Tina Winchester – Experienced Mental Health Trainer, Presenter & Speaker
Tina has over 25 years’ experience working in Mental Health services in Australia and the UK and is an accredited ‘Principal Master’ Mental Health First Aid Instructor & co-creator of Australia’s first ‘Workplace Mental Health Induction’
Tina’s passion includes advocating for the creation of more mental health awareness in workplaces across the country including helping employees identify, cope with and address Mental Health issues at work.
Tina is a Master Mental Health First Aid Instructor accredited to deliver Standard Mental Health First Aid, MHFA for Non-Suicidal Self-Injury and Engaging Senior Leaders Course.
Tina is also the proud co-creator of Australia’s first online Workplace Mental Health Induction, educating employees across Australia in evidence based and easily accessible mental health training.
Originally from the UK Tina has 25+ years’ experience working in Mental Health Services, predominantly in Service Improvement across primary, secondary and tertiary services in both inpatient and community settings.
Professionally Tina worked closely with the Department of Health and Department of Psychiatry in the UK, heading up Service Improvement Projects to support the National Service Framework for Mental Health.
Tina is a Co-Founder and Director at the Career Development Centre and Mentally Well Workplaces, is the Head of Employee Assistance Programs and regular delivers MHFA public and corporate courses and also conducts corporate mental health workshops and regularly guest speaks at seminars and events.
Tina holds qualifications in the following:
- ‘Principal Master’ Mental Health First Aid Instructor
- Upskill to deliver MHFA for NSSI Certificate
- Graduate Certificate in Career Development Practice
- Diploma of Counselling
- Cert IV in Training and Assessment
- PRINCE2 Practitioner – Project Management
- Postgraduate Diploma in Management
- Postgraduate Certificate in Management
- National Certificate in Public Administration – Business and Finance