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Michael Hempseed

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Michael Hempseed is the director of a specialist mental health service called Frontiers of Hope.

He is the author of Being A True Hero: Understanding and Preventing Suicide in Your Community. The book is being used by the New Zealand Police, Fire and Emergency NZ, GPs, Counsellors as well as many parents and teachers. He has trained everyone from army medics to social workers to health and safety companies.

Michael gained an honours degree in Psychology from the University of Canterbury in 2008.

In 2016 he spoke at TEDx.

Team Day Programme

New and innovative well-being tools

When many people hear the word well-being they stop listening, because they think they have heard it all many times before. This funny and well researched talk will present new ideas around lasting well-being and tools to face challenging circumstances.

Oral Health Therapist, Dental Therapist & Hygienist Programme

Understanding neurodiversity

More and more patients are presenting with neurodiversity. It is vital that anyone who is involve in dental care understands these conditions to ensure they can help their patients in the best way possible.