Women’s Health And Wellness Seminar


The Women’s Health Club of the Kemptville District Hospital Foundation is holding a special seminar on Women’s mental health on Tuesday, October 29. In addition to key-note speaker, Ann Marie O’Brien, who is the Women’s mental Health Lead at the Royal Ottawa Hospital, there will be a special discussion panel featuring three experts in the field.

This is the 4th annual Women’s Health and Wellness Seminar hosted by the Kemptville District Hospital Foundation. Ann Marie O’Brien will speak to the biological, physical and social factors that impact women’s mental health. Ann was the Project Manager and collaborator in the development of the Women’s Health Program in 2011 at The Royal Ottawa Hospital. Ann has been the Lead, Women’s Mental Health since 2012.

The panel presenters bring different passions and perspectives to the table. Sharon Byrd Wilson is a Clinical Counsellor, Judy Mouland is a Life Coach, and Shulamit Ber Levtov is the owner of Compassionate Support for Stressful Times, counselling social worker, and Yoga teacher. Their personal stories of resilience will inspire and provide insight into how we can better handle the stress in our day to day lives. The panel discussion led by these three experienced women will provide an opportunity for questions from the audience.

The seminar will run from 7 to 9 on October 29, and is being held in Heritage Hall on the Kemptville Campus. The seminar is free to attend, but space is limited, and pre-registration is required. You can sign up online at: www.kdhfoundation.ca, or by calling 613-258-6133, ext. 201.

Margret Norenberg, the Chair of the Kemptville District Hospital Foundation, has invited the women of the community to attend and benefit from this event:

“We are very excited to be able to host this event for the women of North Grenville. This is a wonderful opportunity to learn and share how best to take care of our ourselves. I would like to thank all of our presenters for donating their time, allowing us to offer this Seminar free of charge.”


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