Well being/Resilience/Stress managament

Participant Feedback

I have gained tremendous insight into the causes of my stress and anxiety and learned invaluable relaxation techniques that have made a huge difference to my life. I would highly recommend this course and Michaela.’(Male Participant 2014)

I worked with Michaela on work related Stress Management, & Assertiveness. I found it extremely helpful & practical as well as surprisingly enjoyable! Michaela has the perfect balance between warmth & professionalism. I cannot recommend her highly enough!’ (Female Participant 2016)

Programs and seminars include

  • Mental health awareness in the workplace
  • Mental health support in the workplace
  • Building resilience and well being
  • Coping with stress and pressure in the workplace
  • Peer support skills in the workplace
  • Coping positively with workplace change and transition

Stress management, well being and resilience

Stress relates to the changes that occur in the mind and body when faced with a demand or challenge that exceeds our coping ability. Also known as our Fight/Flight Response , it can be triggered by physical threat, or daily pressures such as; work demands, financial difficulties, illness, relationship issues, or life change. According to the World Health Organization “Stress has become a modern epidemic” and is a huge influencing factor of our mental, physical and emotional health.

Some stress Facts

  • Between 75-90%  of all doctor visits are stress related.
  • Over 50% of all deaths before the age of 65 are due to stressful lifestyles
  • Stress accounts for 80% workplace accidents, 75% absenteeism and 30% of work claims
  • Stress reduces productivity, morale, increases conflict, litigation claims and staff turnover
  • Stress is linked to addiction, anxiety, chronic fatigue, depression, digestive problems, heart disease, lung problems, illness, insomnia, migraines, muscular problems, skin conditions, suicide

Building resilience and well being

Our stress management courses and resilience training programs combine psychological expertise, cognitive behavioural therapy and practical tools to reduce stress and improve mental health and well being. You and your team will learn how to respond positively to the pressures and demands of everyday life. Training is available for individuals and groups on site, externally or as online counselling

Benefits of program.

  • A safe, supportive and engaging workshop
  • Psychological expertise combined with practical tools for reducing stress
  • Opportunity to apply strategies clinically proven to build resilience and well being
  • Guided relaxation strategies clinically proven to reduce stress/anxiety and increase relaxation
  • Creative problem solving frameworks

Building resilience and well being workshop content

    • Exploring and defining stress, resilience and well being
    • Identifying causes, effects & responses to stress
    • Impact of Stress on mental, emotional and physical health
    • Applying cognitive behavioural therapy to overcome thoughts that cause stress
    • Resilience – The 5 key steps
    • Exploring and applying the Well being model
    • Guided relaxations, meditations and mindfulness techniques

Course Facilitator

All programs are designed and delivered by Michaela Fitzpatrick. Michaela is the founding director of “Aspire Counselling and Psychotherapy” Michaela is a Psychotherapist/Hypnotherapist/Mediator and Training Consultant with 15 years extensive clinical experience. For more information on Michaela please visit the ‘About Aspire’ page.

For More Information

Please contact Michaela Fitzpatrick at michaela@aspirecounselling.com, or phone 00353 877824957 for a complimentary phone consultation