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Courses and workshops for better mental health

A range of short courses and one-off workshops to help you manage and overcome common mental health problems and boost your wellbeing

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Join other Bath students on one of our courses or workshops and learn practical ways of improving your wellbeing

Anxiety Aid

Anxiety Aid is a five-week course that will help you understand and reduce anxiety.

  • Identify what makes you anxious and what keeps anxiety going.
  • Learn how to calm your nervous system and deal with unhelpful thoughts.
  • Try out techniques to help you do difficult things even with some anxious feelings.

Find out more about Anxiety Aid

How to Have a Good Day

Mired in low mood? Life flat and colourless? This five-week online course could help you recover your vitality.

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

Find out more about How to Have a Good Day

Food for Thought

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, this short online course can help.

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

Find out more about Food for Thought

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.

  • 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.

Find out more about Connect More

Mindfulness for Life

Learn mindfulness meditation to reduce stress and anxiety, improve your mood and deal with the challenges of daily life. A five-week online course.

  • Understand how the way we think about the world affects our emotions and actions.
  • Establish a daily mindfulness practice as the basis for learning to respond more consciously to life and the challenges it brings.
  • Notice unhelpful thinking patterns and shift into ways of thinking that better support your wellbeing.

Find out more about Mindfulness for Life

Moving On After Trauma

If you're suffering as a result of trauma, we may suggest you take part in our Moving On After Trauma course.

  • Understand the impact of trauma on the brain and body.
  • Learn practical, evidence-based tools and techniques to reduce the symptoms of traumatisation.
  • Improve your self-care.

Find out more about Moving On After Trauma

Worry Management workshop

Wednesday 16th November, 2022

In this two-hour online workshop, you'll learn techniques from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for effectively managing worry.

This workshop is run by the NHS and is only for students at Bath and at Bath Spa University. To be eligible to take part, you have to be registered with a GP in the Bath and North-East Somerset area.

Find out more about the Worry Management workshop and book your place - scroll down to 'Featured events' to see the workshop you're interested in

Stress Reduction workshop

Wednesday 7th December, 2022

In this two-hour online workshop, you'll learn techniques from Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) for managing and reducing stress.

This workshop is run by the NHS and is only for students at Bath and at Bath Spa University. To be eligible to take part, you have to be registered with a GP in the Bath and North-East Somerset area.

Find out more about the Stress Reduction workshop and book your place - scroll down to 'Featured events' to see the workshop you're interested in