Kathleen Passanisi, PT, CSP, CPAE Speaker Hall of Fame, and recipient of a Lifetime Achievement award in the field of therapeutic humor has helped thousands change their outlooks and their lives through her enlightening and entertaining programs. An internationally recognized speaker, humorist, medical professional, and author, Kathy brings substance, style, and clean hilarity to her universal content, guaranteeing a successful meeting with lasting effects.
Kathy founded New Perspectives in l987 to address issues in wellness, quality living, stress management, and the link that exists between humor and health. Kathy is a past-president of the American Association for Therapeutic Humor and served on the adjunct faculty of the Washington University School of Medicine. Her clients range from the Fortune 500 to trauma teams, from cancer patients to married couples. Her work has been featured in the New York Times, US News and World Report, Working Woman, and England's Sunday Business.
Kathy is the author of It's Your Life-Choose Well and contributing author of Humor Me. Self-proclaimed poster woman for the sandwich generation, she is the funniest woman in Lake Saint Louis, Missouri and possibly the Western Hemisphere.
- Change Management
Change. It's an unavoidable part of life. So why do we fight it, rather than embrace it? It comes down to perspective. When we learn to consciously change perspective, life's journey gets easier, more interesting, and a lot more fun.
- Food for Thought & Entertainment
An upbeat message plus a lot of laughter - an effective combination for presentations designed to help participants recharge, regroup, and reframe. When your agenda is heavy, let Kathleen lighten it up. Your audiences will enjoy clean humor that is thought- provoking and laugh-out-loud funny.
- Life Balance and Wellness
Quality of life is so much more than reducing stress or having some money in the bank. Kathleen's presentations on life balance and wellness are designed to help participants make conscious choices that improve all dimensions of their well-being: physical, mental, emotional, social, vocational, and spiritual health. She delivers an enlightening message relevant to every adult group.
- Value of Humor
Laughter really is good medicine, for everyone. So why aren't we laughing more? There is as much comedy in life as tragedy but we don't take advantage of it when we're bogged down in the daily grind or hyped-up for yet another security alert. A sense of humor is one of the most valuable assets for shifting perspectives, improving health, and learning to live in a sprit of joy. In the workplace, the right kind of humor can improve morale, customer service and the bottom-line.