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Counselling Service

Workshops Groups

Counselling Service Workshop Programme: Michaelmas 2017

COUNSELLING SERVICE EVENTS

Michaelmas Dates 2017

To Book

Psychological Wellbeing Practitioner drop-in sessions

Find out about the range of resources available including SilverCloud (our online psychological education modules), details of our workshops, and information on other self-help resources.

Twice-weekly (Mondays and Thursdays) from Monday 9th October to Thursday 14th December Refer yourself to the Counselling Service

Understanding and Managing Anxiety

A worrier? Join our workshop on understanding how worries and fears affect us and how to cope better. Single session event 1 hr.

Monday 16th October: 4pm to 5pm; Tuesday 14th November: 11am to 12pm; Monday 20th November (TBC): 4pm to 5pm and Tuesday 12th December: 11am to 12pm Refer yourself to the Counselling Service

Calm to the Core

Feeling anxious? Learn how to manage the symptoms of anxiety with movement and breathing exercises. Drop-in class, weekly in term-time 1 hr 15 mins.

Wednesdays from 18th October: 4pm to 5.15 pm at Maiden Castle Sports Centre Drop-in, preferably inform counsel.service@dur.ac.uk to register your interest and receive weekly updates.

Better Sleep

Can't sleep? Join us to learn strategies to improve your sleep patterns. Single session event 1hr

Wednesday 25th October and Wednesday 6th December: 3pm to 4pm Via email to counsel.service@dur.ac.uk

Bereavement Support Group

A small group to explore issues of bereavement and loss - with educational experiential and creative activities. The group will meet weekly for six sessions. 1.5 hour sessions.

A commitment to the full course is essential

This Group will run in Epiphany term, dates to be advised. Refer yourself to the Counselling Service and express your interest. A counsellor will arrange an individual appointment with you in advance.

Better Mental Health

Do you have a mental health diagnosis? This workshop offers advice on managing your condition and staying well. This is not a therapy session, but for support and information. You will not be required to share any personal information unless you wish to do so.

Tuesday 31st October and 12th December: 2pm to 4pm at Grey College

Monday 20th November: 6pm to 8pm at St Aidan's College

Via email to mh-adviser@dur.ac.uk

Dealing with Procrastination

Explore strategies for moving forward using cognitive behavioural based techniques to improve your wellbeing and to maximise your academic performance whilst studying. Single session event 1hr

Thursday 19th October: 11am - 12pm

Wednesday 8th November: 1pm - 2pm

Friday 1st December 11am - 12pm

Book via the Academic Skills Programme www.dur.ac.uk/academic.skills

Dealing with Perfectionism

Explore strategies for moving forward using cognitive behavioural based techniques to improve your wellbeing and to maximise your academic performance whilst studying. Single session event 1hr

Thursday 26th October: 11am-12pm

Wednesday 15th November: 10am-11am

Thursday 7th December: 11am-12pm

Book via the Academic Skills Programme www.dur.ac.uk/academic.skills

Imposter Syndrome

Do you feel like a fraud? Explore the phenomenon that is often associated with high achievers and perfectionists, and ways to overcome or manage it. Single session event 1hr

Wednesday 22nd November: 1pm-2pm Book via the Academic Skills Programme www.dur.ac.uk/academic.skills

EVENTS PROVIDED BY EXTERNAL PROVIDERS - Hosted by the Counselling Service

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder Support Group

This is a student-led support group for students with obsessive compulsive tendencies, for mutual support and advice

Tuesdays from 10th October to 14th November, and on Wednesdays from 22nd November to 13th December: 6pm to 7.30pm Information on www.ocdaction.org.uk/support-groups

Talking Changes: Anxiety Workshop Series

Learn management skills and techniques based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). A six week course.

Wednesdays for 6 weeks from Wednesday 1st November: 1pm-2.30pm Palatine Centre PCL0057 Self-refer to Talking Changes and request a place. Requires a telephone assessment in advance of participation. Tel: 0191 333 3301

Talking Changes: Depression Workshop Series

Learn management skills and techniques based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). A six week course

Wednesdays for 6 weeks from Wednesday 1st November: 2.30pm-4pm Palatine Centre PCL057 Self-refer to Talking Changes and request a place. Requires a telephone assessment in advance of participation. Tel: 0191 333 3301

For more information about any of the workshops please contact the Counselling Servi ce on 0191 3342200, or email counsel.service@dur.ac.uk