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Helen Whitten

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Full name Helen Whitten
Country United Kingdom
Primary language English
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Personal and professional development. Emotional healing and spiritual growth. Medical comment and writing on mind-body health, stress management and the impact of emotions on physical health. Expertise in enabling people to change their lives and career paths, both in personal and professional life. 16 years of experience of running my own business in this field and of writing articles and books on these subjects. I work in the UK and also across the world, including the Middle East, Africa, Hong Kong, Europe, Australia. I can comment and write on any of the following subjects: Coaching, Executive Coaching, Life Coaching, Cognitive-Behavioural psychology/coaching and stress management, work-life balance, personal and professional development for individuals and professionals, career coaching, teambuilding, emotional intelligence, positive thinking, Tony Buzan's Mind Mapping, Memory skills, Speed Reading, study skills, helping teenagers and young people develop confidence and transition from education to the workplace/adult life. Articles have appeared in the Journal of Management, People Management, The Times, Times Educational Supplement, Red, Stress News amongst other journals. Interviews on BBC Radio 4, Radio 5 Live, Radio London, Granada, amongst other TV and radio stations. Podcast and blog on www.positiveworks.com

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Last updated 28-09-2011 18:09


Helen Whitten has published 5 books and written many articles on the subject of personal and professional development, for adults, for young people and also for and about the ageing population including the Baby Boomers. She works as a Cognitive-Behavioural Coach helping individuals and teams to develop thinking and behavioural strategies to make the most of themselves, their health, their work and their lives. Helen has run her own company Positiveworks and been Deputy-Chair of the Work-Life Balance Trust. Her clients are blue chip companies in a variety of sectors in the UK and worldwide, also public sector institutions including the NHS. Her latest books are COGNITIVE-BEHAVIOURAL COACHING TEC HNIQUES FOR DUMMIES (Wiley 2009) and EMOTIONAL HEALING FOR DUMMIES with co-author Dr David Beales; her other books include: AGE MATTERS, Managing and Motivating the Older Workforce; FUTURE DIRECTIONS, Practical Ways to Develop Confidence and Emotional Intelligence in Young People; YOUR MIND AT WORK, Self-Knowledge for Business Success. Helen is available for commissions to write articles, features, to comment for news, radio, TV.

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