Sajel Bellon (Ed.D, CTSS) is an Occupational Stress and Trauma Specialist and Mental Health Professional. She is a professional speaker who specializes in the sciences of well-being, human connection, positive transformation and growth for individuals and organizations. Bellon has developed and delivered programs around the globe for a variety of postsecondary institutions and organizations, educating and inspiring others about the benefits of “Co-Creating Cultures that foster Psychological Safety and Connection”, “The Permission to be Human” and “Whole Systems Thinking for Extraordinary Change” to help organizations and families re-define their approach to mental health and its stigma. Sajel Bellon is an expert in cultivating the space and conditions to improve work-life experiences and relationships, using the sciences of Positive Psychology, Appreciative Inquiry, Positive Organizational Development and other modalities. She has created a series of programs, talks and workshops on Personal & Occupational Well-Being, Human Connection, Resiliency, and Rising from Trauma & Stress. Her hope is to assist the First Responder community by creating the necessary systemic change to better support their mental wellness, while also minimizing the incidence of occupational stress injuries and loss of life to suicide. As an adult educator and curriculum developer, Sajel Bellon created Canada’s first Positive Psychology Certificate and Positive Education Certificate programs for Wilfrid Laurier University, where she currently instructs. Internationally, she continues to design, facilitate and lecture at institutions, such as Central Queensland University, and Champlain College.