On this episode of Impact Farming, we sit down with Dr. Georges to discuss mental health and farming. Stressed? Short on time? Short of breath? Tired of being tired? What happened to your passion for life? Why do some people shine under pressure while others fall apart? Dr. Georges speaks about the pressures of farming and touches on the rise in stress, depression, and suicide on farming operations.
With a skilled combination of wit, humor and education, he shares an urgent message with farmers.
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Dr. Georges Sabongui
Psychologist, Stress Expert and Author
Dr. Amir Georges Sabongui completed an undergraduate honours degree in Experimental Neuroscience specializing in stress and addictions research before completing a Master’s degree in developmental clinical psychology.
After serving over 10 years as a senior officer in the Canadian Navy specializing in naval operations and military crisis intervention, his Doctoral research focused on identifying and activating resilience factors to protect soldiers from the impact of armed conflict.
He is the recipient of numerous awards and distinctions, including the Award of Excellence from the Canadian Psychological Association.
Today, he uses his in-depth knowledge of applied leadership and resilience to work closely with Canada’s largest corporations to develop burnout prevention and recovery programs as well as workplace mental health initiatives.