Classroom Courses

LIVING WELL WITH PSYCHOSIS

This course aims to make sense of some of the experiences of psychosis, introduce the idea of recovery and think about strategies that might support a person’s recovery journey. Course length: Four sessions Duration: 2 hours
Course Locations:
Stockport Campus, Cirtek House Higher Hillgate , Stockport, Cheshire, SK1 3QD

LOSS AND BEREAVEMENT

This course will consider the impact of loss and how you can adapt and adjust to change. The course will consider risk factors which can make it harder to come to terms with a loss and provide you with helpful strategies to cope with grief. Course length: Three sessions Duration: 2 hours
Course Locations:
Ashton Campus, 225 Old Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 7SR

MAKING SMOKING HISTORY

Do you want to learn more about smoking – how does it impact on health? Are you worried about the risks of smoking and want to learn more about the benefits of stopping smoking? Explore withdrawal and recovery, and learn more about what further support is available. Course length: One session Duration: 2 hours
Course Locations:
Ashton Campus, 225 Old Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 7SR

MINDFUL ART DOODLING

A series of new exciting Doodle Art workshops, take a journey into Doodling. Explore unconscious and conscious Doodling. Learn about the many benefits of Doodling, one of which is of course, that it's a wonderful, fun mindful activity. Lastly, take doodling further by going beyond pen and paper to Doodle on an object! This Doodle Art project is based on Geometric Design. Doodling is a fun exercise that slows down our brain and puts the brakes on overthinking. It can stop wandering / negative thoughts and has a calming effect; thus reducing feelings of stress and anxiety. In addition it can improve memory and concentration, as well as bringing out your more creative side. Course length: Three sessions Duration: 90 minutes (with Amina Sheikh, visual artist and surface pattern designer)
Course Locations:
Ashton Campus, 225 Old Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 7SR

NO WORRIES

In partnership with NHS Tameside And Glossop Talking Therapies Come and join us for a one off workshop exploring ‘worry’ in the context of our everyday lives. Through this interactive session we will define what worry is, and how this fits in with anxiety. We will explore what skills can be used to manage worry more effectively, including some useful techniques such as worry time, problem solving, mindfulness and relaxation Course length: One session Duration: 2 hours
Course Locations:
Ashton Campus, 225 Old Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 7SR

OUT OF THE BLUES

The course aims to develop an understanding of how depression affects people and to help you deal with low mood. It looks at the impact of lifestyle on depression and how to build positive thinking and activity in to our lives. Course length: Six sessions Duration: 2 hours
Course Locations:
Bury Campus, Humphrey House, 4 Angouleme Way, Bury, BL9 0EQ
Ashton Campus, 225 Old Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 7SR

PREPARING FOR YOUR FUTURE

This course aims to help you recognise your skills and how you can make the most of these to reach your full potential and move forward with your life. You will learn how to write a CV, complete application forms, search for jobs and learn basic interview techniques. Course length: Four sessions Duration: 2 hours
Course Locations:
Ashton Campus, 225 Old Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 7SR

RECLAIM YOUR LIFE

Reclaim your life from illness, pain and disability. Ideal for those experiencing chronic pain, stiffness, lung or heart problems, tiredness, high-blood pressure, diabetes or any other long-term health condition. This 4 week course can help you reclaim your life when it feels like illness is taking over Course length: Five sessions       Duration: 2 hours
Course Locations:
Ashton Campus, 225 Old Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 7SR

SELF ESTEEM BOOSTER

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Course Locations:
Ashton Campus, 225 Old Street, Ashton-under-Lyne, OL6 7SR