Monday 29 June

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Event type: Wellbeing, ACT for Resilience LGBTQ+ – 18:00 – 20:00 (started on 08/06/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
8-10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

The ACT for Resilience approach is based on the principles of ACT, an evidence based model that uses acceptance and mindfulness strategies, together with commitment to values based actions to increase psychological flexibility and resilience. ACT for Resilience LGBTQ+ is for people who identify as LGBTQ+ and have lived experience of gender and sexual relationships diversity. The context of internalised shame and LGBTQ negativity on the lived experience are taken into account in terms of mental health challenges, and their potential contribution to feeling unsafe, unwelcome, not accepted or respected. The course will consist of psychological education, discussion, reflections and exercises which will take place both in small groups and the larger group. The facilitator will guide participants through experiential practice and exercises. They will make use of metaphors and scenarios to illustrate the core skills, including inviting participants to practice becoming aware of towards and away moves from what matters to them. Participants are free to not participate in the exercises if they do not wish to do so. Practices and reflections will be encouraged in between sessions. The group runs for 4 weeks and consists of 10-14 participants.


In Progress: 08/06/2020, 15/06/2020, 22/06/2020, 29/06/2020

Tuesday 30 June

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Event type: Wellbeing, MBCT/Be Mindful – 12:00 – 14:00 (started on 30/06/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
Online/Phone

The Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) course is designed for people who have suffered from low mood and bouts of depression and helps to minimise further episodes of depression. MBCT focuses on our thoughts and feelings and how we relate to them and incorporates elements of cognitive therapy. It contains specific exercises that enable participants to identify automatic thoughts that lower mood and exacerbate depression, and also supports people in making relapse prevention plans. The online MBCT course is offered via the Be Mindful platform. There are a total of eight online sessions (up to 2 sessions per week). Participants progress through the content over a 4-6 week period supported by an experienced CHWF Mind practitioner. The practitioner will email each participant weekly as well as offering a weekly phone call. The calls usually last around 15-30 mins, with the intention to focus on previously accessed content and any advice or support needed in moving forward. Regular mindfulness practice enables people to see and understand that certain patterns of mind lead to escalation of emotions; it also allows us to respond and see more clearly what sorts of actions lead to less distress and more nourishing outcomes in everyday life. Participants will receive an invitation to attend the course via email from the psychological therapies team entitled, ‘Your course place – Be Mindful’. They will also be emailed prior to starting the course by the lead practitioner introducing themselves and the course.


In Progress: 30/06/2020, 07/07/2020, 14/07/2020, 21/07/2020, 28/07/2020, 04/08/2020

Wednesday 1 July

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Event type: Recovery, Online Mindfulness, Arts & imagination – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 17/06/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
Zoom

Mindful art progects to complete at home. The group will meet over zoom.


In Progress: 17/06/2020, 24/06/2020, 01/07/2020, 08/07/2020, 15/07/2020, 22/07/2020
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Event type: Wellbeing, Webinar Series for Anxiety – 17:00 – 18:00 (started on 10/06/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
Zoom

Webinar Series for Anxiety Session 1: Psychoeducation Session 2: Sleep Session 3: Daily routine Session 4: Relationships and engagement with others Participants are free to not participate in the exercises if they do not wish to do so. Home practice will be encouraged in -between sessions (materials and resources will be provided and available online) Note the group is rooted in principles of ACT; an empirically based model that uses acceptance and mindfulness strategies, together with commitment to value based actions to increase psychological flexibility.


In Progress: 10/06/2020, 17/06/2020, 24/06/2020, 01/07/2020

Tuesday 7 July

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Event type: Wellbeing, MBCT/Be Mindful – 12:00 – 14:00 (started on 30/06/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
Online/Phone

The Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) course is designed for people who have suffered from low mood and bouts of depression and helps to minimise further episodes of depression. MBCT focuses on our thoughts and feelings and how we relate to them and incorporates elements of cognitive therapy. It contains specific exercises that enable participants to identify automatic thoughts that lower mood and exacerbate depression, and also supports people in making relapse prevention plans. The online MBCT course is offered via the Be Mindful platform. There are a total of eight online sessions (up to 2 sessions per week). Participants progress through the content over a 4-6 week period supported by an experienced CHWF Mind practitioner. The practitioner will email each participant weekly as well as offering a weekly phone call. The calls usually last around 15-30 mins, with the intention to focus on previously accessed content and any advice or support needed in moving forward. Regular mindfulness practice enables people to see and understand that certain patterns of mind lead to escalation of emotions; it also allows us to respond and see more clearly what sorts of actions lead to less distress and more nourishing outcomes in everyday life. Participants will receive an invitation to attend the course via email from the psychological therapies team entitled, ‘Your course place – Be Mindful’. They will also be emailed prior to starting the course by the lead practitioner introducing themselves and the course.


