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Reimagine Wellbeing Together
He Tirohanga Anamata

Mental Health Awareness Week
@ Umbrella

21-27 September 2020

WHAT’S ON

Latest research – Hot off the press

How to Create High-Performing Teams Through Employee Wellbeing

Free online events

21 – 25 September 2020

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Reimagine Wellbeing Together
He Tirohanga Anamata

Mental Health Awareness Week
@ Umbrella

21-27 September 2020

WHAT’S ON

Latest research – Hot off the press

How to Create High-Performing Teams Through Employee Wellbeing

Free online events

21 – 25 September 2020

REGISTER NOW
Contact us

WHO WE ARE

As clinical psychologists, we use best practice scientific research to enhance people’s wellbeing and create positive, productive, high performing workplaces.

Like you, we work in this frantic world of dynamic challenges. Informed by research and our experience we know it’s possible to build healthy workplaces that promote mental health and wellbeing alongside organisational productivity.

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WHO WE ARE

As clinical psychologists, we use best practice scientific research to enhance people’s wellbeing and create positive, productive, high performing workplaces.

Like you, we work in this frantic world of dynamic challenges. Informed by research and our experience we know it’s possible to build healthy workplaces that promote mental health and wellbeing alongside organisational productivity.

Get in touch

HOW CAN WE HELP?

I want to improve the wellbeing of our people, and our leadership mental health capability.

Training

I want wellbeing data to better understand how our people are doing and how we can best support them to flourish.

Wellbeing assessment

We want to provide one-on-one support for workplace or life challenges.

Psychological support

Got a question?

We work with a range of individuals and teams from a diverse variety of organisations. Get in touch to see how we can help.

Get in touch

Got a question?

We’ve worked with a range of individuals and teams from a diverse variety of organisations. Get in touch to see how we can help.

Get in touch

WE’VE GOT YOUR BACK

We care deeply about working effectively and genuinely supporting our clients. We believe in collaboration to make a positive difference for the people and organisations we support.

Umbrella Wellbeing provides excellent, evidence-based interventions. High-quality research, combined with decades of experience, underpin our quality control and continuous improvement, and allow us to be effective, innovative and brave. Our services are robust, consistent and responsive to client need.

Get in touch

WE’VE GOT YOUR BACK

We care deeply about working effectively and genuinely supporting our clients. We believe in collaboration to make a positive difference for the people and organisations we support.

Umbrella Wellbeing provides excellent, evidence-based interventions. High-quality research, combined with decades of experience, underpin our quality control and continuous improvement, and allow us to be effective, innovative and brave. Our services are robust, consistent and responsive to client need.

Get in touch

WHO WE WORK WITH

We work in partnership with a diverse range of organisations throughout New Zealand, small to large, and across the public and private sectors.

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HOW WE’VE HELPED

Wellington Free Ambulance case study

Wellington Free Ambulance has partnered with Umbrella to provide a number of services. Umbrella has provided resilience training and training in coping with vicarious trauma to frontline staff, as [...]

Resilience training for all GWRC staff

GWRC engaged Umbrella to provide resilience training for all staff, delivered to operational teams in their geographic locations. The training and follow-up was a proactive wellbeing initiative designed to [...]

