Mental health struggles are slow, silent killers sapping us of energy and happiness. Whether challenged by depression, anxiety, stress, addiction or another manifestation, every single person is impacted and affected — you, your family, friends, neighbors and coworkers — either directly or indirectly every single day.

The Mental Wellness Summit 2
will provide you with the information you need to:

  • Overcome the silence, isolation and fear of your struggle
  • Transcend outdated, prescription-based healthcare systems
  • Find holistic practitioners and natural solutions for your pain
  • Implement expert practices, tools and tips into your daily routine
  • And so much more!

Our second summit on this topic brings a new wealth of advice and expertise to help you further your journey toward mental wellness. Whether bravely addressing your struggles for the first time or strengthening your resolve to heal, The Mental Wellness Summit 2 will deliver pioneering, cutting-edge and natural tools that everyone can use to accelerate their healing potential, or that of a friend or family member.

Our Speakers

  • Four Day Weekend

    Power of Improvisation, Laughter and Positive Thinking

    What You'll Learn +

    • The “Yes, And” philosophy to retrain your brain
    • Going from ego to we-go!
    • Your idealism CAN change the world

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  • Joel K. Kahn, MD, FACC

    (Optimal!) Sexual Health and Nutrition

    What You'll Learn +

    • Enhancing your mood, aroma and arterial function
    • Clean eating results in a few weeks!
    • For longevity, how often should you have sex?

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  • Lori Morrison

    Awakening Your Spirit to Overcome Challenges

    What You'll Learn +

    • Defining your life’s purpose
    • How to start healing from within
    • Does the mind can connect us to disease?

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  • James Maskell

    When Technology Meets Functional Medicine

    What You'll Learn +

    • Why value-based care is the future of medicine
    • Single most powerful element of any protocol
    • Doctor or health coach: which is better?

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  • Sean Fargo

    Life-Changing Mindfulness

    What You'll Learn +

    • What is mindfulness?
    • Everyday benefits of mindfulness
    • Mindfulness techniques in your workplace

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  • Jonathan Landsman

    Secrets to Creating More Happiness

    What You'll Learn +

    • Physical threats to a winning mindset
    • Believe in the result, before you see it!
    • A mindset and plan of action for success

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  • Joan Rosenberg

    Release Toxic Emotions to Write a New Story!

    What You'll Learn +

    • The emotional component of disease
    • Steps to take back your health TODAY
    • How your past impacts you now

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  • Jon Young founder of 8 Shields Institute

    Importance of a Soulful Connection to Nature

    What You'll Learn +

    • 8 attributes of connection modeling
    • Unexpected value of a greeting custom
    • Balancing nature and tech

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  • Sarah Ballantyne, PhD

    Restorative and Nourishing Power of Sleep

    What You'll Learn +

    • Link between sleep and depression
    • Your bedtime can add to obesity risk
    • How sleep and sunlight help you heal

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  • Srini Pillay, MD

    Discovering Bliss in “Unfocus”

    What You'll Learn +

    • What are you feeding your brain?
    • How to use CIRCA to retrain your brain
    • Unfocusing to increase productivity

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  • David Jockers, DNM, DC, MS

    Ketogenesis for Energy Stability

    What You'll Learn +

    • Ketones and mental, emotional and energetic well-being
    • Can you produce neurotransmitters on a ketogenic diet?
    • What foods are in a ketogenic diet?

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  • Trudy Scott, CN

    Dangers of Benzodiazepines (& Benefits of GABA)

    What You'll Learn +

    • What should you do before tapering off benzodiazepines?
    • The Ashton protocol (and how NOT to taper!)
    • Recognizing signs of GABA deficiency

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  • Deborah Rozman

    Creating Heartfulness and Coherence for Practitioners

    What You'll Learn +

    • Heart rate variability: measuring emotional stress
    • The HeartMath technique of Quick Coherence
    • Heart rhythm coherence for emotional self-regulation

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  • Mark Hyman, MD

    Functional Approach to Boosting Your Mental Health

    What You'll Learn +

    • Importance of the gut-brain connection
    • How 200 million bacterial genes are impacting you
    • Direct link between food and mood

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  • Tommy Rosen

    Moving from Addiction through Recovery

    What You'll Learn +

    • Addiction begins in the womb
    • Get high daily in nature
    • Drop the screen and reconnect to the world

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  • Heidi Hanna, PhD

    Good Stress, Bad Stress and Making Them Work for You

    What You'll Learn +

    • Fundamentals of stress management
    • How stress in the womb can impact you for life
    • 4 things that the brain craves

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  • Jonas Koffler Co-host, NYT bestselling author

    Hidden Benefits of Doing Something that Moves You

    What You'll Learn +

    • Overcoming false fear and embracing freedom
    • 3 unseen laws of hustle
    • 10-minute rule vs the 10,000-hours rule

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  • Tom O’Bryan

    Environmental Triggers for Mood Disorders

    What You'll Learn +

    • Why we have more stress than our ancestors
    • Genetic answers to disease prevalence
    • Can anyone digest wheat properly?