In Progress: 30/06/2020, 07/07/2020, 14/07/2020, 21/07/2020, 28/07/2020, 04/08/2020

Wednesday 8 July

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Event type: Recovery, Online Mindfulness, Arts & imagination – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 17/06/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
Zoom

Mindful art progects to complete at home. The group will meet over zoom.


In Progress: 17/06/2020, 24/06/2020, 01/07/2020, 08/07/2020, 15/07/2020, 22/07/2020

Tuesday 14 July

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Event type: Wellbeing, MBCT/Be Mindful – 12:00 – 14:00 (started on 30/06/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
Online/Phone

The Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) course is designed for people who have suffered from low mood and bouts of depression and helps to minimise further episodes of depression. MBCT focuses on our thoughts and feelings and how we relate to them and incorporates elements of cognitive therapy. It contains specific exercises that enable participants to identify automatic thoughts that lower mood and exacerbate depression, and also supports people in making relapse prevention plans. The online MBCT course is offered via the Be Mindful platform. There are a total of eight online sessions (up to 2 sessions per week). Participants progress through the content over a 4-6 week period supported by an experienced CHWF Mind practitioner. The practitioner will email each participant weekly as well as offering a weekly phone call. The calls usually last around 15-30 mins, with the intention to focus on previously accessed content and any advice or support needed in moving forward. Regular mindfulness practice enables people to see and understand that certain patterns of mind lead to escalation of emotions; it also allows us to respond and see more clearly what sorts of actions lead to less distress and more nourishing outcomes in everyday life. Participants will receive an invitation to attend the course via email from the psychological therapies team entitled, ‘Your course place – Be Mindful’. They will also be emailed prior to starting the course by the lead practitioner introducing themselves and the course.


In Progress: 30/06/2020, 07/07/2020, 14/07/2020, 21/07/2020, 28/07/2020, 04/08/2020

Wednesday 15 July

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Event type: Recovery, Online Mindfulness, Arts & imagination – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 17/06/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
Zoom

Mindful art progects to complete at home. The group will meet over zoom.


In Progress: 17/06/2020, 24/06/2020, 01/07/2020, 08/07/2020, 15/07/2020, 22/07/2020

Tuesday 21 July

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Event type: Wellbeing, MBCT/Be Mindful – 12:00 – 14:00 (started on 30/06/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
Online/Phone

The Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) course is designed for people who have suffered from low mood and bouts of depression and helps to minimise further episodes of depression. MBCT focuses on our thoughts and feelings and how we relate to them and incorporates elements of cognitive therapy. It contains specific exercises that enable participants to identify automatic thoughts that lower mood and exacerbate depression, and also supports people in making relapse prevention plans. The online MBCT course is offered via the Be Mindful platform. There are a total of eight online sessions (up to 2 sessions per week). Participants progress through the content over a 4-6 week period supported by an experienced CHWF Mind practitioner. The practitioner will email each participant weekly as well as offering a weekly phone call. The calls usually last around 15-30 mins, with the intention to focus on previously accessed content and any advice or support needed in moving forward. Regular mindfulness practice enables people to see and understand that certain patterns of mind lead to escalation of emotions; it also allows us to respond and see more clearly what sorts of actions lead to less distress and more nourishing outcomes in everyday life. Participants will receive an invitation to attend the course via email from the psychological therapies team entitled, ‘Your course place – Be Mindful’. They will also be emailed prior to starting the course by the lead practitioner introducing themselves and the course.


In Progress: 30/06/2020, 07/07/2020, 14/07/2020, 21/07/2020, 28/07/2020, 04/08/2020

Wednesday 22 July

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Event type: Recovery, Online Mindfulness, Arts & imagination – 15:00 – 17:00 (started on 17/06/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
Zoom

Mindful art progects to complete at home. The group will meet over zoom.


In Progress: 17/06/2020, 24/06/2020, 01/07/2020, 08/07/2020, 15/07/2020, 22/07/2020

Tuesday 28 July

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Event type: Wellbeing, MBCT/Be Mindful – 12:00 – 14:00 (started on 30/06/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
Online/Phone

The Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) course is designed for people who have suffered from low mood and bouts of depression and helps to minimise further episodes of depression. MBCT focuses on our thoughts and feelings and how we relate to them and incorporates elements of cognitive therapy. It contains specific exercises that enable participants to identify automatic thoughts that lower mood and exacerbate depression, and also supports people in making relapse prevention plans. The online MBCT course is offered via the Be Mindful platform. There are a total of eight online sessions (up to 2 sessions per week). Participants progress through the content over a 4-6 week period supported by an experienced CHWF Mind practitioner. The practitioner will email each participant weekly as well as offering a weekly phone call. The calls usually last around 15-30 mins, with the intention to focus on previously accessed content and any advice or support needed in moving forward. Regular mindfulness practice enables people to see and understand that certain patterns of mind lead to escalation of emotions; it also allows us to respond and see more clearly what sorts of actions lead to less distress and more nourishing outcomes in everyday life. Participants will receive an invitation to attend the course via email from the psychological therapies team entitled, ‘Your course place – Be Mindful’. They will also be emailed prior to starting the course by the lead practitioner introducing themselves and the course.


