Angela Smith

Forensic Psychologist, Coach, Trainer, Speaker

Dr. Angela Smith is a Forensic Psychologist, Coach and Trainer. As one of the leading trainers of resilience in the UK she speaks extensively on positive psychology and developing your resilience.

In her role as a practicing Forensic Psychologist, Angela works with Prisons, Police Authorities and Secure Hospitals to treat mentally-disordered offenders and Psychopaths.

As a researcher and lecturer, Angela has developed the 4 Phases of Resilience™, a model of resilience which applies various practical skills to biological, psychological and physiological stages of behavioral change and growth after adversity. As a trainer of over 10,000 people in resilience Angela has designed her own resilience trainings to cover individual, team and organizational resilience.
The Five Keys of Workplace

The Five Keys of Workplace Resilience

Compassion is a wonderful key to have in your life in general, but most people don't think of it as being that useful in their jobs. Compassion for others is important, yes, but also remember to be compassionate with yourself.
06/03/2015 13:44 GMT
Is Taking a Lunch Break for Wimps? The BS Behind the

Is Taking a Lunch Break for Wimps? The BS Behind the Thinking

We all need food and rest, so why do we often completely ignore one of the most important meals of the day - yes lunch? When our concentration is waning and our bodies are calling out for movement, why do we continue to sit chained to our desks, figuratively banging our heads against the brick wall that is our work?
12/02/2015 17:34 GMT
Relationship Resilience: Seven Steps to Surviving a

Relationship Resilience: Seven Steps to Surviving a Break-Up

Even though you may not feel like it, ensure you're eating regularly and healthily. And, do some form of physical activity, walking is one of the best ways of increasing dopamine in the brain, this will immediately help you feel just that little bit better.
30/01/2015 12:04 GMT
Three Things Your Children Can Teach You About

Three Things Your Children Can Teach You About Resilience

I have a bugbear, and that is the way resilience is described as simply bouncing back. Here is the thing. We all bounce back from the rubbish life throws at us one way or another. That in itself is not resilience. Resilience is the way we adapt and respond to the rubbish life throws at us. This will either strengthen or weaken your resilience over the years.
17/07/2014 16:44 BST