Clients / Publications / Presentations / Workshops

Work we have done

Organizations we’ve assisted

  • Nanaimo School District
  • Fraser Health Authority
  • BC Nurses Union
  • Jazz Air
  • Great-West Life Assurance Company
  • St. Lawrence College
  • Sun Life Assurance
  • BC Government Professional Services Agency
  • Mental Health Commission of Canada
  • British Columbia Ministry of Health
  • Healthcare Benefits Trust
  • Provincial Health Services Authority
  • WorkSafe BC
  • BC Hydro
  • Industrial Alliance Pacific
  • CommuniCorp Group (Australia)
  • Southern Alberta Institute of Technology
  • Alberta Health Services
  • University of Victoria
  • Simon Fraser University
  • Healthcare Benefit Trust
  • Pacific Blue Cross
  • National Institute of Disability Management
  • Canadian Centre for Occupational Health and Safety
  • Canadian Institute for the Relief of Pain and Disability
  • London Drugs


  • Mills S, Bilsker D, Davachi S, Lancaster L, Sargious P (2015). Care for All: International Framework for Self-Management Support.
  • The View: Perspectives on Chronic Disease Prevention and Management. Ottawa: The Conference Board of Canada.
  • Bilsker D, Goldner EM, Anderson E (2012). Supported Self Management: a simple effective way to improve depression care. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 57: 203-9
  • Bilsker D, White J (2011). The silent epidemic of male suicide. British Columbia Medical Journal 53: 529-534.
  • Gilbert M, Bilsker D (2007) Depression and Disability: Some suggestions for Improvement. Back to Work: Disability Management and return to work strategies in Canada
  • Gilbert M. (2007). Mental Health and Addiction in the Workplace: From Science to Practice. HR Voice – Magazine of Human Resource Management Association
  • Bilsker D Wiseman S Gilbert M. (2006) Managing depression-related occupational disability: a pragmatic approach. Canadian Journal of Psychiatry 51: 76-83.
  • Goldner E Bilsker D Gilbert M Myette L Corbiere M Dewa C (2004). Disability management, return to work and treatment. Healthcare Papers 5(2), Special Issue.
  • Bilsker D, Gilbert M, Myette L, Stewart-Patterson C. (2004). Depression and work function: bridging the gap between mental health care and the workplace. Simon Fraser University.

Presentations and Workshops

  • Gilbert M (2017) Guarding Minds @ Work…a tool for improving workplace psychological health & safety. Fraser Health Authority.
  • Bilsker D & Gilbert M (2017). Psychological Hazards @ Work. Alberta Occupational Nurses Association.
  • Gilbert M (2016) An Introduction to Psychological Health and Safety and the National Standard. BC Nurses Union.
  • Bilsker D (2016). Reducing Mental Health Stigma. International Labour Organization, Geneva.
  • Bilsker D (2016) CBT for psych safety at work. University of BC Psychiatry Residency Program.
  • Bilsker D (2016). Psychological Safety in Emergency Responders. Surrey Fire Fighters Foundation annual talk.
  • Gilbert M & Bilsker D (2016). Implementing the National Standard for Psychological Health and Safety: The Journey So Far. Institute for Work and Health.
  • Bilsker D (2016). Psychological Safety in the Military Workplace. Forum 2016. Canadian Institute for Military and Veteran Health Research
  • Gilbert M (2016). Enhancing Psychological Health in the Educational environment. Nanaimo Ladysmith Public Schools.
  • Bilsker D (2015) Creating a psychologically healthy and safe workplace. Council on Diversity and Talent Management. Conference Board of Canada.
  • Bilsker D (2015). Getting Results: Knowledge Translation Plan Evaluation Strategies. SPARK Training in KT, Mental Health Commission of Canada.
  • Gilbert M (2015). Implementing the National Standard of Canada for Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace: What the Research Suggests. 2015 Better Workplace Conference
  • Gilbert M (2015) Promising Results of using the Standard (Webinar for the Mental Health Commission of Canada). October 28, 2015
  • Bilsker D (2015) A CBT approach to staff support in the UN. For the United Nations employee assistance group.
  • Bilsker D (2015) An Introduction to Psychological Health and Safety in the Organizational Health and Wellness Summit 2015.
  • Gilbert M & Bilsker D (2015). Building a Psychological Safety Culture
  • BC Maritime Employers Association Joint Safety Committee Educational Forum.
  • Bilsker D (2015). Psychological Resilience in Public Service. Local Government Management Association of BC. Annual Meeting.
  • Gilbert M & Bilsker D (2015). Psychological Health in the Healthcare Workplace. Healthcare Education and Research Rounds, St. Paul’s Hospital, Vancouver.
  • Bilsker D (2015). Fostering recovery and work return in common mental health conditions. Great-West Life: Vancouver Disability Intervention Services.
  • Bilsker D. (2014) Soutien à l’autogestion de la dépression. Webinar for Qualaxia, Institut National de Sante Publique de Québec.
  • Gilbert M (2014) Psychological Health & Safety in the Workplace: Meeting the Needs of Young Workers. Canadian Labour Congress/FETCO Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace Symposium.
  • Bilsker D & Gilbert M (2014) Psych Health: actions, strategies, tools. COP for Canadian Universities & Colleges.
  • Bilsker D (2014). Work-Focused Psychological Treatment. Great-West Life Rehabilitation Services.
  • Bilsker D & Gilbert M (2014). An Introduction to Psychological Health and Safety. Brandon University.
  • Gilbert M & Bilsker D (2013). “An Overview of Psychological Health and Safety: An Action Guide for Employers” Presented at Partners in Prevention; Mississauga, Ontario
  • Bilsker D, Gilbert M (2013). “Taking Action: A Proactive Approach to Workplace Psychological Health & Safety”. Presented at the British Columbia Human Resources Management Association Vancouver, BC.
  • Gilbert M (2013). “Creating a psychological healthy and safe work place is good business”. Presented at Canada Pensions and Benefits Summer Institute; Banff, Alberta
  • Gilbert M (2013). “Psychological Well-being in the modern workplace: Presented at the Comcare National Conference; Canberra, Australia.
  • Bilsker D (2013). “Rehabilitating workplace bullies” Presentation given at the Managing Bullying and Harassment in the Workplace conference; Vancouver, BC
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