Unlikely speaker on antidepressant withdrawal and the skill of happiness.
As an award-winning chef and unlikely speaker on antidepressant withdrawal and depression recovery, Brooke Siem speaks to companies, associations, schools, and parenting groups all over the world.
An engaging, quirky, and passionate speaker with a knack for transforming difficult topics into hope and action, Brooke talks to audiences about the skill of happiness, the science of antidepressant withdrawal, and how to reframe our concept of mental health through a lens of love.
Brooke is a powerhouse who understands the nuance of performance and the subtleties of how to inspire any audience to take action. Brooke’s speaking is not only educational, it’s highly inspirational.—Tricia Brouk executive producer at The Speaker Salon
Brooke mesmerized the room with her exquisite vulnerability, blending her journey with important calls-to-action and strategies for how we can all be more present and empowered in our own lives.—Jenny Blake bestselling author & host of the Pivot Podcast
THIS TALK MAY CAUSE SIDE EFFECTS
In this motivational talk, Brooke explores the unintended long-term effects of a young adulthood spent on psychiatric drugs, while asking us to reframe our conception of depression through the lens of hope and love.
THE LIVED EXPERIENCE OF ANTIDEPRESSANT WITHDRAWAL
In this academic talk, Brooke bridges the experience of antidepressant withdrawal with research, enabling practitioners, patients, and caregivers with the tools to taper off psychiatric drugs safely.
LESSONS FROM THE GRANDMOTHER PROJECT
In this inspiring (and delicious) talk, Brooke shares how a year of traveling the world to cook with grandmothers taught her to grieve, connect, and heal from the death of her father. In the event of a kitchen, this talk can also come with snacks Brooke prepares in honor of the grandmothers who taught her.
FINDING HAPPINESS THROUGH FACTUAL OPTIMISM
In this corporate-focused talk, Brooke explores how using data to quantify emotion can actually empower people take control, recover from depression, and learn the skill of happiness.
available for corporate keynotes, panels, retreats, conferences, & workshops