Sajel Bellon

Sajel Bellon

Toronto, Ontario
TEDx Speaker - Mental Health, Trauma, Stress and Wellness Expert
Sajel Bellon is the Founder of a company specializing in well-being, human connection and transformative growth for organizations. Sajel Bellon is proud to be able to make a difference in keeping families together and supporting couples in navigating occupational stress and its influence on their domestic relationships.
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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.

Sajel 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 and stress. Her hope is to assist organizations, individuals and communities through the sciences of wellbeing and human connection 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, Sajel Bellon continues to design, facilitate and lecture at institutions, such as Central Queensland University, and Champlain College. She is an expert in organizational change, human-centred design and behavioural science professor and connects what is going on in the minds of individuals for positive organizational development for a compassionate, resilient, supportive and winning culture.

Sajel Bellon has partnered with global organizations (SAHMRI, WPEA, IPEN) to create highly-innovative and collaborative initiatives. Her philosophy to cultivate human connection fosters success and well-being for those under her leadership and with her in partnership; Together promotes mental well-being as a foundation for better and stronger communities and organizations, cultivating human connection and meaningful conversations.

Sajel Bellon is a member of the Association for Registered Psychotherapists and Mental Health Professionals (O.A.C.C.P.P), Association of Trauma Stress Specialists (A.T.S.S) with a designation of Certified Trauma Service Specialist, International Positive Psychology Association (IPPA), Canadian Association of Professional Speakers, and Global Speakers Federation.

Sajel Bellon has served as a Board Director and Conference Chair for the Canadian Positive Psychology Association (CPPA). Her passion and research span various organizations including the emergency services, on the topics: “Resiliency, Post-Traumatic Growth and Mental Wellness. She offers services for individuals, teams and leaders to leverage their strengths and resources when it comes to addressing and promoting mental wellness and preventing occupational stress injuries and trauma within their organizations.

She is a pioneer in creating links in integrating families and community partners to enhance support and healing for the prevention and recovery processes. This includes networking, educating and helping other mental health professionals and therapists, to gain a better understanding of the unique culture of their service. She is a thought leader as a mental occupational stress and trauma specialist, with a deep understanding of managing challenges and changes through a diverse lens.

Beyond her professional capacities, it’s her personal experience of being the spouse of a professional firefighter and having extended family members belonging to police and EMS which brings a high level of connection and understanding. Sajel Bellon believes that mentoring and collaborating with other mental health providers to enhance their services and deliverables to better suit the needs of the emergency services population will increase accessibility to better meet increasing demands.

Her vision for integrated mental health, education and systemic culture change has been proven to be innovative and designed to be systemically sustainable. Seeing the realities of unique workplace cultures firsthand as well as the associated occupational stress and post-traumatic stress injuries that can result from consistent exposure to trauma gives her an authentic perspective which resonates with her audiences and workshop attendees. Sajel Bellon shares her story along with proven strategies on how to navigate this journey successfully while keeping your most important relationships intact and moving towards a life of flourishing.



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Sajel Bellon Topic Presentations

the power of heroic conversations

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • This talk exposes the ripple effects and realities of occupational stress and trauma that many high-risk sectors, like first responders and their families face. Interweaving personal experiences through evidence-based practices to enhance human connection, HEROIC conversations offers audiences simple, effective ways of de-stigmatizing their mental health cultures at work and home.

inspired positive organizational development - from evolution to revolution

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • Positive psychology is the science that seeks to explore ‘what’s works’, while traditional psychology has had a predominantly deficit focus on ‘what’s wrong’. Positive psychology can bring a much needed balance to the field of OD by bringing attention to individual and organization strengths and capacities.

    Many business leaders are turning to this emergent evidence-based research to answer the question, “How can I bring and benefit from sustainable well-being to my organization?”

    Using a positive psychology lens, this interactive session will provide tools and strategies that will not only enhance the well-being of your people, but also assist in identifying and leveraging their strengths to optimize performance outcomes. Learn about how recognizing the ‘positively deviant’ assets within your organization will keep you on the cutting edge of being an Innovation-inspired Positive Organization Development (IPOD) professional.

resilient - re-think, re-new, re-energize

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • This high energy session takes the audience on a experience of Rethinking our perception of well-being and its impact on us as individuals and our organizations. It provides tools and strategies to Renew our resources so we are Re-energized perform and produce better! Audiences leave feeling more empowered and motivated to enhance their resiliency to face the daily challenges in the personal and professional lives.

well-being matters

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • This 45 minute presentation will introduce Positive Psychology and evidence-based interventions that are applicable across various industries and environments from education, corporate, healthcare and many more. Well-being matters in our personal and professional lives. Where there is human interaction, there is dual purpose to enhance our well-being. It not only benefits us as individuals but also those around us. The audience will learn about how positive psychology can impact our perceptions, awareness and open the door to new possibilities.

unleashing the power of connectivity

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • This interactive discussion will explore how human connection influences our well-being, resilience and recovery. We will discover the characteristics and benefits of “high-quality connections”. Participants will leave with an new appreciation and awareness for the positive lasting impact we can have on each other in a matter of moments.

leading with compassion

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • This discussion will explore what compassion looks like in our personal and professional lives. We will define what compassion is and why it is important. Participants will leave with a personal commitment for exercising self-compassion and demonstrating compassion for others within the workplace.

stress res-q

  • Virtual PresentationKeynote PresentationWorkshop SessionHalf Day TrainingFull Day Training
  • You already have everything you need to navigate life’s challenges and overcome obstacles. You’ve proved that! Doing what you do isn’t easy. But now you are in the trenches, making big quick decisions, influencing the balance that impacts people’s lives during their worst moments. This can come with huge pressure and immense stress.

    So, it is vital that you learn how to enhance your performance and boost your well-being, by leveraging that stress. In this session, you will explore the science of positive psychology in a highly interactive and practical way. Prepare to engage with your colleagues, building new bonds and connections in minutes, with lasting impact. These interventions will leave you walking away feeling energized and well-equipped with new insights and strength-based tools that support stress management while building resiliency.

    Participants will benefit from learning how to:

    Re-frame Adversity and Re-define Stress
    Re-cover and Re-charge their batteries
    Re-align and Re-connect with Relationships

    These evidence-based strategies will benefit your personal and professional life, enhancing your well-being, relationships and performance.


Sajel’s depth of knowledge and skill as an enthusiastic speaker engaged our members throughout her interactive session.

Keynote Attendee

Sajel’s workshop and expertise were SO powerful and inspirational. She is an excellent resource!

Workshop Attendee

Sajel creates a safe space for her audience and clients to share. She facilitates productive discussion and reflections to embrace being human.

Workshop Attendee

I thoroughly enjoyed the course and learned a tremendous amount in a relatively short time period. I know I will be further applying this information to my daily work life, as well as my personal life.

Workshop Attendee

Edmonton Police Force

Sajel is an expert in psychology with both an academic background & personal life experiences. She is able to take a complex subject matter & break it down into understandable pieces. Sajel has practical easy-to-follow exercises to engage the audience. She asks deep probing questions that quickly get to the root of the issue & dissect the issue until it is resolved. Unlike some academics, Sajel is approachable and understandable. She loves sharing her knowledge & experience for the benefit of others.

Patti Pokorchak

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