Employee Assistance Program

Transform employee wellbeing with the only full service EAP

Access a wide range of allied health practitioners skilled to enhance all areas of health, wellbeing and performance.

The Wellness Workshop
Employee Assistance Program

Awarded Bronze Medal in HRD's 2023 Bronze Corporate Health & Wellbeing Provider Awards

A completely modern Employee Assistance Program

Most EAP providers only offer psychology and counselling. Not us. Drastically increase EAP uptake in your workplace by offering your team a range of health, support and training services including Dietetics, Exercise Physiology, Psychology, Mindfulness, Health Coaching and more at no extra cost. 

Transform the way you do EAP with a full service program designed for modern workplaces in a modern world.

Who It’s For

Our EAP supports small to medium-sized businesses who want to provide personal and professional guidance and support to employees with trusted practitioners across all areas of health, wellbeing and professional performance. Not just critical incidence response or counselling.

How You Benefit

Easily accessible, evidence-based and effective coaching, training and counselling services that benefit all individuals. Target nutrition, sleep, work-life balance, stress, on-the-job skills, communication, mindfulness, injury rehabilitation, mental health and more.

Why It's Better

Drastically increase employee uptake by offering so much more than counselling. Staff can see and choose their preferred practitioner and service, rather than randomnly being assigned personnel via an App. Our dedicated Australian team care and are ready to support your staff.

Access multi-dimensional support and training across all areas of wellbeing and performance

Psychology & Counselling

Suitable for employees struggling with mental health issues, a sick loved one, addiction, trauma, personal pressures and burnout.

  • Stress management
  • Mental health support
  • Coping with emotions
  • Relationship skills
  • Identify barriers to personal and professional progression
  • Conflict resolution
  • Communication and time management skills
  • Trauma and trauma related issues

Occupational Therapy

Suitable for employees struggling to return to work after sustaining a physical or mental injury

  • Behavioural change
  • Stress management
  • Understanding emotions, emotional regulation and coping skills
  • Communication skills, boundary setting and conflict resolution
  • Understanding your mindset (eg. unhelpful thinking styles and strategies)
  • Support to engage in meaningful activities
  • Anger management
  • Anxiety support
  • Improving self esteem and confidence

Performance Coaching

Suitable for employees struggling with motivation, confidence and interpersonal skills (e.g. communication) and poor lifestyle choices such as smoking, drinking and more.

  • Improve motivation and self-efficacy
  • Adopt healthful habits
    Improve productivity, performance and time-management
  • Change or cease harmful habits
  • Learn coping mechanisms and self-care strategies
  • Set and achieve personal and professional goals

Nutrition & Dietetics

Suitable for employees dealing with a chronic illness, diet-related disease or looking for individual nutrition advice to improve day-to-day energy and health.

  • Improve your relationship with food
  • Learn to eat for energy and mood
  • Tailored nutrition advice for chronic conditions

Exercise Physiology & PT

Suitable for employees with an acute or sub-acute injury or chronic disease (e.g. cardiovascular disease, mental illness, cancer, arthritis) as well as a physical impairment, postural issues, lifestyle concerns or a workplace injury.

  • Increase strength, fitness and mobility
  • Develop a personalised movement plan

Meditation & Mindfulness

Suitable for employees looking to manage stress better, regulate emotions, prevent burnout, and improve self-awareness, focus and decision making.

  • Increase focus
  • Reduce stress and anxiety
  • Increase productivity

Are you a small to medium business looking for an affordable EAP Provider?

How our Employee Assistance Program works

Flexible Packages

Pay-as-you go from $0.22 p/employee p/month, or get 3 x 1 hour sessions p/employee p/year from $0.67 p/p p/m

Easy Booking

Book online with the practitioner of your choice. No expensive apps, no automated phone calls keeping you on-hold.

Phone or Online

Access 1-hour confidential video or phone sessions with a practitioner of their choice across all areas of wellbeing.

No Hidden Costs

All admin, booking and service fees included plus beautiful communication materials you'll want to read.

Local Practitioners

Choose from psychology, exercise physiology, performance coaching, dietetic support and more.

Customisable Terms

Set your own terms. Choose how many sessions your team can access, how often and when.

When to use an Employee Assistance Program?

