ABOUT JEREMY BENNETT
Having been diagnosed at a young age with a severe form of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, anxiety, and depression, Jeremy knows first hand the effects of mental illness.
He is known for his statement, "mental illness is as real as a broken bone."
In 2006, Jeremy graduated from St. Francis Xavier University with a degree in Psychology.
In 2010, he published his first book, The Power of the Mind: How I Beat OCD. In this book, he exposed his life living with a severe form of Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and what he did to reduce the struggle he once thought he could not. This book was published by Flanker Press and was released worldwide.
He has been speaking on the topic of personal achievement and stress/anxiety for over ten years and has starred in three national and international television documentaries on the power of the mind. His work has given him the opportunity to share his message throughout Canada, the USA and the UK. To date his work has reached over 8 million people.
There are many causes of anxiety and overwhelming stress. Jeremy concentrates on two significant causes; our thought patterns and how we react to particular situations.
Jeremy has been featured on many national and international television networks such as CTV, Global TV, Vision TV, NTV, CBC, TSN, and TSN2.
Because of his effort in encouraging those to reach out for professional help to reduce the stigma associated with mental illness, he was selected to represent Canada during Mental Illness Awareness Week. In addition, because of his impact in the field of anxiety, he was appointed, World Youth Ambassador by The World Organization of Natural Medicine in 2012.
In 2013 he was awarded, Personality of the Year by The World Organization of Natural Medicine.
In 2014, he released his second book, The Solution. This book was published by Motivational Press in Los Angeles and released worldwide.
His work in the mental health arena and his presentations have been endorsed by respected experts in the field as well as some of the cast of the hit book and movie, The Secret.
His newest book, Calm Your Mind: Transform Your Life will be released the spring of 2020.