Welcome to my world of inspiring change and transformation!

Greetings! I am thrilled to connect with you as a psychologist and passionate speaker on a mission to inspire change and transformation worldwide.

Throughout my journey, I’ve had the incredible opportunity to engage with diverse audiences, from parents to professionals, corporate audiences to educational institutions, igniting sparks of empowerment and driving positive momentum in countless lives. 

What To Expect | Keynotes | Workshops | Professional Development | Booking Inquiry



What You Can Expect

Blending Experience and Evidence

With a deep-rooted passion for mental health, resilience, and personal growth, I have dedicated my life to understanding the complexities of the human mind. With over 25 years of clinical experience, I bring a wealth of knowledge to every speaking engagement. I recognize the challenges we all face in finding peace, balance, and connection in our busy lives. By combining these insights, I craft influential programs that resonate with audiences on a profound level.

Unleashing the Potential of Change

 I firmly believe that transformation lies within every single person. My keynote talks are designed to resonate with audiences on a profound level, as we explore the untapped potential within ourselves and our communities. Together, we embark on a journey of self-discovery, embracing change with open hearts and open minds.

Engaging and Interactive Workshops Tailored for Impact

Empowerment goes beyond inspiring words; it requires actionable steps toward growth. In my interactive workshops, we dive deep into practical strategies for resilience, emotional intelligence, and fostering positive change.

Each of my keynotes and workshops is meticulously designed and backed by extensive research. My commitment is to ensure that participants leave equipped with practical, actionable strategies that they can immediately apply to navigate life’s challenges with unwavering confidence. Moreover, I take pride in customizing each program to suit the specific needs and objectives of your audience.

Global Impact, Personal Connection

Whether speaking at international conferences or intimate gatherings, I value the power of personal connection with each audience member. Every story shared, every question asked, and every perspective shared is a catalyst for meaningful change in our lives and in the world.

Beyond the Event

I believe that learning shouldn’t end with the event. During our discussion, we’ll explore additional resources that may benefit your attendees or organization, ensuring that the impact of our engagement extends far beyond the day.

Your Transformation Awaits

It is my genuine pleasure to be a catalyst for positive change in your organization or event. Together, let’s create an unforgettable experience that instills feelings of empowerment and excitement for the transformative journey ahead.

If you’re seeking a dynamic and engaging speaker to inspire your audience, I am thrilled to bring my expertise and passion to your event.

Take the first step toward an experience that will inspire and motivate your audience by emailing info@korupsychology.ca.

Together, we’ll arrange a call to ensure a perfect fit and to tailor the best possible experience for your audience. I am looking forward to connecting with you and working together to create a profound and lasting impact.

 With warmth and excitement,

Dr. Caroline Buzanko



Each of these can be adapted as an hour long Keynote Speech, Half, Full, and Multi-Day workshops. 

Building Confidence and Resilience in Children and Teens: Nurturing the Next Generation of Anxiety-Busting Champions

Confidence and resilience are the secret ingredients to unlocking the true potential of our children. In this empowering workshop, we delve into the essential elements of building unshakable confidence and resilience in kids, guiding them to navigate life’s challenges, manage anxiety, and soar to ongoing success.

Discover how to help children manage difficult experiences, transform setbacks into stepping stones, and embrace risk-taking as a catalyst for growth.

Let’s equip our young people with the emotional tools they need to conquer strong emotions and uncertainty, enabling them to fearlessly learn, grow, and become the champions of their own lives.

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Mastering Emotional Intelligence: Empowering Kids to Triumph Over Turbulent Emotions

Emotions can be both friends and foes, shaping our children’s lives in profound ways. In this transformative workshop, we unravel the mysteries of emotional intelligence and its role in children’s academic, social, and psychological well-being.

Learn how to help kids identify and manage their emotions effectively, preventing problem behaviours from taking hold. Together, we’ll create a safe and supportive environment where kids can flourish emotionally and academically.

Let’s empower our children with the tools to build lasting emotional resilience and embark on a journey of lifelong success.

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Unlocking the Power of Failure: Empowering Our Kids for Lifelong Success 

As parents and caring educators or professionals, we instinctively shield our children from the bitter taste of failure, hoping to spare them from disappointment. But what if I told you that, in our earnest protection, we might be doing them more harm than good? Join me in this electrifying keynote as we delve into a critical concept for healhty development: “The Importance of Letting Our Kids Fail.”

Discover the untold secrets of how failure can become the stepping stone to greatness for our children and teens. Unravel the mysteries of when failure becomes a transformative force and when it needs a guiding hand. It’s time to rewrite the narrative on failure, and in this captivating talk, I will show you precisely why.