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  • Margaux Khoury

    Strategies to Thrive as a Busy (or Expecting) Parent

    What You'll Learn +

    • Smelling a newborn can help mental health
    • Importance of breastfeeding and colostrum
    • Placenta pills and postpartum depression

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  • Srinivas Rao

    Finding Your Creative Rhythm

    What You'll Learn +

    • The power of consistency (and momentum!)
    • Balancing action and patience in the creative process
    • Who makes a good team member?

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  • Dana Trentini, MA, EdM

    Thyroid and Postpartum Connection

    What You'll Learn +

    • Links between thyroid disease and mental issues
    • Which thyroid tests do you actually need?
    • Factors that influence thyroid health

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  • Ben Congleton

    Empowering Mental Health in the Workplace

    What You'll Learn +

    • High-performing teams and psychological safety
    • Environments for employees to reach full potential
    • Unconventional values of an empowering company

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  • Patti Conklin

    How Subtle Energy Fields Affect Mental Health

    What You'll Learn +

    • How the earth’s energy field is evolving
    • Why YOU are ultimate responsible for YOURself
    • Your peace can be found inside of you

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  • Pedram Shojai, OMD

    The Art of Stopping Time

    What You'll Learn +

    • Choosing what’s truly important
    • Balancing when you say “yes” (and “no!”)
    • Time: why it’s the currency of life

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  • Andrea Nakayama, FNLP, MSN, CNC, CNE, CHHC

    Eating Your Way to Optimal Mental Wellness

    What You'll Learn +

    • The story, soup and skill approach
    • Why fixing the gut helps with mental health
    • Start with elimination diet (then broaden!)

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  • Troy Casey, CHN

    Elemental Basis of Mental and Emotional Health

    What You'll Learn +

    • Troy’s Amazonian awakening to health
    • Getting back to nature to optimize health
    • Decide who you want to be and take action

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  • Alicia Lynn Diaz, MA, AHP

    6 Stages of Disease (and Root-Cause Healing)

    What You'll Learn +

    • Reversing disease from the 6 stages
    • Awakening cellular intelligence
    • How toxins weaken tissue (and manifest disease!)

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  • Dave Asprey founder of Bulletproof

    Mitochondrial Connection to Brain Performance

    What You'll Learn +

    • How nutrition affects cognition
    • Integrating logic and emotion
    • Can bacteria really drive behavior?

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  • Dana Colson, DDS, MBA

    Can Your Mouth Affect Mental Health?

    What You'll Learn +

    • Heart disease, stroke, Alzheimer’s and mouth inflammation
    • Tension headaches from grinding and clenching teeth
    • Effects of snoring and sleep apnea

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  • Alex Charfen

    Balancing the Entrepreneurial Lifestyle

    What You'll Learn +

    • The entrepreneurial personality
    • Steps to maintaining momentum
    • Building strengths to overpower weaknesses

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  • Chris Zaino, DC & Whitney Zaino

    Discovering and Empowering Your Inner Hero

    What You'll Learn +

    • Her son’s miraculous recovery
    • Feeling better through service
    • Gratitude, appreciation and miracles

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  • JJ Virgin, CNS, BCHN, CHFS

    Creating Health by Changing Your Mindset

    What You'll Learn +

    • Her son’s miraculous recovery
    • Feeling better through service
    • Gratitude, appreciation and miracles

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Free Bonus Gifts

Register for The Mental Wellness Summit 2 to get access to the following FREE Early Talks!