In Progress: 30/06/2020, 07/07/2020, 14/07/2020, 21/07/2020, 28/07/2020, 04/08/2020

Wednesday 29 July

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Event type: Wellbeing, Understanding and Managing Anxiety – Group Course – 17:00 – 19:00 (started on 29/07/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
zoom

Based on a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) model, the aims of this course are to explore an understanding of anxiety via psycho-education, discussion, reflections and exercises. These activities will take place both in small groups and the larger group. The course is designed to encourage development of skills in coping, responding, and managing experiences of anxiety. This will take place through identifying triggers and situations that are likely to provoke anxiety, through identifying thoughts, moods, behaviours and body/physical sensations, and through considering alternative ways of interpreting and responding. The facilitator will make use of examples and scenarios to illustrate CBT principles and to invite participants to practice the above-mentioned skills. Participants are free to not participate in the exercises if they do not wish to do so.


In Progress: 29/07/2020, 05/08/2020, 12/08/2020, 19/08/2020

Tuesday 4 August

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Event type: Wellbeing, MBCT/Be Mindful – 12:00 – 14:00 (started on 30/06/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
Online/Phone

The Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) course is designed for people who have suffered from low mood and bouts of depression and helps to minimise further episodes of depression. MBCT focuses on our thoughts and feelings and how we relate to them and incorporates elements of cognitive therapy. It contains specific exercises that enable participants to identify automatic thoughts that lower mood and exacerbate depression, and also supports people in making relapse prevention plans. The online MBCT course is offered via the Be Mindful platform. There are a total of eight online sessions (up to 2 sessions per week). Participants progress through the content over a 4-6 week period supported by an experienced CHWF Mind practitioner. The practitioner will email each participant weekly as well as offering a weekly phone call. The calls usually last around 15-30 mins, with the intention to focus on previously accessed content and any advice or support needed in moving forward. Regular mindfulness practice enables people to see and understand that certain patterns of mind lead to escalation of emotions; it also allows us to respond and see more clearly what sorts of actions lead to less distress and more nourishing outcomes in everyday life. Participants will receive an invitation to attend the course via email from the psychological therapies team entitled, ‘Your course place – Be Mindful’. They will also be emailed prior to starting the course by the lead practitioner introducing themselves and the course.


In Progress: 30/06/2020, 07/07/2020, 14/07/2020, 21/07/2020, 28/07/2020, 04/08/2020

Wednesday 5 August

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Event type: Wellbeing, Understanding and Managing Anxiety – Group Course – 17:00 – 19:00 (started on 29/07/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
zoom

Based on a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) model, the aims of this course are to explore an understanding of anxiety via psycho-education, discussion, reflections and exercises. These activities will take place both in small groups and the larger group. The course is designed to encourage development of skills in coping, responding, and managing experiences of anxiety. This will take place through identifying triggers and situations that are likely to provoke anxiety, through identifying thoughts, moods, behaviours and body/physical sensations, and through considering alternative ways of interpreting and responding. The facilitator will make use of examples and scenarios to illustrate CBT principles and to invite participants to practice the above-mentioned skills. Participants are free to not participate in the exercises if they do not wish to do so.


In Progress: 29/07/2020, 05/08/2020, 12/08/2020, 19/08/2020

Wednesday 12 August

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Event type: Wellbeing, Understanding and Managing Anxiety – Group Course – 17:00 – 19:00 (started on 29/07/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
zoom

Based on a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) model, the aims of this course are to explore an understanding of anxiety via psycho-education, discussion, reflections and exercises. These activities will take place both in small groups and the larger group. The course is designed to encourage development of skills in coping, responding, and managing experiences of anxiety. This will take place through identifying triggers and situations that are likely to provoke anxiety, through identifying thoughts, moods, behaviours and body/physical sensations, and through considering alternative ways of interpreting and responding. The facilitator will make use of examples and scenarios to illustrate CBT principles and to invite participants to practice the above-mentioned skills. Participants are free to not participate in the exercises if they do not wish to do so.


In Progress: 29/07/2020, 05/08/2020, 12/08/2020, 19/08/2020

Wednesday 19 August

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Event type: Wellbeing, Understanding and Managing Anxiety – Group Course – 17:00 – 19:00 (started on 29/07/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
zoom

Based on a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) model, the aims of this course are to explore an understanding of anxiety via psycho-education, discussion, reflections and exercises. These activities will take place both in small groups and the larger group. The course is designed to encourage development of skills in coping, responding, and managing experiences of anxiety. This will take place through identifying triggers and situations that are likely to provoke anxiety, through identifying thoughts, moods, behaviours and body/physical sensations, and through considering alternative ways of interpreting and responding. The facilitator will make use of examples and scenarios to illustrate CBT principles and to invite participants to practice the above-mentioned skills. Participants are free to not participate in the exercises if they do not wish to do so.


