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Practising Assertiveness

People often confuse assertiveness with self-confidence. While self-confidence is important, the times we most need to be assertive are often when we are not feeling confident. We hope that students who come to this workshop have already attended the Building Self-Confidence and Effective Communication Skills workshops, and so will have covered the basic concepts of […]

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training

Applied Suicide Intervention Skills Training (ASIST) is a 2-day interactive workshop in suicide first aid where participants learn to recognise when someone may be at risk of suicide and respond in ways that help increase their immediate safety and link them to further help. It is intended that ASIST participants will be better prepared to: […]

What is Recovery?

This workshop will explore the concept and context of recovery with a particular focus on the personal process and what this means for people with lived experience, families, services and communities. The workshop will cover lived experience and recovery relating to mental health conditions, the evidence of recovery, and the characteristics of services and approaches […]

Term 1 2021

Term 1 will start in early February 2021! In Term 1 we will begin returning to some face-to-face workshops, following COVID-19 safety protocols and requirements. However, online workshops will also continue in Term 1. If any changes to COVID restrictions occur, changes may be made to our schedule as required. Contact us if you have […]

Conversations about Change

All of us have things we’d like to change about ourselves; and nearly all of us have someone we know who we think needs to change. Talking about this is hard. We don’t want to be nagged and we don’t want to be a nag – but we know that we need to have the […]

Mindfulness

Most of us often feel overloaded, stressed and feel under pressure. It is very easy to get into a spiral and be stuck in our usual automatic reactions (even if they’re not helpful). Mindfulness is an integrative, mind-body based approach that helps people to manage their thoughts and feelings and mental health. Many people find […]