“Caroline is a skilled communicator and combines core therapeutic skills of warmth, empathy and genuineness with a highly professional style of delivery of training and a thorough understanding of the subject matter. A winning combination!”

Carolyne Kewn, Consultant Clinical Psychologist, Child and Family Service, Wirral CAMHS Division

Mental Health First Aid (MHFA)

Mental Health First Aid

MHFA is an intensive 12-hour course pioneered in Melbourne and normally delivered over two days. I worked as part of the National Training Team for MHFA England (CIC) to adapt the MHFA course to English needs. RSPH has accredited the MHFA instructor training.
As an Independent Consultant, I train the trainers and I train individuals in MHFA, addressing common mental health problems, causes, symptoms and treatments. In this role I teach people how to:

MHFA training is available to anyone who may come into contact with a person experiencing emotional distress. The MHFA course has a key role in countering the serious public health issue of mental ill health because it enables people to: