Owen O'Kane is a psychotherapist, Sunday Times best-selling author of 'Ten To Zen' and speaker. His talks leave audiences curious, positively challenged and eager to make changes in their lives.
About Owen O'Kane
Owen O’Kane is a psychotherapist, Sunday Times best-selling author of ‘Ten To Zen’ and speaker. His talks leave audiences curious, positively challenged and eager to make changes in their lives. He is a former NHS Clinical Lead for mental health, with over 25 years’ experience. Owen runs a private practice in London.
Owen O’Kane is a well-known speaker and delivers keynote speeches at corporate events, wellbeing festivals and mental health events. He has a down to earth, engaging and “no fluff” approach. He is passionate about helping people achieve calmer, happier lives.
Owen O’Kane grew up in Northern Ireland during ‘The Troubles’. This upbringing gave him a real understanding of the anxious mind due to the conflict and fear that existed in the region.
As a former palliative care nurse, Owen heard first-hand the biggest regrets people have on their death beds. As a result of this, he learnt about the stresses and worries people shouldn’t hold onto.
During his time in the NHS, Owen has used a multitude of techniques to help people with mental health issues. He is a regular contributor to press, news and tv. He has worked with the likes of Good Morning Britain, BBC Radio 2, GQ, Big Issue and Evening Standard. Now running his private practice in West London, Owen lives with his partner Mark and dog Kate.