Employee & Leadership Training

Workplace Mental Health Training For Leaders

Empowering leaders with the right skills to navigate mental health challenges in the workplace has become a critical piece in creating a balanced, thriving organization. Our specialized Workplace Mental Health Training for Leaders equips those in leadership, management, and HR roles with the practical knowledge to effectively support their team’s mental health, while also addressing their own well-being and unique leadership challenges.

Leadership Training and Workshops

Our interactive training covers key topics such as how to foster a psychologically safe work environment, recognizing signs of distress in team members, facilitating sensitive conversations, and initiating wellness teams and initiatives. This training is presented through a trauma-informed lens that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion.

We offer this training in-person or virtually, in seminar/webinar, workshop, and modular formats.

  • Workplace Mental Health Training For Leaders
  • Workplace Mental Health Training For Leaders (Trades & Construction)
  • Respectful Workplaces For Leaders
  • Leadership Conferences and Keynote Presentations

Workplace Mental Health Training For Employees

Employees deserve a psychologically safe and healthy workplace where they can feel supported and valued. Our Workplace Mental Health Training for Employees empowers team members with the skills and knowledge to manage their own mental health, support their colleagues, and communicate effectively and compassionately.

Employee Training and Workshops

This comprehensive program utilizes interactive and practical components to address how mental health challenges are identified, how to utilize and access various supports, outlines effective communication strategies, and provides tools to help manage stress, burnout, and other workplace challenges. Our training is adaptable for any industry and team, and utilizes real-life case studies and interactivity with a trauma-informed lens that embraces diversity, equity, and inclusion to create a safe and relatable learning environment.

We offer this training in-person or virtually, in seminar/webinar, workshop, and modular formats.

  • Workplace Mental Health Training For Employees
  • Workplace Mental Health Training For Employees (Trades & Construction)
  • Respectful Workplaces For Teams
  • Mental Health Lunch & Learn Presentations


“Kris and Rachelle facilitated two leadership workshops for our global workforce and they fulfilled all expectations! The presentations were highly engaging, fostering an environment where our staff felt comfortable sharing their insights and experiences. The feedback was overwhelmingly positive and we eagerly anticipate future sessions!”

Mary Oguntoyinbo

IntouchCX - Global EX Strategy

“The training was amazing – I’d like a full day next time! Kris was very responsive to the room and sparked some great conversations. As a mom and as well as a leader in my workplace I will definitely be implementing what I learned both at home and with my teams. Thank you for exploring these topics through so many different lenses.”

Leadership Training Participant

Mental Health Summit 2024

“Incredible. Kris was the perfect facilitator. The pace was great – and how he shared details about his personal journey throughout made me feel like I could share my thoughts more. There was so much to take away from this workshop, I’m so happy I took this.”

Workplace Training Participant

Explore Edmonton

“When you work with Kris and Rachelle you get realness. This consulting team is so thoughtful in their design, approach, and delivery with clients. Kris brings charisma, heart and I love the work they are both doing in the community. I would recommend them to any company for training and facilitation about mental health!”

Tara Langan

Career TLC

“I have had the pleasure of working with Kris and the VĪV team on a number of occasions – I highly recommend! Kris is genuine, authentic, and an excellent leader and collaborator. He brings so much value to every piece of work and creates strong, healthy environments to work in.”

Tiffany Connauton

Beyond Diversity Inc.

“Kris is compassionate, resourceful, and his sessions and conversations are always so thoughtful and relevant. His superpower seems to be that he can draw out the best in people, helping others feel comfortable with their own vulnerability and creating a safe space for folks to exist freely without judgement.”

Justin Lessard

Mental Health Therapist

“I’ve been listening to your podcast and I love it. It’s so good! Thank you so much for being so vulnerable and sharing your story. It makes it so much easier for people to open up and help remove the stigma behind mental health struggles. Thank you so much!”

Podcast Listener

“Kris is a true professional. From the start of his presentation to the end, he had the full attention of my students. A talented speaker with a wealth of knowledge on the subject. I highly recommend!”

Nick Foley

Professor, Loyalist College

“One of the best podcasts I’ve ever heard. Amazing job.”

J.J. Richard


“I just wanted to reach out and thank you for speaking to our class today, it really resonated with me. As someone who’s struggled with mental health for a long time, hearing you talk about you personal struggles felt so relatable and less lonely. I appreciate your candour.”


Graduate student