21 01, 2020

Australian Bushfires Letter

2020-01-21T12:10:38+08:00 January 21st, 2020|HR Consulting Services, Peer Support Products, Psychosocial Hazards|

ESN would like to share some very pertinent words of wisdom from the President, Crisis Intervention and Management Australasia, Peter Kueffer (Registered Psychologist) pertaining to our Australian bushfire disaster. We hope that his words will assist you and others during this unprecedented and devastating time. A letter from the President Australian Bushfires I January, 2020 First, I would like to acknowledge the wonderful contribution from our members as this

5 08, 2019

Intervene Now! Timely Intervention Helps Mitigate the Effects of a Difficult Workplace Environment

2019-08-06T14:41:26+08:00 August 5th, 2019|Coaching and Management Support, Conflict Resolution and Mediation, HR Consulting Services|

Managers busy running their organisations are vulnerable to complications that can crop up unnoticed through simple daily human interactions in the workplace. Issues can be very difficult with areas of danger including discrimination, sexual harassment, misconduct and conflict of interest. When ignored or left unaddressed, these problems fester over time, often becoming contentious or even litigious. In addition to potential lawsuits and legal hassles, these workplace issues can lead to

16 08, 2018

Bibliotherapy

2018-08-09T17:18:17+08:00 August 16th, 2018|HR Consulting Services, Peer Support Products, Psychosocial Hazards|

Reading as therapy? I now have a solid excuse for spending hours indulging in one of my favourite pastimes! Bibliotherapy is defined as ‘an expressive therapy that uses an individual's relationship to the content of books and poetry and other written words as therapy’ (Wikipedia). Intrinsically I understand that reading can introduce different insights, increase knowledge, capture imagination and inspire. However reading, whether it be self-help books, philosophical texts, or