Fertility In The Workplace – Supporting Your Mental Health
13 Mar 2024
Supporting your mental health during fertility – Wednesday 13th March, 12pm
Join this session to learn about aspects of unexplained infertility and how to approach fertility in the workplace to ensure colleagues feel supported. Experiencing infertility is a huge emotional roller coaster, but when you have unexplained infertility, this can have a negative impact on mental health.
By the end of this session you will:
- Develop an understanding of the mental health aspects and emotional challenges associated with unexplained infertility and its psychological impact.
- Be knowledgeable on the power of mindset in fertility challenges and a discussion on the importance of aligning the conscious and subconscious mind.
- Have practical tips for supporting fertility in the workplace for both employers and colleagues to empower employees dealing with infertility and how to approach conversations about fertility challenges in a professional setting.
About the speaker:
Dr Louise Goddard-Crawley is a chartered psychologist with over 20 years’ experience working as a health professional. With a special interest in the psychology of health, Louise works from her private practice seeing a varied range of mental health presentations. Louise works with women, men and couples who have been affected by infertility and miscarriage. Her focus on fertility stems from her experience with a leading London fertility clinic, where she worked as the deputy nurse manager for a decade. It is this unique marriage of her experience at the clinic coupled with her psychology training that has led to her expertise in this field.
If you have any questions, please contact FITW@fertilitynetworkuk.org
Fertility in the Workplace have crafted these wellbeing programme to particularly support SMEs, business owners, or even those who are unemployed. We are supported by the VCSE Health and Wellbeing Fund, part of a partnership programme between Department of Health & Social Care, NHS England, and UK Health Security Agency, to support the government’s strategy aimed at improving Women’s Health and supporting them to remain in the workplace.