We are now running regular three-hour ‘Mental Health in the Workplace’ workshops for managers and those responsible for the welfare of others in any place of work. They have been carefully designed to help attendees feel equipped to deal with mental health issues that may arise in their workplace.

While the focus will be on how to manage problems that occur, we will also cover how a workplace can take a proactive stance to create a healthier working environment to hopefully reduce the chances of mental health problems from surfacing. These engaging and interactive workshops will be run by Oliver Frois – a fully qualified Senior Psychology Practitioner and CBT therapist.

In light of the current Covid-19 situation, we are now offering this workshop as an interactive webinar. Some clients have enjoyed spreading this over two 1.5 hour sessions. Please contact us to discuss your requirements. 

Agenda and areas covered:

Delivered in an engaging manner, the material covered on the day includes case studies, examples, videos and interactive elements to help underpin learning and stimulate discussion.

Dealing with Mental ill-health in the workplace
Understanding the common problems and causes
Recognising signs and symptoms
Using internal and external support

How to have a conversation about mental health at work
The importance of communication and active listening
Two-way dialogue and check-ins
The right and wrong things to say and do

Responsibilities for a manager dealing with a staff member with mental ill-health
Using the manager competency framework
Looking after yourself


Understanding the employees’ perspective
Appreciating how an employee may feel
We discuss the issues with someone with lived experience to appreciate their perspective

Return to work
Dealing with a mental health related absence
Preparing for the employee’s return to the workplace
The return to work conversation

Creating a healthier workplace
Proactive approach to reduce the risk of further mental ill-health absence in your workplace
Appreciating the factors that contribute to our mental health

Takeaway / post course
All attendees leave with a toolkit of resources to refer to – including Return to Work exercises, tips on creating a healthy workplace, and all the material covered in the course.

For further details on what’s covered or for additional questions and to book, email contact@shineworkplacewellbeing.com