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Be inspired.

If you’re seeking an inspirational speaker who offers heart-felt child development and professional development programs, then you’ll find what you’re looking for here.

With 25 years of professional speaking experience, I’ve provided hundreds of trainings to thousands of parents and teachers - all filled with love, laughter, and learning.

Upcoming Events

FREE Community Offerings

For Parents and Professionals Committed to Raising Our Children Mindfully and Compassionately


Wednesday Webinars                               (LIVE - Monthly at 7:00 pm)

These FREE presentations offer useful tips for mindful parenting and teaching.
Gain nuggets of wisdom that you can apply daily at home or school (Grades K-12).
Join the live Q&A Discussions and/or review the recordings anytime.


"Clear, Calm, & Kind" Kids!
                    An Introduction to Mindful Parenting & Teaching

Trauma-Informed Care for Kids:
                   Fostering Resilience and Post-Traumatic Growth

Connection Over Compliance:
                   Brain-Smart Ways to Teach Kids Self-Control                           

From Worrier to Warrior:
                   Teaching Kids Compassion & Courage in the Face of Fear     


Mindful Monday Meditations - AVAILABLE NOW!

Start your week off right with a simple self-care practice that you can use all week long.

Enjoy a brief guided meditation that nourishes your body, mind, and spirit.

New inspirational message and recorded meditation delivered to your Inbox every Monday morning.

Register here.

Any questions?  Contact us here, now.


Live Trainings

These events are designed to inspire and inform, with an approach that is both light-hearted and serious-minded.  The overarching goal is to help us all find more mindful ways to improve children's mental health and well-being. 

The benefits to your family, school, or organization will include:

  • Greater ability to recognize and resolve toxic childhood stressors
  • More effective strategies and tools for helping students who are struggling
  • Greater confidence in dealing with children and youth problems today

Each program can be tailored to meet your organization’s particular needs.  And each training is offered in 3 sizes: Brief/Keynote (1-1.5 hrs), Standard (3 hrs), Comprehensive (6 hrs).  The Standard and Comprehensive programs can be delivered in one installment (half-day or full-day trainings) or delivered in smaller increments over several weeks or months.

When working with schools, I offer follow-up coaching sessions with staff to ensure effective implementation of the skills.  These online consultations include live Q&A discussions, demonstrations, and guided practice.

Standard speaking fees apply, though they may be reduced or waived for certain community or charity events.

Bottom line, I care deeply that the information I provide can make a difference in kids’ lives.

So, let’s see what kind of a difference we can make together!

To inquire about booking Dr. Montminy for a live speaking event with your organization, contact us by clicking here now.


Who else has benefitted from Dr. Montminy's Trainings?


Bellefonte Area School District
Bald Eagle Area School District
Bucks County Technical High School
Gettysburg Area School District
Grace Prep High School
Montoursville Area School District
Philipsburg-Osceola Area School District
Penns Valley Area School District
Southern Tioga School District
State College Area School District
Williamsport Area School District
Children’s House Montessori School
Our Children’s Center Montessori School
Park Forest Pre-School
St. Paul’s Christian Pre-School
Mindful Schools
PA Department of Education IU #10
PA Department of Education IU #12
PA Department of Education IU #17

Penn State University
Lock Haven University
Georgia School Counselors Association
Pennsylvania Psychological Association
Pennsylvania Association of Colleges and Teacher Educators
Pennsylvania Association of School Administrators


Mount Nittany Medical Center
Mount Nittany Physicians Group
Penn State Hershey Medical Center – Residency Program
Penn State University – Psychological Clinic
Penn State University – Prevention Research Center

Social Services

The Jana Marie Foundation
Strong Families Conferences
Communities That Care Conferences
NPR Radio (WPSU) and PBS TV (WPSX)
Centre County Smart Start Program
Centre County Children’s Advocacy Center
Centre County Children and Youth Services
Centre County Youth Service Bureau

Business and Industry

Leadership Centre County
Centre County Association of Realtors
Centre County Chamber of Business & Industry
Minitab, Inc.


Selected Topics

Mindful Solutions (TM) for...

Child Mental Health

Toxic Stress in Families / Schools

Challenging Behaviors at Home / School

ADHD & Executive Function Deficits

Anxiety & Depression

Anger & Aggression

Childhood Trauma

Intense Emotions

Digital Addictions

Homework Problems

Sleep Problems

To inquire about booking Dr. Montminy for a live speaking event with your organization, contact us by clicking here now.