the team

Our highly experienced and qualified Mental Health First Aid Nurses are trained to help you attain your ITOL and CPCAB qualifications. Our team has developed over 100 hours of online resources, from booklets to easy-to-follow videos, of mixed animations, tutor-led narration and slides. Our team is here to help build MHFA within your workplace and help breakdown concepts and techniques around Mental health, Assertiveness, Resilience, Mindfulness and Behaviour, to positively benefit people in your team.

melanie shaw

Melanie Shaw

Mental Health & Wellbeing Tutor

I am a Registered Nurse in Mental Health and have 40 years experience in clinical practice in the NHS, in private practice and the charitable sectors. I am a tutor in adult learning in the care sector and am a qualified teacher in yoga and Ayurvedic health.

Susan Watson

Occupational Health & Mental Health First Aid Trainer

Susan has over 30 years experience as Occupational Health Therapist for RHASH NHS Trust. Delivering courses in Anxiety management, Mood elevation and Mental Health and Wellbeing, Susan has also set up Options Recovery College in Scunthorpe. The college supports people over 18 to make the most of their talents and skills through self-management, enabling them to deal with their mental health challenges and helping them achieve the things they want in life.

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mark paddock

Mark Paddock

Resilience & Assertiveness Trainer

Mark is the Skills Focus Resilience and Assertiveness tutor. A qualified tutor and assessor and having worked in a high pressure sales including building and selling companies, Mark has experienced the highs and lows of business and delivers our R&A training linked with real world experience.

Olivia Lewis

Counselling Tutor, Mindfulness & CBT Skills Trainer

Olivia is a Counselling Therapist at RASA (Rape and Sexual Abuse Advocacy) and also a Counselling Tutor and Personal Development consultant with over 10 years experience in teaching level 3 counselling skills.

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