In Progress: 29/07/2020, 05/08/2020, 12/08/2020, 19/08/2020

Thursday 10 September

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Event type: Wellbeing, Radical Self-Care – General – Group course – 18:00 – 20:00 (started on 10/09/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
8-10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

The Radical Self-Care approach has been designed to support people with the possibility of becoming more accepting, caring and reassuring in their relationship to themselves when life feels challenging. The theoretical underpinnings are evidence-based approaches such as Mindful Self-Compassion, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Compassion Focused Therapy. The course supports individuals to enhance their natural capacities for mindful awareness and caring and compassionate responses, towards themselves. The content will support understanding of difficult emotions, for example anger and shame, and supports participants in managing difficult emotions in more helpful ways. The course supports understanding and enhancing emotion regulation through psychological education and experientially through practices and reflections. The course will utilise psychological education, mindfulness and compassion practices, exercises and reflections. Participants will work on their own, in pairs or small groups as well as in the larger group. Participants are free to not participate in the exercises or group discussion if they do not wish to do so at any given point. Practices and reflections will be encouraged in their own time between sessions. The RadSec courses are delivered by practitioners with experience of and training in the evidence-based methodologies that the course is founded on. The group consists of 10-14 participants.


In Progress: 10/09/2020, 17/09/2020, 24/10/2020, 01/10/2020, 08/10/2020, 15/10/2020, 22/10/2020, 29/10/2020

Monday 14 September

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Event type: Wellbeing, Radical Self-Care – LGBTQ+ – 18:00 – 20:00 (started on 14/09/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
8-10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

The Radical Self-Care approach has been designed to support people with the possibility of becoming more accepting, caring and reassuring in their relationship to themselves when life feels challenging. The theoretical underpinnings are evidence-based approaches such as Mindful Self-Compassion, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Compassion Focused Therapy. The course supports individuals to enhance their natural capacities for mindful awareness and caring and compassionate responses, towards themselves. RadSec for LGBTQ+ is for people who identify as LGBTQ+ and have lived experience of gender and sexual relationships diversity. The context and lived experience of being LGBTQ+ is taken into account in relation to mental health challenges, for example, the impact of internalised shame and LGBTQ negativity on self-acceptance, self-compassion and self-worth. The RadSec for LGBTQ+ courses are delivered by LGBTQ+ practitioners with experience of and training in the evidence based methodologies that the course is founded on. The content will support understanding of difficult emotions, for example anger and shame, and supports participants in managing difficult emotions in more helpful ways. The course supports understanding and enhancing emotion regulation through psychological education and experientially through practices and reflections. The course will utilise psychological education, mindfulness and compassion practices, exercises and reflections. Participants will work on their own, in pairs or small groups as well as in the larger group. Participants are free to not participate in the exercises or group discussion if they do not wish to do so at any given point. Practices and reflections will be encouraged in their own time between sessions. The group runs for 8 weeks and consists of 10-14 participants.


In Progress: 14/09/2020, 21/09/2020, 28/09/2020, 05/10/2020, 12/10/2020, 19/10/2020, 26/10/2020, 09/11/2020

Thursday 17 September

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Event type: Wellbeing, Radical Self-Care – General – Group course – 18:00 – 20:00 (started on 10/09/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
8-10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

The Radical Self-Care approach has been designed to support people with the possibility of becoming more accepting, caring and reassuring in their relationship to themselves when life feels challenging. The theoretical underpinnings are evidence-based approaches such as Mindful Self-Compassion, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Compassion Focused Therapy. The course supports individuals to enhance their natural capacities for mindful awareness and caring and compassionate responses, towards themselves. The content will support understanding of difficult emotions, for example anger and shame, and supports participants in managing difficult emotions in more helpful ways. The course supports understanding and enhancing emotion regulation through psychological education and experientially through practices and reflections. The course will utilise psychological education, mindfulness and compassion practices, exercises and reflections. Participants will work on their own, in pairs or small groups as well as in the larger group. Participants are free to not participate in the exercises or group discussion if they do not wish to do so at any given point. Practices and reflections will be encouraged in their own time between sessions. The RadSec courses are delivered by practitioners with experience of and training in the evidence-based methodologies that the course is founded on. The group consists of 10-14 participants.


