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A Nano-Workshop on Mental Health In Design & Tech

By Clive K. Lavery

Session type

Breakout Session

Timing

Thu, 03 Nov 2022

Room

Breakout room 7 - Kongressbar

About this session

Mental health awareness has gained quite some traction recently, yet the design & tech space remains a hotbed of burnout, anxiety and depression.

Based on his own lived experience with depression and learnings as a Mental Health First Aider, Clive will share a few exercises and resources to equip you and your team to start a meaningful conversation and take the first steps towards better mental wellbeing.

While this breakout session is not sound medical advice or a substitute for professional therapy, it will provide some practical inspiration to anyone interested in the topic.

About Clive K.

Clive K. Lavery

Clive K. Lavery

Experience Design Lead at Moccu

Clive is a vintage UX person, inspiring public speaker and aspiring mental health advocate with 15+ years of experience in helping digital agencies, in-house teams and direct clients from Adobe to Zalando create good stuff.

He currently works as Experience Design Lead for the proudly independent agency Moccu in Berlin.

As an active member of the European UX scene he has recently launched the Friends of Figma community in Berlin, helped kickstart the Adobe XDI International Team, co-organized UXcamp Europe, revived the local UX Book Club and mentored students for Career Foundry.

A self-confessed Digital Do-Gooder, Clive has always been very keen to use his skills for more than making rich companies richer and his current focus is exploring both mental health as a certified Mental Health First Aider and parenthood as a clueless first-time dad through a design lens.