Debbie Ellison, Joy Activator
Debbie is the Director and CFO (Chief “Fun”ancial Officer) of Laughter for Wellness and a highly trained and experienced Laughter Trainer, Presenter, and Coach. She trained with world-renowned medical doctor and founder of Laughter Yoga, Dr. Madan Kataria, and holds certifications as both a Laughter Yoga Leader and Teacher. She is also a Certified Peer Laughter for Wellness Leader and Trainer; Laughter Coach and Facilitator; Freelance Writer and Editor; and Creator and Co-Facilitator
of the annual Southern Fried Laughter Conference in Atlanta.
Debbie trains and certifies Laughter Yoga/Laughter for Wellness Leaders and facilitates laughter clubs; and classes, trainings, presentations, and “play”shops on laughter, stress management, joyfulness, creativity, and writing for individuals, organizations, and corporations. She has presented at the Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation (FDIC), International Business Machines (IBM), Peachford Hospital, Brenau University, Emory University, National Alliance on Mental Illness (NAMI), DeKalb Community Service Board, Skyland Trail, Kennesaw State University, Creative Problem-Solving Institute, the Georgia prison system, Georgia Association of Nursing Students, Georgia Mental Health Consumer Network, and many other groups and corporations.
Debbie is passionate about helping people be joyful and well and lead better lives.