Day 1
Demystifying Mental Health at Work
Tuesday 20th March

Exploring anxiety and depression
Psychosis and suicidal thoughts
Effective communication
Chakra’s Early Intervention and Mental Health Protocols
Guest speakers and personal stories

Day 2
Understanding Stress and Building Resilience
Wednesday 21st March

Manifestation of stress in the brain
Impact of stress on the body
Consequences of long term stress such as adrenal fatigue and burnout
Exploring resilience for long-term impact
Tools and techniques to use at work
Guest speakers and personal stories



Georgina is the Founder of Avantea, a tea company that supplies a wonderful range of teas that are carefully blended and beautifully packaged in the Yorkshire Dales, using only the highest quality ingredients. Georgina has had personal experience of post-traumatic stress-disorder, depression, anxiety and OCD and a number of treatments to support her recovery. Georgina will be sharing her mental-health journey with us and what was helpful and unhelpful in her journey towards positive mental health. Georgina is a great supporter of mental health causes and Avantea regularly supports charity work. One of her recent successes was donating profits to the Recovery Shoe-Box project which offers free boxes containing ‘distress-tolerance support’ in the form of tips, self-care techniques. handmade crafts and lots more to help people with mental-health difficulties feel supported.


Refreshed Minds helps the human behind the business, supporting them to find their natural confidence and manage themselves well through the realities of running a business. I’m passionate about helping people move from their comfort zones with ease, stop the mental battle, overcome limiting beliefs/habits and understand how their mind can help them achieve success. I’m a trained hypnotherapist and a CIPD qualified trainer. Using a range of practical and effective techniques I help you get the best from your greatest resource….your mind!


Darren Good has become a leading expert on personal safety and conflict resolution in the UK and has delivered training to the public, private and third sectors since 1996 when he set up and founded GoodSense Training. He has delivered personally over 2000 courses and GoodSense Training has delivered more than 10,000 courses. His knowledge in this area is vast and he has studied use of force systems since the age of sixteen. Darren is a Master Practitioner in NLP, and has expertise in coaching to drive behaviour change. He is a member of the Institute of Conflict Resolution (ICM), and works closely with the National Federation for Personal Safety (NFPS) to maintain his evidence based on current legal aspects.

“It was fantastically insightful and Zainah is a very charismatic speaker. Well done!”

Laura Bailey

University of Leeds