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Speaking Services

Need a virtual speaker for your next event? Dr. Colleen Fairbanks has extensive experience provided engaging virtual webinars addressing topics to boost resilience, assist with stress management, and improve each participant's quality of life. 

Dr. Fairbanks is an expert in the mind-body connection and is passionate about helping individuals find joy and control in the unknown and scary. 

Explore sample presentation topics below and see events at which she has presented. Get a glimpse of Dr. Fairbanks' style on the Building a Better You Blog.

Contact Dr. Fairbanks today to request a talk. 

Sample Topics
  • Physician and Nurse Wellness 

  • Healing thoughts: Unlocking the power of the mind. 

  • 7 habits for living a happy, fulfilled life.

  • Mindfully increasing productivity and preventing burnout.

  • Resiliency in the midst of stress.

  • Identifying and Discussing Mental Health Issues

  • Stress and Sleep: How to manage both

“My only criticism is that it ended.
It was such great material.”

“Sometimes at a conference you find a diamond amidst run of the mill, albeit good, speakers. Dr. Fairbanks is that diamond.”

“I loved your presentation. I got
tons of ideas and was so pumped
to take action.”

"Your compassion and delivery
were top notch! You quickly engaged the audience, held our attention, and provided incredibly relatable material.”

Past Speaking Events
  • Resiliency: Building a healtheir life. Eye Bank Association of America Annual Conference, June 2020.

  • Resilience, Lutheran General Hospital OB/GYN Department Grand Rounds, December 2019.

  • Improving Outcomes in Obesity Management, Pennsylvania Academy of Family Physicians with Integrity CE, November 2019.

  • Unify Your Family Unit, Member Webinar, Interactive Health, October 2019.

  • Building Resiliency, Member Webinar, Interactive Health, August 2019.

  • Enhancing the Patient-Provider Connection: Practical Strategies for Improving Outcomes in Obesity ManagementLouisiana Academy of Family Physicians with Integrity CE, August 2019. 

  • International Keynote for the 2019 Obesity and Nutritional Biochemistry Conference, Paris, France. 

  • Identifying and Discussing Emotional Health, Health Coach Training, Interactive Health, April 2019. 

  • Motivational Interviewing Workshop, Illinois Academy of Nutrition and Dietetics, March 2019. 

  • Your Wellbeing, Lutheran General Hospital OB/GYN Department Grand Rounds, January 2019.

  • Psychology of Happiness, Webinar, Interactive Health, December 2018.

  • Behavioral and Psychosocial Diagnosis and Treatment of Obesity, Review Course, Obesity Medicine Association, September 2018.

  • Advanced Motivational Interviewing: Empowering patients for success, Workshop, Obesity Medicine Association, September 2018.

  • Improving Patient Outcomes with Motivational Interviewing, Workshop, Obesity Medicine Association, September 2018.

  • Physician Wellness, University of Illinois Chicago Internal Medicine Residents, September 2018.

  • Cognitive Behavioral Coaching Techniques, Interactive Health Coaching Staff, September 2018.

  • Coaching Strategies: Increase engagement, Evoke change, Sustain goals, Interactive Health Onsite Health Coaches, August 2018.

  • Motivational Interviewing: The Basics, Obesity Medicine Association Conference, April 2018.

  • Motivational Interviewing Workshop, Obesity Medicine Association Conference, April 2018.

  • Emotional Health: The Truth and Impact, SmithAmundsen Partner Retreat, March 2018​.

  • 7 Happy Habits for a Fulfilling Life, Park District Risk Management Agency, November 2017.

  • Healing Thoughts: Unlocking the Power of the Mind, Park District Risk Management Agency, May 2017.

  • Motivational Interviewing, Dietitians at Home, April 2017.

  • Wellness: The What, Why & How, Illinois Parks and Recreation Association, April 2017.

  • Sleep Health, CustomFit, March 2017.

  • Positive Mindset: Take Charge of your Life and Health, Big Ten Network, July 2016.

  • Resilience: Enhancing your Skills to Live a Happier and Healthier Life, Illinois Parks and Recreation Association, November 2016.

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