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The Self-Care Institute Presents

Resilience at Work

A Self-Care Workshop for
Stress Management and Burnout Prevention
for Teams & Organizations

with Ami Kunimura, Ph.D., MT-BC
Founder, The Self-Care Institute

This comprehensive experience addresses the challenges in today’s dynamic work environments and provides expert guidance and practical strategies to cultivate resilience and well-being in the workplace.

 

This 3-hour live and virtual workshop consists of three parts:

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RESEARCH-BASED EDUCATIONAL MATERIAL

  • What burnout is, risk factors, symptoms, solutions
  • What stress is, types of stress, managing job stress
  • What self-care means, obstacles to self-care, making self-care sustainable
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EXPERIENTIAL SELF-CARE PRACTICES

  • Mind-body practices for resilience, health, and well-being
  • Mindfulness, self-compassion, reflective, and creative exercises to support effective stress management
  • Participants will leave with a personalized Self-Care Toolbox to use after the workshop is over
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DISCUSSION AND QUESTIONS

  • Q & A for participants to receive support and feedback
  • Addressing challenges and concerns specific to your team
  • Team building exercises and group discussion may also be included
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The needs of your organization will be considered in regard to what material and practices are covered.

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Specific self-care and burnout topics such as compassion fatigue, vicarious trauma, time management, or leadership can also be covered by request.

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In-person options may also be considered based on scheduling and availability.

Resilience at Work was developed in 2020 to support teams and organizations with cultivating resilience and well-being through challenging times.

Resilience at Work has been facilitated with a wide range of organizations including Fortune 500 companies, non-profit organizations, small businesses, educational and academic organizations, and at international events and conferences.

This workshop was a much needed breath of fresh air. At a time when humanitarian work is critically urgent, practicing self-care as a team was a radical and necessary thing to do. I thought I already knew the basics but I was surprised at how much I learned, and I walked away feeling lighter and energized. Ami is wonderful and easy to work with, and I would highly recommend this program to anyone and everyone.

– Rebecca Chelton
Gift Processing Coordinator, Oxfam America

YOUR GUIDE
Ami Kunimura, Ph.D., MT-BC

Ami is the founder of The Self-Care Institute and provides therapeutic support for professionals around the world who are experiencing burnout. Ami has presented on self-care and professional burnout at international events and conferences.

Ami holds a Ph.D. in Mind-Body Medicine, M.A. in Music Therapy, and B.A. in Psychology.

Ami has been a board-certified music therapist since 2006, specializing in mental health, trauma, and addictions treatment.

Ami has also taught as a lecturer at UCLA and as adjunct graduate faculty at Saint Mary-of-the-Woods College and Saybrook University.

Ami also has extensive experience in facilitating therapeutic and educational group experiences, and brings her expertise to Resilience At Work to cultivate personal and professional growth and well-being.

Ami (pronounced ah-me) was born in Hawaii and splits her time between Southern California and The Big Island of Hawaii.

I highly recommend Ami Kunimura as a facilitator for any organization that is seeking expertise around self-care. Ami was wonderful to collaborate with. I was impressed by Ami’s willingness and ability to listen and understand our organization’s unique needs and tailor the workshop to make the experience for our staff as accessible as possible. Ami masterfully designed and facilitated the workshop in a way that balanced sharing content with giving space for participants to process the information in a way that honored their personal needs and experiences.

The “Resilience at Work” workshop was the highlight of our self-care and stress management series for our staff. This workshop provides clear explanations of concepts and toolkit gave simple, concrete ways to start making positive changes in their lives. I am confident that this workshop has built a strong foundation from which our staff can build off of.

– Lucas Holmes
People & Culture Director, Soccer Without Borders

FAQ

What is covered in Resilience at Work?

This 3-hour virtual workshop includes educational material, experiential self-care practices, and time for questions and discussion.

The educational component covers research-based information on burnout, stress, and self-care, an overview of occupation burnout (what burnout is, how to recognize it, risk factors, symptoms, what to do about it), and an overview of self-care (what self-care actually is and means, obstacles to self-care, making self-care sustainable).

The experiential component includes mind-body practices for stress management and burnout prevention, such as mindfulness and self-compassion practices, self-reflective exercises, and creative exercises to support effective stress management. These experiential practices will be self-care tools that attendees can keep using after the workshop.

