Laugh, cry, dance, learn, bond! And walk away feeling inspired and equipped to change your life!
Stress and Mental Health Expert Dr. Tami West uses her entertaining and compelling style to shine a new light on how to transform your life and discover solutions to life’s challenges. Her passion stems from a lifelong battle with an anxiety disorder which has uniquely equipped her to teach, encourage, and motivate others.
Tami has worked in a variety of industries including healthcare, school nutrition, corporate sales, and 10 years as a public-school teacher. In 2013 she received her PhD in Human Development, studying the connections among stress, emotions, and identity.
Dr. West has spoken in 48 states across the US, as well as the United Kingdom, Australia, and New Zealand. In any given year, Tami speaks to groups with audiences consisting of anywhere from 100 to 3,000 people. Her audiences are diverse and include Danbury Federal Prison inmates, teachers and other staff members, healthcare staff, administrative assistants, food service, and corporate senior executives.
Dr. West is the author of several successful publications including three books: The Stress Club, Life Without the Monsters and Thrive. When she's not speaking or writing, you might find her traveling with her husband and family, reading historical fiction, or watching Big Bang Theory.
Tami connects with audiences through real experience, cutting edge research, and transparent stories – all sprinkled with humor! She will make you laugh, cry, and shine a refreshingly new light on life's challenges.
What people are saying:
"Tami West is an amazing speaker who uses personal testimony to captivate her audience. She reminded me it is okay to feel my feelings and do what is necessary to maintain my own mental wellbeing."
Megan Doran, SNS
President, MD School Nutrition Association
Director of Food and Nutrition Services
St. Mary's County Public Schools
“Tami-is a dynamic speaker! She has worked with us at various times. She has the ability to draw in others into discussions. She has always gone above and beyond what we have expected. She is polished and rated in surveys as our TOP speaker.”
P.J. Davis, Executive Director
"Tami was an awesome instructor! She was enthusiastic, entertaining, and offered great insight. She was engaging, had our group laughing, and helped us to learn a lot about the importance of how we communicate with others.
KPMG Dallas, TX
"Best workshop I've attended in a long time. Kudos to the speaker - Tami was fantastic!"
King's Daughter's Medical Center, Ashland, KY
"I can not thank you enough for the GREAT job you did yesterday! We have gotten SO many awesome e-mails from people stating that you were one of the best speakers they have heard! Our Committee thanks you!"
Lisa Mahnke, SC Johnson
"I have seen Tami deliver messages to many different groups - students, teachers, principals and county administrators. She has the ability to connect with each group and make a difference! Her messages are always inspiring and never without humor!"
Benny Bills ~ Director of Schools, Sumner County, TN.
"I absolutely loved these two days. I have learned so much and the best part is that I can apply it to my everyday life. Tami West is an excellent teacher!"
Susan Quintas ~ Executive Assistant, Prudential Insurance
"Your delivery was so engaging to our members that we could have stayed for more & would have lost all track of time!"
Nancy Jacob, President Indian Association Medical Staff Services Professionals
"It was the BEST Inservice day we have had! Many positive comments about the presentation."
Sherry Armstrong, Director, Blount County Schools
Tami presented at our Women’s Conference in 2014 and truly spoke to the heart of the women. I know each of them left that day with a different outlook on busyness and how it’s okay to take time for themselves to help better manage stress. Our audience gave Tami an overall excellent rating!
Jenny Golden, The Medical Center Community Wellness Director