Trained as a psychiatric nurse, and was employed as a staff nurse and ward manager in acute psychiatry and dementia care. Taught social care and mental health at Bridgend College, and delivered the college counselling service as well as teaching on a range of counselling courses. Coinciding with his move into freelance consultancy, creativity for wellbeing has enabled him to participate and document some remarkable changes to individuals and groups. The current emphasis on wellbeing for individuals in Health and Social Care also needs to meet the well-being needs of staff. Rhys is a qualified teacher and registered Social Worker and Counsellor.