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Simon Gillard is a highly awarded former Police Detective Sergeant whose lived experience as a PTSD survivor brings a powerful raw authenticity to his passion for improving mental health outcomes for everyone – especially in the workplace, on the frontline, and in times of crisis and change.
Simon does this is by sharing his story in person on-stage, via virtual events on screen, as an external consultant, in media and podcast interviews and through his own bestselling book.
Powerfully presented, delivered with impact, and framed by the latest research Simon Gillard’s story will inspire you and your people to make positive change.
Simon Gillard is a big believer in helping others. Fired with the conviction and compassion of someone who has survived his own complex PTSD and backed with professional accreditation, Simon is an inspirational speaker dedicated to helping others find resilience, hope and purpose in their own career and personal life.
Simon Gillard is an experienced Advisory Board member. His unique lived experience and professional accreditation make him an excellent external consultant. He can offer guidance on the implementation of best practise for effective workplace and community wellbeing programs including providing a safe, productive framework for reducing stigma and supporting employees and members.
LIFE SENTENCE | THE BEST SELLING BOOK
“This story documents a moving and life changing journey for former police detective Simon Gillard, who was diagnosed with PTSD at the height of his career. (He) relives his harrowing battle with post-traumatic stress syndrome in the hope that increasing awareness of this insidious mental illness will help save lives. His journey back to a very different life brings this brave memoir to a fitting close, although of course, that story continues to this day – with hope, humour and courage…” Newcastle Herald
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