Self-care needs and concerns specific to your team can also be addressed and team-building exercises and discussion may also be included.

What is the cost?

Rates vary by group size. Discounted pricing is available for registered nonprofits, student organizations, and small businesses.

How long is the workshop?

Resilience at Work is typically 3 hours. However, we can work with alternate time frames if needed.

How do attendees access the workshop?

This virtual workshop is live and held in a private Zoom meeting room. A private link will be provided that can be shared with your team for easy access. If your team would prefer to use a different platform, we are happy to work with that.

Can the live workshop be recorded?

We can provide a recording of the workshop at an additional charge by request. The recording will be hosted on a private link for your team to access for one year after the live workshop. This allows attendees to revisit the material and allows access for any team member who could not make it to the live meeting.

Can this workshop be facilitated in person?
Yes, an in-person option can be considered based on scheduling and availability. Contact support@selfcareinstitute.com for more information

Who is Resilience at Work a good fit for?

Resilience at Work may especially be helpful for teams and organizations who are at risk for burnout due to high-pressure work environments, emotionally demanding work, or changing/unstable work situations.

Resilience at Work can be a valuable and meaningful experience for individuals who spend most hours of their day helping others. This workshop can help build a greater understanding of burnout, stress, and self-care to work towards work/life integration for long-term fulfillment at work and home.

Who is Resilience at Work NOT a good fit for?

This workshop is not a diet or exercise program. Although diet and exercise are important parts of self-care, our focus is more on the emotional, social, and mind-body practices that can support healthy habits, relationships, communication, and choices.

Who can I contact with other questions?

You are welcome to contact us directly at support@selfcareinstitute.com

Participants Will Leave the Workshop With

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A Self-Care Toolbox with ten personalized self-care strategies to use after the workshop is over

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A more informed understanding of stress, burnout, and self-care

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Compassion practices for daily stress management and burnout prevention

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Practical self-care tools and strategies for resilience and well-being

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A self-care language that supports a working culture of resilience, respect, and well-being

Interested in Resilience at Work for your team?
The first step is to complete our inquiry form

We’ll contact you within five business days of receiving your inquiry and provide you with more information on pricing and scheduling.

Questions?
Contact support@selfcareinstitute.com or use the form at the bottom of this page.

Testimonials
from previous participants

Resilience at Work has been facilitated with a wide range of organizations including Fortune 500 companies, non-profit organizations, small businesses, educational and academic organizations, and at international events and conferences.

This workshop was everything I needed at the time. I loved the meditation and exercises that we can use in our everyday life. I felt clear and free of tension after the workshop.

This workshop helped me to feel comfortable with my emotions and know how important is to take care of myself. I like the presenter’s tone of voice because I felt comfortable, interested in the information, and motivated.

It is a great workshop to understand self-care but also not forgetting our obligations and responsibilities.

Excellent presentation! Interesting, helpful, and so applicable. I really enjoyed all the application of techniques that were used throughout the presentation. The way the material was presented was in a manner that speaks to everyone in all cultures.

Ami is a caring and compassionate presenter who truly possesses the talent of communicating self-care awareness, techniques, and analysis in a palatable manner.

This workshop was very educational and also gave me insight on what tools to use when I am feeling overwhelmed at work whether it’s a trigger from my personal life or my work life.

The 3 hours flew by because there was so much great info to take in. Ami covered many fantastic topics and suggestions to manage stress and burnout.

I thought this was a very relevant and valuable session. I’ve listened to many speakers on similar topics and I was still able to learn things from Ami that I have never even heard exactly the way she put it. She also has a very relaxing voice which makes her an excellent speaker on this topic. I will definitely keep my Self-Care Toolbox with me.

I needed this session so desperately. It has helped me learn new methods of self-care and relaxation. The tools are absolutely applicable and useful.

Ami was very thorough and knowledgeable and I appreciated the combination of the information being presented and opportunity to interact and participate.

The flow of the presentation was wonderful and I was able to stay fully present for the entire 3 hours. The presentation was clear and simple, yet very informative. Ami was confident and knowledgeable. I really enjoyed this.

I really enjoyed participating in breathing exercises, additional short meditations, and how interactive it was. Ami is an incredible speaker! Absolutely LOVED this presentation.

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