Demystifying mental health in the workplace

We are delighted to offer members the opportunity to work with our partner charity, Isle Listen, in looking at how to demystify mental health in the workplace including building a wellbeing strategy


This session has been designed specifically for businesses and aims to demystify the theme of mental health in the workplace and will include:
• Practical exercises and discussion
• Content derived from our experience over the past two years when working with organisations across the Island on the topic of mental health
• Sources such as the Farmer & Stevenson Report, Thriving at Work, the CIPD and tools and techniques borrowed from psychology.

By the end of this session attendees will have learnt:

• Why wellbeing is such an important facet of any people strategy
• What stress is and the impact of stress and associated mental health issues
• How to build a cohesive Wellbeing Strategy for your workplace
• Who to engage in the process of building a strategy that is right for your organisation
• How to ensure success in embedding a wellbeing culture

Member tickets - £15+vat

Non-member tickets - £25+vat

About your presenters:

Mandy Kinnell - Training & HR – Pcert AdultEd, Dip T&D
Mandy delivers the Isle Listen Mental Health Awareness training courses with Gareth Nicholson.
Mandy has worked for more than 20 years as an HR professional and Learning & Development consultant in both the private and third sectors.
She believes strongly that everyone has the capacity to thrive given the right leadership, support and opportunities.
Mandy has worked closely with leaders, managers, high talent employees and in relation to a huge range of learning and development and people issues.

Gareth Nicholson - Training & Operational Development
As well as looking after charity operations, Gareth delivers Mental Health Awareness training courses with Mandy Kinnell.
Gareth & Mandy introduced the initial idea for the courses in 2017, with assistance from Professor Robin Davidson and CBT Psychotherapist Adrian Venn, has created an informative, engaging and effective framework which can be tailored to suit the needs of individual organisations.
He has delivered courses for many of the Island’s high-profile employers, gaining excellent feedback from all. Gareth is always seeking to widen his understanding of all areas of mental health and is currently studying psychology through the Open University.
Gareth is a familiar public face of the charity through his work on events and fundraising over the past few years, and his background in hospitality shines through in his warm, enthusiastic manner.

MCH Psychological Services is an organisational member of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) and Isle of Man registered charity