Equipping pupils to embrace the changes and challenges of 'big school' TRANSITIONS WORKSHOP
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Our aim is to inspire, educate and have a lot of fun along the way.
Our passion lies in helping people to increase their well-being and performance.
We do this by teaching practical and evidence-based strategies through high impact workshops.
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HIP provides support to sports teams, clubs and individual athletes. We are part of the multi-disciplinary backroom team within the Ulster Rugby Academy. We provide sport psychology services to the players and staff within this professional sports organisation. We work in GAA at county and senior club level. We additionally support a number of international athletes across a variety of sports. We work with businesses and organisations, focusing on leadership improvement and staff development. We deliver keynote speeches to an array of clients. We deliver workshops to post- primary schools. We cover the areas of motivation, resilience, study skills and exam stress management.
What our clients say
Within the last five years, HIP has provided a high level of expertise within their support of the Ulster Rugby Academy Program. In this time they have been a vital member of our multidisciplinary team, helping to shape an environment that allows our players to be mentally equipped for the pro game.
Kieran Campbell, Ulster Rugby Academy Manager, Ex Irish International Player
St Comgall’s Primary School, Bangor
The HIP program was absolutely fantastic, with both pupils and parents raving about the opportunity. All participants left with practical take away strategies to help in dealing with stressful situations and working with confidence. This is a program we will use annually going forward.
Mrs. Cathy Hunter, Principal
Portrush Primary School
Our staff enjoyed a half-day HIP program focussing on culture and the ingredients needed for excellence. The day was facilitated with understanding, clarity, and humour. It left us with robust processes, goals, and plenty to think about going forward.
Mr. Carwyn Guy, Principal
Hazelwood Integrated Primary School, Belfast
After our anti-bullying work with HIP, we now have a group of children who are aware of their behavior and how this impacts on others’ lives. This is a very important concept for us as we are developing young citizens. The success of this session led to us going through the HIP transition program.
Mrs. Patricia Murtagh, Principal
St Colman’s College, Newry
Our year 13 boys and the year 13 girls from Our Lady’s Grammar jointly took part in a HIP motivation workshop. The pupils came away from the session with a greater focus, the ability to prioritise and a sense of purpose for the year ahead. The workshop was very practical with the boys and girls able to relate to it. The session was interactive, educational and enjoyable
Ms. Victoria Archer, Head of Year
Down High School, Downpatrick
We first had HIP Psychology in our school working with our year 14 girls around managing exam pressures. On the back of this successful workshop, we invited HIP Psychology back in to deliver modules to our students around exam preparation and motivation. We have found all sessions to be hugely inspiring and highly beneficial to our students. We would recommend HIP Psychology services to other schools.
Mr. Gareth McKillen, Vice Principal