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

We all need support sometimes. For confidential consultation or 1-on-1 meetings at no charge to you, referrals to specialists, and/or general information on how to help yourself or others manage personal and/or work-related concerns, please reach out to us.

Employee Assistance Program (EAP)

Phone: 716-645-4461


Other Opportunities To Improve Your Workplace Relationships

  • Mediation

    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
  • Training

    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.

  • 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
  • Guided, Facilitated Conversations

    Are you having difficulties talking with a colleague? Is there a lack of understanding and a great deal of frustration? Are you just trying to avoid conversations now? We can meet confidentially with you and your colleague to help you come to an understanding and to help you improve matters for the future. 

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