Amanda Townsend

Mental Health First Aid Trainer


Amanda is an influential Mental Health First Aid Trainer with over 10 years' experience in education and motivational speaking.

Experience: She has spent much of her career delivering inspiring training initiatives across sectors and has achieved a Graduate Certificate in Psychodynamic Practice in broadening her understanding of human psychology, mental health and well-being.

Sectors: Amanda is a passionate self-care and self-love advocate. Having recovered from poor mental health, she effectively inspires others from across a range of sectors to improve their well-being.

Specific interests: In 2019, Amanda took part in a charity fight to raise awareness of suicide and mental health in young people.

Course feedback: Amanda is praised for her ability to create an open environment where delegates feel comfortable in sharing their thoughts and feelings. Her passion for mental health and wellbeing is demonstrated in all aspects of her delivery.

'I found the course really interesting, it provided me with the skills to understand an individual dealing with their mental health. From accessing the course, I feel I would be able to provide a better quality of support to friends, family, colleagues and even strangers. Amanda was a fantastic instructor; she spoke from experience and provided a safe place for us all to discuss our views and feelings of each situation.'

Top tips for managing stress: Amanda enjoys Boxing (or any high-intensity sport) to relieve stress.

Why Altruist? Amanda believes that the values of Altruist Enterprises align with her own. They share a passion for raising awareness of mental health and supporting diverse groups.

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Deborah Jones

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Jo Hatfield

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