A Business Wellness Coach can support you with personal emotional coaching in collaboration with your Rural or Small Business Financial Counsellor, or independently.
Your Wellness Coach has a background in business, combined with a qualification in social work, psychology, social science, mental health, related field or equivalent experience.
This enables your Wellness Coach to provide honest and realistic support on a person-to-person basis.
Note the support provided by a Business Wellness Coach is not clinical and does not include subscribing medical aids. If it is identified that your needs exceed the support available from a Coach, you shall be referred to an appropriately licensed clinician.
This support is designed to assist rural and small business owners who are experiencing mental health or emotional wellbeing stress. The early warning signs to identify if you may be experiencing stress include:
Additional mental health and wellbeing resources for businesses support is available. This includes Beyond Blue's New Access program especially designed for small business owners. No medical referral is necessary to access this free and confidential service.
The Small Business Wellness Package aims to support small businesses’ economic recovery from the impacts of COVID-19. Visit the Queensland Government’s website to find out more about the Small Business Support and Wellness Package.