Deanne Walsh (HR Manager, Coach and Counsellor)
Deanne Walsh (HR Manager, Coach and Counsellor)

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Personal Details

I am an experienced trainer, with a background in line management and HR management. In addition to training and coaching skills, I bring counselling skills to the training room to help individuals feel supported throughout the training

With a passion for mental well-being, particularly within the workplace, I offer training with an emphasis on supporting individuals to be self aware and well informed

Based in St Helens, Merseyside, I run mental health first aider training across the UK for individuals or businesses

In house courses can be delivered Nationwide, with prices starting from £125pp

Work Experience

I spent 20 years working in support services within pharmaceutical and healthcare manufacturing, in roles from Client Services Manager to Operations Manager.

The last 15 years have been in HR Management within the service sector, providing pastoral support, training and development and compliance management

I am a volunteer Counsellor, having spent time at both Childine and Shout Crisis Textline and am an associate trainer for Chasing the Stigma's Ambassador of Hope programme


CMI Diploma in Management (level 5)
CMI Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Management (level 7)
CIPD Postgraduate Diploma in Strategic Human Resource Management (level 7)
ABC Certificate in Counselling Studies (level 3)
BACP Diploma in Therapeutic Counselling (level 4, currently studying)
MHFA England Mental Health First Aid Trainer ( delivering the 2 day course)
MHFA England Mental Health Champion Trainer (delivering the 1 day course)
MHFA England Mental Health Refresher Trainer

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