Humorous inspirational speaker and nationally award-winning author Marti MacGibbon delivered the keynote speech at the New York State Occupational Therapists Association (NYSOTA) Annual Conference in Albany, NY. These outstanding health professionals help people to adapt, bounce back, and discover new strengths within themselves. Ms. MacGibbon is a survivor of human trafficking, PTSD, and homelessness who is a certified mental health professional and an expert on trauma resolution and addiction. She spoke on the topics of resilience and connectedness. The capacity audience honored Marti with a standing ovation.
Marti also signed copies of her riveting memoir, Never Give in to Fear: Laughing All the Way Up from Rock Bottom. Albany, capital city of the Empire State, is the second oldest city in the U.S., and has a rich tradition of history, art, culture, and justice.