Mike is the founder of Starts With Me, a consultancy specializing in k-12 education and workplace mental health. Starts With Me helps to create mentally healthy, connected, effective and purpose driven teams.
Over the years Starts With Me has worked with some of the world’s biggest brands like Amazon, Hyundai, Arc’teryx, the City of Toronto, and Canada’s largest school boards.
Mike was on a team that received the 2019 innovative, exemplary practice award in mental health and student leadership from the TCDSB and Arc’teryx chose him as one of their Toronto, “Global Problem Solvers” for his use of design thinking to solve complex social issues.
Mike’s been featured in different national news broadcasts discussing a variety of mental health & addiction related topics. Through live events, presentations and workshops, Starts With Me has presented to over 100,000 people and launched the first ever Mental Health Innovation Festival, “State Of Mind”.
He sits on the Ontario Drug Policy Research Networks Citizens Advisory Panel and the Parent Mental Health & Wellbeing Committee for the Toronto District School Board.
If you’re interested in seeing Mike for Psychotherapy you can learn more here
MIKE IN THE NATIONAL MEDIA