Martina Witter

Founder Black Mental Health, Author of 'Resilience in the Workplace: From Surviving to thriving in the workplace' & Nominated for the Positive Role Model Award for Gender at the National Diversity Awards

  • Co-Founder of the Black Women in Business & Professionals Network
  • Listed on the Northern Power Woman Future List
  • Awarded Best Employee Wellbeing Service at the SM News Northern Enterprise Awards
  • Finalist for the Northern Power Woman One to Watch Award
  • Finalist for the Inspirational Person Category at the UK Fast Community Awards

Discover Martina Witter’s biography of published work below.

Resilience in the Workplace:From Surviving to thriving in the workplace, in business and as an entrepreneur
Resilience in the Workplace:From Surviving to thriving in the workplace, in business and as an entrepreneur

When Martina Witter is booked for events, they are known to discuss the following speaking topics:

Resilience and Mental Toughness for Senior Leaders
Stress Busters for Success
Exam and Workplace Stress
Rivers of Resilience: Weathering the Storms of Business & Life, Burnout and Codeswitching
Building Resilience & Performing Under Pressure
Emotional Resilience in Business
Career Development & Success
Leveraging your Difference
Stress and the Human Energy Crisis

Martina Witter is a beacon of hope and wisdom in the realm of mental health, embodying a wealth of experience as an accredited Cognitive Behaviour Therapist, Director of the award-winning Rapha Therapy & Training Services, and Founder of Black Mental Wealth. Her illustrious career, spanning over two decades, has cemented her reputation as an expert in guiding individuals through their emotional challenges to unlock their fullest potential. Martina’s journey, marked by battles with depression, bereavement, divorce, stress, and rejection, serves as a foundation for her keynote speeches. By sharing her vulnerabilities and triumphs, she offers a unique perspective, inspiring others to overcome similar hurdles and embrace life’s richness.

From her early fascination with psychology during her A-levels to her advanced studies at the University of Manchester, where she earned a BSc in Psychology, a Postgraduate Certificate in Primary Care Mental Health Practice, and a Postgraduate Diploma in Cognitive & Behavioural Psychotherapies, Martina’s academic journey is a testament to her dedication to mental wellness. Her diverse roles, including positions within the NHS, Manchester Community Spirit, Priory Group, and Leso Digital Health, highlight her comprehensive approach to therapy. Martina’s specialised expertise in Cognitive Behaviour Therapy has not only benefited her clients but has also enriched her role as a keynote speaker, enabling her to offer actionable insights into overcoming mental health struggles.

As a keynote speaker, Martina Witter captivates audiences with her engaging delivery and profound messages. She leverages her extensive experience to motivate attendees towards achieving their aspirations, drawing upon her interactions with both children and adults to enhance performance and productivity. Martina’s influence extends beyond her speeches, as evidenced by her features in prestigious publications like the Financial Times and BBC Radio Manchester, and her initiative, Black Mental Wealth, underscores her commitment to providing culturally relevant mental health solutions. Her role as a speaker is not just about sharing knowledge; it’s about sparking a transformation in the lives of her listeners.

Martina’s impact is further amplified through her co-founding of the Black Women in Business and Professionals Network, aiming to level the playing field for black women by connecting them with role models and opportunities for growth. Her book, ‘Resilience in the Workplace: From Surviving to Thriving’, along with her engagements with esteemed organisations and educational institutions, showcases her as a thought leader in resilience and mental well-being. Martina Witter isn’t just a speaker; she’s a source of inspiration and practical advice for those eager to build resilience and thrive in all aspects of their lives. Her story and expertise make her a must-listen for anyone seeking to navigate the complexities of mental health with grace and strength.

Official Testimonials

Martina Witter is regularly booked to engage audiences at events, read their latest feedback below:

“Hearing Martina speak to us about stress management was an absolute pleasure. Her presentation was insightful, knowledgeable and extremely useful. Despite only having a limited amount of time to present it was pack full of great information! The audience of the presentation was graduates and apprentices and she ensured to mention exam related stress which was really helpful and relevant. Participants were able to ask questions throughout which made the whole experience engaging. There were also interactive activities which further added to the presentation. Overall, I highly recommend Martina!”

Leanne, Operational Policy Officer, Transport for London

“The session was extremely informative and very interactive. Martina’s systematic mode of delivery ensured all the participants were fully engaged throughout the session. We look forward to inviting you back soon!”

Dr Olushola, Consultant Psychiatrist & Chair of EAPA Nigeria

“Thank you for hosting a great stress buster for success breakout session at the annual symposium.”

Lawyer, Gunnercooke LLP

“Highly relevant and thought provoking training on resilience. I’ve learned the importance of observing , being present and mindful.”

Manager, JD Group PLC

To enquire about Martina Witter for your event or corporate function, simply contact us via or call a booking agent on 0203 9816 296.