The Reality of Mental Health in the Events Industry

Putting Yourself First

The Reality of Mental Health in the Events Industry


Join NSBWEP on December 14th at 6pm EST (virtual) with Charessa Sawyer!

Members COMPLIMENTARY. Non-Members = $25.00


Key takeaways:

During the presentation we will discuss the following points:
  1. What is Mental Health?
  1. What is Mental Illness?
The goal is to provide a general understanding of Mental health and mental illness before diving into its relation to our industry.
  1. We will review Myths of Mental Health and how misunderstandings and miscommunication may impact how we support ourselves as professionals
  1. Key areas of focus will be triggers of stress and anxiety, pathway of burnout and methods to combat triggers.
       5. We will briefly review emotional intelligence as it relates to relationships in the industry.
  1. Last area of discussion is coping mechanisms and positive story telling
As a note, I always start or begin my sessions with a meditation.

Charessa’s Bio:

Charessa Sawyer is a certified event planning professional and owner of SC Visionary Planning & Production Services, a global events agency for businesses, nonprofits and corporate leaders. She offers experiential event planning, logistics and management services for businesses that are focused on business growth and exposure. In addition to event planning, Charessa provides key therapeutic strategies and resources to support event industry professionals through her Event Therapy™️ Network and is the author of Event Therapy: 10 steps to Ultimate Event Planning, SCV: A Glimpse into A Kick Ass Team, and publisher of Event Therapy ™ Publication.

Charessa’s goal to address mental health in the event and entertainment industry has grown to service a number of professionals across the globe through its support groups and mental health focused events. As a licensed master of social work, Charessa is not shy about addressing tough issues and producing events to bring awareness. Her event company is known for its attention to details and to the well being of its clients.

Date: December 14, 2022
Duration: 1 Day