Bath Mind’s Wellbeing in the Workplace scheme and training service is delivered by our professional, experienced and qualified associated trainers and consultants.
Ranging in expertise from management and leadership to youth trauma and anxiety, all our trainers and consultants bring both their professional and personal experience to their delivery which ultimately enhances the learning experience for our clients and participants.
– Hannah Roper, Director of Business Development
Kate joined the Bath Mind training team in early 2021, having previously worked in various mental health services as an Occupational Therapist since 2006. Kate is trained in vocational rehabilitation and has a particular interest in the connection between work and mental health. As a Mental Health First Aid Instructor she enjoys working alongside employers and individuals to consider how to support, improve and protect mental health in the workplace (and beyond!).
Sarah has over fifteen years clinical experience in mental health and social care. Working within Children Services and Adult intensive teams has given her the opportunity to support people with a range of needs to improve their mental health and wellbeing. Sarah moved to a corporate division with a general hospital in 2016 consulting on staff health and wellbeing, as well as supporting staff on an individual and departmental basis. Sarah has been delivering licensed and bespoke training for Bath Mind since 2020. She is an associate instructor for MHFA England as well as tutor for Suicide First Aid delivery. Sarah is passionate about the journey of recovery and building resilience and has lived experience of a diagnosis of PTSD. Sarah lives in Wiltshire and loves being outside with her family and trying new recipes. She also spends time supporting human rights groups to improve equality.
Meera has over ten years of clinical experience with her qualifications as a Mental Health Nurse and BABCP Accredited Cognitive Behavioural Therapist. She has worked for some of the most prestigious private healthcare services, including The Priory and Bupa, as well as the NHS and now runs her own practice, Brighter Minds.
Her previous clinical roles included workplace wellbeing and senior leadership, involving responsively creating mental wellbeing training, workshops and bespoke support according to business needs on a global scale.
Madeline is owner of The Soul Spa, a relaxation centre in Bath where people can learn about mental wellbeing in a variety of different ways, as well as access live online classes throughout the week. Passionate about helping people develop a meditation habit to help them live happier, anxiety-free lives, Madeline has been working with Bath Mind to help businesses take practical steps to look after the mental health of their colleagues.
Gemma has over 25 years’ experience coaching and training individuals and groups in corporate teams as well as in universities and schools. She is a qualified Executive Coach, Chinese Medicine practitioner, Yoga and Qi Gong Teacher, Meditation & Mindfulness teacher, Mental Health first aider and has a foundation in counselling. Gemma specialises in managing stress and life challenges through working with the nervous system. She also has a special interest in managing menstrual cycles and the transition of peri and menopause.
After 15 years in the corporate world as a senior Human Resources Manager and Business Manager, Gemma made a life change in her early 30’s to focus on setting up her own business working with people to support their whole wellbeing. She is the founder of The Quiet Heart in Bristol which is a private clinical practice. Alongside this, Gemma works with Bath Mind and other charities to teach practices that help individuals connect with a sense of agency in their innate ability to support themselves.
She is passionate about experiencing all individuals as unique with their own story; her work is trauma informed and she emphasises sharing the cultural roots and origins of the practices from which they evolved. Gemma also enjoys sharing a scientific, anthropological and evidence based approach to managing wellbeing in our busy lives.
Laura is a registered dietitian and nutrition consultant. She specialises in bringing the science of nutrition to life in a really accessible way that empowers change and addresses the barriers to making habits stick. Combining nutritional science with behavioural therapy and a large dose of realism, participants feel informed and inspired to take care of their wellbeing, with openness to explore the role that their diet and mindset can play in fuelling their brilliance, enhancing their productivity and protecting their health. She has a particular interest in women’s health and the menopause and is an anti-diet advocate.
Brian is a professionally qualified and highly experienced, international organisational and coaching psychologist with over 20 years’ experience, specializing in executive coaching, facilitation and the design and delivery of learning & development interventions. He works with all three sectors to promote behavioural and attitudinal change, developing transformational leadership capability, management and team effectiveness, performance improvement, collaborative working and enhancing personal wellbeing.
Angela is a British Association for Counselling and Psychotherapy accredited counsellor, NLP Coach and Mental health trainer. She delivers training and counselling to organisations across the world and specialises in anxiety and anxiety disorders. She works with young people delivering therapeutic groups to reduce anxiety, delivers PHSE sessions and mental health support sessions for schools and offers 1-1 therapy for teenagers. Angela is passionate about breaking down stigma and barriers to accessing support and believes wholeheartedly that with the right support we can reach our full potential