Allan draws from his personal experiences, training, and professional career to deliver compelling and informative speeches about mental health and substance abuse. With over 500 speaking events, he is recognized for a captivating style and engaging approach. His experiences include:
- Clinical case manager
- Addictions counselor
- College instructor
Speaking from personal experience with mental health issues and substance abuse, he describes how to construct safe environments with compassion in a supportive situation. Authenticity, humor, and compassion make him an effective speaker at many events.
He is also an author of four best-selling books, including:
- Stepping Out from the Shadows: A Guide to Understanding & Healing from Addictions
- Born Resilient, which has been incorporated into Canadian college curricula.
Alan has been interviewed on several national and local media stations and published in magazines with national coverage.
- CTV Morning News
- The Western Producer
- CKOM 650
- Yorkton This Week
- Kindersley Special
- Newstalk 1010
- The Saskatoon Express
- And many more.
Allan has learned from his many experiences, one of those making an impact is his experience with the Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies where he has learned a great deal about indigenous communities and their people. He regularly shares his message with communities on reserves across Canada. Playing a role in his personal recovery, the holistic approach to healing is also incorporated into his presentations.
Allan Kehler is available to hire for virtual presentations, contact us to book.