UPCOMING SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS 

December 7, 2017: “KIDS AND BODY IMAGE”Come learn about how to help your children develop healthy body image. 
This evening workshop for adults and will include important research-based skills and information on:
– How to talk to your children about bodies, appearance, and media
– How body image develops, and what healthy body image is
– What to look for if you are worried about your child’s body image
– How to be a support through development
– What to do if you struggle with your own body image, and don’t want your kids to feel the same way about their bodies
Tickets are $35 and include a beverage and snacks. Hillary’s newly released book will be available for purchase at the event by cash or credit. 
Purchase event tickets at:
www.chorusandclouds.ca/workshops/2017/12/7/kids-and-body-image

 

PREVIOUS SPEAKING ENGAGEMENTS

  • McBride, H. (2017, June). Raising feminist kids. Invited presentation at Chorus and Clouds, Vancouver, BC. 
    Kwee, J. and McBride, H. (2017, June). Being ‘woman’ and ‘mother’ in the postpartum period: Addressing the silence and struggle through an innovative sexual health intervention program. Paper presentation at the Annual Meeting for the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.
    McBride, H. (2017, June). Taking up space: Mid-life women’s relationships with their bodies. Paper presentation at the Annual Meeting for the Canadian Psychological Association, Toronto, ON.
    McBride, H. (2017, April). How to support sexual assault survivors on campus. Invited presentation and workshop at Bishops University for faculty, staff, and students, Sherbrooke, QC. 
    McBride, H. (2017, April). Women’s sexual health in the postpartum period. Invited presentation at the Society for Sex Therapy and Research (SSTAR) Conference, Montreal, QC. 
    Olson, S. and McBride, H. (2017, March). Women’s Postpartum Sexual Health. Presentation at Sexual Health 2017, Vancouver, BC.
    McBride, H. (2017, February). The psychosocial impact of early pregnancy loss, and the role of the family physician. Invited keynote presentation at the UBC Division of Family Practice Continuing Professional Development event. Vancouver, BC.

  • McBride, H. (2016, December). Featured Guest, Sex and Spirituality, The Inglorious Pasterds Podcast, ingloriouspasterds.podbean.cm
    McBride, H. (2016, September). The psychosocial impact of early pregnancy loss, and the role of the family physician. Invited keynote presentation at the UBC Division of Family Practice Continuing Professional Development event. Vancouver, BC.
    McBride, H. (2016, September). Developing positive body image in girls and women. Invited presentation at the South Fraser Eating Disorder Treatment Program. Surrey, BC.
    McBride, H. (2016, August). Body Image and Embodiment among Midlife Women: A review of the current literature. Poster presentation at the meeting of the American Psychology Association convention, Denver, CO.
    McBride, H. (2016, July). The social construction of women, body image, research, and practice. Guest on the radio show The Storytelling Show: Women’s storytelling in all its variations- Vancouver co-op radio, Vancouver, BC.
    Kwee, J. and McBride, H. (2016, June). Clinical and Research implications of conceptualizing eating disorders through an embodied feminist-existential lens. Paper presentation at the meeting of the Canadian Psychology Association, Victoria, BC.
    McBride, H. (2016, February). What went right: Young women who loves their bodies. Invited presentation for The Looking Glass ‘Something’s Gotta Give’ Public Rally to End Eating Disorders. Vancouver, BC.

