Managing Stress at the Workplace
Stress or feeling stressed has become one of the most common words that we hear at the workplace. Today's business reality consists of tight deadlines, challenging targets, limited resources, stiff competition and very high client expectations. As a result one can easily find oneself moving towards burnout as a result of excessive and long-term unmanaged stress. This session will focus on offering an understanding of the difference between positive challenge and excessive pressure. It will also equip participants to be more tuned in to themselves and to the early symptoms of burnout. Finally, the session will provide some practical tips on how to build resilience and wellbeing as a way of protecting us from the negative impact of excessive stress and pressure.
Patrick Psaila is a registered psychologist and training consultant working within organisations for the past eighteen years. He is a also a licensed master practitioner of neuro linguistic programming and a member of the Society of NLP.
Patrick is a certified MSCEIT practitioner. The MSCEIT (Mayer, Salovey, Caruso, Emotional Intelligence Test) uses an ability model to assess levels of emotional intelligence in individuals. He is also a certified EQi-2.0 practitioner, another emotional intelligence measure and developmental coaching tool that assesses specific competencies related to emotional intelligence at work.
Patrick works with various large and medium sized organisations involved in manufacturing, education, health, tourism, banking, and other services as a trainer, consultant, and psychologist. He specialises in personal and professional development for managers and leaders in organizations, with a particular interest in emotional intelligence training. He is currently the director of PsyPotential (Malta), a service that focuses on providing training, coaching, psychometric testing and counselling.
Patrick lectures at the University of Malta, The Institute of Health Care, the Foundation for Human Resources Development and the Malta Institute of Management. He has also given keynote addresses on emotional intelligence and resonant leadership in international conferences held in the UK and Switzerland.