Available as Speaker

Through Meetinghouse Solutions LLC, Geoff Kane and others are available for presentations and training on a broad range of topics that may be grouped “in the fields of mental health and addiction.”  Events, such as talks, seminars, workshops, and courses, can be arranged in real time (“live”) and conducted in-person or virtually via a remote conferencing platform (often Zoom).  Presentations recorded on video may be viewed “on-line” on this and other websites.  Related educational material such as PowerPoint handouts, outlines, and learning objectives may be distributed in print or electronic format.


Geoff conveys practical wisdom and developments in neurobiology whether or not listeners have a background in science with plain language, stories, and images.  Interested audiences include healthcare providers, first responders, educators, employee groups, and community members at large.  Continuing education credit may be available.  Panel discussions are particularly effective with community groups.

Examples of topics:

  • Person-Centered Prevention & Treatment of Substance Use Disorders
  • Reconciling Abstinence and Harm Reduction Approaches to Substance Use Disorders
  • Neurobiology of Addiction & Recovery
  • Personal Risk and Risk Tolerance
  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Medications for Severe Substance Use Disorders
  • Mindfulness
  • Recognizing Biases & Reducing Stigma
  • Men’s Health

To explore having Geoff present or conduct a workshop at your event,
you may contact him by email at contact@geoffkane.com .

Sample Geoff’s blend of information, inspiration, and humor in videos accessible on this website.

Geoff has presented at national and international conferences

  • American Society of Addiction Medicine
  • American Public Health Association
  • American Occupational Medical Association
  • Blue Cross and Blue Shield Association
  • Indian Health Service
  • American Medical Writers Association
  • American Group Psychotherapy Association (9 times)
  • 15th World Conference for Person-Centered & Experiential Psychotherapy and Counseling

and taught in the Northeast

  • New England School of Addiction Studies
  • Antioch University New England
  • New Hampshire Technical Institute
  • Tufts University School of Medicine
  • Albany Medical College
  • Albert Einstein College of Medicine
  • Montefiore Medical Center

On the road

Recent Events

Mindfulness is More than You Think

November 7, 2022
Brattleboro, Vermont

Mental and Emotional Fitness for Men (series for employees of New Chapter)

Co-morbid Alcohol and Opioid Use Disorders: A Person-Centered Approach

February 12, 2021

Sponsored by Center for Technology and Behavioral Health of the Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth.


A No-Judgment Zone Helps Heal Addiction

February 25, 2021

American Group Psychotherapy Association Annual Conference, with Suzanne Brennan-Nathan.


Take It Everywhere: The Spirit of Motivational Interviewing

April 12, 2021

Workshop sponsored by Consortium on Substance Use, moderated by Kurt White.


Conversation on Dignity

April 12, 2021
West River Valley Vermont

Conversation on Dignity, Community Discussion,  with Susan Walker


The Two Pillars of Recovery®

April 26, 2021
Brattleboro, Vermont

 The Two Pillars of Recovery® (Part 1), Turning Point Recovery Center of Windham County


The Two Pillars of Recovery®

May 10, 2021
Brattleboro, Vermont

The Two Pillars of Recovery® (Part 2), Turning Point Recovery Center of Windham County.

We’re Not There Yet: Person-Centered Care for Individuals with Substance Use Disorders

May 17, 2021
Brattleboro, Vermont

Workshop sponsored by Consortium on Substance Use, moderated by Kurt White.



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