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“Let’s get real about mental health at work”


Ruth Cooper – Dickson founded CHAMPS the global Mental Wealth consultancy in 2015. Since then Ruth has spoken at many organisations, campaigning for corporates to ingrain a culture of positive Mental Wealth within their businesses. Such campaigns include presenting the mental health keynotes for ING bank during their ‘Global Diversity and Inclusion’ week; delivering keynote discussions in California at Expedia during ‘Global Wellness ’ month, and in 2020 at the Women’s Economic Forum in Slovenia.

Ruth has been invited to speak across a wide range of industries including media, insurance, legal, technology and healthcare. Ruth has also spoken at the House of Lords; has been interviewed on BBC radio, and interviewed for the global press. Demonstrating how engaging her messages are for a diverse audience, her genuine and compassionate style resonates with many individuals. Ruth is a Patron of the UK charity No Panic, having previously been diagnosed with panic disorder and GAD.

Having recently completed her MSc in Applied Positive Psychology, Ruth researched Coaching and Traumatic Growth, a subject she feels very passionate about.
A keen writer, Ruth is the resident Positive Psychology expert for the BALANCE London magazine. She is also a regular guest on podcasts where she is able to speak passionately, and enthusiastically, about Positive Psychology – and Mental Wealth for all.

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Ruth Cooper-Dickson

Ruth Cooper-Dickson is a Positive Psychology Practitioner, coach and Managing Director of CHAMPS: a global wellbeing consultancy for forward-thinking businesses ready to demystify mental health at work.

She and her team partner with brands like Expedia, Llloyd’s and BCLP to develop creative strategies that keep their people happy, engaged and performing at their highest potential — without the boring lunch and learns, snooze-inducing workshops, or awkward roleplays.

Ruth believes that championing wellness at work requires more than mid-morning yoga or fruit baskets in the breakroom on Fridays, and she’s on a mission to ensure that leaders and their organizations have the skills, insight and support they need to make a meaningful dent in workplace mental health.

When she’s not busy changing the world, you’ll find Ruth out for a run, mucking about with her family, and maybe partaking in the occasional Netflix binge — because it’s all about balance!

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