Joyce Morrissette (1962 – )


Inspiration for Activism Part II –

  • Advocate for enabling well-being and creating cultures of health
  • Author of Receive So You May Give: A Self-Care Path for Nurses
  • Psychiatric nurse for 25 years
  • Voice for suicide prevention and de-stigmatizing mental health.
  • Completed the Out of the Darkness Walk in Boston. Have partnered with a dean in Boston to teach emotional well-being to nursing students
  • Advocate for universal sabbaticals in healthcare
  • Completed the Integrative Health and Lifestyle Program for healthcare professionals at the Arizona Center for Integrative Medicine, founded by Dr. Andrew Weil and developed a 12-week resilience workshop for nurses
    -Focused on providing broader and deeper forms of clinician education and resilience training (not clinical or technical) to healthcare professionals so that together we thrive, serve and lead at our highest levels
  • Certified to teach Dr. Lissa Rankin’s Mind Over Medicine workshops. Trained as a Martha Beck life coach
  • Co-organized Thrive: Inspiring Positive Change; a community well-being initiative and creative health symposium in Maine
  • Currently a Community Resilience Facilitator for a 2-year project providing ACE (Adverse Childhood Experience) training to the general public and professional groups
  • Visit my website!

 

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