The workplace has evolved beyond 9-5; it’s become part of our identity. Our personal lives inevitably infiltrate work with hybrid working models now commonplace.

That’s why our EAP takes a holistic approach and honours the whole person when addressing common personal and professional challenges including:

eap for small business australia

Wellbeing Programs drive organisational growth and performance. EAP's deliver individual support and training.

Get access to instant mental health support and vocational training with a simple and affordable Employee Assistance Program designed specifically for small to medium sized businesses.

Promote a workplace culture where upskilling and personal development isn’t just encouraged, it’s actioned.

EAP providers with a difference

Your employees are unique, and so are our practitioners

Meditation & Mindfulness Instructor

Accredited Practising Dietitian

Meditation and Mindfulness Instructor

Registered Counsellor

Exercise Physiologist & Personal Trainer

Certified Health & Performance Coach

Registered Psychologist, Organisational Psychologist

Founder, Mental Health Ambassador & Lived Experience Facilitator

Trusted by forward thinking workplaces who value their people

FAQ's

An Employee Assistance Program or EAP for short, is a confidential support and coaching program for employees and in some cases their families, who are experiencing personal or professional difficulties that are impacting their health, wellbeing and/or work performance. EAP sessions can also coach employees to set and achieve personal and professional goals, improve interpersonal skills, upskill, better handle change, and develop leadership and management qualities.

EAP’s may provide support and guidance for a wide variety of concerns including (but not limited to) mental health, relationship, health and wellbeing, financial, vocational, addiction, grief and conflict issues. EAP services are covered by the employer and usually include a minimum of 3 individual sessions.

Research shows that 95% of employees who have engaged in EAP sessions are satisfied with the experience and are less likely to take absence leave. Productivity is also shown to increase, with an expected return on investment for employers of approximately 5-10 times that of the cost of sessions.

With more than 20% of the Australian adult population suffering a mental health illness at any given time, EAP support services can be a vital resource in detecting, preventing and managing mental health issues, while improving emotional wellbeing, work-life balance and stress management. Workplaces who prioritise employee wellbeing experience less staff turnover, improved job satisfaction and lower incidences of WorkCover claims.

EAP is not only useful when employees might have challenging or difficult circumstances, but can also greatly benefit individuals who want guidance and support improving their overall quality of life, interpersonal skills and workplace skills.

For example, our Exercise Physiologist can suggest and recommend the best exercises for improved posture, strength and fitness; our Psychologist might provide a manager with communication strategies or conflict resolution tools to enhance cohesion in their team; while our Dietitian might assist an employee struggling with a nutrient deficiency improve their energy levels and focus by recommending particular foods.

*Note a Nutritionist is not qualified to provide individual medical advice. Only Accredited Practising Dietitians are legally allowed to provide individual advice in Australia. (The Wellness Workshop’s dietitians are all Accredited Practising Dietitians)

Most EAP providers charge employers an annual retainer fee on top of the cost of individual sessions. This cost can be as much as $10,000+ per year (retainer/management fee) on top of $300 per hour for each session.

The Wellness Workshop’s EAP has a range of packages to suit all teams, including our Full Support Package where all employees benefit from at least 3 sessions per year starting from as little as 67c per employee per month for a team of 500 individuals, up to $1.66 per employee per month for a team of up to 15 individuals. This includes all team communications, monthly wellbeing newsletters and all admin and booking costs, plus 10% off any workshop booking. 

Alternatively you might prefer the Flex Support Package where you only pay for the sessions your team request ($199 per session) plus a small monthly subscription starting at $99 per month for workplaces up to 15 employees, increasing depending on the size of your team.

You can also ask our team about the Basic Support Package which carries a one off annual fee depending on the size of your team.

Absolutely. We encourage employees to find the person that they gel with best, and sometimes that might take more than one go. This is why we offer a range of health, support and performance services and a variety of allied health practitioners and coaches qualified to enhance every area of individual and organisational wellbeing.

Just like each individual is unique, so are their needs when it comes to EAP services. Most employees will benefit from at least 3 x sessions with a practitioner, with more complex issues such as mental illness or a personal tragedy (e.g. death of loved one) requiring more frequent sessions.

The minimum number of sessions an employee can request with The Wellness Workshop’s EAP is 3 x 1 hour sessions.

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