Tactical Calm for Leaders

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Tactical Calm

Rethinking challenging times and how to stay calm and resilient under pressure

This workshop gives leaders an understanding of their own emotional and physical reactions to stress and challenge and a range of techniques for downshifting amygdala high-jack and remaining calm under pressure. This workshop integrates the human factors that determine emotional and physical calm to promote a clear and focussed mind and resilience for leaders.


Module 1 – Introduction
The role of the leader during change and adversity and challenge

Module 2 – The resilience Spiral
Warning signs of chronic stress, burnout and resilience fade

Module 3 – The Flourishing Leader
Become an agent for resilience, recovery and growth

Module 4 – Train your Mind
Re-wire your brain for focus, flow and calm

Module 5 – Master Stress
Practical techniques to tap your inner calm and overcome stress

Module 6 – Spirit Action
Connect with your leadership purpose and spirit


Samantha Young
M.Psych (Clin), MBA (Melb), MAPS

Sam brings a unique combination of senior management and commercial experience, psychological intervention skills and Masters-level formal education in both business and psychology to her clinical, training, coaching and consulting work. Sam is a highly sought after facilitator and public speaker nationally and delivers training to hundreds of employees and managers every year. 

Rachel Armstrong 
B.A. (Hons), M.Psych (Forensic)

Rachel holds a Master of Psychology (Forensic) and Masters-level clinical training. She provides clinical, organisational and forensic services with a passion for mindfulness, building resilience and positive psychology. She has experience in clinical, IQ & cognitive assessments, Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), Acceptance & Commitment Therapy, motivational interviewing and mindfulness-based stress management for clinical concerns including anxiety, depression, relationship issues, anger, substance abuse and stress.


“Human Psychology provided top educational services that have been invaluable to our wellbeing program with workshops well attended and feedback excellent.”

– Jenny Hardy – Associate Director, Wellbeing & Employee, University of South Australia

“Sessions are well researched; the research underpins the content. The latest information is shared with clarity and in terms the layman can understand. Support materials are well written and provide a valuable hands-on reference for staff.”

– Nina Lucas – Senior Learning & Development Officer, Super SA