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Team Psychological Safety: Certified Practitioner Programme


“Team Psychological Safety is a shared belief by all team members that it’s safe to take interpersonal risks, by expressing their ideas and concerns, speaking up, admitting mistakes without fear of negative consequences, and so driving team learning and team results.”

Professor Amy Edmondson


Become a Skillful Team Psychological Safety Certified Practitioner

Google research identified Team Psychological Safety (TPS) as the most important contributory factor to team success; TPS has become a "must-have" skill for team coaches.

Based on the original research of Harvard Professor Amy Edmondson, the originator of TPS, thought leader Peter Cauwellier's unique design is full of great ideas and practical application.

The workshop will equip you with the team coaching skills necessary to boost TPS, team learning and team results, so you can add TPS to your offerings to clients.

Led by TPS Master Facilitator Dr Philip Merry who has over 35 years' experience as a team coach mentor and facilitator in 63 countries. Philip brings expert insights and real-world applications he has been Singapore Belbin Regional Representative since 1995 and has certified over 400 Belbin coaches.



Program Designer

Dr Peter Cauwelier, PhD, is an expert in team development, a WIAL Master Action Learning Coach, IAF  certified Professional Facilitator and Certified Team Performance Coach. This program is based on his PhD  on team learning, practically in working with teams across Asia, which is summarized in his book The  Untapped Team Advantage. Peter is also a Belbin Accredited Practitioner.


Master facilitator

Dr Philip Merry has 35 + years’ experience as a team coach in 63 countries, and has certified over 400  team coaches. Philip has an ability to help teams confront difficult issues, and make changes that drive team success. Regional Representative for Belbin Team Roles since 1995, Philip is British and has worked globally from Singapore since 1990. 

Who should attend?

Team coaches, team leaders and HR professionals who wish to develop team coaching skills for TPS

Certificate and licence

Program graduates receive a licenced TPS practitioners certificate, and can order the TPS report for internal/external teams they work with.




Reasons to become TPS certified


  • Developing team coaching expertise to build long term team success and engage/retain employees, by helping them develop the TPS skills of managing conflict and disagreements so that team members achieve results by feeling heard, feeling understood and feeling safe to speak up.
  • Identify when a team needs Team Psychological Safety – TPS
  • Coach teams to link TPS to results
  • Clarify how to coach the 7 elements of TPS
  • Learn how to master the TPS measurement using the TPS report
  • Design TPS interventions

Agenda : Helping the Team Coach Understand & Master:

  • What makes a high-performance team?
  • How does TPS help build a high performing team?

Coach a team to improve 7 TPS elements

  • Dealing with mistakes
  • Confronting difficult issues
  • Working with diversity
  • Taking risks
  • Offering mutual support
  • Asking for help
  • Giving appreciation

Team coaching skills for 5 TPS foundations: building a supportive organisation, developing trust and respect, influencing leader behaviour, dealing with team dynamics, practicing interventions.


Team Psychological Safety: Certified Practitioner Programme

  • When: 18-19 July 2024: 9 am - 5 pm
  • Where: Hinxton Hall, Cambridge UK (following Belbin International Team Conference)

SPECIAL 50% DISCOUNT: US$ 650 per person (Normal Price US$ 1,300)

If required, accommodation is available at Hinxton Hall at an additional cost.

To register

  • email [email protected]
  • Confirm registration
  • Indicate if you require accommodation
  • You will be sent payment details

[Note: this event is being organised and delivered by Philip Merry Consulting Group]