We are a team of psychologists, researchers and workplace wellbeing experts. Partnering with Aotearoa New Zealand organisations, we help to improve the mental health and resilience of your people.

Our services

Use our mental health expertise and bi-cultural competence to enhance every level of your business


Get insights into your team’s psychological health. This evidence-based online survey will inform your wellbeing strategy, and provide your people with practical wellbeing resources.


Together we will design an inclusive workplace wellbeing strategy and review your current practices, with ongoing support from our team of organisational psychologists.


Equip your teams and leaders with skills and research-based strategies to spot signs of stress, look after their own and others’ mental health, and promote psychological safety.

Our people

As psychologists and wellbeing experts, we are here to help you improve the work lives of your people. We collaborate with you to put high-quality research into practice, for a happier, more productive workplace.

Browse our library

Tackling the stigma of mental illness in the workplace

Local research suggests that nearly 9 out of 10 New Zealanders may meet the criteria for a mental disorder by the time they reach middle age.

Mental health support at work

We spend over one-third of our life at work. How things are in the workplace affects both our physical and mental health.

How to say “No” skilfully and respectfully

Picture this: John’s colleague copies him into an email thread volunteering him to take on a new project, without checking with him first.

Buy our book

This book is for anyone going through change at work, or wanting to foster their own resilience. Easy to read, with real-life examples and practical tools. From Umbrella’s founder, clinical psychologist Gaynor Parkin.

Download guides and resources

Check out our free resources developed by our team of psychologists and researchers. There you’ll find strategies for handling stress, uncertainty, remote working, and managing wellbeing.

Looking for a speaker?

Engage one of our inspirational speakers for your conference or team away day. Our presentations and keynotes are often described as a conference highlight.

Dr Dougal Sutherland

Hear from our clients

We are proud to have helped various leading organisations in Auckland, Wellington and throughout New Zealand to thrive, engage and excel.