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UEN No/CPE Reg No: 199900986N
(Reg. Period: 20 May 2016 - 19 May 2020)

Certified Stress Management Consultant


This certification training is for people-helpers who want to be equipped to manage the stressors in your life, as well as give you the tools to conduct talks, seminars and workshops on stress management. Uniquely tying the DISC Behavioural System into stress management, this course will give you effective ways of managing stress in your life and tools to help others in your workplace, community or families and manage stress. It will add to your arsenal of tools you can use in your efforts to build strong, healthy teams and relationships and teach others about how they can identify and manage stress in their lives. This evidence-based and comprehensive certification programme is accredited by The Institute of Motivational Learning (IML) Inc., USA.

Other DISC Certifications available:

  • Certified Behavioural Consultant (Basic DISC)
  • Certified Advanced Behavioural Analyst

Course Objectives

This course will help participants:

  • Identify and understand stressors and stress signals

  • Manage stress and build resilience

  • Help others cope more effectively with their stress and achieve balance and success in their lives

  • Develop an understanding of how the four basic personality styles deal with stress

  • Use the strengths of your personality to overcome stress

  • Administer the Stress Evaluation Profile that identifies your individual level of stress in 10 critical life areas

  • Develop a stress management programme tailored to fit your individual style

  • Explore the fact and explode the fiction about stress

  • Learn great tips and techniques you may use in your counselling / coaching / mentoring practice

Course Content

  • Defining Stress – The Good, The Bad and The Ugly Stress

  • Identifying Your Stressors – Where is your Stress Coming From?

  • Types of Potential Daily Stressors

  • Exploring the Truths and Exploding the Myths of Stress

  • The Transactional Model of Stress and Coping

  • Creating the Cycle of Success

  • The A-B-C-D Technique of Analysing your Beliefs, Feelings and Behaviour

  • Administering the Stress Evaluation Profile

  • Identifying your individual level of stress in 10 critical life areas

  • Understanding your Stress Signals

  • The 8 Point Stress Management Checklist

  • The Balanced Wheel of Life

  • Using your Strengths to Overcome Stress

  • Understand how the 4 Basic Personality Styles deal with Stress

  • Effective Personal Management Techniques

  • Practicing Extreme Self-Care

Who Should Attend

Social workers, coaches, teachers, youth workers, trainers, counsellors, HR professionals and other professionals working with children and adults.


To be accredited as Certified Stress Management Consultant by the Institute of Motivational Living, Inc. USA, in collaboration with Lifeskills Resources Pte Ltd, participants are required to:

  • Attend two full days of training conducted by our Master Accreditation Trainer
  • Engage fully in all the training and learning activities planned

Course Fees

Fees S$
Nett Course Fee payable by Participant: $980
After 10% Early Bird Discount: $882 (Registration and Payment must be made one month before course commencement)


Ian Tan is the Director and Chief Enabling Officer of Lifeskills Resources Pte. Ltd. and Lifeskills Enrichment Pte. Ltd. since 1996, two dynamic educational and training consultancy firms that help to transform individuals, teams and organisations by providing human capital solutions and assessment tools to unlock the potential in people. Over the past 21 years, more than 250,000 people have benefited through the certification, training, consulting and coaching services.

Ian is a Master Accreditor of the DISC Personality System™ and PeopleKeysSystem, and Master Behavioural Consultant for The Institute of Motivational Living, Inc. (USA) in Singapore and Asia. He has accredited over 1000 Certified Behavioural Consultants from Singapore, Malaysia, Indonesia, Brunei, China, Thailand, Vietnam, Philippines and Australia in the use of personality, learning and motivational profiling tools.

Ian Tan is a highly sought-after trainer, speaker, learning facilitator and consultant in the field of personal development and talent management. He has shown strong leadership in area of strategic talent management, human resource management and organisational development. His foresight and visionary outlook drove him to collaborate with renowned authors, publishers and organisations to introduce powerful tools such as profiling assessments, talent management and recruitment system, and other training materials which bring about a significant impact to organization performance and human capital development.

He works with world renowned experts in the fields of leadership development, talent management, profiling assessments and training tools. They include Dr. Sandy Kulkin of PeopleKeys Inc, USA, Jim Kouzes and Barry Posner of The Leadership Challenge, USA and, Jack Zenger and Joe Folkman of Zenger Folkman, to name a few.

Ian holds a degree in Social Science and Applied Psychology from University of Western Sydney and Master of Guidance and Counselling from James Cook University. He also holds a Professional Diploma in Training and Development from Singapore Training and Development Association (STADA). He is a Certified Facilitator for The Leadership Challenge, as well as Certified Facilitator for award-winning program, The Extraordinary Leader. Being a certified coach recognised by ICF and currently pursuing his second coaching certification that is accredited by the Canadian Council of Professional Certification (CCPC), he has coached many executives and senior management from the education field as well as the multi-national corporations.

Ian’s passion to develop potential in others has seen him delivered workshops and seminars for clients over the past 20 years that include educators, senior managers, counsellors, trainers, civil servants and youths of local and regional organizations. He has facilitated programmes for organizations from both public and private sectors including Baiduri Bank Berhad (Brunei), DST (Brunei), Boehringer-Ingelheim, Skandinaviska Enskilda Banken, Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School, Agilent Technologies, Crimson Logic, Hewlett Packard, Inland Revenue Authority of Singapore (IRAS), Nanyang Technological University, Institute for Technical Education, LaSalle Investment Management, Ministry of Education (Singapore), NTUC Club, Ministry of Defence (Singapore), National Healthcare Group, National University Hospital, Tan Tock Seng Hospital, Outward Bound School, PSB Corporation, SingTel, Sumitomo Trust and Banking Co., Aberdeen Asset Management Asia Surbana Corporation, Swarovski Management Pte Ltd, Thomson Reuters, West Pharmaceutical Services, Fujitec Corporation and many others.

His special interests in research, training and consultancy in the fields of human potential, leadership, psychology, learning and personal effectiveness has led Ian to contribute to articles and research which include:

                    Knowing Oneself and Career Counselling. In Preparing Youths for the Workplace by Jessie Ee and Agnes Chang (2015), 91-100

                    Getting The Right People And The Best Out Of Your People. TODAY’S Manager (Issue 3 2014), 20-21

                    Grow Your Organisation By Growing Your People – 6 Talent Management Strategies to Hire Right and Getting the Best Out of Your People. E-book, 2014

                    Personality Traits and Self-Discrepancies: Their Association with Academic Achievement Among Students. Whitepaper, 2012 (with James Cook University)

                    The Impact of Leadership Practices and Self and its Reflection through the Public and Private Selves. Whitepaper, 2012 (with James Cook University

Application and Enquiries

Dave Goh

6593 5284

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Course Schedule

Duration 16 Hours
Dates 06 & 07 Dec 2018
Timing 9.00am - 5.00pm
Trainer(s) Ian Tan
Venue(s) To Be Advised