Delivering training about the menopause and the impact it can have on people at home and in the workplace.
Menopause Awareness – Lunch and Learn
Empowering Individuals in the Workplace
60 minute webinar / in person presentation available to all staff (Also available as Female-only or Male-only sessions)
Menopause is a natural phase of life that can have a significant impact on individuals, both personally and professionally. This lunch and learn session is designed to increase awareness and understanding of menopause among staff members. This 60-minute session aims to equip participants with the knowledge and tools to navigate the challenges and changes associated with menopause.
- Provide a comprehensive understanding of menopause, including its causes, timing, and effects on individuals.
- Identify common signs and symptoms of menopause and explore how they can impact individuals physically, emotionally, and mentally.
- Explore strategies for managing menopause, including both medical treatments and lifestyle adjustments.
- Discuss the importance of addressing health and safety risks associated with menopause and provide toolbox talks to promote a safe and supportive work environment.
- Delve into the topic of reasonable adjustments at work and explore how organizations can support employees experiencing menopause.
- Highlight health considerations and safety measures related to menopause, empowering individuals to prioritize their well-being.
Learning Outcomes: By the end of this session, participants will:
- Gain confidence in discussing menopause with healthcare practitioners or line managers, enabling open and effective communication about experiences and needs.
- Understand how to access and provide further information on menopause-related topics and external support services.
- Feel empowered to create a supportive workplace culture that acknowledges and addresses the needs of individuals experiencing menopause.
Management, HR / OH & Menopause Champion Training
On line / in person workshop
The Management, HR, and Menopause Champion Training is a comprehensive workshop designed to equip HR professionals, Managers and workplace Champions with the knowledge and skills to effectively support employees experiencing menopause symptoms in the workplace.
- Identify best practices for HR and managers to enhance support for employees affected by menopause symptoms in the workplace.
- Engage in group discussions to evaluate current support mechanisms in the workplace.
- Explore the most common menopause symptoms and their potential impact on employees’ performance and well-being at work.
- Share experiences and analyze case studies of conversations and situations between line managers and employees, with a focus on improving outcomes for both parties.
- Recognize changes in behavior or performance that may be attributed to menopause and develop strategies to address them.
- Understand the structure of conducting 1-2-1 well-being and performance reviews.
- Review the support options available and consider appropriate adjustments for employees experiencing menopause symptoms.
Learning Outcomes: Upon completing this course, participants will:
- Gain confidence in managing difficult conversations related to menopause in the workplace.
- Understand the company’s menopause policies and procedures, ensuring compliance and fairness in supporting affected employees.
- Acquire knowledge on how and where to provide internal and external support, ensuring employees have access to the resources they need.
- Effectively manage changes in absence and performance that may be associated with menopause, fostering a supportive and inclusive work environment.
Duration: The course is conducted over one day (approx. 3 hours), and upon successful completion of the course, participants will receive a CPD Accredited certificate of achievement, acknowledging their participation and mastery of the key concepts covered.
Female Health Policy Development & Guidance
On line / in person workshop with representation from HR, L&D, DEI Teams, and/or Management
Discuss the benefit of having a menopause policy in the workplace and the organisations approach to all employees experiencing menopausal symptoms at work, including female, trans and non-binary members of staff.
This workshop brings together HR, L&D, DEI teams, and management to create a menopause policy.
Participants will discuss the benefits of such a policy, address support requirements for all employees experiencing menopausal symptoms, and understand relevant employment laws.
The workshop aims to prevent potential risks, such as low morale, conflicts, and talent loss. The outcome is a comprehensive, written menopause policy for circulation within the organization.
- Understand the importance and benefits of a menopause policy.
- Identify support needs for employees experiencing menopausal symptoms.
- Learn about relevant employment laws and protections.
- Define expected support measures for employees.
- Address potential risks associated with the absence of a menopause policy.
- Create a written menopause policy for publication and circulation.
Workshop Outcome: Participants will develop a comprehensive menopause policy that supports employees throughout the organization. The policy will ensure inclusivity, provide guidance on support measures, and mitigate risks. Its implementation will foster a respectful and supportive workplace environment.
Exploring the Mind in Menopause: A Psychology-Based Approach
Online/in-person workshop (Max 30 people)
Menopause is a natural and transformative phase in a woman’s life, yet it brings with it a myriad of psychological changes and challenges. “Exploring the Mind in Menopause” is a comprehensive course designed to delve into the psychological aspects of this transitional period, helping individuals navigate the emotional and mental changes associated with menopause. This course aims to empower participants with knowledge and strategies to enhance their psychological well-being, offering a deeper understanding of the intersection between psychology and menopause.
- Understand the Psychological Symptoms of Menopause: Gain insight into the wide-ranging psychological symptoms associated with menopause and the factors contributing to their occurrence.
- Address Anxiety & Worry: Explore the impact of menopause on anxiety and worry and learn effective coping strategies to manage these emotional challenges.
- ADHD & Menopause: Investigate the interaction between Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and menopause, and discover strategies for managing symptoms.
