Gillian Padgett, MISMA, MNLP, CHT

Stress is Deadly
and it can Make You Stronger and Happier!

Stress is considered to be the #1 cause of doctor’s visits, accidents, illnesses, broken relationships, bankruptcies and failure at work. And yet we continue doing what we’re doing – so often wreaking havoc with our health and lives.
Gillian Padgett shares simple successful strategies used by her clients to cope in challenging times and build resilience.

Gillian Padgett is a therapist who has specialized in treating stress for over 25 years and the author of Let Stress Heal Your Life. She teaches empowering, life-changing strategies and skills to minimize the damaging effects of stress and thrive. After her best friend was murdered, Gillian sought ways to reduce the immediate and long-term damage of stress, shock and trauma for her clients. She trained in the UK as a counsellor and hypnotherapist and worked with victims of crime and families of murder victims. Gillian lives in British Columbia, Canada and offers individual coaching, group programs and online webinars.


  • Stress First Aid: What to do when your life is falling apart
  • How stressed out are you? Take this quick test to assess your stress
  • Stay sane amidst the horror and fear in the daily newsfeed. Tips to help you become grounded and remain OK every day
  • Alone and hate the holidays? Ways to ease the pain without getting drunk or stuffing yourself with chocolate!
  • 5 foods that fight stress, and 3 that make it worse. Learn what to avoid and how to build resilience with every mouthful
  • Stress can be deadly: Watch out for these warning signs!
  • Ride the wave of fear following a frightening diagnosis. Ideas for staying positive, proactive and calm
  • Take the crisis out of caring – 5 secrets to coping with ease and grace. For the stressed-out parent, child or welfare worker
  • Visiting in-laws? 6 tips to surviving aggravating relatives
  • Secrets of health experts: Learn how they cope with stress

Media Package:

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Sample Interview

02-25-18 Bob Salter’s PSA Program


Author and therapist Gillian Padgett discussed ways to deal with trauma from a horrific event, why people not directly touched by the Parkland Florida school shooting may experience secondhand trauma, and how everyone processes trauma differently.


Gillian has been featured on many fine podcasts & radio programs: