ABOUT - Dr. E. Adriana Wilson

Dr. Wilson is known for translating abstract concepts into relatable language and practical tools for clients. Her dedication and passion for making evidence-based mental health information accessible to all is demonstrated through her numerous free videos and worksheets (see www.InspiredLivingMedical.com).

Dr. Wilson’s commitment to creating a global culture of mental health is highlighted by her approach. She goes beyond sharing knowledge, she helps clients ACT on what they learn by offering unparalleled services post-intervention (workshop, coaching or assessment) to ensure optimal opportunities for integration and application of what they learned.

Dr. Wilson’s years of medical training and clinical experience, her Masters in adult education, and certification in Conflict Resolution uniquely position her to assess and communicate in accessible and practical ways to empower clinicians and organizations.

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Education

Education

Experience

Experience

Accolades

Accolades

Books

Books

She completed her Medical Degree at the University of Manitoba and her Residency in Psychiatry at Dalhousie University. She also earned her professional designation as a Mediator in Conflict Resolution and a Master’s in Medical Education from Acadia University.

Dr. Wilson has over 20 years of experience with community mental health activism and innovation. She has pioneered initiatives to prevent social isolation in Nursing Home tenants, created outreach programs to enhance the resilience of at-risk youth, introduced physician-based Conflict Resolution training, as well as a Teach the Teacher curriculum into residency and is the founder of the Association for Positive Psychiatry of Canada (www.appc.ca) and Inspired Living Medical (www.InspiredLivingMedical.com).

Dr. Wilson is a presenter at National and International conferences and is also an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at Dalhousie University’s Faculty of Medicine. Most of her work however is in her innovative private practice. She has also been featured by Women Reshaping the World (2013).

  • In 2017 Dr. Wilson published “Practical Positive Psychiatry for Clinicians- Evidence and Implementation” one of the first 2 books in this burgeoning field.

  • In 2018, she released “The 5 Things We Need To Be Well”, which can be used as a stand alone resource or in accompaniment of her first book.

  • Of note is that the presentation and cost of these books are informed by her underlying value of accessibility and practicality, both being very visually appealing, clear, succinct and with many practical interventions.

  • Her first book, published in 2015, My Powerball, was written to help youth be more resilient in the face of put downs or teasing. Click here to see a video brief about this book.

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