Natasha Sharma, Psy.D

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Emotional Fitness Expert, TEDx Speaker, Author, Psychotherapist

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Natasha Sharma is an award-winning entrepreneur and writer, media personality, and a leading expert on the science of relationships.

Natasha is an award-winning clinic owner and writer, therapist, mother of two young boys, singer, pianist, and all around lover of the arts. She pursues a variety of entrepreneurial and educational endeavours. She is the founder and CEO of a counselling and psychotherapy clinicNKS Therapy, creator of a best-selling self-care Journal The Kindness Journal published in 2016, and co-creator of the online self-help and mental health education program The 8-Hour Therapist. She is currently working on two publications: A book of short stories, and a clinician's guide to treating survivors of sibling abuse.

Natasha is a leading international authority on relationships, parenting, and emotional fitness. Her TEDx Talk “Why What We Feel Matters More Than What We Think”  has over a Quarter Million Views on YouTube.

As an expert media contributor, Natasha has been quoted in major publications like The Globe & Mail, The Toronto Star, The Huffington Post, The New York Times, and Elle Magazine. She was a member of the Parenting Panel on the acclaimed CBC Radio show “Here and Now” hosted by Gill Deacon, and appears regularly as an expert commentator on popular TV and  Radio shows such as Breakfast Television Toronto, Global News Toronto, The Morning Show, Your Morning, CP24 News, CBC News, CBC Radio, Cityline, and various podcasts. She is also a contributing writer to a number of lifestyle publications.

As a Speaker, Natasha has touched thousands of lives by weaving her expertise together with her own personal stories that help people connect to her words, and to the importance of taking control of their emotions in order to take control of the experience of their own lives.

Natasha has a Masters degree in Clinical Counseling from Johns Hopkins University and a Doctorate in Psychology from California Southern University. She has been devoted to inspiring and helping others to master their own Emotional Fitness and live happier lives for over a decade.

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Speaking Topics

From Ho-Hum to World-Class: Elevate Your Life To Greatness

When you get right down to it, everyone wants the same thing out of life: To feel satisfied and happy. In this inspiring and highly motivating presentation, participants will learn about the true concept of "happiness" and what it actually means. The fact is happiness is transient. But true contentment lasts a lifetime. Based on scientific principles in human psychology and her own personal journey in turning the quality of her own life around from a discontented 20-something marketing manager to a confident professional and entrepreneur in human behavior, Natasha Sharma will captivate your audience and help them learn the true secrets behind leading a world-class life. She is a powerful female voice of influence in this area. Topics covered include:

  • What nobody ever taught us in life
  • What we can learn ourselves in life
  • Causes of emotional distress and perceived unhappiness
  • How to change attitudes, perspectives, and thinking patterns to change emotion, motivation, and ultimately behavior
  • Top 4 negative thinking patterns that hold us back
  • 7 "deadly sins" of personal language, and how to overcome
  • 10 tips for falling in love with your career, life, and self


Passion Isn't Enough: Bringing Meaning, Purpose, and Life-long Satisfaction To Your Career

The mantras of yesteryears advised us to "follow our passions" and "believe in yourself." After all if you do that, anything is possible right? While not incorrect, that message is incomplete. Passion isn't enough. In these transitional and highly disruptive economic times, we need more than that. We need to be savvy, and much more self-aware. Taking into account the unique and dynamic circumstances of people across generations (Millennials - stability seeking, Generation Xers- flexibility seeking, and Baby Boomers - pleasure seeking), Natasha will help participants learn powerful lessons on how to bring meaning, purpose, and satisfaction into their working lives. Topics covered include:

  • Finding your "Sweet Spot" - The 4 P's of discovering your best work self
  • The big secret behind "Confidence"
  • Critical factors for career success and satisfaction
  • The importance of diversification in your career


Mental Health Is Everyone's Business: De-stigmatizing And Taking Initiative In The Workplace

1 in 5 Canadians will experience a mental health issue at some point in their lifetime. And 5 out of 5 Canadians will be indirectly affected by mental health issues in their lifetime. Mental health difficulties account for 30% of short and long-term disability claims in the workplace, and are the root of almost 50% of approved disability claims. In total, they account for over $50 billion in annual costs, $20 billion of which is due to lost productivity in the workplace. Not to mention the significant personal impact to individuals and society as a whole. Clearly, mental health is everyone's business. In this dynamic, high content, and extremely valuable presentation, Natasha will help participants understand the current and alarming facts regarding mental health in the workplace, and how companies can prevent, support, and ultimately best cope with workplace mental health concerns. People at all levels can benefit from this presentation: Leaders, executives, managers, employees, and administrators. Topics covered include:

  • Mental Health vs. Mental Illness (Yes, there is a difference)
  • Are we all getting sicker? (What is behind the rise in mental illness)
  • Critical factors that undermine employee wellness
  • What people/organizations can do to promote health/wellness in the workplace


Recent Publications by Natasha Sharma

The Kindness Journal


"Natasha Sharma is a pleasure to work with! She is a warm and knowledgeable speaker that kept our audience engaged and energized. Her presentation offered quality content and key take always for our audience. We were very pleased to host Natasha and would be happy to recommend and work with Natasha again!" - Kristine Leadbetter, DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University

"Natasha was an inspirational and highly motivating Speaker, who surpassed the expectations of both the audience and the organizers of the conference at which I had the pleasure to hear her speak. She gave an insightful, energetic, impassioned, and highly relevant presentation on "How To Build A Business In The Digital Age." She skillfully tailored her talk to the unique needs and requirements of the audience. The long line of people with questions and a desire to chat with Natasha following her presentation, and her willingness to answer everyone, is a testimony to her professionalism and her ability to connect with others." - Dr. Daniel Rutley, Event Attendee