certified suicide prevention specialist
Tom Sidney is an expert in motivating and empowering individuals to achieve personal success. His unique, professional style blends well with today’s issues and his professional success is demonstrated by its statistics and the numerous feedback letters from clients and family members.
For over 20 years, Tom Sidney has been empowering the lives of individuals in crisis throughout Ontario. Tom is an innovator in crisis/Suicide Counselling and social service programming.
HIs career portfolio reads like a crisis support resource manual.
It spans from national not-for-profits enriching the lives of street-involved and homeless individuals to a tenure as a high school youth worker to most recently the Clinical Director of the Robbie Dean Suicide Prevention and Crisis Centre.
Tom specialises in individuals and their families in crisis, suicide prevention, intervention and instruction as well as self-injury prevention and intervention.
He is an accredited, certified Suicide Prevention Specialist with the American Association of Suicidology as well as a certified safeTALK LivingWorks Instructor.
Tom has specialised training in Brief Narrative Therapy, Suicide Prevention, Self-injury Intervention, Crisis De-escalation and is a much sought-after speaker on topics of Mental Health, Suicide Prevention and Motivational talks for youth and parents.
“Tom has helped revolutionize my life in a way nobody else ever could. I credit my entire life right now, and everything wonderful that is happening in my life, to him.”
-17 year old suicidal youth
“In 33 years as a high school teacher I have never witnessed someone work with individuals in crisis the way Tom does. It is magic.”
“I saw Tom 5 times, each time I would receive an answer and something would be made clear.”
-68 yr old gentleman who lost a close friend to suicide