Internationally-acclaimed keynote speaker, author, psychologist, and go-to media wellness expert, Dr. Zelana Montminy brings a fusion of talents and knowledge in one media-savvy package. One of Maria Shriver’s Architects of Change, Dr. Z (as she’s known to many clients and fans) translates complicated research from Positive Psychology and the fields of nutrition and neurology, to create a uniquely holistic approach to mental health and share it with an ever-widening audience through her various projects. She is the author of 21 Days to Resilience (HarperElixir), ranked #1 on Amazon as a Mental Health Hot New Release.

Dr. Montminy holds Masters and Doctorate degrees in Clinical Psychology with a Specialization in Health, as well as a Certificate in Plant-Based Nutrition from Cornell University. This multi-faceted background makes her uniquely qualified to explore the psychological aspects of Mental Health & Wellness. In all her endeavors, Dr. Zelana Montminy seeks to explore the relationship between resilience, happiness, and healthful lifestyle choices. She is a member of the American Psychological Association (APA), an active regional board member of the Young President’s Organization (YPO), a consultant for the Institute for Applied Positive Research, and on the Program Advisory Board of the Respect Institute.  She currently lives with her husband and two toddlers in Los Angeles.