Slide "It was important to us to offer our people something they would genuinely benefit from, both in relation to their resilience and effectiveness at work, and also in their personal lives. The Umbrella team delivered an engaging resilience programme across several locations. They were flexible, professional and provided the necessary expertise to ensure the programme was a success." OLIVER POMFRETT – HEAD OF PEOPLE AND PERFORMANCE CRAIGS INVESTMENT PARTNERS Slide "Umbrella's resilience training was excellent. It was great to have a number of exercises that meant people were actively engaging and coming up with solutions as part of small teams. In my view the best thing about the workshop was being given practical tools that we can use as a team to strengthen our resilience. The workbooks and the books are of great quality and a number of staff have been commenting on them. I am very hopeful that the day out doing this is going to make a significant difference to how our team operates and works together. I have since recommended Umbrella to other government departments and to other colleagues in Customs." SISILIA ETEUATI – CHIEF LEGAL ADVISOR NEW ZEALAND CUSTOMS SERVICE
Slide "The team at Umbrella really are an extension of our business and the partnership we have with them is invaluable. The wellbeing of our people is a priority for Xero and Umbrella have been critical in designing a tailor-made program to support our people and up-skill our managers. More broadly than that, Umbrella have worked closely with our People Experience team and provide 1:1 support to many of our people. Umbrella are always a delight to engage with, and having a team of Clinical Psychologists on hand to provide us with advice, support and training has made a huge impact on the wellbeing of our people." LINDA SHEARER – HEAD OF PEOPLE EXPERIENCE, NZ XERO
Slide "Through the Umbrella Wellbeing Assessment we were able to understand our organisation better and developed a programme to suit our needs. As such, the mental wellbeing workshops for our leaders were outstanding. The workshops have equipped our leaders with more understanding about mental wellbeing and enabled them to have quality conversations with their team members. We've made it safe to talk about mental health, it's been an invaluable investment in our organisation and our people." VICKI CASELY – CHIEF PEOPLE & STRATEGY OFFICER, SOUTHERN CROSS HEALTH SOCIETY Slide "Initiatives to support employee wellbeing are no longer seen as a 'nice to have' but as an essential differentiator." - DELOITTE 2018 Slide "The return on investment in workplace mental health interventions is overwhelmingly positive, with an average ROI of 4.2:1." Mental Helth and Employers: The Case for Investment
– DELOITTE, OCTOBER 2017

NEWS / THINKING

He Tirohanga Anamata – Reimagine Wellbeing Together

By |September 1st, 2020|

This month features Mental Health Awareness Week in New Zealand with the theme, "Te Tirohanga Anamata - Reimagine Wellbeing Together". In a year that has brought more disruption and challenge than we could have possibly foreseen, it's an opportunity for us all to reimagine what wellbeing looks and feels [...]

Reflections and predictions from my side of the equation

By |August 28th, 2020|

Mental health in the workplace 2010-2020: Reflections and predictions from my side of the equation The theme of this year’s Mental Health Awareness Week (21 – 25 September) is He Tirohanga Anamata; Reimagining Wellbeing Together, and we are pleased to share Dr Karen Jones’ reflections, experiences, and predictions on [...]

The science of kindness – Navigating the pandemic together

By |August 20th, 2020|

We were recently struck by comments in the media that some individuals felt that the government’s message to “Be kind” felt patronising after all this time. It got us thinking about what kindness is and what it means to us, as a society, and how it is often confusing [...]

FEATURED ON

TVNZ Breakfast

Adaptability in the Workplace

Nov 26th, 2019

As technology redefines how we work, the skills we need to thrive in the workplace are changing too. Clinical Psychologist Gaynor Parkin explains why your ability to adapt is one of the most important skills to have.

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TVNZ Breakfast

How do you avoid toxic people?

Nov 12th, 2019

Clinical Psychologist Gaynor Parkin joined TVNZs Breakfast crew on the show to share some helpful tips.

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North & South Magazine

Working yourself sick? The danger of stress overload

September 23rd, 2019

Stress in the workplace is not only hobbling productivity, it’s seeping into our personal lives and making us sick. Donna Chisholm looks at the causes and hidden costs of chronic stress – and how to lighten the load.

Read More >

Need a speaker?

Contact Umbrella for an inspirational speaker on mental health, practical tips and solutions for improving employee wellbeing and healthy workplaces. Our presentations and keynotes are often described as a conference highlight.

Get in touch

AUCKLAND OFFICE
Level 4, 139 Quay Street,
Auckland 1010

WELLINGTON OFFICE
Level 1, 1 Woodward Street,
Wellington 6011

P: 0800 643 000
E: office@umbrella.org.nz

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