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Mental Health First Aid ® England








For Coaches

For Leaders/HR


£ 250

Mental Health First Aid ® England – mental health awareness for coaches and those who coach – delivered by Anne Archer

This training provides the very best evidence-based Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) course available. The training is grounded in research and developed with clinical practitioners. It is proven to increase MHFAiders® confidence in supporting people with mental health issues. With this new offer, training doesn’t stop when the course comes to an end. Anne provides continuous support for MHFAiders® – well beyond your initial certification – so you are confident, empowered, and motivated to carry out your role.

The last few years have been hard on everyone. Amidst a global pandemic, economic uncertainty, and changes to the ways we work, the need to support everyone’s mental health and wellbeing is greater than ever.

Coaches and those who coach as part of their role are an integral part of the solution to the landscape of improving mental health. Anne has been training, supervising and coach mentoring coaches now for several years supporting them to navigate the landscape of mental and emotional health from struggling to thriving. You can read what people have said about her courses further on.

Who is the course for:

Coaches/ Leaders/ HR

Course logistics

14th, 16th, 21st, and 23rd November

9 – 1 online each day.

The cost is £250 plus VAT

What you will learn

  • A deeper understanding of mental health and the factors that can affect people’s wellbeing
  • Practical skills to spot the triggers and signs of mental health issues
  • The confidence to step in and support someone to recover their health by guiding them to appropriate support

What you get

  • Three years of access to the MHFAider Support App® with 24/7 digital support
  • Access to exclusive resources, ongoing learning opportunities,
  • The benefit of joining England’s largest community of trained MHFAiders®
  • Opportunity for a group supervision up to 6 months after the training with a lens of mental health.


  • Access to zoom with capacity for video and sound. The nature of the work we do means it’s best to be able to see and hear people
  • Willingness to respect different views, to learn from and with others and to appreciate this is not therapy


Anne explains why she is qualified

There are three strands to this.

My mental health landscape includes childhood trauma, suicide of those close, diagnosis of depression, caring for people with acute challenges, including neurodiversity, and a winding journey through different treatments and lifestyle choices that enables me to thrive today. I understand the landscape, have worked and continue to do so globally,  and I know that a systemic approach is what we need to change outcomes.

I have taken an academic interest in psychology, neuroscience, biology, nutrition, trauma, somatic approaches, an MSc in Psychology of Wellbeing (which included time out in the community supporting people with mental health challenges). I am accredited to run the suite of courses with MHFA England, through Royal Society of Public Health. I am also a trained Suicide First Aid trainer and volunteer among those is crisis. I’m a Trauma informed coach, graduating with the fabulous Dr Susanna Peche.

I am a ICF PCC coach, a certified Coach Supervisor, a Mentor Coach with a busy portfolio of coaches and leaders primarily in professional services. As a coach I value clinical supervision, group supervision and 1:1 support. To continue to help with my own navigation I work with a psychotherapist who has transformed by own trauma challenges. My grandchildren bring me joy and a richness to life that has a positive impact on my own health. I’ve horses and chickens, a close family, and a few special friends.

What do people say who’ve taken the course

“I really enjoyed the course and having the opportunity to discuss such a sensitive topic in a safe environment. The content was excellent, and the pace of the course was spot on. I really liked having 4 half-day sessions as opposed to 2 full days. The pre-work and wider reading were very good too”.

“This course was really worth of participating. I gained so much more knowledge, understanding, and confidence in mental health issues. The course material is very clear and helpful, and I know I will go back to them. The course instructor Anne Archer added a lot of value to the course materials by explaining key points and sharing her experiences. The group was very supportive and the discussions in the group, and in pairs/trios gave the possibility to deepen the- learning. Thank you!”

“I loved this course in terms of how it was structured and delivered. I thought the pre-work was really good to start connecting with the material and the work in the group was invaluable in exploring how to pull it all together in practice. I have already recommended Anne to my coach supervisor who is looking to refresh her own mental health first aid and I will continue to put the word out there. Thank you.”

What now

You’ve got the information, you’ve seen the testimonials and there are tons more if you want them.

The link to sign up is below. Within a week of registering with MHFA England I will send out an email with some further joining instructions to log in to the learning hub and to get details for the app. I send out invoices and zoom invites and we are ready to rock.

The only thing left to do is to sign up using the link which takes you through to my booking page. Once you have signed up I will then make contact. You will also get a confirmation email from MHFA however all comms will come through me from then on.

I can’t wait to work with you.

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