Episode 3

August 19, 2020

Episode 3 – Healthy Workplaces and Healthy Minds with Debbie Samsom

Today’s episode features Debbie Samsom, workplace consultant, psychologist, and former CEO and President of Back in Motion. Debbie was Back in Motion’s first front line psychologist and is one of the original owners of the company. From her roots as a psychologist helping those with chronic pain, Debbie now consults with large and small organization to build psychologically healthy workplaces by fostering change at the leadership level.

In this episode, Debbie and I discuss:

  • Her role in fostering psychologically healthy workplaces
  • What workplace health may look like in a post-Covid world
  • Strategies to foster optimism and hope following an injury or chronic pain
  • The impact of giving to others on one’s own fulfillment and satisfaction
  • The benefits of physical exercise on mental health