About

We’re About Mental Wellbeing For FIFO Workers

FIFO Focus works to create psychologically healthier workplaces for FIFO workers.  Our education and psychological support services are designed to develop and support mental resilience and wellbeing in the FIFO sector.

Developing resilient FIFO workers and building psychologically healthy workplaces

We design and support pro-active interventions to limit mental harm in remote work environments. We partner with employers to build internal capacity to develop a more resilient workforce. We also offer education and support direct to individuals, including FIFO workers and their partners.

Our registered psychologists and behavioural specialists use the latest research to create practical solutions and systems for happier, healthier FIFO workplaces and workers.

  • Psychologists
  • Behavioural Consultants
  • Workplace Specialists
  • Preventative Approach
  • Tailored Solutions

We Work With Employers

FIFO Focus provides holistic, end-to-end programs for organisations to reduce mental harm in the workplace.

We believe prevention is far better than cure. Our team of registered psychologists and professionals are skilled at designing and implementing tailored, evidence based solutions that reduce risk factors and enhance protective factors.

We create better outcomes for both FIFO individuals and employers by helping your organisation improve mental wellbeing to:

  • Have a more productive and engaged workforce
  • Improve your image as an Employer of Choice
  • Enhance and embed your workplace culture
  • Engage your employees in company goals
  • Significantly improve your safety, absenteeism and turnover results
  • Take a proactive rather than reactive approach to mental health and wellbeing in workers

We Work With Individuals

Developing mental resilience is one of the key protective factors for FIFO workers and their families.  

For FIFO employees, learning better ways to deal with day to day stresses and challenges or remote work can lead a more fulfilling and rewarding life. Focusing on your mental wellbeing can help you:

  • Develop better connections and relationships with family and friends
  • Experience a sense of wellbeing, greater self-esteem and self-control
  • Improve your ability to deal with difficult situations and disappointments
  • Balance your work and personal life
  • Focus on work and your priorities regardless of what is happening around you
  • Cope better with problems on your own, even in difficult environments
  • Control your negative emotions
  • Limit feelings of being overwhelmed or stressed out
  • Become a better partner and parent

We Work With Families

Research has demonstrated the negative impact FIFO work can have on the wellbeing of not only FIFO employees, but also their partners and families. FIFO Focus helps family members:

  • Develop an awareness of their own issues associated with the effects of FIFO
  • Keep their relationship healthy
  • Cope while alone
  • Build resilience
  • Develop techniques to parent together and apart
  • Manage their household more effectively

Our Team

A registered psychologist and organisational development professional with over two decades of industry experience in the public and private sectors in Australia and overseas.
As a Clinical Psychologist, John works with FIFO workers at both an individual level and with their families.
Experienced across a wide range of industries including mining, telecommunications, professional services, facilities services, policing, military, federal and state government.
Over twenty years experience across a range of industries including oil and gas, mining, IT, finance, government, defence, utilities and not‐for‐profit.
An engaging and motivated facilitator with 20 years’ experience in utilities, mining, oil and gas, technology, government and not-for-profit.
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Our Partners

As a former Petroleum Engineer, Matt has over 15 years’ experience of educating and advising clients on how to manage their money simply and easily, so they can focus on enjoying life.
Ryan draws from his diverse previous work experiences with elite sporting teams, a strong corporate health and wellness background and several years in the workers compensation and return-to-work field.
Christie is an Accredited as a Family Dispute Resolution Practitioner by the Commonwealth Attorney-General’s Department under the Family Law (Family Dispute Resolution Practitioners) Regulations 2008.
As a high profile Recruitment, Human Resources, Career Development and OHS professional, Dani’s passion is people as well as employment opportunities in the mining and resources sectors.

Friends Of FIFO Focus

We partner with the following organisations and businesses:

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FIFO LIFE aims to assist the FIFO worker and those living and/or has a relationship with loved ones, friends or family.

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