Workshops

We are keen to support you in as many ways as possible. This is why we are providing some FREE introductory, online workshops on a range of mental health topics. These sessions will educate, inspire and invigorate you to take self-care seriously. Take a look at our current offer and be sure to book on, spaces will be limited on all the courses.

Online Workshop
Thursday 15 April – 11.00am – 12.30pm
Delivered by: Zubeda Hafejee

Mental Health and Emotional Wellbeing

Mental health and emotional wellbeing have never been more important. This session will enable you to understand Mental health from a wider perspective, gaining insight & knowledge into the key elements of mental ill health, some common diagnoses’, the effects mental ill health on emotional wellbeing and how best to support yourself or someone you know is struggling.

Learning Outcomes

  • Better awareness and knowledge of the impact of mental ill health and the connection to emotional & Physical wellbeing
  • Recognising our individual responses/coping mechanisms, positive/negative.
  • Knowledge around perception of self, our resilience, self-esteem and self care.
  • Impact of mental health health of self, wider society and cultural perspectives.
  • Better understanding of how to deal with our own mental wellbeing and the support of others in our environments who may be sufferers of mental ill health.
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Online Workshop 
Wednesday 7 April – 10.00am – 11.30am
Delivered by: Shaheena Haider

Bereavement, Loss and Grief

Everyone deals with the loss of a loved one in a different way and we want you to embrace the way that works for you. In this session, we will provide an informative perspective on Bereavement, loss & grief, something we will face in our lives at some time or another. It is inevitable. Evoking feelings, searching, yearning, learning, making sense of something that does not make sense. This session will engage and enable you to capture your own meaningful clarification on bereavement, loss & grief and show you ways in which you can support yourself through this process.

Learning outcomes:

  • Insight of bereavement, loss & grief.
  • Understanding that grieving is a process not a task.
  • Identifying the impact of loss on individuals.
  • Ability to cope using tools & strategies.
  • Acknowledging that healing enables personal growth.
  • Acceptance and normalising of feelings.
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Online Workshop 
Wednesday 21 April – 2.00pm – 3.30pm
Delivered by: Sadaf Akhtar

Anxiety Awareness

RRaising awareness about mental health is essential to ensure people can access help at an early stage, without it becoming chronic or affecting other aspects of your life. In this session we will elaborate on what anxiety is, how it affects our mind & body, as both are interconnected. After an understanding of how we can be impacted in our daily functioning by anxiety, we will share tips & tools on how to manage it to ensure you are healthy and feel supported.

Learning outcomes

  • What is anxiety?
  • Understand the neuroscience behind anxiety in relation to the mind and body
  • Recognise the signs and signals of anxiety onset
  • Understand the impact of anxiety on day to day life
  • Learn coping strategies and self-care methods to manage anxiety
  • Experience mindfulness meditation to increase serotonin naturally and counter anxiety
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Online Workshop
Wednesday 5 May 10.00am – 11.30am
Delivered by: Zubeda Hafejee

Depression

Depression is becoming more visible given the circumstances we have faced over past several months. That is why we believe in how important it is to understand depression further. This session will enable you to understand depression generally as well as give you some more information about the different types of depression. You will gain knowledge and understanding on the effects of depression on your health and the potential causes that contribute to someone’s vulnerability to depression. We will also touch on the presence of stigma within cultures, backgrounds and differing communities and how best we can all support ourselves and others in this state.

The Learning Outcomes:

  • Understanding Depression
  • Recognising the effects and causes of depression
  • Identify how the cultural/backgrounds of self may impact within the ‘Stigma’ of depression
  • Awareness of the hidden depths of depression
  • Enabling support to those with depression.
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Online Workshop
Wednesday 28 April – 2.00pm-3.30pm
Delivered by: Shaheena Haider

Emotions and Feelings

Emotions and feelings are a complex part of who we are. Understanding what our emotions mean and how different feelings are triggered gives us a better sense of control. In this session, we will create an awareness into our deeper, inner-selves and those around us. Emotions and feelings are a part of us. They determine our moods and behaviour, both constructively and destructively, which can sometimes, be detrimental to our lives. Managing emotions and feelings can be the key to successful relationships. The session will connect you and enhance your understanding of emotions and feelings

Learning Outcomes

  • Awareness of emotions and feelings
  • The impact of emotions and feelings upon us
  • Normalising and Acceptance of emotions and feelings
  • Techniques to manage certain emotions and feelings
  • Importance of self-care
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Online Workshop 
Tuesday 18 May – 11.00am – 12.30pm
Delivered by: Sadaf Akhtar

Self-Esteem

The day to day life struggles can sometimes be overwhelming, and in turn affect our self-perception. It is essential to find ways to self-care and ensure you have outlets to remain positive about yourself. In this session we will explain what Self Esteem is, the differences between High & Low Self Esteem. We will look at how we can be more positive about ourselves and share tips on how boost your self-esteem to increase self-esteem.

Learning outcomes

  • What is self-esteem
  • What happens in our brain when we have low self esteem
  • Building self-belief and confidence
  • Strategies to improve self esteem to improve mental wellbeing
  • Experience mindfulness meditation to improve self esteem
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