Janice Mitchell is a Workplace Health Consultant and Leadership Coach who has worked in the health care industry for over 35 years. She retired from a management and consulting position in Health Promotion and Prevention for a large Health Benefits company in British Columbia in 2010. Since her retirement she has continued to pursue her interest in workplace health consulting and coaching.
Janice has extensive experience in workplace health planning and facilitation. As a consultant in the B.C. Health Care and Community Social Service sector, she developed and delivered a variety of workshops that focused on both physical and mental health and facilitated system-wide workplace health strategies. She collaborated on a number of risk reduction and health promotion projects with occupational health and safety professionals, academic, research and clinical practitioners as well as Union and management staff.
Janice has been committed throughout her career to finding workable solutions to improving the health, safety and wellbeing of individuals working in a variety of work settings. She was a pioneer in the field of employee health and fitness and continued throughout her career to spearhead health-promoting initiatives that responded to the changing needs and demands of the workplace.
Janice has a passion for helping individuals and businesses large and small find ways to navigate through times of change while maintaining their own personal health and wellbeing.
Her educational background includes a Masters in Education, and certificates in Human Resource Management, Life Coaching and Psychometric testing. Since her retirement, she has been active in her community teaching ESL, assisting new immigrants integrate into the community, and volunteering in various tourism and arts initiatives. Her other interests include skiing, hiking, golfing, cycling, travelling and playing her harp.
Read Janice’s blog on the importance of physical and mental health, Physical and Mental Health Friends for Life.