Dr. Susan Biali

Dr. Susan Biali Haas

Expert in Burnout Prevention, Stress Management and Resilience | Mental Health Advocate

Dr. Susan Biali Haas’ life passion is to give people the knowledge, tools, and hope to help them create a healthy lifestyle, find happiness, and enjoy a more meaningful life. Formerly clinically depressed and burned out, Dr. Biali Haas turned her life around by extensively studying how to overcome these two debilitating conditions. Today, she inspires a broad range of clients — from military leaders and senior executives to physicians and other health care professionals — to take control of their mental and physical health and start living more impactful, meaningful lives.

Dr. Biali Haas holds a Doctorate of Medicine and a Bachelor’s of Science in Dietetics from the University of British Columbia. She has received numerous academic and personal awards, including the Goel Prize for “Most Outstanding Medical Clinical Skills, the UBC Medal for her studies in Dietetics, and the “Woman of Worth” Award in Health and Wellness.

A popular blogger for Psychology Today, Dr. Biali Haas’ columns cover a range of topics from burnout and work-life balance, to finding purpose and exploring creativity. Her posts have received more than 6 million views. She is also regularly sought out for her opinion by major publications such as Oprah.com, Self, Prevention, Cosmopolitan, Forbes, Fast Company, The Chicago Tribune and The Washington Post, and has appeared on many national television programs including The Today Show, The Ricki Lake Show, The Marilyn Denis Show.

In addition, Dr. Biali Haas was invited to be a member of Chatelaine magazine’s Health Advisory Board, and was the “Embrace Life Expert” for Reader’s Digest Best Health magazine. She also contributed to Reader’s Digest’s bestselling book, The Swap and Drop Diet.

Recently, Dr. Biali Haas was recognized by American Express as a “Real Life Potentialist” ― someone who has branched from traditional paths to reach their full potential through pursuit of their passions. She also dances flamenco professionally and has performed on stages from Canada to Latin America.

Live Happy & Healthy: Prevent Burnout and Depression and Build Better Mental Health

Dr. Susan Biali Haas is uniquely equipped to help your group understand and improve their mental health: she has suffered from and conquered depression, anxiety and burnout, has diagnosed and treated a long list of medical patients, and has studied principles of positive psychology and wellness for over two decades.

Dr. Biali Haas blogs for Psychology Today, and has been interviewed by media across North America about the roots of depression and drug-free ways to create better mental health.  She also works with coaching clients worldwide, helping them achieve more balanced, mentally healthy lives.

Through this inspiring, educational program (which can be offered as a keynote or a more extended training) your people will learn:

  • Specific tools and perspectives to find more meaning and joy in work and life
  • Keys to recognizing, preventing and recovering from burnout
  • How to spot early warning signs of depression in themselves and their colleagues
  • Tips for approaching and helping a colleague who is struggling
  • Scientifically proven, drug-free strategies to boost their mood and balance their lives

Thrive: 7 Keys to a Healthier, More Meaningful, Impactful Life

When your people learn to make better choices that result in healthier, more meaningful, sustainable lives, they’ll bring more energy, enthusiasm and impact to everything they do.

In this invigorating and informative presentation, Dr. Biali Haas highlights key daily choices that help you shape a vibrant, healthier life that makes a difference.  You’ll learn how to:

  • resist external stress and pressures
  • protect yourself from burnout
  • prioritize your well-being
  • harness the power of nutrition
  • maximize brain health
  • protect key relationships
  • make time for what matters most