In Progress: 10/09/2020, 17/09/2020, 24/10/2020, 01/10/2020, 08/10/2020, 15/10/2020, 22/10/2020, 29/10/2020

Monday 21 September

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Event type: Wellbeing, Radical Self-Care – LGBTQ+ – 18:00 – 20:00 (started on 14/09/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
8-10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

The Radical Self-Care approach has been designed to support people with the possibility of becoming more accepting, caring and reassuring in their relationship to themselves when life feels challenging. The theoretical underpinnings are evidence-based approaches such as Mindful Self-Compassion, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Compassion Focused Therapy. The course supports individuals to enhance their natural capacities for mindful awareness and caring and compassionate responses, towards themselves. RadSec for LGBTQ+ is for people who identify as LGBTQ+ and have lived experience of gender and sexual relationships diversity. The context and lived experience of being LGBTQ+ is taken into account in relation to mental health challenges, for example, the impact of internalised shame and LGBTQ negativity on self-acceptance, self-compassion and self-worth. The RadSec for LGBTQ+ courses are delivered by LGBTQ+ practitioners with experience of and training in the evidence based methodologies that the course is founded on. The content will support understanding of difficult emotions, for example anger and shame, and supports participants in managing difficult emotions in more helpful ways. The course supports understanding and enhancing emotion regulation through psychological education and experientially through practices and reflections. The course will utilise psychological education, mindfulness and compassion practices, exercises and reflections. Participants will work on their own, in pairs or small groups as well as in the larger group. Participants are free to not participate in the exercises or group discussion if they do not wish to do so at any given point. Practices and reflections will be encouraged in their own time between sessions. The group runs for 8 weeks and consists of 10-14 participants.


In Progress: 14/09/2020, 21/09/2020, 28/09/2020, 05/10/2020, 12/10/2020, 19/10/2020, 26/10/2020, 09/11/2020

Monday 28 September

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Event type: Wellbeing, Radical Self-Care – LGBTQ+ – 18:00 – 20:00 (started on 14/09/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
8-10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

The Radical Self-Care approach has been designed to support people with the possibility of becoming more accepting, caring and reassuring in their relationship to themselves when life feels challenging. The theoretical underpinnings are evidence-based approaches such as Mindful Self-Compassion, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Compassion Focused Therapy. The course supports individuals to enhance their natural capacities for mindful awareness and caring and compassionate responses, towards themselves. RadSec for LGBTQ+ is for people who identify as LGBTQ+ and have lived experience of gender and sexual relationships diversity. The context and lived experience of being LGBTQ+ is taken into account in relation to mental health challenges, for example, the impact of internalised shame and LGBTQ negativity on self-acceptance, self-compassion and self-worth. The RadSec for LGBTQ+ courses are delivered by LGBTQ+ practitioners with experience of and training in the evidence based methodologies that the course is founded on. The content will support understanding of difficult emotions, for example anger and shame, and supports participants in managing difficult emotions in more helpful ways. The course supports understanding and enhancing emotion regulation through psychological education and experientially through practices and reflections. The course will utilise psychological education, mindfulness and compassion practices, exercises and reflections. Participants will work on their own, in pairs or small groups as well as in the larger group. Participants are free to not participate in the exercises or group discussion if they do not wish to do so at any given point. Practices and reflections will be encouraged in their own time between sessions. The group runs for 8 weeks and consists of 10-14 participants.


In Progress: 14/09/2020, 21/09/2020, 28/09/2020, 05/10/2020, 12/10/2020, 19/10/2020, 26/10/2020, 09/11/2020

Thursday 1 October

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Event type: Wellbeing, Radical Self-Care – General – Group course – 18:00 – 20:00 (started on 10/09/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
8-10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

The Radical Self-Care approach has been designed to support people with the possibility of becoming more accepting, caring and reassuring in their relationship to themselves when life feels challenging. The theoretical underpinnings are evidence-based approaches such as Mindful Self-Compassion, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Compassion Focused Therapy. The course supports individuals to enhance their natural capacities for mindful awareness and caring and compassionate responses, towards themselves. The content will support understanding of difficult emotions, for example anger and shame, and supports participants in managing difficult emotions in more helpful ways. The course supports understanding and enhancing emotion regulation through psychological education and experientially through practices and reflections. The course will utilise psychological education, mindfulness and compassion practices, exercises and reflections. Participants will work on their own, in pairs or small groups as well as in the larger group. Participants are free to not participate in the exercises or group discussion if they do not wish to do so at any given point. Practices and reflections will be encouraged in their own time between sessions. The RadSec courses are delivered by practitioners with experience of and training in the evidence-based methodologies that the course is founded on. The group consists of 10-14 participants.


