Dr. Zina Suissa

Dr. Zina Suissa

Montreal, Quebec
Dr. Zina Suissa inspires and motivates people to find their own unique perspective
Dr. Zina Suissa is an Executive & Professional Coach, professor, speaker with diversified background which benefits her clients, students & amp organizations. Dr. Zina Suissa loves teaching and goes beyond what is required by inspiring and encouraging audience members and helping them to believe in themselves.
  • Change Management
  • Communications
  • Employee Management
  • Leadership
  • Mental Health
  • Peak Performance
  • Personal Growth
  • Resilience & Adversity
  • Conference
  • Education & Teachers
  • First Responders
  • Government Departments & Agencies
  • Guest Panelist & Guided Q&A
  • Inspirational
  • TED & TEDx

DR. ZINA SUISSA BIOGRAPHY

Dr. Zina Suissa is the President of  an executive coaching. company Being a psychologist, executive coach, professor, and speaker has provided her with a diversified background which has benefitted her clients, audience members, organizations.Bringing her many years of significant accomplishments has enabled her to provide unique perspectives on personal and professional development.

When working with executives and leaders, Dr. Zina Suissa works on accelerating development in relation to emotional intelligence and emotional agility, strengths and weaknesses, and the facility to deal more effectively with change and conflict. She challenges clients with new insights in order to inspire peak performance.

In addition, Dr. Suissa is versed in many theories and able to impart this knowledge through speaking engagements. Dr. Zina Suissa has interviewed many thought leaders (all authors) in areas of employee engagement, emotional agility, coaching skills for managers, motivation, leadership, hope, forgiveness, and many other areas.

These interviews are posted on YouTube, LinkedIn, and Facebook under Resonance Executive and Team Coaching. Dr. Zina Suissa also has provided some teaching segments (Bite-Size Learning) also posted on YouTube, LinkedIn, and Facebook under Resonance Executive and Team Coaching. Her Tedx (McGill) on Courage and Convictions was drawn from her own life and the desire to inspire and motivate others to face their fears and cultivate their courage. Her belief is that it takes courage to conquer but it takes conviction to succeed.

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Dr. Zina Suissa Topic Presentations

the willpower instinct: harnessing self-control for personal and professional success

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • Self-control is a key driver of personal and professional success. It helps us overcome impulses and make better value-based decisions, even when faced with challenging situations. However, building and maintaining self-control can be a difficult and ongoing process. In this presentation, Dr. Zina Suissa will explore the concept of willpower as the engine of self-control. Through engaging storytelling and practical insights, she will guide audiences through the science of self-control and provide actionable strategies for harnessing willpower in daily life.

    Drawing on her extensive background in psychology and executive coaching, Dr. Suissa will delve into the key factors that contribute to building self-control and willpower. She will explore the role of mindfulness, emotional agility, and resilience in developing and maintaining self-control. This talk is essential for anyone looking to achieve personal and professional success by harnessing the power of determination and focus through discipline, self-control and willpower. With Dr. Suissa’s guidance, audiences will learn how to overcome impulses, manage their thoughts and emotions, and build a strong foundation for long-term success.

mastering emotional agility: managing emotions and thriving under pressure

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  • Emotions are a fundamental part of our biology and can have a significant impact on our personal and professional lives. In this talk, Dr. Zina Suissa will explore the concept of emotional agility and how it can be used to manage emotions and thrive under pressure.

    Drawing on her extensive background in psychology and executive coaching, Dr. Suissa will provide practical insights and strategies for developing emotional strength and resilience. Through a deep understanding of the triggers for disruptive emotions, Dr. Suissa will guide audiences through the process of self-regulation, enabling them to manage and control their emotions more effectively.

    Dr. Suissa’s presentation will highlight the importance of emotional agility in personal and professional growth. With her engaging speaking style and practical tips, she will inspire audiences to embrace their emotions and develop the tools needed to thrive under pressure.

    This talk is essential for anyone looking to improve their emotional intelligence, build resilience, and enhance their ability to manage their emotions in challenging situations. With Dr. Suissa’s guidance, audiences will learn how to develop emotional agility, build emotional strength, and navigate their way to success in both their personal and professional lives.

creating a culture of psychological safety with dr. zina suissa

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • Dr. Zina Suissa is a renowned psychologist, executive coach, professor, and speaker with a wealth of experience in fostering psychological safety in the workplace. In her presentations, Dr. Suissa draws on her deep understanding of emotional intelligence, emotional agility, and change management to empower individuals and teams to thrive in a safe and supportive environment.

