BOLD IDEAS: HOW LISTENING SAVED MY LIFE
Presenter:Rahin Virani -B.A. Candidate, Specialized Honours Psychology
Rahin is aCrisis Line Responder for Greater Toronto Distress Centres and Canada Suicide Prevention Services and is studying psychology in order to become a licensed psychotherapist. At present,Rahin works one-on-one with clients as a Certified Life Coach to help them achieve their personal and professional goals.Rahin has previously worked as aLeadership & Development Coordinator where he trained more than 400 students through Calumet and Stong Colleges’ foundational and advanced peer leadership training programs.
Recognizing and embracing the power of active listening has truly changed my life. In this presentation I will be sharing the experiences I have had responding to clients who are in distress and sharing how active listening has helped my clients and I lead a more meaningful life. This presentation will also provide you with practical strategies for becoming a better active listener which can help improve your personal and professional relationships. After the presentation, there will be a question and answer session with opportunities for participants to share their own experiences.