Rochelle Morandini, MBA
Certified Resilience Partner

Rochelle Morandini is an organizational health strategist and has held Vice President roles within international consulting firms. She has provided thought leadership and solutions from small through to well-known large national public and private sector firms in the areas of employee engagement, thriving cultures and organizational health. Rochelle’s strategic, yet practical approach to individual and organizational behavior change is measurable. Her proven results include: 1) Reducing the cost and impact of days lost to absence & disability, mental illness, burnout, benefits, turnover; and, 2) Improving engagement, culture indicators, team productivity, employee health.

Her passion lies in providing support to people and the places they work by demystifying mental health in the workplace and promoting psychological safety and performance. E.g. Normalizing brain function for leaders/employees, teaching resilience, aligning abilities to people’s roles, and identifying the behaviours impacting burnout & performance. When she has worked with companies on their targeted mental health strategies, the impact is notable!

Rochelle received a Bachelor of Commerce degree at The University of British Columbia specializing in Organizational Behaviour and Human Resources. She also earned her Masters of Business at Pepperdine University in Los Angeles, California where she focused on business strategy and organizational effectiveness. Rochelle is also a Chartered Human Resources Professional.

Rochelle brings to The Resilient Mind team experienced business acumen and a client centric approach. Her excellent listening and analytical skills help clients and colleagues get to the root cause of issues, develop strong relationships, and collaborate on the right remedies.

Amber Branny
Certified Resilience Partner

Amber Branny comes from an HR background and is a health and wellbeing advocate. She has provided workplace wellness & leadership development programs to national organizations and her passion lies within increasing the awareness of people taking ownership of their physical and mental health.

Amber has received her Bachelor of Arts at Bishop’s University in Psychology and Human Resources, a Post graduate diploma in Workplace Wellness & Health Promotion in Toronto. She worked for many years as the western lead at TELUS within HR Wellness strategy. Furthering her interest in this area she completed a ‘Leadership and Conflict Resolution’ through the Justice Institute of BC. More recently she has studied Mindfulness and Meditation and is a new facilitator in this space. As a mom of two daughters, she has also peaked her curiosity around increasing the tools available for parents to be supported with their children and increasing a new level of communication and resilience.

Amber is piloting a summit called Align 20|20, bringing to light how leaders can feel a deeper sense of support and actionable steps to progress their own awareness and leadership within the mental health space.

Amber is a workplace mental health consultant for the: The Resilient Mind Project and is a certified group gamification training facilitator.

Sharon Blady., PhD.

Sharon Blady., PhD.
Certified Resilience Partner

Sharon began her career as an academic, teaching and researching across a variety of disciplines, honing the ability to optimize and connect information from diverse sources while ensuring accessible and cogent presentation and delivery. Her abilities in these areas were further utilized and enhanced when she was elected into the Manitoba Legislature and crafted two pieces of first-in-Canada legislation before being appointed a cabinet minister.

As Minister of Healthy Living, and later Minister of Health for the province of Manitoba, Sharon demonstrated strong competencies in her ability to work with stakeholders, departments, and front-line healthcare providers. Systems analysis, agility in addressing management issues and strategic planning we a key focus during her time in office and in working with clients today. Her history of mental health issues also provided unique insight into how to better reform mental health and healthcare policy through the lens of lived experience. Sharon’s provides consultation to private and government organisations in providing psychologically healthy work place assessments, planing and execution.


Catherine North’s
Certified Resilience Partner

Catherine North is passionate about advancing Psychological Health and Safety in the Workplace, and enhancing human potential and performance. Inspired by her own lived experience, Catherine specializes in creating healthy cultures, building individual and team resilience, and coaching abrasive leaders. Working in partnership, Catherine utilizes evidence and experience in organizational development, quality improvement, coaching, psychology, change management, and community engagement to develop cultures of trust and psychological safety.

A seasoned strategist and change agent, Catherine brings extensive experience developing, implementing, managing, and evaluating health initiatives, process improvements, and systems transformation in the non-profit and health care sectors.

Catherine holds a Masters Degree in Organizational Development & Leadership through Fielding Graduate University, and is an Associate Certified Coach with International Coaching Federation. As a Certified Resilience Trainer and Partner with TRM, Catherine works with individuals and teams to realize their hopes and dreams.

The Certified Resilience Partners are located across Canada and deliver the 6 resilience products to businesses and communities using  the psychological health and safety workplace standards:

Nine Promising Practices

  • Define a business case

  • Ensure commitment throughout the organization 

  • Communicate widely and effectively

  • Build a psychological health and safety culture

  • Ensure adequate resources for implementation

  • Select the best actions for your organization

  • Consider psychological health and safety in times of change

  • Measure the impact of implementing the Standard

  • Sustain implementation efforts

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