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Mental Health Resilience - to Navigate the Changing Workplace

  • 17th November 2021
  • 11:00 - 12:15
  • Online Event


This interactive and upbeat event, delivered by Amy McDonald and Angus Robinson of Headtorch, is packed with practical tips. There will be opportunities to share your ideas, participate in a break-out space and ask questions. People will:

+  Know what resilience is

+  Understand the change model

+  Know the four resilience resources

+  Be aware of reframing

+  Appreciate the value of merit-finding

+  Explore how to build confidence & social networks

+  Develop the ability to adapt

+  Explore what builds purpose

+  Focus on their strengths

+  Know how to increase energy with rest & recuperation


Objectives of session:

- Understand the impact of change / new ways of working on an employee’s mental health

- Understand what is meant by mental health resilience

- Learn methods / practices to help Employee’s become resilient



  • Amy McDonald, Founder & CEO of Headtorch, is dedicated to prioritising mental health at work.  With a background in drama, education, business, mediation and coaching, Amy fuses her skills to create dramatic learning & development that reflects delegate experience.

“I love breaking stigma; reversing injustice; collaborating with organisations so that support is everything and doing nothing is not an option.” 

  • Angus Robinson, Chairman of Headtorch is a pathfinder, he takes ideas ahead of their time and finds ways to scale them.  He has a background in engineering, medical devices and coaching.  Angus is a maverick, a creative and decisive problem solver.   He is proud of the work we deliver at Headtorch and honoured to work with many amazing organisations and people.


Headtorch enables and promotes a positive mental health culture at work.  It delivers solutions across all levels of an organisation, demystifying mental health and creating confidence to have supportive conversations.  Clients include: Abellio, Abbott, Altrad, BAe Systems, Baillie Gifford, BrewDog, City of Edinburgh Council, News UK (News International), the NHS, Notting Hill Genesis, PepsiCo, Police Scotland, the Scottish Government, Scottish Legal Aid Board, Tennent Caledonian Breweries, University of Glasgow, Virgin Money, Volvo, and West Dunbartonshire Council. 


Who Should Attend?

Head of HR, HR Directors & Managers, L&D/OD Managers, Diversity Practitioners, Business Managers & Sponsors, Network leads.



enei Member: Free

Non-Member: £49.00+VAT