Abi Wormell has 16 years of previous experience in senior leadership roles in Health and Social Care services but is now an internationally certified life coach.
After being misdiagnosed multiple times with anxiety and depression, Abi was eventually diagnosed with acute burnout. Years of working in fast paced front line services had taken its toll on her physical, emotional and mental health.
Today she helps others in a similar position through her life coaching business. Aiming to give professionals the tools and resilience they need before they hit burnout.
Lee Broders joined the British Army at 16, where he did specialist courses (Commando/UKSF) and was involved in 2 conflicts over his ten year military career.
After leaving the Army Lee went on to run a number of businesses before attaining his Law and Master of Law degrees.
After suffering from burnout, he turned to coaching and today is certified in Life Coaching, NLP, CBT and Business Coaching and joins Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen today to discuss The Business of Coaching…
Erik DaRosa, known as “Yoda” to friends and clients, is an inspirational speaker and both the Founder and Co-host of the From Survivor to Thriver podcast.
Along with co-host Marc Fernandes, the duo tackle mental health topics through honest and relatable “kitchen table” conversations. The podcast, which began as a simple idea between friends, has become a movement across the US for people who want to shatter mental health stigma and inspire others to find their voices.
In 2011, Erik traded in a successful career as a New York City finance executive when he moved to Colorado and he hasn’t looked back. Erik also sits on the Board of Sacred Cycle, a Colorado based nonprofit whose mission is to empower survivors of sexual trauma through mountain biking and community and he is here with Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen today to discuss the Business of Inspiring a Movement…
Jamie Ryder is a mental health copywriter interested in the crossovers between mental health and philosophy.
Jamie runs Stoic Athenaeum, a business that combines philosophy and content marketing to help brands share their philosophy with the world and is here with me today to discuss the Business of Philosophy and Mental Health…
Gill Seaton-Jardine has over 20 years’ professional experience in adult, adolescent and child counselling and professional supervision and works in schools alongside running her private practice, GSJ Counselling, based in Surrey.
Gill has featured on The Business of… before where we discussed adult counselling and in another episode the emotional literacy programme she wrote for young children. Today she joins me again to discuss the Business of School Counselling…
In February 2021 Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen introduced you to Alexander Seaton, a chef, chocolatier and, at the time, a trainee tree surgeon. Alexander completed his training and launched his business shortly after and set to work on an exciting new career.
Unfortunately a couple of months ago Alexander sustained a serious injury at work and has been out of action and in recovery for the past couple of months. As an outdoorsy type and highly active individual this has been a challenging time for him.
Shortly before Alexander broke his leg in three places his wife gave birth to their daughter, Aurora, and Alexander joins Wizzi to discuss the Business of Injury Recovery…
Darren Ayres has worked in mental health for 22 years both within Acute and Community settings. His specialist employment service The Richmond Fellowship is commissioned by NHS England to support people with mental ill health both into paid employment and to help retain employment if things become challenging.
Darren has a passion for early intervention and prevention, and is a firm believer in building a positive and progressive structure into people’s lives as the recovery tool to improve symptoms and reduce admission into hospital.
Last February Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen introduced Connections Radio listeners to Darren and today he is joining Wizzi again to recap on what The Richmond Fellowship and his work is all about and catch up on what’s been happening for him and the charity this past year.
Jon Manning has experienced living with mental health conditions for over 20 years. And with a background in the commercial world, he set up Arthur Ellis: Mental Health Support, to change the way mental health is managed throughout society. Jon has noticed that despite a huge increase in awareness, mental health across society is only having a broader, more negative impact and help is becoming harder and harder to access.
As an award winning social entrepreneur, Jon setup Arthur Ellis alongside experts to help companies simply understand and drive positive psychology, neuroscience and behaviour in order to help people develop skills in building and maintaining well-being. Jon Manning is here with Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen to discuss the Business of Mental Health Support…
Tim Beisiegel is a sign and logo designer & installer, but his passions in life are his family and podcasting. In 2019 his daughter was hospitalised for 97 days with Guillain-Barre Syndrome.
Tim had already been struggling with some aspects of his Mental Health, but like many men, ignored the signs and symptoms due to social norms and stigmas. But when his daughter fell ill he entered counselling to help him to be able to function and care for his family and he is here with Louisa “Wizzi” Magnussen to discuss The Business of Men’s Mental Health.
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