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Counselling Workshops and Courses

Courses and workshops to help you manage mental health problems and develop emotional wellbeing

Workshops for dealing with difficult times

In response to the current crisis in Ukraine, as well as the ongoing impact of the pandemic, Therapeutic Services are running a series of workshops over the next few weeks which will aim to support students during these difficult and challenging times.

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These workshops will:

  • normalise emotions experienced when life events seem out of our control
  • teach participants simple but effective strategies for self-regulation
  • offer tried and tested techniques for self-care
  • offer psychoeducation around stress
  • look at ways of increasing tolerance

Anxiety Aid

Anxiety Aid is a five-week course that will equip you to understand and alleviate anxiety and start making positive changes in your life

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  • Identify what makes you feel anxious and what keeps the anxiety going.
  • Discover how your own strengths and capabilities can help you overcome anxiety.
  • Learn new ways to manage stress and reduce worry and anxiety.

How to Have a Good Day

Mired in low mood? Life flat and colourless? This free course could help you recover your vitality

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  • Start enjoying life again
  • Connect better with others
  • Feel more purposeful
  • Build lasting wellbeing and resilience

Food for Thought

A six-week course for students caught up in problematic patterns of eating

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Do you have a love/hate relationship with food? Does eating make you anxious or do you turn to food to cope? If you'd like to change unhelpful patterns of eating, then this course can help.

  • Break unhelpful cycles of behaviour
  • Develop healthy coping strategies
  • Make meaningful change

Connect More

Overly nervous in social situations? Hate being the centre of attention? This short course could help you manage social anxiety and connect more easily with others.

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  • Understand social anxiety and how unhelpful thoughts and behaviours maintain it
  • Learn tools from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for managing social anxiety
  • Practise interacting with others in a supportive setting


Email us to ask about our courses and workshops for better mental health