Workplace Wellbeing

Promoting Mentally Healthy Workplaces

In these times of great political and social unrest, it is more important than ever that business leaders understand the importance of mental health in our communities and in our workplaces.

Our mental health talks for business leaders and staff can help your team learn how to trust one another, build better communication, and understand how mental health affects the workplace. Our experts will provide your team with the tools they need to create a healthy and productive work environment.

Keynote by Shannon Bowman
Leadership workshop on Neurodiversity in the workplace.

Mental Health and Your Business

Benefits of our mental health talks for businesses include:

  1. Improving communication and trust among team members
  1. Creating a positive and productive workplace culture
  1. Developing healthy coping mechanisms for stress and anxiety
  1. Learning how to identify and support employees who may be struggling with mental health issues

Workplace Visits

Create Balance Psychotherapy and Counselling can visit your workplace, either in person of via Zoom, to:

Provide psychoeducation about mental health

  • Common mental health challenges such as anxiety, depression, trauma and addiction
  • The impacts of poor mental wellbeing on personal and professional life

Facilitate open and honest conversations about mental health

  • Learn how to check in on the mental health of family, friends and co-workers
  • Learn how to communicate with others that our own mental health may be suffering and learn how to seek help

Address and unpack underlying issues that may be contributing to poor mental wellbeing

  • Identify mental health hazards in the workplace
  • Understand the impact that current issues have on staff morale and satisfaction, as well as productivity
  • Identify ways in which the workplace can reduce risks to poor mental health.

Provide strategies and resources to give employers and employees the tools to maintain, promote and support mental good health, including:

  • Exercises to stay mentally fit and healthy
  • Grounding techniques to use in crisis
  • Receptive and expressive communication skills
  • Guidance in how to seek further support if required
Create Balance Psychotherapy and Counselling can deliver topic-specific presentations, such as the examples provided below but please reach out to us if there is another topic for which you and your team would like to learn more about.
  • NTwo Way Street - Learn effective receptive and expressive communication skills
  • N“No” is a Complete Sentence - Putting boundaries in place using assertive and respectful communication.
  • NBalancing Act - How to manage the stress caused by a demanding work-life balance (an interactive workshop)
  • NSoul Care - Understand the basic needs that must be met in order to care for one’s emotional and mental self
  • NMorale Boosting - Creating a positive work culture collaboratively
  • NBig T and little t - Learn about the causes, signs and symptoms of trauma, its effect on the brain and coping strategies
  • NAnxieties - Learn about the causes, signs and symptoms of the many different types of anxiety, as well as coping strategies
  • NBlack Dog - Learn about the causes, signs and symptoms of depression, as well as coping strategies
  • NUrge Surfing - Ride the waves of addiction and distraction
  • NMindful Minds - How to practice mindfulness daily
  • NJournalling - How to harness the power of reflection, acceptance, gratitude and growth

Please reach out to us with any questions you have and to book a date for one of our skilled therapists to visit your workplace.

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