Author and journalist, Bryony Gordon is one of The Telegraph’s best-loved columnists and features writers. Freelancing for other publications and a bestselling author, Bryony is one of today’s most popular writers. Also, an advocate for mental health issues, having always struggled with depression and anxiety, Bryony regularly speaks on this topic too.

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Dr Sarah Caddy

Dr Sarah Caddy is a Director of Chimp Management and a General Practitioner of 11 years. She graduated from the University of Sheffield Medical School in 2002.

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Professor Steve Peters

Professor Steve Peters has been a vital cog in one of the world’s greatest ever sporting success stories, as well as the internationally acclaimed author of the international best-selling book ‘The Chimp Paradox’.

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Sophie Radcliffe

Sophie Radcliffe is an adventure athlete, influencer, motivational speaker and Founder of TrailBlazers. A youth empowerment initiative to help teenage girls develop the confidence, resilience, and skills to navigate their own path and live courageously.

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Neil Laybourn

Neil Laybourn is a renowned and highly sought after Health & Wellbeing expert and public speaker, having been invited to deliver talks and seminars to hundreds of well-known brands and organisations worldwide.

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Mimi Anderson

Mimi Anderson a 57 year old endurance athlete who found her love of running at the age of 36 very quickly discovering her ability to run silly distances by taking the Marathon des Sables in 2001 a race billed as “the toughest footrace on earth” with just over a year’s running under her belt.

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Adam Kay

Adam Kay is a former doctor, a BAFTA winning comedian and one of the country’s best-selling authors.

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Ruby Wax OBE

After three decades working on stage, television and radio, Ruby Wax has recently changed direction. The former entertainer is now an expert on psychology, human behaviour and communication. She is also one of the most sought after speakers on mental health & mindfulness.

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Owen O’Kane

Owen is one of the UK and Ireland’s leading and most trusted mental health experts. A former NHS mental health clinical lead and Sunday Times Best Selling Author.

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Neil Bage

Neil Bage is an international speaker and the founder of a multi award-winning fintech behavioural insight’s company. He is a specialist on the sub-conscious behaviours that drive our decisions and is renowned for bridging complex scientific theory with real-world understanding, especially in relation to decisions that involve money.

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Dr Robbie Anderson

Robbie is a British Psychological Society (BPS) Member Status Psychologist and has over 10 years of frontline experience as a Chimp Management Mentor.

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Vikie Shanks

Vikie shanks has seven children, six of which have autism, one with dyslexia and two with cerebral palsy. She is now a campaigner, author and speaker on dealing with and growing up with disabilities. Vikie demands a more inclusive environment when it comes to Autism, and is a highly motivated and determined leader in this sector.

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Jo Howarth

With over 20 years of studying mindfulness and hypnotherapy, Jo Howarth believes it is a simple choice – that everyone can choose happiness every day.

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Chris Thrall

After leaving the Royal Marines to run a successful business in Asia, Chris found himself homeless, suffering acute mental illness from crystal meth addiction and working for the Hong Kong triads.

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Dr Alex George

Dr. Alex George is an A&E & TV doctor. He has been working in A&E as an emergency doctor throughout COVID-19 and has become a well known and respected figure amongst healthcare professionals in the UK, bringing the nation accessible and reassuring advice directly from the frontline.

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Heidi Loughlin

Diagnosed with the rarest and most aggressive form of breast cancer while 13 weeks pregnant, Heidi had a horrendous decision to make…. ‘Life -saving treatment for me or life for my baby.’ To receive life-saving treatment Heidi couldn’t be pregnant but to her, this was her third child and she was prepared to take the ultimate risk.

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Jonathan Stanger

Jonathan Stanger is passionate about personal development, continuous learning and helping individuals, leaders and teams to be the best that they can be. His presentations focus on adapting to change, implementing change, mindset, attitude and reacting positively to setbacks. Within this Jonathan recounts the influence of several high profile people who have helped shape his career.

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Dr Nick Baylis

This Cambridge University psychologist, Penguin author, and Times columnist, shares his passion for the most compelling evidence about the best routes to happiness & all-round well-being in this high-pressure life – all of which is wonderfully relevant to individuals, teams, and strategy in the business world.

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Sam Jones

Sam shares his unique research tools with his experience coaching the UK’s brightest public figures and influencers to create higher performance and better well-being within young people.

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Colin Jackson CBE

A World Record holder, much loved media personality and inspirational speaker, Colin Jackson is a national treasure and one of the most well-known athletes in Great Britain.

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Petra Velzeboer

Inspirational speaker on the Future of Work, People Teams, Leadership and a Strategic approach to Wellbeing. ‘What if work was good for our health not something we had to recover from afterward?’

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Frank Bruno MBE

In 2003, the former WBC World Heavyweight champion was diagnosed as having Bipolar disorder. Frank has used his status and his well documented mental illness to help change perceptions that surround mental health. He campaigns for higher standards of care given to those suffering with mental health issues, supporting charities in any way he can. He is also the Founder of the Frank Bruno Foundation.

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Dr Guy Meadows

Guy has been studying human physiology for 23 years, 18 of which have been devoted to sleep research and the prevention of sleeping disorders.

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Katrina Mather

Katrina Mather is the founder and driving force behind ‘The Body Toolkit Retreats’ – award-winning health retreats in the Scottish Highlands. A columnist for Holistic Scotland Magazine and passionate health speaker as well, Katrina regularly hosts talks covering all aspects of health, promoting simple ways to nourish the body, reduce stress and ultimately help people to thrive.

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