Boost the mental health, trust, loyalty & productivity of your employees
Programmes built on the Integration theory of Work-Life Balance
Parents tell us that they feel isolated, embarrassed & ashamed when facing problems with their older children.
Be known as an organisation that cares; at the forefront of CSR & employee wellbeing.
Employees are empowered to take immediate action. Programmes are built upon the Integration theory of Work-Life Balance and current research being conducted within Occupational Health Psychology & Management at the University of Nottingham's School of Medicine.
Fact: There is nothing more important to your current or future staff members than their children.
Truly caring for your employees by providing the time & space where they can be empowered to address issues at home, is a win for all.
“I learnt how I can improve the communication channels with my teen and what I can do to address challenges as they crop up. This is invaluable stuff that should be made compulsory!! I highly recommend.”
“Thank you for giving simple, practical yet very powerful advice. For taking on board EVERYTHING that we shared. For equipping me with tools and with knowledge backed with research. For giving me confidence and allowing me to claim back what it means to be a parent.”
Anika is a wealth of knowledge when it comes to parent and teen relationships. I highly recommend her services.”
“It’s been so useful to share ideas and concerns with others. Realisation that you’re not alone. Useful tips/advice. Liked the balance of presentation/taught versus interaction/group work”
“Anika is an amazing expert in the field of all things childcare related. She always knows just what to say or has some tactic, that no matter how simple, we as parents often overlook during times of crisis”
“I now have practical tools to use at home to help me connect better and the confidence that I can improve the situation long term. I feel less under pressure now”
“After the workshop I started to put things into perspective and make some positive changes that have made a huge difference in our lives!”
“I feel more empowered & more optimistic. Female staff will highly benefit from the workshop. We are under a huge amount of pressure at work & the stress of having teenagers can be too much.”
“I can with great confidence highly recommend Anika and her courses. Anika gave me new skills and ideas to help enable me to be take back control of our unhappy family situation!”
Providing a 2x University of Nottingham Award Winning Service
Having worked with teens & their families for over twenty years, Anika Vassell now focuses on working with businesses to develop proactive approaches to their employee wellbeing strategy.
Opening up the discourse around the stresses that parents with older children face, businesses can address the impact it has on productivity.
A current Doctoral Candidate at the University of Nottingham, researching the area of Occupational Health, Psychology & Management, Anika is also a former Psychology A Level teacher at one of the top performing schools in the country and holds a Masters degree in Forensic Psychology from the University of Kent at Canterbury.
Anika’s experience is extensive.
Her expertise has been utilised working with young offenders and children inside the social care system. Anika has managed children’s residential units and opened an Alternative Provision for children who fell outside of mainstream education.
Anika’s mission is to empower parents with the tools and knowledge necessary to get children through the often complex, adolescent years and to impact policy where working parents with older children are supported in the workplace.
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