"I have always been fascinated by what makes people thrive. It's humbling and magical when seeing average people just like you and I do the uncommon. We need more "uncommon". This is achievable. My top values are self-autonomy, freedom, meaningful connection, excellence, creativity and being in nature. Those values are expressed by many of my family, friends and the people I enjoy working with or for."
Described as insightful and energetic Dr. Liz is an internationally recognized expert both in the chiropractic profession and in the health and wellness field. As an author, speaker and leadership coach, Dr. Liz engages audiences around the world, bringing a revitalized approach to the workplace. She facilitates corporate groups working on transformative team building, motivation, and matching values with vision. She focuses on evoking empowered results that embraces self-leadership and responsibility over management.
Outside her profession she speaks on topics ranging from "Move to mastery", "Master change so it does not master you", "Overcoming adversity in 5 steps", "Embracing stress and using it to your advantage", Transformational Leadership", "How your story is your springboard", "Unsung Heros", "Living to 100: Ten steps towards greater vitality and sanity as we age", and "You're never to old for success."
Dr. Liz also coaches professionals and executives using the co-operative model, and delivers her self-improvement program “Create the Best Version of You” ™ through powerful workshops and retreats geared to enriching your personal and professional life.
Dr. Liz is described as the consummate professional and she plays an active role with the individual(s) who employ her. She incorporates a wide range of life experiences to make material relatable to any individual. Her first book, Pearls of Wisdom Pure and Powerful, was written during her personal and remarkable journey through natural cancer care, the mindset of post-traumatic growth and the experience of living with a synovial sarcoma.
Dr. Liz’s expertise and energy has been shared at universities, colleges, and groups both in the public and private sector in countries around the world including Canada, USA, Italy, Denmark, Brazil, UK, NZ, China, Japan and Australia.
Within her profession she offers a wealth of knowledge with short keynotes to 12 hour continuing education programs with the focus on personal mastery and clinical excellence. Within her professional career, Dr. Liz has experienced roles in investigations, registration, examination, quality assurance, peer review, expert opinion and sat on disciplinary panels.
Dr. Liz is also sought after with her experience in pediatrics and pregnancy which has also been the topic of a variety of speaking engagements. Her work has been published in peer review journals such as the Journal of Vertebral Subluxation Research – on infertility, Journal of the Canadian Chiropractic Association- on clinical practice guidelines for neck and whiplash, Journal of Clinical Chiropractic Pediatrics – on children with headaches.
Her background as a chiropractor includes an extensive list of acknowledgements including Canadian Chiropractor of the Year in 1998, World Chiropractic Alliance Chiropractor of the Year in 1999, the Ontario Chiropractic Association Heart and Hand award in 2005 and World Congress of Women Chiropractors - Woman of the Year in 2009. She was featured in Women with Vision magazine.
Dr. Liz also serves on an academic panel for the Australian Spinal Research Foundation and the Journal of Maternal, Pediatric and Family Health, is pediatric editor of a magazine with 8 million subscriptions (USA) and is a frequent contributor to other health journals and public publications. Additionally, she has sat on the following boards: World Congress of Women Chiropractors (USA), the YMCA Simcoe/Muskoka (ON), and president of the Academy of Family Practice (USA). She currently sits in an elected term on the Board for the College of Chiropractors of Ontario which regulates the profession in the public interest.