    Through her engaging speaking style and practical strategies, Dr. Suissa inspires audiences to create a culture of psychological safety that fosters trust, communication, and collaboration in safe and welcoming environment. Her knowledge of various psychological theories and models enables her to provide practical tips and tools to enhance an open space for those to foster a psychological safety work culture in organizations of all sizes.

    With her extensive background in executive coaching, Dr. Suissa challenges individuals to cultivate their courage and embrace their convictions to succeed in a psychologically safe workplace. Dr. Suissa’s expertise in psychological safety is invaluable to organizations seeking to create a supportive and inclusive workplace culture. Her snappy and engaging presentations will inspire and empower individuals and teams to embrace change and work together to achieve their goals.

compassionate communications: navigating conflict and building inclusion with emotional intelligence

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  • In times of crisis, effective communication and conflict management are essential skills for any leader. However, in situations where emotions are running high and tensions are fraught, it can be challenging to manage the emotions of those involved and navigate a path toward resolution.

    In this presentation, Dr. Zina Suissa will explore the role of emotional intelligence in crisis communications and conflict management. Drawing on her experience as a psychologist, executive coach, and speaker, Dr. Suissa will share strategies for managing emotions, communicating effectively, and creating a more inclusive culture. Learn how to react and when not to react through the power of self-control, situational awareness and compassionate communication so you can relate to and understand the challenges of the person you are communicating with.

    She will discuss the importance of understanding the emotions and perspectives of all parties involved, and explore techniques for managing conflict in a way that is respectful, empathetic, and productive. Dr. Suissa will also address the role of communication in creating a more inclusive workplace, and share strategies for managing the emotions of those who may be feeling pressure or facing challenges through external and internal challenges within the workplace.

    Throughout the presentation, Dr. Suissa will share real-world examples and case studies to illustrate the concepts and techniques she discusses. She will explore the challenges faced by leaders in managing emotions and communication during times of crisis, and offer practical advice for building emotional intelligence and managing conflict more effectively.

    Improve your ability to manage yourself and team members through effective communication, compassionate leadership, crisis communications and conflict management for a positive workplace culture.  With Dr. Suissa’s guidance, audiences will learn how to manage emotions, communicate effectively, and navigate conflict in a way that is respectful, empathetic, and productive, enabling them to achieve success both professionally and personally.

navigating self care and wellness through change: a mindful approach to mental health and resilience

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • Change is inevitable, but it can be challenging and stressful, especially when it comes to our mental health and well-being. In this presentation, Dr. Zina Suissa will explore the concept of managing change with a mindful approach to mental health and resilience.

    Drawing on her expertise in psychology and executive coaching, Dr. Zina Suissa will provide practical insights and strategies for coping with change in a healthy and positive way. Through a deep understanding of the psychological impact of change, she will guide audiences through the process of developing mental resilience and well-being.

    Dr. Suissa’s presentation will highlight the importance of mindfulness in navigating change and building resilience. With her engaging speaking style and practical tips, she will inspire audiences to embrace change with a mindful and health-conscious approach.

    This talk is essential for anyone looking to manage change in a healthy and positive way, build resilience, and prioritize their mental and physical well-being during times of transition. With Dr. Suissa’s guidance, audiences will learn how to develop mental strength, cultivate mindfulness, and navigate change with a healthy and resilient mindset.

     

promoting mental health and healing in the workplace with dr. zina suissa

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  • Dr. Zina Suissa, an executive coach, psychologist, professor, and speaker, is an expert in mental health and emotional intelligence. With years of experience in the field, she offers unique insights into dealing with loss, pain, healing, and how to control negative thoughts.

    Dr. Suissa believes that mental health is a crucial aspect of overall well-being, and her talks emphasize the importance of cultivating empathy, compassion, and emotional intelligence in the workplace. She offers practical strategies for managing stress, preventing burnout, and building resilience to trauma.

