Team Bios

For our team this is more than a job, it's something about which we are passionate. Each of our trainers is a highly qualified expert with years of experience in corporate industries. We love what we do and are enthusiastic about empowering our clients to achieve results.

Solutions In Mind is comprised of a team of dedicated professionals whose collective experience covers decades of service to companies in a variety of sectors. Our principals are characterized by their ability to build enduring relationships and to deliver consistent, professional, and high quality results.


Stephen McGarvey

Stephen McGarvey is a world-leading authority on unconscious communication, persuasion, and influence. He has assisted corporations and audiences around the world in solving difficult communications problems by guiding them on what has been described as an engaging, fast-paced and fascinating journey inside the unconscious mind. Stephen helps individuals understand how the unconscious mind works when it comes to motivation, persuasion, and influence, and how to get better results by leveraging unconscious communication in a range of business contexts.  He has improved performance internationally by speaking to a variety of audiences in a myriad of venues, ranging from the American Psychiatric Association Conference to numerous Fortune 500 companies.  Stephen is uniquely qualified to help you master the art and science of unconscious persuasion and influence. He is passionate about creating practical, ethical business tools that are easy to learn and apply, which have been described by his clients as producing extraordinary and sustainable positive business results. 

Stephen is a unique member of the Canadian Association of Professional Speakers given his wide-ranging experience and credentials including being a Certified Master Practitioner and Trainer of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP), a Certified Master Time Line Therapist, and a certified Master Hypnotist.  He has been avidly studying the science of peak performance and the unconscious mind for more than 20 years.  Stephen is passionate about using his expertise with innovative, cutting-edge communication tools to coach organizations and the individuals within them.  His mission is to assist others to influence behaviors and trigger motivation by better understanding the science and art of unconscious persuasion and influence.  Employing the empowering modalities of neuroscience, hypnosis, and the latest in behavioural psychology, Stephen possesses the rare ability to take complex concepts and present them in ways that are easy to understand and apply. 

As a uniquely qualified communicator, Stephen brings a contagious enthusiasm and a powerful presence to the professional speaking circuit.  He has appeared many times on both television and radio.  Stephen has been engaged by numerous international corporations to train in the areas of sales, marketing, and communication enhancement between various levels of management. 

Between speaking engagements, Stephen and his wife, Natalie, reside with their two dogs, Marley and Mowgli, in Toronto, Canada where they operate a thriving consulting, training and coaching enterprise. 


Natalie Sarlo

Natalie brings an extensive background in clinical developmental psychology and neuro-linguistic programming to Solutions In Mind.  With years of experience in psychological research and assessment, she adds a mainstream balance to the team. 

Natalie is committed to building lasting relationships with clients, and to ensuring that deliverables are of the highest quality.  Of utmost importance, she is organized and highly procedural, keeping the team on target and on time. 


Dave Sovran

Dave brings over twenty-five years in Sales, Marketing & Training leadership roles honed in the Pharmaceutical and Biotech industry to his current role with Solutions in Mind. His industry experience has crossed many therapeutic areas in different marketing and sales management positions - in both specialty as well as primary care, and include launch experience in both.

He has a passion for people development and spent much time focusing on accelerating salesforce and sales management learning and development through a number of innovative programs and media. He was an early convert to the Mastering Persuasion & Influence program and in his previous company ensured that for over three years he exposed all the sales and marketing teams to this unique communication approach.

In 2010 Dave joined forces with Solutions in Mind, the company responsible for this leading edge content and has been working with them to introduce and support their many programs to broad audiences within the healthcare industry in Canada.


Ken Cadinouche

Ken joined the team in 2010 as our expert in Visual Communication for both the BrainRover and Solutions In Mind websites. Since then he has taken the lead, from start to finish, on all of our web-based marketing needs by bringing his creative eye to the way in which this team expresses its unique value-added propositions and products to both our existing clientele and to the public in general. Ken has been an invaluable addition in the way that he understands and identifies the best approach to most effectively communicate our messages and branding from a visual perspective, including how it applies to our print material, website designs, social media and the look and design of our software.

To find out more, you can visit his website here