Victoria English established her training consultancy with a mission: To change the way people and businesses think about, talk about and address mental health issues.
Since then, combining the latest academic research with frontline workplace mental health experience, she has pioneered a cultural shift in workplace mental health and wellbeing.
BACKGROUND & EXPERIENCE
I studied at Exeter University progressing to Cardiff University to complete my postgraduate training.
Award winning speaker, lecturer and Mental Health consultant specialising in Mental and Emotional Health, Special Educational Needs and Corporate Wellbeing.
After lecturing in Further Education for 25 years from Corporate Mental Health Programmes. A level Social Sciences to teaching students with profound to moderate learning disabilities. I am able to comprehend the complex nature of ensuring good mental health and wellbeing in those around us.
I believe that wellbeing comes before success and as such if we want to ensure employee engagement or academic achievement it is imperative we address the fundamentals of good mental health, resilience and wellbeing first.
I provide bespoke mental health, emotional wellbeing training to fit your organisations/schools needs and have experience with working with a wide range of organisations. All the training aims to not only provide knowledge, but to empower individuals and organisations with the tools to become resilient and maintain wellbeing.
I am proud to state that both my training and public speaking is very well received, the feedback is regularly rated 'excellent'.
I have won a number of awards and been commended for work for mental health campaigning. From winning FE lecturer of the year 2020, an Amazing Women Award 2019 and being celebrated by The Independent Newspaper Happy List 2018 - for outstanding contribution to the community, celebrating my mental health, wellbeing work. I have enjoyed a diverse and varied career, But central to all my work has been the desire to change young people's lives in a positive way empowering them with the tools to fulfil their potential.