- Stress Busters & Mindset Magic: Learn stress-reduction techniques and explore the role of mindset in managing stress during menopause.
- Sleep Deprivation & Sleep Management: Examine the relationship between sleep disturbances and menopause and acquire tools to improve sleep quality.
- Sex, Love & Intimacy: Explore the changes in sexual health and intimacy during menopause and develop strategies for maintaining a satisfying and fulfilling love life.
- Access Resources: Discover a wealth of resources, both online and offline, to support your journey through menopause, including healthcare professionals, support groups, and reliable information sources.
By the end of this course, participants will be able to:
- Recognise and describe the various psychological symptoms associated with menopause.
- Apply strategies to effectively manage anxiety and worry during the menopausal transition.
- Evaluate the potential relationship between ADHD and menopause and implement techniques to alleviate associated challenges.
- Utilize stress-reduction techniques and harness the power of a positive mindset to manage stress during menopause.
- Identify sleep-related issues in menopause and develop a personalised sleep management plan.
- Understand the complexities of sexual health and intimacy in menopause and employ strategies to enhance these aspects of life.
- Access a range of valuable resources to support their psychological well-being during menopause.
“Exploring the Mind in Menopause” is a holistic course that combines psychological insights with practical strategies, helping individuals approach menopause with confidence, resilience, and an improved sense of well-being. Join us on this journey to explore the psychological dimensions of menopause and discover the tools to thrive during this life transition.
Duration: The course is conducted over one day (approx. 3 hours)
Male only or Female only sessions
Conversations around menopause can be difficult for some people and almost impossible for others to manage in front of members of the opposite sex. Cultural differences can prohibit such conversations in mixed company so it is important to ensure training and awareness is available in a way that is accessible to them.
- What menopause is, why it happens and when
- Signs and symptoms
- How the menopause can impact employees
- Policies and Reasonable Adjustments
- Managing menopause – Treatments and Lifestyle
- Guidance on how to talk confidently about menopause with a Health Care practitioner or Line Manager
- Where to find further information and support
- Greater awareness and understanding about menopause
- Confidence in knowing how to ask for or provide support around managing menopausal symptoms at work
- Managers Menopause Tool Kit
1-2-1 Midlife & Menopause Coaching
Online / In-Person Coaching
The sessions will be guided by the client and will be focussed on their chosen objectives or desired outcomes.
Are you facing the unique challenges and opportunities that arise during midlife and menopause? Look no further! My mission is to provide you with the support you need throughout this transformative journey.
I have personally experienced and navigated the complexities of midlife transitions, including the significant phase of menopause. This firsthand knowledge positions me perfectly to guide you through your own similar situations.
Together, we will embark on a journey of self-discovery and empowerment, focusing on the following:
- Lifestyle, Behaviours, and Beliefs: Let’s explore the lifestyle choices, behaviours, and beliefs that may be impacting your menopause symptoms. By addressing these areas, we can work towards creating a positive and balanced approach to managing this stage of life.
- Break Free from Limiting Beliefs: Together, we will identify any limiting beliefs that may be holding you back. By creating personalized strategies, we will help you rediscover your purpose, regain confidence, and recognise your inherent value both in your personal life and in the workplace.
- Reflect and Progress: We will delve into behaviours and beliefs that may be interrupting your progress. By improving your mindset and overcoming obstacles, we will pave the way for future success and fulfilment.
Expect transformative learning outcomes from our journey together:
- Informed, Healthy Lifestyle Choices: Gain the knowledge and tools to make informed decisions that positively manage the symptoms of menopause. Take control of your well-being and embrace this stage of life with confidence and vitality.
- Break Free from Limiting Beliefs: Identify the limiting beliefs and behaviours that may be negatively impacting your experience of menopause. By creating empowering strategies, we will help you move forward with confidence and resilience.
Don’t let midlife and menopause define you – take control of your journey with personalised support. I am here to empower you to embrace this phase of life with grace and positivity.
Free 30 min discovery call.
£140 per hour.
Course of 6 Sessions £770 (Min of 1hr and Max of 2hrs per session)
“As more workplaces strive to improve diversity and inclusivity among employees, there is no better time to create a menopause-friendly workspace”
“Up to a 3rd of Women will experience menopausal symptoms at work; some will have devastating impact on their Productivity, Confidence and Mental Health”
“ With 1 in 4 women considering a demotion or passing over a promotion at work, and 1 in 10 leaving the workplace altogether, it’s time for companies to up their game when it comes to menopause awareness and support”
“A menopause-friendly workplace can not only prevent knowledgeable and experienced staff from leaving the business, it can also attract talented and enthusiastic candidates, which is an excellent way to future proof your business”
“Providing support around menopause at work, and creating a menopause-friendly environment reduces absenteeism and improves staff retention, thereby avoiding increased financial loss in recruitment fees and tribunals”
“Looking back, my peri-menopause symptoms completely de-railed me at work. If only I’d have had more knowledge about what was happening to me, and more support from my colleagues and managers, I’m sure I would have thrived not just survived through the early years”