Kelly Holt is a Clinical Nurse Specialist with the Mood Disorders Program at St. Joseph’s Healthcare Hamilton. She is passionate about best practices in nursing and mental health, and has particular interest in nursing interventions promoting recovery. She is an Associate Clinical Professor with McMaster School of Nursing, and a Senior Level CPI Non-violent Crisis Intervention Instructor. She holds a post-graduate Diploma in Clinical Behavioural Sciences from McMaster University, with specialization in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy. Kelly attained a BScN degree in Nursing from Brock University, and a MScN degree in Nursing from York University.