    As a thought leader in the field of mental health and emotional intelligence, Dr. Suissa has interviewed numerous experts in the areas of employee engagement, motivation, leadership, hope, forgiveness, and healing. In her engaging and inspiring talks, Dr. Suissa challenges leaders to prioritize mental health in the workplace and offers practical solutions for creating a supportive and safe environment for employees. Her message is one of hope and healing, emphasizing the power of emotional intelligence and empathy in promoting mental health and well-being.

balancing act: managing mental health and work life balance as a leader

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • As a leader, it can be difficult to find the time to prioritize your own mental health and work life balance. With the increasing demands of modern leadership, it can feel like there are simply not enough hours in the day. In this presentation, Dr. Zina Suissa will explore strategies for managing mental health and achieving work life balance in the context of leadership.

    Drawing on her experience as an executive coach and psychologist, Dr. Zina Suissa will discuss the importance of setting boundaries, managing stress, and prioritizing self-care in order to prevent burnout and maintain mental well-being. She will explore the unique challenges faced by new leaders, as well as those who are being asked to do more with fewer resources.

    Throughout the presentation, Dr. Suissa will share practical tips and techniques for managing time and energy, building resilience, and cultivating a healthy work-life balance for themselves, their families and their team. She will explore the importance of self-reflection and self-awareness in developing effective leadership habits, and discuss how leaders can build supportive networks to help them navigate the challenges of leadership.

    This presentation is essential for leaders at all levels who are looking to manage their mental health and achieve a sustainable work-life balance. With Dr. Suissa’s guidance, audiences will learn how to prioritize self-care, manage stress, and build resilience, enabling them to thrive as leaders and achieve success both professionally and personally.

leading through crisis: inspiring hope in times of change and uncertainty

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • In times of crisis, leaders have the power to inspire hope and guide their teams through difficult periods of change and uncertainty. This presentation by Dr. Zina Suissa will provide insights and strategies for leaders looking to inspire hope and navigate their organizations through times of crisis.

    Drawing on her experience as an executive coach and psychologist, Dr. Suissa will explore the role of emotional intelligence, resilience, and adaptability in leading through crisis. She will share practical techniques for managing emotions, communicating effectively, and building trust and engagement within teams.

    Throughout the presentation, Dr. Suissa will draw on real-world examples of leaders who have successfully navigated crises, and provide insights into their strategies for inspiring hope and leading their organizations to success. She will explore the importance of vision, values, and purpose in guiding organizations through change and uncertainty.

    This presentation is essential for leaders at all levels looking to build their resilience and inspire hope in times of crisis. With Dr. Suissa’s guidance, audiences will learn how to navigate change, manage emotions, and lead their teams to success.

Testimonials

Dr. Zina Suissa is at the top of the Executive Coaching category. Her professionalism, her insights, and ability to bring out the best in people is unparalleled. I highly recommend Dr. Suissa for both individual as well as team coaching

SANDI CORYELL

Leadership Speaker/Author

I had the privilege of meeting Dr. Zina Suissa while I was studying at McGill University. She is a dynamic and knowledgeable professor, well prepared and with a depth of understanding of Organizational Behavior and Team Dynamics that generated many interesting discussions. What sets her apart from other bright professors is her genuine interest in people, their aspirations, their learning, and their goals. She not only facilitates group learning but also champions individual learning and growth...

MICHELLE FEDER

Dr. Zina Suissa is a remarkable professor and coach, by far one of the best that I came across as a university student. She applies her coaching background to her teaching and she was always available for her students. Her zest and enthusiasm is a natural motivator and her dedication to everyone’’s success is what set her apart from other professors. It was a true pleasure having Dr. Suissa as a professor. I consider her to be a great mentor for women in business.

JENNIFER VINCENT

Global Communication

Dr. Suissa has been extremely helpful in coaching me to believe in myself. I was recently promoted and I am working on my skills so that I feel that I can take ownership of my new position. I have no hesitancy to encourage others who are seeking coaching to work with her. She certainly is inspiring and motivating.

DENNIS SMITH

Sports Data Journalist

I have had the opportunity to participate in leadership development with Zina Suissa. She is very knowledgeable as a coach. She has many years of experience helping her clients achieve their desired results.

SPENCER HORN

Spencer Horn Solutions

Dr. Zina Suissa is an amazing coach. She inspired me to think about the steps that I had to take in order to go forward with my career. I would highly recommend Dr. Suissa for career coaching.

SERENA ROSKIN

Career Coaching

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