Sally Desborough, CIPD

Mental Health First Aid Instructor

Sally has a background in HR and started her move into the wellbeing sector, specifically, mental health, in 2017. Having recovered from her own experience of mental illness in 2016, she came out the other side of her recovery wanting to do more to raise awareness about mental health issues.

Sally is accredited by the Royal Society of Public Health to deliver Mental Health First Aid courses and delivers bespoke workshops as well. Her experience in facilitating learning sessions started a number of years ago during her HR career and she has now delivered courses to well over 250 people in Mental Health First Aid alone, across a number of different sectors including construction, finance, communication, health and safety and entertainment.

Sally delivers courses with high energy and enthusiasm, working with her core values of authenticity, compassion and empathy. Her approach to course delivery is well respected, shown in feedback received by clients