Ann Morgan is a recognized leader in the field of workplace mental health and psychological health and safety. Ann has an extensive background in vocational rehabilitation and disability management, having worked in a variety of corporate, government and clinical settings.Throughout her 20+ year career in disability management, Ann has earned a reputation as an expert in resolving barriers to success at work for individuals experiencing health challenges, particularly those involving mental health.
Ann is a Registered Psychotherapist and certified Psychological Health and Safety Advisor. She is proud to have co-chaired the Ontario Summit to Prevent Needless Work Disability as well as her role as Chair of the Advisory Committee for the Institute for Work and Health where she champions the call for research to focus on workplace mental health.
Ann has collaborated on the development of several resources aimed at helping organizations become psychologically safer and more productive through the protection and promotion of employee mental health.
Most recently, Ann has developed a digitally delivered work-focused CBT program which customizes cognitive and behavioural therapy interventions to enhance stay at work and return to work outcomes.
Psychological health and safety is the new frontier in occupational health and safety. With depression quickly becoming the leading cause of disability and workplace stress ever increasing, preventing harm and supporting mental health in the workplace has become a business and societal imperative. Learning Objectives: 1. Describe the known workplace risk factors associated with mental […]