Mental Health First Aid Instructors

Tracy Keating
She / Her

Mental Health First Aid instructor, Trainer & Psychotherapist

Tracy is a qualified Mental Health First Aid (MHFA) England Instructor Member, with a background in training for over twenty years.  She delivered personal development courses at City Lit and Mary Ward Centre in London (2003-2016) with topics including communicating assertively; raising confidence & self-esteem; the challenge of change; and developing positive body image.   She was also involved in counselling training at Introductory, Certificate & Diploma levels at City Lit.

Tracy also has twenty years’ experience as a psychotherapist, with an MA and PGDip in Counselling & Psychotherapy from UEL. She is an accredited member of The British Association of Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP), and has worked in various settings: Primary Care, Voluntary Sector, Secondary Education, Higher Education and Private Practice.  Tracy held the post of Head of Student Wellbeing at RADA for seven years, leading a team of eight sessional and placement counsellors.

A graduate of RADA, Tracy worked as an actor in TV and theatre for ten years (1992-2002) before re-training as a psychotherapist.  Tracy is passionate about improving understanding of mental health issues experienced by creatives and technicians, and challenging the stigma those working in the arts can face.