  • David Jockers, DNM, DC, MS
    Free Gift 1

    Ketogenesis for Energy Stability from David Jockers, DNM, DC, MS

    In this video, learn:

    • Ketones and mental, emotional and energetic well-being
    • Can you produce neurotransmitters on a ketogenic diet?
    • What foods are in a ketogenic diet?
  • JJ Virgin, CNS, BCHN, CHFS
    Free Gift 2

    Creating Health by Changing Your Mindset from JJ Virgin, CNS, BCHN, CHFS

    In this video, learn:

    • Her son’s miraculous recovery
    • Feeling better through service
    • Gratitude, appreciation and miracles
  • Pedram Shojai, OMD
    Free Gift 3

    The Art of Stopping Time from Pedram Shojai, OMD

    In this video, learn:

    • Choosing what’s truly important
    • Balancing when you say “yes” (and “no!”)
    • Time: why it’s the currency of life
  • Sean Fargo
    Free Gift 4

    Life-Changing Mindfulness from Sean Fargo

    In this video, learn:

    • What is mindfulness?
    • Everyday benefits of mindfulness
    • Mindfulness techniques in your workplace
  • Also, Get instant access to these Free Bonuses from our speakers and hosts!

  • Free Chapter from the Book, Hustle
    Free Gift 5

    Free Chapter from the Book, Hustle from Jonas Koffler

    Enjoy this free chapter on building resilience and adapting to challenges from the New York Times and Los Angeles Times bestselling book Hustle: How to Charge Your Your Life with Money, Meaning, and Momentum from Rodale Books.

  • Free Preview of Happy Accidents: The Transformative Power of
    Free Gift 6

    Free Preview of Happy Accidents: The Transformative Power of "YES, AND" at Work and in Life by Four Day Weekend

    Enjoy this free preview of a fantastic new book from David Ahearn, Frank Ford and David Wilk, founding members of the famous and ridiculously funny improvisation and sketch comedy troupe, Four Day Weekend!

  • Rethinking Mental Illness
    Free Gift 7

    Rethinking Mental Illness an Interview with Ross McKenzie and Dr. Jesse Hanson

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Meet Your Host

Meet Your Host

Meet Your Hosts

Dr. John Dempster, ND

Dr. John Dempster, ND, FAARFM,

is the medical director and founder of The Dempster Clinic: Center for Integrated Medicine in Yorkville, Toronto, Canada. In his busy practice, he treats a variety of patients worldwide, ranging from high-performance individuals and those seeking optimal health and wellness, to persons with chronic illnesses and patients experiencing a wide range of mental disorders. As a specialist in functional medicine, integrative care and evidence-based medicine, Dr. Dempster has a strong focus and passion on identifying and treating the root cause(s) of each patient’s symptoms. He also writes regularly for a number of publications on topics such as regenerative medicine and anti-aging, speaks to corporations on a variety of health and wellness topics, and is featured frequently on national television and radio, and in newspapers and magazines. He is a cofounder of Radical Wellness, Inc.

Ross Mckenzie, Life Coach

Ross Mckenzie, Life Coach

is a certified life coach, award-winning filmmaker, speaker and cofounder of Radical Wellness, Inc. As a team member at Helix Healthcare Group in Toronto, Canada, he specializes in life coaching and somatic psychology therapy to help clients source the root causes of their mental health challenges, reclaim their lives and improve wellbeing. Ross was himself prescribed lithium for 16 years to treat an alleged bipolar disorder diagnosis, and he progressively reduced his use of the psychotropic drug by adopting an integrated mind, body and spirit approach. His 20-year investigative work in mental health became the basis for his award-winning film, Bipolarized, which continues to be viewed by millions of people globally. Today, he is healthy, vibrant and free from psychotropic medicine and mental health symptoms. Ross leads a joyful, creative and fully engaged life with his wife and their two children in the rain forest of Costa Rica.

Jonas Koffler

is a New York Times and Los Angeles Times bestselling author of Hustle from Rodale Books, founding partner of Radical Wellness, Inc., recognized expert in the arena of innovation, award-winning media producer and serial entrepreneur whose contributions have impacted the lives of tens of millions of people around the world. As a stroke survivor turned yoga practitioner and meditator, Jonas continues to be a leading voice in driving human potential, creativity and wellbeing. His work has been featured in The New York Times, NPR, MarketPlace, FastCompany, Time, Yahoo!, Fortune, Success and CheddarTV. He speaks at conferences such as SXSW and the Future of Work Summit, and at venues like The Wharton Club on topics ranging from personal innovation to creativity, self-care and success. Jonas advises organizations and contributes to award-winning films as a partner at Koffler Pictures, bestselling books and social innovation projects globally.