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Summer workshops for staff

28 Jun 2010

Wellbeing courses and workshops offered by the Counselling Service

The University of Manchester Counselling Service is offering the following programme of workshops and courses for staff in July.

They will take place in the Wellbeing Room, Dover Street Building.

  • Actively Managing your Mood (for staff only)
    A four-week course starting Monday 5 July, 1-2pm

    An introduction to how we can manage our moods: energy and tension are two decisive factors in mood. This course is an introduction to practical guidelines for functioning well, and “feeling like it”.
  • Making changes: an introduction (for staff only)
    One-off workshops, running on Friday 16 July and Wednesday 28 July, 1-2pm

    A practical introduction to how to identify the patterns we can all get into that can lead to things going wrong and some helpful and practical possibilities for making changes.
  • Managing Anxiety: drop in sessions (for staff and students)
    Tuesdays, 1-2pm, throughout July
    Learn ways of preventing anxiety from becoming unmanageable. Experience the effects of mindfulness practice on your mood and as a practical way of managing stress and improving general wellbeing.
  • Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (for staff and students)
    Wednesdays, 5-6pm and Thursdays, 1-2pm, throughout July
    These sessions will offer practical ways of managing the effects of stress on physical and mental functioning. The sessions will offer simple stress management tools for use in everyday situation. You will be introduced to a variety of specific meditation practices so that you will be able to use simple techniques, such as breath awareness to manage everyday stressful situations
  • You and your Boss (for staff only)
    Friday 30 July, 1-2pm

    Worried about how you and your boss get on? Find it difficult to understand why there might be a problem in your working relationship and even more difficult to find a way round it? This session looks at the power relationship and suggests ways in which you can think about it more effectively.

If you are interested in booking a place for any of these workshops: