Inspirational humorous speaker Marti MacGibbon delivered a keynote speech at the American Psychiatric Nurses Association’s Annual Conference in Louisville, Kentucky. Ms. MacGibbon is an internationally known author and an expert on trauma resolution and addiction. Her powerful personal comeback story, combined with humor and practical insights into resilience, healing, and positive change make her a favorite with audiences. And Marti MacGibbon lives her message – she is a survivor of human trafficking, domestic violence, complex PTSD, homelessness and hard-core drug addiction who turned her life around twenty years ago.
18, Dec, 2015
Marti MacGibbon Keynotes APNA Conference in Louisville
3, Nov, 2015
Standing Ovation at Victory in the Valley’s 16th Annual Women’s Weekend
Humorous inspirational speaker Marti MacGibbon received a standing ovation for her keynote speech, “Never Give in to Fear,” at Victory in the Valley’s 16th annual women’s weekend for cancer patients and cancer survivors. Victory in the Valley is a non-profit that has provided 32 years of support for cancer patients/survivors and their families. Their mission statement: “To encourage cancer patients and families on their journey by offering HOPE through emotional and spiritual support, while providing practical services to improve the quality of their lives.
4, Sep, 2015
Marti MacGibbon Keynotes Iowa Mental Health Conference
Marti MacGibbon delivered the keynote speech at the Putting the Pieces Back Together Mental Health Conference at the Hotel Pattee in Perry, Iowa. The conference was attended by behavioral health professionals, child protective services professionals, law enforcement, social workers and community leaders from the Des Moines area. (Boone County and Dallas County.)
Marti is a bestselling, nationally award winning author, inspirational speaker, certified addiction treatment professional, and comedian. Marti shares her story with honesty and humor, providing an inspiring look at conquering addiction, overcoming adversity, and regaining hope.
12, Aug, 2015
Marti MacGibbon Keynotes Indiana Council Annual Conference
Marti MacGibbon delivered a high energy, inspirational and humorous keynote speech to mental health professionals, administrators, VPs and CEOs at the Indiana Council of Community Mental Health Centers’ 2015 Conference. The Indiana Council is a professional trade organization that serves the interests of 25 community-based mental health centers around the state that provide services such as adult, child and adolescent behavioral programs, and addiction treatment services. The Indiana Council engages in public policy advocacy, education and community relations to preserve its members’ best interests.
5, Jul, 2015
Marti MacGibbon Keynotes Maryland Mental Health Conference
Marti MacGibbon delivered the keynote speech at the Charles County Freedom Landing’s Wellness and Recovery Center’s Annual Conference in La Waldorf, Maryland, a thriving community just outside Washington, D.C. This year’s conference was entitled, “Many Paths to Wellness.” Conference participants included individuals who are working on their recovery, family members and service providers involved with mental health, social services and other human services agencies.
27, Apr, 2015
Marti MacGibbon Speaks at Amherst College Student Event
Humorous inspirational speaker Marti MacGibbon was featured speaker at an event on Amherst College campus last month. The event was organized by the Amherst Chapter of To Write Love On Her Arms. TWLOHA is a national non-profit movement dedicated to presenting hope and finding help for people struggling with depression, addiction, self-injury, and suicide.
The event featured a stirring words from Marti, whose powerful personal comeback story is one of triumph over human trafficking, domestic violence, post traumatic stress disorder, homelessness, and hard-core drug addiction. After turning her life around, Ms. MacGibbon traveled the U.S.
Marti MacGibbon Speaks at United Caring Services
Spring 2015 is a high energy season for humorous inspirational speaker Marti MacGibbon. Marti delivered a keynote speech to behavioral services professionals, addiction treatment professionals, medical professionals, and a wide range of service providers in Evansville, IN. The Luncheon event was named “Marti Friday” by the event’s creators, United Caring Services and United Caring Shelters. This event supported service providers with inspiration and motivation, and breaking away the stigma, myths and misconceptions about homeless people.
13, Apr, 2015
Five Tips for Building Your Emotional Resilience and Connectedness
Emotionally resilient people can manage stress, stay flexible, and enjoy life better.
Start the Day with an Emotional Self-Check – Upon awakening in the morning, take a few minutes to adjust your mood. You can use a quick mental gratitude list, or a self-enhancing statement, such as, “I am energized, grounded, and grateful for this day. Good things are headed my way.” Focus on the present moment, and access the power, in the now, to create positive thoughts and feelings about yourself. As you move through your daily schedule, practice respecting, loving and appreciating yourself.
15, Nov, 2014
Marti MacGibbon Receives Standing Ovation at NYSOTA Conference
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.
14, Aug, 2014
Marti MacGibbon, Standup Comic and Addiction Expert, on ABC-TV in Indianapolis
Marti MacGibbon is a standup comic, inspirational humorous speaker, and addiction specialist.
Marti MacGibbon, standup comic, award-winning author, inspirational speaker and expert on addiction, was invited to make a positive statement about recovery on ABC-TV in Indianapolis, in the wake of Robin Williams’ tragic death. The segment, which was filmed at Fairbanks Hospital, aired Tuesday evening, and included information about the warning signs of depression.