Tracy Douthwaite

Mental Health First Aid Trainer


Tracy has over 30 years experience working in mental health.

Experience: Her roles have ranged from outreach work supporting people with complex needs to senior leadership teams devising and implementing strategies.

Sectors: Tracy has delivered training to a variety of organisations including third sector, local government and insurance industries. She has found a surprising commonality across industries regarding mental health. The pressures of targets and constant change impact well-being but supportive management and transparent communication makes a real difference.

Specific interests: Tracy is passionate about stress management and employee well-being. Specifically, how individuals and organisations can pro-actively enable us all to lead happier, healthier lives. She also has an interest in neuroscience and positive psychology.

Course Feedback: Tracy always receives impressive feedback on her attention to detail and ability to create an open atmosphere for the duration of her sessions.

Top tips for managing stress: Tracy recommends Mindfulness to assist you to notice triggers and patterns of behaviour. Walking in nature for connecting to what’s important and having a good, fun dance to let it all go and release any stress.

Why Altruist? Tracy works for altruist enterprises as they live their values of improving mental health understanding and confidence to have a conversation making a difference across organisations. She loves the practical nature of the Altruist courses. They provide organisations with tools to make a difference in the workplace. Further, as a social enterprise, Altruist give back to the community, embodying the value of support for all.

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