What is a Workshop?
- Workshops are aimed at anyone who is interested in building key life skills that will help them to understand the causes and impact of their difficulties in a group attendance format.
- Workshops may consist of a variety of presentations, activities and discussions depending on the type of Workshop you attend.
- They are interesting and engaging and can be useful for anyone who wishes to find out more about mild to moderate common mental health difficulties such as low mood, anxiety and stress View types of difficulties here. and get support.
- Workshops are available in the local community; they can vary from one session to a series of sessions where each session can last anything from an hour to 3 hours depending on the type of Workshop.
- The focus of the Workshop is to teach you key skills that you can use to manage your difficulties, these include:
- Learning how to deal with practical problems
- Learning coping strategies and management techniques
- Acquiring self-help skills and using self-help materials
How do I access it?
- You will first need an assessment with one of our therapists. You will have an opportunity to talk about your difficulties and what your goals are. During your assessment you will be able to discuss treatment options with your therapist, where you may both decide that joining a Workshop is best suited to your needs. You will then be given details of when the Workshop will begin.
Who supports me?
- A therapist will deliver the therapy within the workshop and can support you to enable you to make positive changes.
What are the benefits?
- Knowledge of a range of skills and techniques that will help you work towards your goals whilst attending the Workshop.
- An awareness of practical self-help methods for overcoming your difficulties.
- You will be encouraged to practice these techniques in your own time.
- The ability to monitor and manage your mood and general mental health wellbeing.
- An understanding of your difficulties as well as how they developed and what are maintaining them.
- An insight in to understanding how certain thinking patterns and behaviours may affect your emotional state and functioning.