Congratulations to this years reciepent of the Communication and Leadership Award (for non-Toastmasters) Julie Christiansen, M.A.; R.P. - Author, Speaker, Coach. Julie will receive the award at the Fall 2015 Conference held November 13 to November 15.
An internationally recognized speaker, psychotherapist, published author, adjunct professor of psychology. Julie Christiansen brings over 15 years' experience in group and individual counseling, to your boardroom. Branded as "Oprah for the Office" and "The Anger Lady" by her clients, Julie educates and entertains audiences throughout Canada, the United States, and the Caribbean. Julie has an energetic, humorous, and insightful style that is all her own.
The youngest of three children, Julie was born in Jamaica but immigrated with her family to Canada at the age of 6 to escape political unrest in her home country. Having grown up against the backdrop of familial aggression, poverty, and financial struggle, Julie is no stranger to hardship. Early in her life, she committed her future to finding and sharing real solutions to stress and anger.
After 15 years of working the front lines as a counselor, Julie successfully merged her previous career with her passion for helping people to create radical, positive, lasting change in their lives. Julie's personal and corporate mission is to leverage people and organizations into open communication so they can live free of conflict, tension, anger, and fear.
Julie's private sector background includes public relations, communication, and small business ownership/management. A guest expert in the media she has had numerous appearances on radio, television programs and print articles in Canada and the United States.