In Progress: 10/09/2020, 17/09/2020, 24/10/2020, 01/10/2020, 08/10/2020, 15/10/2020, 22/10/2020, 29/10/2020

Monday 5 October

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Event type: Wellbeing, Radical Self-Care – LGBTQ+ – 18:00 – 20:00 (started on 14/09/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
8-10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

The Radical Self-Care approach has been designed to support people with the possibility of becoming more accepting, caring and reassuring in their relationship to themselves when life feels challenging. The theoretical underpinnings are evidence-based approaches such as Mindful Self-Compassion, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Compassion Focused Therapy. The course supports individuals to enhance their natural capacities for mindful awareness and caring and compassionate responses, towards themselves. RadSec for LGBTQ+ is for people who identify as LGBTQ+ and have lived experience of gender and sexual relationships diversity. The context and lived experience of being LGBTQ+ is taken into account in relation to mental health challenges, for example, the impact of internalised shame and LGBTQ negativity on self-acceptance, self-compassion and self-worth. The RadSec for LGBTQ+ courses are delivered by LGBTQ+ practitioners with experience of and training in the evidence based methodologies that the course is founded on. The content will support understanding of difficult emotions, for example anger and shame, and supports participants in managing difficult emotions in more helpful ways. The course supports understanding and enhancing emotion regulation through psychological education and experientially through practices and reflections. The course will utilise psychological education, mindfulness and compassion practices, exercises and reflections. Participants will work on their own, in pairs or small groups as well as in the larger group. Participants are free to not participate in the exercises or group discussion if they do not wish to do so at any given point. Practices and reflections will be encouraged in their own time between sessions. The group runs for 8 weeks and consists of 10-14 participants.


In Progress: 14/09/2020, 21/09/2020, 28/09/2020, 05/10/2020, 12/10/2020, 19/10/2020, 26/10/2020, 09/11/2020

Thursday 8 October

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Event type: Wellbeing, Radical Self-Care – General – Group course – 18:00 – 20:00 (started on 10/09/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
8-10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

The Radical Self-Care approach has been designed to support people with the possibility of becoming more accepting, caring and reassuring in their relationship to themselves when life feels challenging. The theoretical underpinnings are evidence-based approaches such as Mindful Self-Compassion, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Compassion Focused Therapy. The course supports individuals to enhance their natural capacities for mindful awareness and caring and compassionate responses, towards themselves. The content will support understanding of difficult emotions, for example anger and shame, and supports participants in managing difficult emotions in more helpful ways. The course supports understanding and enhancing emotion regulation through psychological education and experientially through practices and reflections. The course will utilise psychological education, mindfulness and compassion practices, exercises and reflections. Participants will work on their own, in pairs or small groups as well as in the larger group. Participants are free to not participate in the exercises or group discussion if they do not wish to do so at any given point. Practices and reflections will be encouraged in their own time between sessions. The RadSec courses are delivered by practitioners with experience of and training in the evidence-based methodologies that the course is founded on. The group consists of 10-14 participants.


In Progress: 10/09/2020, 17/09/2020, 24/10/2020, 01/10/2020, 08/10/2020, 15/10/2020, 22/10/2020, 29/10/2020

Monday 12 October

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Event type: Wellbeing, Radical Self-Care – LGBTQ+ – 18:00 – 20:00 (started on 14/09/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
8-10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

The Radical Self-Care approach has been designed to support people with the possibility of becoming more accepting, caring and reassuring in their relationship to themselves when life feels challenging. The theoretical underpinnings are evidence-based approaches such as Mindful Self-Compassion, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Compassion Focused Therapy. The course supports individuals to enhance their natural capacities for mindful awareness and caring and compassionate responses, towards themselves. RadSec for LGBTQ+ is for people who identify as LGBTQ+ and have lived experience of gender and sexual relationships diversity. The context and lived experience of being LGBTQ+ is taken into account in relation to mental health challenges, for example, the impact of internalised shame and LGBTQ negativity on self-acceptance, self-compassion and self-worth. The RadSec for LGBTQ+ courses are delivered by LGBTQ+ practitioners with experience of and training in the evidence based methodologies that the course is founded on. The content will support understanding of difficult emotions, for example anger and shame, and supports participants in managing difficult emotions in more helpful ways. The course supports understanding and enhancing emotion regulation through psychological education and experientially through practices and reflections. The course will utilise psychological education, mindfulness and compassion practices, exercises and reflections. Participants will work on their own, in pairs or small groups as well as in the larger group. Participants are free to not participate in the exercises or group discussion if they do not wish to do so at any given point. Practices and reflections will be encouraged in their own time between sessions. The group runs for 8 weeks and consists of 10-14 participants.


In Progress: 14/09/2020, 21/09/2020, 28/09/2020, 05/10/2020, 12/10/2020, 19/10/2020, 26/10/2020, 09/11/2020

Thursday 15 October

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Event type: Wellbeing, Radical Self-Care – General – Group course – 18:00 – 20:00 (started on 10/09/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
8-10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

The Radical Self-Care approach has been designed to support people with the possibility of becoming more accepting, caring and reassuring in their relationship to themselves when life feels challenging. The theoretical underpinnings are evidence-based approaches such as Mindful Self-Compassion, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Compassion Focused Therapy. The course supports individuals to enhance their natural capacities for mindful awareness and caring and compassionate responses, towards themselves. The content will support understanding of difficult emotions, for example anger and shame, and supports participants in managing difficult emotions in more helpful ways. The course supports understanding and enhancing emotion regulation through psychological education and experientially through practices and reflections. The course will utilise psychological education, mindfulness and compassion practices, exercises and reflections. Participants will work on their own, in pairs or small groups as well as in the larger group. Participants are free to not participate in the exercises or group discussion if they do not wish to do so at any given point. Practices and reflections will be encouraged in their own time between sessions. The RadSec courses are delivered by practitioners with experience of and training in the evidence-based methodologies that the course is founded on. The group consists of 10-14 participants.


