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Improve Workplace Relationships

Creating healthy relationships at work helps to support a vibrant and productive workplace. Your Employee Assistance (EA) consultant is ready to help you with any interpersonal concerns.

Your concerns might include:

  • differing work styles
  • personality conflicts
  • perceived bullying

Contact an Expert

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Phone: 716-645-4461


Employee Assistance (EA) Consultants

Susan Bagdasarian

Employee Assistance Program

Phone: 716-645-8167


Neil McGillicuddy

Employee Assistance Program

Phone: 716-887-2498


Other Opportunities To Improve Your Workplace Relationships


Get help managing interpersonal problems or workplace disputes involving one or more people in a neutral, professional setting.  Get a peaceful and satisfactory resolution to your problem.

Using mediation services may be able to help you if you are experiencing:

  • Interpersonal issues
  • Perceived bullying
  • Personality conflict
  • Supervisor-supervisee conflict
  • Co-worker conflict
  • Differing work style


Attend a training to improve your well-being. Free workshops are offered to all UB employees on each of the UB campuses during the Fall and Spring semesters, and during the summer.  Workshops are led by professionals expert on the topic, and participants are typically highly satisfied with the workshops they attend.  UB employees may attend workshops during their work time, provided that they have received supervisory approval. Suggestions for training topics are always welcome.

EAP Wellness and Health Trainings

Reduce stress and anxiety by learning this meditation technique.
Learn ways to help protect your estate and assets as you grow older from an elder law attorney during this free lunchtime program.
Learn methods that help you qualify for and protect your assets should you need Medicaid benefits to help pay for elder care costs during this free lunchtime program.
If you’re thinking about retirement and are wondering: what’s my risk? Are there types of risk, and how can I determine my tolerance? What is asset allocation, when should it change and when should it be kept the same? How much money will I need to retire? How much do I need to save today, in order to get there? What if my income stops tomorrow, due to a disability or death? Learn more during this free lunchtime program.
Women face unique challenges such as the retirement gender gap. It can leave a woman’s savings lagging that of a man’s. Discover new ways to balance priorities like budgeting and debt management.
Leave your stress behind: Discover and explore a myriad of techniques, resources and information proven to reduce your stress.

Customized Workshops For Workplace Concerns

Obtain a training customized to the needs of your department or work-group. Popular workshops include:

  • Improving communication
  • Defusing conflict
  • Improving office climate
  • Managing stress
  • Supervisory skills to manage tough issues

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