Stress Management & Work Life Balance


In spite of the chosen career path, stress management is extremely crucial to the wellbeing of an organization. Being able to maintain your stress level, not only will improve the quality of your work, but also will improve the quality of your life. Balancing the demands of a busy lifestyle is not an easy thing to do, but it could be best managed by regularly reviewing and assessing the priorities of day to day activities.

This training will provide a comprehensive, interactive training system of modules that the employees could use for stress management and for personal renewal in high demand work environments.

Overall, this training could facilitate the productivity of both the employer and the employee thus contributing towards work life balance and effectiveness.

Key Aspects Covered

This workshop will cover the following:

  • What is stress?
    • Introduction to stress
  • How do we react to stress?
    • Explanation on fight or flight response
  • Exploring the sources of stress (stressors)
    • will be discussed through a group activity
  • Physical , Psychological and Temporal factors that affect the work environment
  • How to achieve work life balance
  • An introduction to PTSD and clinical psychology
  • Discussion of case studies
  • Five minute stress busters
  • Ergonomics and work place design
  • An introduction to ergonomics and how it affects the stress
  • Stress reduction and Relaxation techniques
    • practical oriented activities will be done
  • Alternative approaches to managing stress at work
  • Anger management tips

For Whom

The course is designed for junior managers, executives and anybody who wishes to learn about managing the routine work related stress in order to thrive in a healthy work environment thus contributing towards organizational as well as employees productivity and well being.


The program will be based on simplified style of presentations and case studies followed by an interactive session of discussion and group activities.


1 Full Day ( 8 Hours)


USD 185/- per participant

FACILITATOR: Dr. Kalharie Pitigala

Dr. Kalharie is a PhD. holder from the University of Colombo. She has completed Diploma in Psychology, Advanced Diploma in Counselling Psychology (ACHE), Certificate in Child Psychology (Mental Institute of Health), and M.Sc. from Madurai Kamraj University and BSc. Psychology from the Cosmopolitan University in the USA.

She is a lecturer, a corporate trainer and a consultant psychologist.

She has helped many people in overcoming their psychological issues, stress, phobias, anxieties, OCDs, learning disorders, etc. She also conducts psychology related workshops, internal training programs and trainings for universities and colleges all around Sri Lanka.

At present, she is working as a child and adolescent psychologist at the Lyceum International School, Wattala. She also undertakes counseling sessions at the Institute of Mental Health, Bambalapitiya. She is also a member of the psychological body “Samuththana”.

She is a lecturer for undergraduate and postgraduate studies at the ICBT and KIU University, Sri Lanka.