In Progress: 10/09/2020, 17/09/2020, 24/10/2020, 01/10/2020, 08/10/2020, 15/10/2020, 22/10/2020, 29/10/2020

Monday 19 October

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Event type: Wellbeing, Radical Self-Care – LGBTQ+ – 18:00 – 20:00 (started on 14/09/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
8-10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

The Radical Self-Care approach has been designed to support people with the possibility of becoming more accepting, caring and reassuring in their relationship to themselves when life feels challenging. The theoretical underpinnings are evidence-based approaches such as Mindful Self-Compassion, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Compassion Focused Therapy. The course supports individuals to enhance their natural capacities for mindful awareness and caring and compassionate responses, towards themselves. RadSec for LGBTQ+ is for people who identify as LGBTQ+ and have lived experience of gender and sexual relationships diversity. The context and lived experience of being LGBTQ+ is taken into account in relation to mental health challenges, for example, the impact of internalised shame and LGBTQ negativity on self-acceptance, self-compassion and self-worth. The RadSec for LGBTQ+ courses are delivered by LGBTQ+ practitioners with experience of and training in the evidence based methodologies that the course is founded on. The content will support understanding of difficult emotions, for example anger and shame, and supports participants in managing difficult emotions in more helpful ways. The course supports understanding and enhancing emotion regulation through psychological education and experientially through practices and reflections. The course will utilise psychological education, mindfulness and compassion practices, exercises and reflections. Participants will work on their own, in pairs or small groups as well as in the larger group. Participants are free to not participate in the exercises or group discussion if they do not wish to do so at any given point. Practices and reflections will be encouraged in their own time between sessions. The group runs for 8 weeks and consists of 10-14 participants.


In Progress: 14/09/2020, 21/09/2020, 28/09/2020, 05/10/2020, 12/10/2020, 19/10/2020, 26/10/2020, 09/11/2020

Thursday 22 October

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Event type: Wellbeing, Radical Self-Care – General – Group course – 18:00 – 20:00 (started on 10/09/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
8-10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

The Radical Self-Care approach has been designed to support people with the possibility of becoming more accepting, caring and reassuring in their relationship to themselves when life feels challenging. The theoretical underpinnings are evidence-based approaches such as Mindful Self-Compassion, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Compassion Focused Therapy. The course supports individuals to enhance their natural capacities for mindful awareness and caring and compassionate responses, towards themselves. The content will support understanding of difficult emotions, for example anger and shame, and supports participants in managing difficult emotions in more helpful ways. The course supports understanding and enhancing emotion regulation through psychological education and experientially through practices and reflections. The course will utilise psychological education, mindfulness and compassion practices, exercises and reflections. Participants will work on their own, in pairs or small groups as well as in the larger group. Participants are free to not participate in the exercises or group discussion if they do not wish to do so at any given point. Practices and reflections will be encouraged in their own time between sessions. The RadSec courses are delivered by practitioners with experience of and training in the evidence-based methodologies that the course is founded on. The group consists of 10-14 participants.


In Progress: 10/09/2020, 17/09/2020, 24/10/2020, 01/10/2020, 08/10/2020, 15/10/2020, 22/10/2020, 29/10/2020

Saturday 24 October

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Event type: Wellbeing, Radical Self-Care – General – Group course – 18:00 – 20:00 (started on 10/09/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
8-10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

The Radical Self-Care approach has been designed to support people with the possibility of becoming more accepting, caring and reassuring in their relationship to themselves when life feels challenging. The theoretical underpinnings are evidence-based approaches such as Mindful Self-Compassion, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Compassion Focused Therapy. The course supports individuals to enhance their natural capacities for mindful awareness and caring and compassionate responses, towards themselves. The content will support understanding of difficult emotions, for example anger and shame, and supports participants in managing difficult emotions in more helpful ways. The course supports understanding and enhancing emotion regulation through psychological education and experientially through practices and reflections. The course will utilise psychological education, mindfulness and compassion practices, exercises and reflections. Participants will work on their own, in pairs or small groups as well as in the larger group. Participants are free to not participate in the exercises or group discussion if they do not wish to do so at any given point. Practices and reflections will be encouraged in their own time between sessions. The RadSec courses are delivered by practitioners with experience of and training in the evidence-based methodologies that the course is founded on. The group consists of 10-14 participants.


