Inspirational Speaker & Trainer

As founder of The Mental Wealth Factory, Shirley Billson is an inspirational speaker and trainer. 

Recent talks and workshops have included:

  • keynote sessions on courage and confidence at Young Enterprise Gloucestershire launch and prize giving events
  • educational workshops at the Optimus Mental Health in Schools conferences in London and Manchester.

Shirley is available by arrangement to conduct a range of inspirational talks and training, from 15-minute keynotes and longer, to one and two-day workshops.

Topics can be tailored to your event theme and can include items such as:

  • Answering the question ‘what do you want to be when you’re older?’ – and does it really matter?
  • How to implement an effective mental wealth programme for staff and students
  • What does a mentally well school look like and how to succeed at building one
  • Can you learn decision-making confidence? 
  • Practical ways to manage the increasing workload of supporting mental wealth needs in school and create a healthy work-life balance 
  • Proven and adaptable strategies to respond to and support the growing number of pupils experiencing anxiety and depression 
  • How emotions can trump logic when navigating a pathway to success (for staff and students).
  • Achieving the impossible: future proofing success and fulfilment in work, in relationships, in life.
  • Discovering courage and the power of positive risk taking.

Programmes for

Secondary Schools

A whole school approach, preventative and performance based, supports parents, teachers and students
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Parents of Teens

Weekend and evening workshops to help parents of teens, so they can be happier, calmer and achieve more.
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Young people

1 to 1 referral sessions for anxious teens, combining solution focused hypnotherapy, meditation and positive psychology.
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