Deeper Wellness

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Dr. Monica Vermani, C. Psych

Is a prominent Toronto-based clinical psychologist specializing in treating trauma, stress, and mood & anxiety disorders, and the founder of Start Living Corporate Wellness. A well-known author, columnist, advocate and speaker in the field of mental health and wellness, Dr. Vermani is a member of the College of Psychologists of Ontario, and has built a successful and highly-rated private practice in downtown Toronto over the past 25 years.

Drawing from her decades of expertise as a clinical psychologist Dr. Vermani can discuss a broad range of topics for events, including boosting employee morale and engagement, navigating change and uncertainty in post-covid workspaces, managing workplace stress and burnout, mental health initiatives that increase bottom-line, fostering a psychologically safe inclusive, respectful and positive workplace, absenteeism and presenteeism, strategies for successful team-building, mind/body connection, mental fitness and more.

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A Path to Deeper Wellness

The Path to A Deeper Wellness provides a focused, and practical path to healing the past, dealing with the present and building an authentic, connected future — and creating for the audience a lasting, deeper wellness.

Audiences will gain:

  1. An in-depth awareness and understanding of how problems manifest and play out in their lives, and how their negative thoughts, self-limiting beliefs, and maladaptive choices and habits diminish their well-being, progress, and happiness
  2. An understanding of how to free themselves from past hurts, negative blueprints, and experiences, and how to examine, reframe, and replace negative thoughts with healthier, more adaptive, and positive ones 
  3. A practical approach to creating an authentic, happy, and meaningful future

Think About It!

In Think About It!, clinical psychologist and author Dr. Monica Vermani, C. Psych., does a deep dive into our thoughts, and how our negative thoughts and self-limiting beliefs in our lives play out and diminish our lives. She looks at where our negative thoughts come from, and what makes them so powerful, and provides a game-changing practical approach to conquering negative thinking, through challenging, reframing, and replacing the thoughts that prevent us from living our highest and best life.

Audiences will gain a deep understanding of:

  1. The complex and varied sources of their negative thoughts 
  2. The evolutionary purpose of the unique power of negative thoughts
  3. A clear, practical, and actionable approach to replacing negative thoughts and self-limiting beliefs with more accurate, adaptive, and positive ones that help them create the life they truly want

The Phantom in the Room

While it is no secret that absenteeism and presenteeism cost businesses billions of dollars every year, the underlying mental health crisis that negatively impacts individual health, well-being, job engagement, and performance remains the invisible and ever-present phantom in the room. In this lively and informative talk, clinical psychologist and author Dr. Monica Vermani, C. Psych., confronts the mental health issues that lie beneath the unmet deadlines, lack of team cohesion and employee engagement, and the very real cost of not dealing with the real issues that negatively impact the greatest asset of any organization — its employees.

Audiences will gain a deep understanding of:

  1. How mental health issues manifest and negatively impact the lives of their employees 
  2. How mental health issues play out in the workplace and erode employee productivity, engagement and job satisfaction, workplace morale, and team cohesion, and negatively impact organizational goals and bottom lines
  3. How organizations can tackle the phantom in the room head-on by providing comprehensive mental health and wellness resources and support for individual employees and teams


A Deeper Wellness is the book I wish I had when I was dealing with some challenges at a time in my life when I found myself at a crossroads. I highly recommend this book for its many insights, resources, and ability to make complicated emotions simple to understand

Mia Martha Multi-Platinum Recording Artist & #1 Bestselling Author

Dr. Monica Vermani's Deeper Wellness was inspired and created through the lens of her over 25 years of clinical experience. This book will have you peeling back the layers of barriers to joy and fulfillment in life.

Rev. Elaine Thomas

A wonderful resource for anyone who is experiencing stress or struggling with mental health challenges, particularly during this chronic pandemic, it is a great resource for those who are looking for mental wellness. Thank you Dr. Vermani.

Dr. Donna Ferguson, C. Psych., ABPP, Clinical Psychologist

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