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Wellbeing webinars

Wellbeing webinars

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The webinars below form our well-being series which is now being run exclusively online as live sessions as well as pre-recorded webinars.

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Webinar

Who is the webinar for?

Summary

Worry Management

This webinar is aimed at those experiencing difficulties with excessive worry.

AIMS: To help you identify why we worry and steps to overcome it. It will also provide tools for practical problem solving

  • What is worry
  • 5 area model
  • Thought suppression
  • Worry tree
  • Worry time
  • Problem-solving

Building Confidence

This webinar is aimed as those who lack confidence in themselves which in turn affects their communication style.

AIMS: Offers tools and techniques to begin to challenge unhelpful behaviours, develop a more positive self-image, and work on assertiveness and self-critical thoughts.

  • Defining confidence
  • 5 areas model
  • Poison parrot analogy
  • Reflecting on positive qualities and values through journaling
  • Communication styles
  • Tips for Assertiveness

Building Resilience

This webinar is aimed at those who struggle to deal with challenges and find it difficult to bounce back from setbacks.

AIMS: Introduce the five domains of resilience (purpose, self, connections, body and mind). In each domain, you will be given information and tips on how to practically build your resilience while getting the most out of life.

  • 5 areas model
  • 5 domains of resilience

Depression

This webinar is aimed at those experiencing difficulties with low mood or depression.

AIMS: Help you to understand what depression is and how it is maintained. This workshop also looks at what can be done to overcome depression and break out of the cycle we can find ourselves in.

  • What is depression / its causes
  • 5 areas model
  • Brief behavioural activation psycho-ed
  • Planning activities and using a schedule
  • SMART goals
  • 5 min rule

Anxiety & Panic

This webinar is aimed at those experiencing difficulties with anxiety and panic attacks.

AIMS: Help those people experiencing anxiety and panic attacks and introduces some helpful strategies to help you deal with them.

  • What is anxiety/subtypes
  • 5 areas model
  • Fight flight freeze
  • Panic attacks
  • Management strategies

Unhelpful Thinking

This webinar is aimed at those who find themselves thinking negatively or unhelpfully about themselves or situations.

AIMS: Help you to identify the impact that thoughts have on how we feel and behave. It looks at the various unhelpful thinking styles and also how thoughts can be challenged.

  • CBT 5 areas model
  • Understanding negative thoughts
  • Unhelpful thinking styles
  • Challenging negative automatic thoughts

Stress Management

This webinar is aimed at those who are struggling with daily stress and feel unable to cope with it.

AIMS: Help you to manage stressful situations effectively as well as build skills to support emotional wellbeing.

  • Understanding stress in the context of CBT (5 areas)
  • Fight flight response
  • Stress bucket
  • Worry tree
  • Problem focused coping - problem-solving
  • Emotion focused coping - relaxation - square breathing

Improving Sleep

This webinar is aimed at those experiencing difficulties with getting to sleep or staying asleep.

AIMS: To better understand the nature of sleep in adults and babies, techniques to improve sleep for you and baby and to manage the emotional impact of poor sleep.

  • The relationship between sleep and mood
  • Sleep cycles in babies and adults
  • Helping you and your baby sleep better
  • Coping with the emotional impact of disrupted sleep

Mindful Relaxation

This webinar is aimed at those who would like to learn some Mindful relaxation skills.

AIMS: Look at what it means to relax using mindfulness techniques and what situations it is important to relax in. It will provide different relaxation exercises that can be used outside of the workshop.

  • Defining relaxation
  • Diaphragmatic breathing
  • Mindfulness overview
  • Mindful breathing
  • Thought train
  • Grounding technique

Perinatal: Thinking Errors

For Mum's & Dad's who are either expecting a baby or have a baby under 1 and who are feeling low in mood, anxious or isolated.

AIMS: To explore the relationship between thinking and feeling and to learn how to achieve a more balanced thinking style.

Perinatal: Challenges in parenthood

For Mum's & Dad's who are either expecting a baby or have a baby under 1 and who are feeling low in mood, anxious or isolated.

AIMS: To explore common difficulties that arise within the perinatal period.

Perinatal: Low mood

For Mum's & Dad's who are either expecting a baby or have a baby under 1 and who are feeling low in mood, anxious or isolated.

AIMS: To understand how low mood is maintained and learn practical techniques to improve mood.

Perinatal: Worry management

For Mum's & Dad's who are either expecting a baby or have a baby under 1 and who are feeling low in mood, anxious or isolated.

AIMS: To increase awareness of worry, understand when it is helpful and when it is not, and learn techniques to disengage from worry

Perinatal: Communication

For Mum's & Dad's who are either expecting a baby or have a baby under 1 and who are feeling low in mood, anxious or isolated.

AIMS: To understand how our emotions interact with our communication skills and learn techniques to help us communicate well with others.

Perinatal: Sleep

For Mum's & Dad's who are either expecting a baby or have a baby under 1 and who are feeling low in mood, anxious or isolated.

AIMS: To better understand the nature of sleep in adults and babies, techniques to improve sleep for you and your baby to manage the emotional impact of poor sleep.

Perinatal: Fatherhood & Mental Wellbeing

This webinar is focused on exploring how becoming a father can impact wellbeing and how to cope with these changes using CBT.

AIMS: To explore the difficulties new dads may experience and look at the transition to becoming a new dad.

Diabetes

Next session: Tuesday 13th September 10am-11am 

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This webinar is aimed at patients who are experiencing anxiety/depression due to having diabetes or it is making it harder to cope with managing their condition.

AIMS: 

  • Introduce the idea of how diabetes impacts mental health and vice versa
  • Normalise feelings around living with diabetes
  • Introduce the idea of diabetes burnout
  • Learn techniques to cope better and feel better both in body and mind
  • Self-compassion

Managing Pain

Next session: Tuesday 25th October 10am-11am

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This webinar is aimed at those experiencing chronic pain which is having a significant impact on their daily functioning.

AIMS: To offer a range of techniques for helping you manage your pain and improve your quality of life.

  • 5 areas model
  • The Pain Cycle
  • Understanding Deconditioning
  • Boom and Bust
  • Pacing and pacing
  • Relaxation
  • Grounding exercises

IBS & Digestive Symptoms

Next session: Monday 13th June, 10am - 11am

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This webinar is aimed at those experiencing IBS or other digestive system symptoms which are having a significant impact on their daily functioning.

AIMS: To offer a range of techniques for helping you manage your digestive system symptoms and improve your quality of life.

  • What is IBS
  • Brain-gut connection
  • IBS cycle
  • Balancing eating and activity patterns
  • Stress Management
  • Breathing exercise

Breathlessness

Next session: Tuesday 4th October 10am-11am 

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This webinar is aimed at those who have COPD, asthma, emphysema or any other respiratory condition.

AIMS: To support those who experience breathlessness due to a long term condition (excluding long-COVID)

  • What is COPD/breathlessness
  • The vicious cycle of breathlessness
  • Importance of staying active
  • Learning the link between breathlessness and wellbeing
  • Why do we feel anxiety/stress/fear?
  • Breathing techniques

Long COVID

Next session: Tuesday 23rd August 10am-11am 

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This webinar is aimed at those who have experienced COVID and continue to experience symptoms.

AIMS: To help those people who have struggled with the recovery process after having COVID-19

  • Reflecting on your COVID-19 experience
  • Look at the common impact of COVID-19
  • Provide strategies to help with breathlessness, fatigue & sleep
  • Learn about pacing and how to set SMART goals

Tower Hamlets Talking Therapies is offering a range of webinars accessible now

Webinar is a presentation delivered live over the internet that is composed of images (e.g presentation slides, video etc) with one presenter or more talking through the material. East London NHS Foundation Trust uses ‘Cisco Webex’ to deliver webinars. To view a Webinar you will require a desktop computer/laptop/tablet / mobile phone (via app only) which is connected to the internet and has sound enabled.

You will not use a video camera or microphone to interact at any time. There may be specific methods of interaction used by your presenter which are optional and anonymous, but there will be no conversation or interaction between the audience.

Following registration for a Webinar (including completing our set questionnaires), you will be emailed a link to the Webinar with a green ‘Join Meeting’ button which you need to click on before the start time. You will be prompted to enter your name – please just enter your initials. You will notice you can see other users' initials on a toolbar – please click and drag this toolbar out of the way so it does not obstruct your view of the presentation.

Please ensure, prior to the Webinar, that sound is working on your device. We will play music before the Webinar begins so that you can check that both the audio and visual are working correctly for you.

    • I haven’t received an email with a link to the session.
      Please check your junk folder for your email accounts, unfortunately, sometimes emails from NHS accounts can end up here.
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      You can only log into a room if your therapist is there first. Please exit, wait a few minutes and try again.
    • Webex is trying to install an app but this isn’t working.
      If there are problems involving the app, on the screen, there will be an ‘Open in browser' option which you can select. Webex should open as normal.
    • I cannot be heard/cannot hear the other person
      Please check your microphone and speakers/headset are on and turned up.
    • For further instructions on how to join the Webinar please see the video below.

    If you are interested in attending a live webinar, please refer yourself using our Online Self Referral Form.

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