Please be aware that due to the current Coronavirus Covid-19 situation we are trying to accomodate online methods to deliver training.  Where this is not suitable, we have postponed our training into 2021.  

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Tickets coming soon for our training in early 2021:

Making Meetings Work Well       

This training is aimed to empower mums to have their voices heard, and practical ways to do this.  You will feel more confident in yourself to be able to say what you need to.  The skills learned on this course can be transferred to any meeting, either with educational staff, medical meetings, multi-agency meetings.

We will put the link to buy tickets here soon.


Gender and sexuality training.

Delivered by Louise Brown from Curiosity Spot.

We will put the link to buy tickets here soon.


Motherwell Cheshire has a team of mental health specialists with experience of training and teaching, our tutors are:

Kate Blakemore – Motherwell CEO (Diploma in Counselling, Diploma in specialist IVF counselling, BA(Hons) Business, Award in Education)

Ginette Hollinshead –  Motherwell’s Young People Lead (Diploma in Counselling)

Debbie Sharrad –  Motherwell’s Wellbeing Co-ordinator (Degree in Teaching)

We offer informative, interactive training to empower managers and their teams to help support the mental health and wellbeing of their staff and themselves.

Our training sessions include:

The 5 ways to wellbeing are:

  1. Connect
  2. Keep Learning
  3. Be Active
  4. Give
  5. Take Notice


This learning focuses on:

  • The 5 ways to wellbeing and how they can be implemented within the workplace and personal lives.
  • Producing individual wellbeing plans
  • Understand how each point supports positive mental health

At the end of this session you will:

  • Have your own wellbeing action plan
  • Understand your own trigger points
  • Plan of what could be implemented in your workplace to support mental health

This training focuses on:

  • How to look after staff teams
  • How to offer ourselves self care
  • Creating a work culture where everyone takes responsibility for their own positive mental health
  • Recognising the signs of anxiety and depression


At the end of the session you will:

  • Have the knowledge of how important self care is
  • Leave with own self care plans
  • Understand your own triggers for stress/ anxiety

This training focuses on:

  • How to use basic listening skills to build rapport and trust
  • The importance of promoting wellbeing and health
  • Understanding signs and symptoms of key mental health conditions (anxiety, stress, depression)
  • Who is available to signpost to


At the end of the training you will :

  • Have increased listening skills to support your team
  • Recognise signs of stress, anxiety and depression within your team
  • Know how to respond appropriately to mental health issues presented by team members
  • Understand local and national organisations that are available to offer support

We also offer a range of two hour awareness sessions, these are charged at £180 per 2 hours (plus possible travel costs).


The awareness sessions include:

  • Supporting and understanding infant loss
  • Supporting and understanding the menopause
  • How to support mums returning to work after maternity
  • Supporting and understanding grief

Wellbeing workshops are available for employers to offer as part of an ongoing wellbeing programme. These can include:

  • Managing sleep
  • Relaxation and resting
  • Managing anxiety


All of the above are 2 hours and charged at £180 per session (plus possible travel costs)

Price and Commitments

Half day training £350

Full day training £600

This includes all handouts, access to the resources online and follow up if required.

We are particularly interested in supporting all organisations to embed positive mental health and wellbeing in all aspects of the workplace.


For all current live training events, please head over to our Eventbrite page.