Nicholas van den Berg

Nicholas van den Berg graduated with an honours Bachelor of Arts in psychology from Bishop’s University in Sherbrooke, Quebec. He became involved with Jack.Org, a national network aimed at empowering youth to advocate for mental health as well as normalize mental health conversation through various initiatives. This led to his participation as a Network Representative for Jack.Org, where he engaged in mental health advocacy on the national level.

In addition to serving on the Advisory for Youth matters committee for Frayme, Nicholas is currently on the Ministerial Mental Health Advisory Council for the Ministry of Health.  He is currently a PhD candidate at the University of Ottawa in Experimental Psychology.

Nicholas can provide insight from lived experience of navigating the mental health care setting as a youth, and from his background in mental health advocacy and advisory for policy change from a research perspective. His favourite philosopher is Winnie the Pooh.