Libby is an Independent Occupational Health Practitioner, Workplace Wellbeing Specialist and trainer in Stress & Mental Health. She qualified as a Registered General Nurse at Nottingham University Hospital in 1991 and now combines her working knowledge of HR and H&S with evidence-based mental health-related training across many business sectors. She is the owner of Mindshift Consultancy and an Associate Trainer for Mental Health First Aid England, the Princes Trust and Homeless Link. Libby is also a graduate member of IOSH, member of the Society of Occupational Medicine and the Royal Society for Public Health.
She gained a distinction in her MSc in Workplace Health & Wellbeing and has certificates in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, Stress, Counselling Skills and suicide intervention. She jointly updated the chapter on mental health in Greta Thornbory’s book, Contemporary Occupational Health Nursing and is a regular speaker at wellbeing-related conferences.
Libby is passionate about reducing the negative stigmatising attitudes that remain around mental ill-health and a firm believer in workplaces providing a proactive and supportive culture around this subject.