Farida Contractor, B.Com, CHRP
As a wellness director and business consultant/mentor, Vic works with business leaders and employees to help enhance mental and relationship health skills through the following initiatives:
- Leadership and management evaluations.
- Applied behavioural health: with a focus on mental-emotional health and interpersonal relationships as they apply to work-place and family.
- Restructuring: mentoring C-level leaders and senior management through the process of restructuring to accelerate organizations back to optimal performance and bringing a company back to a healthy work culture following a restructuring.
- Developing custom IT and multi-media interactive e-learning tools.
- Developing and administering self-appraisals and metrics to measure structural and leadership gaps and product opportunities.
- Human resource consulting.
Founder and President Health Factors: A service focused on the research and application of advanced behavioral sciences. Vic leads a team of behavioral health professionals, communicators and IT programmers whose passion and skills center on accelerating people to achieve optimal wellness and performance using the following programs:
- The Resilient Mind
- Alive for Wellness
Director of Health for wellness: An inpatient facility providing mental-health recovery programs to business executives and laypersons. Alive faculty members are early adopters of advanced practices in eco-adventure, group therapy and continuous learning programs designed to support alumni using web and telephony tools and resources.
Read Carrie Fisher experience.
Director of CEO and publisher of Alive Publishing Group: A publisher of health-related journals, books, and distance education home-study courses. Alive garnered the highest readership on health-related topics in Canada, with more than one million readers a month relying on it for information on nutrition, emotional health and stress management. Alive was the recipient of three Benjamin Franklin publishing awards.
Products developed by Vic
A web interactive book, commissioned by clients to highlight and offer insights and tools to encourage individuals to take ownership of their personal health and reap the benefits of adopting healthy choices to enhance mental, emotional and physical health, ultimately impacting individual productivity.
A book commissioned by the client to promote healthier eating habits combating obesity, heart disease, type two diabetes among other health issues.
An interactive resource that provides support through educational material based on advanced health sciences tailored to the client; includes wellness portal interactive tools, monthly lunch-and-learns, and access to health-care professionals.
Quarterly journals reporting on the advanced behavioral science of mental health recovery and relationship fracture restoration processes. This journal is web interactive, which allows readers to engage with interactive web tools and social communities.
Canada’s most-read health publication with more than a million readers, including Canada’s Healthy Living Guide, a magazine providing entry-level health.
A distance education program consisting of 12 courses sold in 14 countries.
A five year project garnering experience from over 30 accomplished academics and professionals in 8 countries.
An appraisal tool to determine the emotional, social, career and financial cost to you.
How to enhance emotional intelligence to improve work and home relationships.
A performance assessment tool designed to measure individual/corporate health using the Framingham algorithms.
An appraisal to create awareness on how healthy is your home.
Interactive Web Tools (Distance Education)
An e-dashboard platform to help therapists/coaches create efficiencies in one on one client work and increase effectiveness.