Our Team

We are a Mental Health training provider, co-founded by Gary Johannes and Tamsen Garrie, both of whom have been developing organisations, and the people who work within them, for longer than we can remember! 



Gary Johannes

An experienced psychotherapist and hypnotherapist, Gary is a senior lecturer at the renowned Clifton Practice and has access to neuro-scientific research which enables us to keep our training content current.

He is also an approved Mental Health First Aid Trainer and a speaker on Mental Health Awareness.



Tamsen Garrie

A HR and management professional, Tamsen is very familiar with the challenges faced by organisations and the people who work within them, in the modern world.

She is also a speaker on Mental Health at work,  Leadership & Team Alignment and Cultural Change.



Kerry Seymour

A highly competent administrator and project manager, with many years spent working in health-care, Kerry helps us to  deliver the best outcomes for our clients.

She is also a practicing Solution Focused therapist and a speaker on anxiety, and frequently delivers mental health awareness training for us.

Our Associates

We are able to support organisation and country-wide training through an associate team of qualified Solution Focused Therapists who are also trained to facilitate our workshops.  All our associates bring a wealth of experience in both life and work, in addition to their clinical qualifications and experience and energetic delivery style.



Emma Treby

A lecturer for The Clifton Practice Hypnotherapy School, Emma specialises in mental health training for teachers and SENCO’s.

She is also a practicing Solution Focused therapist and a speaker on anxiety, and frequently delivers mental health awareness training for us.



Sarah Matyjasik

Qualified in nutrition and physical fitness, Sarah supports people to achieve optimum performance through wellbeing.

She is also qualified in the Solution Focused approach,  is speaker on wellbeing
and delivers our nutrition and physical activity workshops



Carmen Harrington

A qualified and practicing solution focused therapist, Carmen treats people with a myriad of mental health related issues every day.

Specialising in addiction, she runs CPD’s for therapists on the topic, and also frequently delivers mental health awareness training for us.


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Either for cost or logistical reasons?

In 2020, we launched our digital training platform, enabling us to serve everyone, from large organisations right through to individual learners.

Some of our courses are available on this platform in video and worksheet format, enabling you and your employees to learn in their own time and at their own pace, at a cost that is accessible and without any impact on their day to day responsibilities.

If your people could be more resilient, more motivated and more productive.  If your leaders could be more equipped to manage work-related stress.  If your sales and profits could be improved,


Learning more about mental health is the first step and for many employers, it has proven to be a step that made a significant difference.