Natasha Kolida, MEd. Candidate

Peer Researcher

Natasha Kolida

Degree

MEd. Candidate, University of British Columbia

Biography

Natasha’s academic focus is on educational psychology with a focus on social and emotional learning. After being diagnosed with bipolar disorder, Natasha began working to help others living with mental illness through peer support and mental health education. It is her hope that her experiences can help others on their own journeys to wellbeing. Natasha also leads Redefining Bipolar, a mental health organization that fosters evidence-based and personally meaningful discussions surrounding bipolar disorder. She is a skilled mental health blogger and leads the CREST.BD Bipolar Blog.

What I do when I'm not working

I can often be found at metal shows, spinning fire by the lake, and eating chocolate. I am a freelance artist and an avid runner.

Phone

1-778-836-1807

Email

ntk@redefiningbipolar.org

Social media/website

@redefinebipolar
www.redefiningbipolar.org

Address

Department of Psychiatry, University of British Columbia
420-5950 University Boulevard, Vancouver, BC