In Progress: 10/09/2020, 17/09/2020, 24/10/2020, 01/10/2020, 08/10/2020, 15/10/2020, 22/10/2020, 29/10/2020

Monday 26 October

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Event type: Wellbeing, Radical Self-Care – LGBTQ+ – 18:00 – 20:00 (started on 14/09/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
8-10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

The Radical Self-Care approach has been designed to support people with the possibility of becoming more accepting, caring and reassuring in their relationship to themselves when life feels challenging. The theoretical underpinnings are evidence-based approaches such as Mindful Self-Compassion, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Compassion Focused Therapy. The course supports individuals to enhance their natural capacities for mindful awareness and caring and compassionate responses, towards themselves. RadSec for LGBTQ+ is for people who identify as LGBTQ+ and have lived experience of gender and sexual relationships diversity. The context and lived experience of being LGBTQ+ is taken into account in relation to mental health challenges, for example, the impact of internalised shame and LGBTQ negativity on self-acceptance, self-compassion and self-worth. The RadSec for LGBTQ+ courses are delivered by LGBTQ+ practitioners with experience of and training in the evidence based methodologies that the course is founded on. The content will support understanding of difficult emotions, for example anger and shame, and supports participants in managing difficult emotions in more helpful ways. The course supports understanding and enhancing emotion regulation through psychological education and experientially through practices and reflections. The course will utilise psychological education, mindfulness and compassion practices, exercises and reflections. Participants will work on their own, in pairs or small groups as well as in the larger group. Participants are free to not participate in the exercises or group discussion if they do not wish to do so at any given point. Practices and reflections will be encouraged in their own time between sessions. The group runs for 8 weeks and consists of 10-14 participants.


In Progress: 14/09/2020, 21/09/2020, 28/09/2020, 05/10/2020, 12/10/2020, 19/10/2020, 26/10/2020, 09/11/2020

Thursday 29 October

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Event type: Wellbeing, Radical Self-Care – General – Group course – 18:00 – 20:00 (started on 10/09/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
8-10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

The Radical Self-Care approach has been designed to support people with the possibility of becoming more accepting, caring and reassuring in their relationship to themselves when life feels challenging. The theoretical underpinnings are evidence-based approaches such as Mindful Self-Compassion, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Compassion Focused Therapy. The course supports individuals to enhance their natural capacities for mindful awareness and caring and compassionate responses, towards themselves. The content will support understanding of difficult emotions, for example anger and shame, and supports participants in managing difficult emotions in more helpful ways. The course supports understanding and enhancing emotion regulation through psychological education and experientially through practices and reflections. The course will utilise psychological education, mindfulness and compassion practices, exercises and reflections. Participants will work on their own, in pairs or small groups as well as in the larger group. Participants are free to not participate in the exercises or group discussion if they do not wish to do so at any given point. Practices and reflections will be encouraged in their own time between sessions. The RadSec courses are delivered by practitioners with experience of and training in the evidence-based methodologies that the course is founded on. The group consists of 10-14 participants.


In Progress: 10/09/2020, 17/09/2020, 24/10/2020, 01/10/2020, 08/10/2020, 15/10/2020, 22/10/2020, 29/10/2020

Monday 9 November

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Event type: Wellbeing, Radical Self-Care – LGBTQ+ – 18:00 – 20:00 (started on 14/09/2020)
Event Type: Mental Health,
Mind in the City, Hackney and Waltham Forest
8-10 Tudor Road, London, E9 7SN

The Radical Self-Care approach has been designed to support people with the possibility of becoming more accepting, caring and reassuring in their relationship to themselves when life feels challenging. The theoretical underpinnings are evidence-based approaches such as Mindful Self-Compassion, Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction and Compassion Focused Therapy. The course supports individuals to enhance their natural capacities for mindful awareness and caring and compassionate responses, towards themselves. RadSec for LGBTQ+ is for people who identify as LGBTQ+ and have lived experience of gender and sexual relationships diversity. The context and lived experience of being LGBTQ+ is taken into account in relation to mental health challenges, for example, the impact of internalised shame and LGBTQ negativity on self-acceptance, self-compassion and self-worth. The RadSec for LGBTQ+ courses are delivered by LGBTQ+ practitioners with experience of and training in the evidence based methodologies that the course is founded on. The content will support understanding of difficult emotions, for example anger and shame, and supports participants in managing difficult emotions in more helpful ways. The course supports understanding and enhancing emotion regulation through psychological education and experientially through practices and reflections. The course will utilise psychological education, mindfulness and compassion practices, exercises and reflections. Participants will work on their own, in pairs or small groups as well as in the larger group. Participants are free to not participate in the exercises or group discussion if they do not wish to do so at any given point. Practices and reflections will be encouraged in their own time between sessions. The group runs for 8 weeks and consists of 10-14 participants.


In Progress: 14/09/2020, 21/09/2020, 28/09/2020, 05/10/2020, 12/10/2020, 19/10/2020, 26/10/2020, 09/11/2020