"This year Dr. Marshall
spoke to large numbers of educators at our conference and he was one of
the best I've heard in the 16 years that I've been involved with our conference.
Peter is able to combine a wonderful sense of humour and serious academic
research to give his audience optimistic insight into Canada's youth."
"We found that Dr.
Marshall was able to present the clinical issues and relevant research
in a clear and concise fashion while addressing the diversive needs of
the various professionals in attendance."
"We were delighted
with your address at the Parent Conference. Through evaluation forms,
parents showed great enthusiasm for your presentation. Your humorous style
was appropriate and well received. Most importantly, your message changed
attitiudes and left the audience in a positive and receptive mood. Words
used to describe presentation included: uplifting, exceptional, brilliant,
"I would like to
thank you for coming to Vernon and putting on two terrific conferences.
Your enthusiasm was infectious. On Saturday, you guided participants to
look at their own parenting skills and then provided them, in a humourous
and concrete way, some new, practical approaches to parenting. Above all,
you were reaffirming and encouraging. I still have people stopping to
tell me how much they enjoyed Saturday.... The community has truly benefited
from your visit."
"It was refreshing
to hear your positive outlook and light-hearted approach to the serious
business of raising teenagers. Your message was thought-provoking and
your sense of humour kept everyone entertained and interested. You provided
us with practical information and realistic examples to help make our
life as parents, if not easier, certainly more fun!"
"I would like to
thank you for your participation at the recent Parents Show.... The feedback
from the parents has been extremely positive."
"The goal of this
annual event is to enhance the profile of psychology within our hospital
by informing the staff and physicians about the importance of psychological
interventions for a wide range of mental health problems. We believe your
presentation has helped us to justify the importance of maintaining a
psychology service. The feedback that we have received has been entirely
"I had some telephone
calls from people who had attended wanting to know how to locate Dr. Marshall
as they were interested in having him present at functions as well."
"Dr. Marshall's participation
in our conference certainly helped to make it a success. We had many positive
comments both verbally and written as to how much his keynote address