In her high energy and compelling, inspirational speeches, Carol Kivler invites her audiences to enter the world of depression and mental illness through a patient’s perspective. She shares her lived experiences and strategies for sustained recovery with electroconvulsive therapy.

Her mental health presentations and workshops challenge current myths around mental illness and inspire participants to look beyond the stigma associated with these diagnoses.

Carol’s presentations are available as a keynote (30 – 90 minutes) or as an extended workshop (3 hours). Carol’s mental health presentations may qualify for CEUs/CMEs.


Psychiatrists – Psychologists –Physicians – Nurses- Counselors – Medical Students – Nursing Students –Mental Health Organizations – Researchers – Scientists – Pharmaceutical Companies – Corporations – Professional Associations – Non-Profit Foundations – Educational Institutions – Government Agencies – HR Professionals – Executive Directors – Development Officers – Boards – Family – Friends – Colleagues – Consumer Support Groups – Treatment Centers – School Counselors – Parents Groups – Politicians – Policy Makers – Mental Health Advocates – Corporate Disability Groups – Disability Managers – Absence Management Professionals – Risk Managers