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Mental Health and Wellbeing Education

Understanding Mental and Emotional Health in the Workplace

Workshop Overview
We all have a mental health and one that can cause us much distress or joy. Stress, anxiety and depression are the biggest cause of sickness absence in our society, causing 15.8 million
days of absence in the UK in 2016 (Office for National Statistics, 2017: Sickness absence in the labour market: 2016) .

Organisations that ignore mental health are more likely to suffer sickness, absenteeism, presenteeism and cultural consequences. In addition, prevention is better than cure and by understanding how to harness our emotional and mental health we can improve relationships, collaboration, creativity, motivation and performance.

This workshops helps leaders and managers understand more about mental and emotional health. This is the precursor to being able to create mentally and emotionally healthy teams that are resilient and able to thrive at work. It also supports leaders in having effective and sensitive conversations with their people so that they can spot any difficulties and respond appropriately.

Workshop Outcomes

  • Understand mental health and the factors that can affect wellbeing and performance.
  • Understand that we all have a mental health and how to build mental resilience.
  • Recognise the signs people show when their mental health is suffering or is in crisis.
  • Understand more about what causes mental health related symptoms e.g. stress, burn out, depression, anxiety, OCD and others.
  • Know what managers and HR do to encourage positive emotional and mental health at work.
  • Know what individuals can do to take responsibility for and look after their own mental health.
  • Have the confidence to step in, reassure and support a person in distress.
  • Gain interpersonal skills such as non-judgmental listening.
  • Provide help on a first-aid basis.

Further Details

  • This workshop is for leaders and managers
  • Day workshop (can be tailored to half day or hour sessions)

Understanding Your Mental and Emotional States

Workshop Overview
We all have a mental and emotional health and yet most have little understanding of how it works and the impact it has on us at work. We are missing crucial information to help us perform to the best of our abilities and create effective relationships with others. This workshop will increase your understanding of your mental and emotional world and how you can build its muscle.

Workshop Outcomes

  • Understand the difference between the emotional and rational brain and the impact this has on us and our performance.
  • Identify our emotional triggers and how we respond.
  • Change our internal dialogue to better manage emotional states.
  • Understand the defenses we create to manage emotions.
  • Learn techniques to manage our emotional states at work.

Further Details

  • This workshop is for all employees
  • Day workshop (can be tailored to half day or hour sessions)

Online Sessions on Managing Emotions During COVID 19

Overview of Workshops
COVID 19 is increasing our stress and anxiety as well as stripping away many of the things we do to manage our mental and emotional health. Changing working patterns, self isolation, and the risk to the health and safety of ourselves and others are the challenges we are facing. HealthyMinds@Work can help and support your people’s ability to cope, hold hope and to perform in the midst of these demanding times.

We are running a variety of online workshops, facilitated sessions and individual and group supervision and coaching to help. We can cover the areas below or tailor to your specific needs.

Topics for Workshops

  • The psychology behind stress, fear and anxiety. A Cognitive Behavioural Approach overlaid with a Psychodynamic model i.e. how our thoughts, behaviours and feelings shape our emotional responses plus the origins of these.
  • How to manage our emotional responses in times of worry using the ABC model, errors in thinking and RAIN model.
  • Why uncertainty is so triggering and how we can manage this when things are unknown; how to take control, influence what we can and accept what is out of our control.
  • How to change our stories and internal narrative to create ones that are more realistic, resilient and productive in times of difficulty.
  • What we can do to look after ourselves, others and our team in times of difficulty; knowing the signs that will indicate our levels of resilience and our emotional/mental health. Included is the tank of resilience, what drains it and how to keep it filled during difficult times.
  • The origins of our capacity for holding hope and coping plus how to build this capability even in difficult times.
  • The emotional cycle of change/loss; how to surf this to cope in times of difficulty, loss and change.
  • How to be productive and effective working remotely.

Further Details

  • These workshop are for all employees
  • We recommend 90 minutes per workshop

Our Psychoeducation Workshops and Training

Emotional intelligence workshops


Mental Health and Wellbeing workshops


Communication skills


Leadership skills


Contact us to arrange a consultation

0208 798 3498