Equip yourself with invaluable tips and techniques to instill resilience in the hearts of our young ones, enabling them not only to face failure but to embrace it fearlessly. From overcoming setbacks to turning obstacles into opportunities, these empowering strategies will become their secret weapons in navigating the challenges that life throws their way.

I will also reveal the art of knowing when to step back and let our children experience failure without interference. By doing so, we empower them to take charge of their destinies, fostering independence and self-reliance like never before.

Together, we will shape a generation of unstoppable, resilient individuals who fearlessly chase their dreams and turn failure into the fuel that propels them toward unparalleled success.

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Ignite Student Engagement: Unleash the Potential of Every Learner

Are you ready to ignite the flames of student engagement and unleash the untapped potential of every learner?  Join me in this electrifying keynote where we unveil the transformative power of engaged students.

In today’s rapidly changing educational landscape, disengagement has become an alarming challenge, especially since the impact of COVID-19.

Discover practical strategies to identify, manage, and inspire disengaged students, creating a thriving classroom environment that fosters academic excellence and models pro-social behaviors.

Let’s break the barriers to engagement together and revolutionize the way we approach student motivation. Get ready to spark a wildfire of enthusiasm and create a positive learning space like never before!

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The Art of Effective Behavior Management: Nurturing Responsible, Proactive, and Empowered Kids

As parents and educators, we hold the key to guiding our children’s behaviour and empowering them to make positive choices. In this power-packed workshop, we delve into the art of effective behaviour management, equipping you with practical strategies to prevent and address challenging behaviours.

Discover the science behind behaviour, meet kids where they are, and nurture their journey toward responsible decision-making.

Together, let’s create harmonious and supportive environments where children can thrive, learn to take charge of their actions, and emerge as responsible, empowered individuals.

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Self-Regulation: Unlocking the Secret to Success in Today’s Stressful World

In today’s fast-paced world, stress and overwhelming emotions have become part of daily life for children, parents, and educators alike. Join us in this enlightening presentation as we embark on a journey of self-regulation and emotional mastery.

Explore the critical role of emotions and learn the art of responding to kids’ stress with compassion and guidance. Gain practical strategies to teach kids how to manage their stress, self-regulate, and embrace pro-social behaviours.

Let’s cultivate an atmosphere of emotional intelligence and resilience, where our children thrive amidst life’s challenges and emerge as the architects of their own success.

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PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT (for Educators & Clinicians)

Be sure to check out current training opportunities for professional development. Other ideas include:

Identifying and managing Anxiety in kids

Anxiety is at epidemic levels among children and teens and, if not managed effectively, often leads to depression. However, anxiety is one of the most treatable conditions as long as you know what to look for and have the strategies and skills necessary to help kids.

These workshops will help participants:

  • Understand the nature of anxiety
  • Learn how anxiety shows up and hijacks learning
  • How to help kids build the skills they need to tame their worry gremlins
  • Learn how to create experiential learning opportunities for kids to overcome anxiety
  • Maintain collaboration between parents and school personnel to promote student success

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Effective Behaviour Management in the Classroom

Teachers play an important role in helping students engage with their learning environment safely and successfully. However, many teachers lack professional development support in improving classroom management. Behaviour problems tend to increase everyone’s stress levels and limits learning. There are practical, straightforward approaches you can implement in your class to promote prosocial behaviour and academic engagement.

In this workshop, teachers will learn:

  • About brain development and how to meet kids at their developmental level
  • How behaviour is affected by the environment
  • Practical strategies to prevent problem behaviours from happening
  • Effective strategies to address and reduce challenging behaviours that do show up
  • How to teach students to make positive behavioural choices

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Under the radar: Kids struggling silently with ADHD and how to help them succeed

ADHD can be an asset. However, when it is missed, it can interfere with kids’ success at school, as well as with their social and emotional development. When left untreated, kids are vulnerable to developing low self-esteem and other lifelong risks. Identification and intervention are critical for successful functioning in life.

In this workshop, participants will learn:

  • What ADHD is, and the importance of diagnosis
  • How to identify the silently struggling kids
  • How to optimize success for kids with ADHD

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I offer small group and individual consultation for mental health
professionals and school districts (including school counsellors,
psychologists, nurses, and special education staff.)

Most often these are done through video conferencing. Consultation can
be ongoing or single meeting.

Please contact me for rates and scheduling.

Speaking Inquiry

Please email info@korupsychology.ca or complete the form below. Include any relevant details about your event. I’d love to make sure there is a great fit and that we can deliver an amazing experience for you.


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