  • McBride, H., Kwee, J., and Launeanu, M. (2015, June). Promoting resiliency through embodiment: conceptually and empirically grounded approaches for working with the body in eating disorder prevention and treatment. Workshop at the meeting of the Canadian Psychology Association, Ottawa, ON.
    Kwee, J., McBride, H., and Howatson, R. (2015, June). Pregnancy and postpartum mental health: Ecological influences on mothers’ wellbeing. Presented at the Section for Women and Psychology pre-conference workshop at the meeting of the Canadian Psychology Association, Ottawa, ON.
    McBride, H. (May, 2015). Boundaries in relationships. Invited presentation at South Community Birth Program and South Hill Family Health Center New-Mothers support group, Vancouver, BC.
    McBride, H. (2015, February). Marriage and intimate relationships, after having a baby. Invited presentation at South Community Birth Program and South Hill Family Health Center New-Mothers support group, Vancouver, BC.
    McBride, H. (2015, February). Managing high stress situations in perinatal care in acute community settings. Invited presentation at Kwantlen Polytechnic University- Nursing program, Langley, BC. 
    Kwee, J. and McBride, H. (2015, February). Violence isn’t sexy: Description and discussion of landscape of sexual violence. Invited presentation at Trinity Western University, Langley, BC.

  • McBride, H. (2014, November). Psychological trauma and the perinatal period. Invited presentation at BC Women’s Hospital, Fir Square Lecture Series, Vancouver, BC.
    McDonald, M., Laneanau, M., McBride, H., and Wall, J. (2014, July). Thick Psychometrics: Personal construct theory, contextual assessment, and alternative methodologies for counselling practice research. Symposium presentation at the meeting of the International Network of Personal Meaning, Vancouver BC.
    McBride, H. and Kwee, J. (2014, July). Mothers’ and daughters’ voices: Listening to body image transmission and transformation. Poster Presentation at the meeting of the International Network of Personal Meaning, Vancouver BC
    McBride, H. (2014, June). Psychosocial support for ‘high-risk’ pregnant and postpartum women. Invited lecture at Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Langley, BC.
    McBride, H., Weins, R., Chan, E., and Cox, D. (2014, June). Validity evidence of the Edinburgh Postnatal Depression Scale: A review. Poster Presentation at the meeting of the Canadian Psychology Association, Vancouver BC.
    Kwee, J., McBride, H., and Webb, K. (2014, June). Mothers’ voices on perinatal wellbeing: Exploring helping and hindering factors. Symposium Presentation at the meeting of the Canadian Psychology Association, Vancouver BC.
    McBride, H. (2014, May). Mothers, Daughters and Bodies: Intergenerational influences on healthy embodiment. Paper presentation at the annual meeting of the Canadian Counselling Psychology Association, Victoria BC.
    McBride, H., Kwee, J., and Wolf, L (2014, February). Meeting psychosocial needs in perinatal care: Modes for multidisciplinary collaborations. Paper presentation at first annual conference on Healthy mothers, Healthy babies: New research and best practice, Vancouver, BC.
    Kwee, J. and McBride, H. (2014, February). Women’s experiences of perinatal wellbeing: helping and hindering factors. Paper presentation at first annual conference on Healthy mothers, Healthy babies: New research and best practice, Vancouver, BC.

  • McBride, H. (2013, July). Body dissatisfaction in women: Understanding the cultural landscape. Lecture at Misericordia Child and Family Development Center, Semarang, Indonesia.
    McBride, H. (2013, July). Narrative therapy: Theory and clinical intervention. Lecture at Misericordia Child and Family Development Center, Semarang, Indonesia.
    McBride, H. (2013, July). Eating Disorders: Understanding causes, symptoms and treatment strategies. Lecture at Misericordia Child and Family Development Center, Semarang, Indonesia.

Hillary L McBride When we are struggling in life, feeling stuck, hurt, confused, or alone, we all deserve a place to talk with someone who we know will not judge or shame us, but instead who will walk alongside us and help us create change, finding our hope and strength.
Professional Affiliations

British Columbia Association of Clinical Counsellors (BCACC)
Canadian Psychological Association
American Psyhological Association
South Community Birth Program
South Hill Family Health Centre
Altus Psychological Services
Becker Burrows and Associates
University of British Columbia
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Contact
Hillary L McBride, MA
Registered Clinical Counsellor
Counselling. Speaking. Writing. Research
604.833.4574
hillary@hillarylmcbride.com
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