Owen O’Kane – Psychotherapist, Wellbeing Expert, Author

Inspirational Keynote Speaker -

Owen is a psychotherapist and author of Ten Times Happier and the globally acclaimed and Sunday Times bestselling book, Ten to Zen.

His latest book is How to Be Your Own Therapist.

Owen has over 25 years’ experience in physical and mental health and is a former NHS Mental Health Clinical Lead. He now runs a successful private practice in London.

Owen is a well-known speaker and often delivers keynote speeches at corporate events, wellbeing festivals and mental health events.

He is a regular contributor to press and media and is also a script advisor for BBC Drama on psychological matters.

Owen believes that a great mind warrants unprecedented improvements for every aspect of life.

He delivers all of his work with great passion and is noted for his down to earth approach and sense of humour.

Talks & Media

Owen is regularly invited to corporate events, festivals and conferences to present on various motivational and mental health issues. He also appears regularly on TV and radio discussing mental health topics and advocating for mental health support.

Speaking Topics

  • What good mental health is and how to achieve it
  • Learn the ten-minute daily technique to improve mental strength and resilience
  • How to gain clarity and control by calming the anxious mind and reducing stress
  • End negative self-talk and improve motivation
  • Tools to help manage emotions and unhelpful habits in life and in the workplace
  • How to live a happier life
  • Adjusting after a life crisis
  • Any mental health topic
  • Rebuilding after Coronavirus

Benefits to audiences at your event.

Increased productivity; the Centre for Mental Health estimates that stress cost businesses at least £35 billion in 2018.

Cost savings; a Forbes study found that 50% of sick days are linked to stress.

Increased creativity and a happier motivated work force.

Speaker Style

Owen’s style is warm, engaging and informative; he manages to capture the attention of everyone in the room.

He does not shy away from documenting his personal struggles, be it grief, devastation, or his battle to come to terms with his own sexuality.

This vulerability makes his talks highly engaging, and relatable.

Owen avoids jargon and academia, instead using workshops and his own experiences to highlight the importance of prioritising a happy, healthy mind.

There is always a long line of people waiting to talk to Owen after one of his talks, eager to gain an even more detailed insight into how a healthy mind can improve your daily life.

Owen is highly competent, knowledgeable mental health professional with a substantial range of expertise that sets him apart in his field.
He delivers with passion, enthusiasm and energy. No hesitation whatsoever recommending his training

Linda Hurst – Psychological Services Manager – NHS