Stress in the Workplace

Understanding Men with Depression and Exhaustion

Course Code: C0030-OL

Depression and exhaustion are rapidly becoming common concerns in the lives of many of our men. The effects of depression and exhaustion are vast and far-reaching leaving men feeling run down, moody, agitated, disengaged, tired and overwhelmed.

This program is for men who are experiencing depression and/or exhaustion, or who may have a friend or family member who is in this situation.

This course is specifically designed to respond to this growing trend, offering men an opportunity to deepen their understanding, develop their awareness and gain insight into the many contributing factors that leave them feeling depressed and or exhausted.

At any given time in Australia 1 in 8 men will be experiencing depression, and suicide continues to be the leading cause of death for men aged between 25 – 44. In many cases, the effects of depression and exhaustion can be subtle and go unnoticed, commonly resulting in men withdrawing from family and friends, working overtime or adopting unhealthy behaviours as a means to cope.

This Course Will Explore:

  • How our diet and other physiological factors influence our moods.
  • How our beliefs about ourselves, our work and our family can deplete or revitalise.
  • The often unidentified relationship between exhaustion and depression.
  • How avoiding or not acknowledging what we’re experiencing or feeling can make matters worse.
  • Practical tools and techniques that men can use to support themselves throughout the day so as to start to build one’s own vitality levels and live a life free from depression and exhaustion.

Course Delivery:

The Course consists of 5 pre-recorded video presentations with a run-time of approximately 1.5 hours each. It is important to pace the content. We recommend watching 1-2 videos per week. The course is very rich and this will give you time to integrate each presentation. If you have any questions about any aspect of the course you can email for more information.

Open to everyone.

Duration: 5 Video Presentations at approx. 1.5 hours each
Delivery Modes: Online
Cost: AUD $60

This Course is presented and facilitated by:

Adam Warburton

Adam Warburton

Adam has over 20 years experience in the commercial and residential construction industry. He also has 14 years experience in large scale commercial construction, holding roles from Foreman through to Project Manager, as well as 6 years operating a small business specialising in residential house extensions and refurbishments, shop-fitting, specialised carpentry and high end timber joinery and furniture. He is a committed organiser and public presenter for Men’s Health and Wellbeing presentations.

Martin Gladman

Martin Gladman

Martin Gladman is a Social Worker, Counsellor, Writer, Teacher/Trainer and Practitioner of Universal Medicine Therapies working from Melbourne, Australia. With over ten years’ experience working alongside children, young people, adults and families from all walks of life, Martin brings a depth of care, insight and wisdom to his practice that is practical, real, accessible and inspiring. Martin currently holds a Bachelor of Social Work (Hons), Cert IV in TAE and is currently completing his Masters in Science in Medicine (HIV, STI & Sexual Health) Counselling.

Dr Michael Serafin

Dr Michael Serafin B. Pharm (Honours) Phd

Registered Pharmacist and Nutritional Medicine Practitioner. Completed B.Pharm with 1st Class honors at Sydney University in 1994. Completed PhD in Pharmaceutical Chemistry at Sydney University in 1998. During postgraduate studies was employed by Sydney University to give under graduate classes in compounding and pharmaceutical chemistry. Director and founder of Complementary Compounding Services, a compounding pharmacy founded in 2001.

Francisco Clara

Francisco Clara

Bachelor of Business (Marketing and Hotel Management) Griffith University Gold Coast, Double Diploma of Remedial Massage (2004) Nature Care; ACM (2015), level 3 PT Certificate (2002), Certificate IV in Workplace Training and Assessment. A certified trainer in Remedial Massage and with more than 14 years of experience in his specialised fields, Francisco brings his care and passion for health and wellbeing to support others in the ways we face the stresses of life.

Michael Benhayon

Michael Benhayon

Michael completed his Advanced Diploma of Health Sciences: Acupuncture in 2009. He has been a sought after facilitator and presenter of health & well-being for over 8 years and has worked full-time as a complementary health practitioner for 8 years. He is highly responsible and ethical in his approach to work and life as a friend, practitioner, mentor, husband and father of 3 young kids. Michael is a deeply intuitive man and his love and commitment to others and life itself can be seen and felt in all that he presents and lives.

Brendan Mooney

Brendan Mooney

Psychologist Brendan Mooney works with adults, adolescents and children and obtained his qualifications at the University of Queensland. He has worked in organisations such as Southern Cross University, Balance Psychology, Konekt, Tarmons House Mental Health Service and the Department of Disability, Ageing and Home Care. Brendan provides support to people who experience personal difficulties including anxiety, depression, addiction and relationship issues. He also presents at various conferences nationally and internationally.

Contact and questions:

menshealth@coum.org for more information

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