Menopause in the workplace
For women experiencing menopause in the workplace, it can be a challenging time as it presents physical, emotional, and psychological changes. It is essential for workplaces to recognise, accommodate and support the needs of those going through this transition, to support their working life wellbeing and productivity.
Recognising the impact of menopause on women's lives and adjusting workplace policies and practices accordingly is not only beneficial for women, but also enhances overall workplace productivity and employee satisfaction. By creating a supportive environment that acknowledges and accommodates the needs of menopausal employees, your business or organisation can retain valuable talent and promote diversity and inclusion.
What is CBT for menopause?
Menopause Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is a tailored form of counselling support that helps to manage the symptoms of menopause. The therapy covers:
- How to manage problematic symptoms such as hot flushes and night sweats
- Effective strategies for managing anxiety and depression
- Functional ways to reduce stress and overly negative thoughts that can make symptoms worse
- How to manage your support network, find a relaxation routine and practise mindfulness
Watch Health Assured's Head of Clinical Support, Kayleigh Frost, discussing with Nicola Thompson about symptoms and the best way to cope with everyday life whilst dealing with the menopause.
Health Assured is now partnering with Rightsteps to provide a tailored Cognitive Behavioural Therapy solution for people experiencing menopause symptoms.
Who are Rightsteps?
Rightsteps are a social enterprise and charity that have provided health and social care for almost 60 years. The team is made up of a qualified and clinically experienced management team that includes clinical psychologists, CBT Therapists, and counsellors.
How do I access menopause support with Rightsteps?
Menopause CBT is included as part of our Employee Assistance Programme. To access this support you simply need to call the helpline and tell us some more details about the problems you are facing. Our team will ask a few questions, and we'll get you the support you need.
What if I don't have an Employee Assistance Programme with Health Assured?
If you aren't currently signed up with Health Assured, speak to one of our team today to find out how you can benefit from our wellbeing services. We can walk you through menopause CBT, along with our other fantastic suite of services.