About Us

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Workplace Wellbeing Institute  was established in 2013 by Robyn Simpson (Masters of Gestalt Therapy [M. Gestalt. Therapy]) and Gary Simpson (Bachelor of Counselling [BCouns]) from their combined 40 years of working experience and committed involvement in the Health, Community Services and Education Sectors. Workplace Wellbeing Institute is based on Social Enterprise Principles such as social justice, social inclusion, social equity, and humanitarism. Workplace Wellbeing Institute provides individual, team and whole of organisation education, training, consultancy services, program implementation and program supervision in the areas of Trauma-Informed Care & Practice, Workplace Wellbeing Programs, Mindfulness Practices & Techniques, Conflict Resolution, Respectful Communication and Team/Group Building/Bonding Process (For additional information on our Trauma-Informed Care & Practice Models & Programs please view our Trauma-Informed Care page. For additional information on Workplace Wellbeing & Mindfulness Programs & Practices please use this link).

Of the hundreds of individuals and numerous, organisations, agencies and schools, that Robyn and Gary have worked with over the years one of the common themes that continually arises is  the issue of Unresolved Trauma. Whether, it is the individual's complex-trauma history, or the challenge that their resultant highly creative and adaptive behaviours present to the individuals, organisations, agencies and schools that are asked to work with and to support them, and often their families, to cope, adjust and learn. One thing that is abundantly clear is that Unresolved Trauma negatively impacts on virtually every area of an individual's life, throughout their lifespan, unless their Trauma, in some way and degree, can be resolved (for additional information please read our Trauma-Informed Care page). Consequently, the Resolution of Trauma is a primary professional and therapeutic focus of Robyn & Gary and the Workplace Wellbeing Institute.

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