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Mental Health Matters
Upskilling is essential for mental health professionals. Modern life is complex, and our bespoke courses, consultancy & CPD will help you to stay one step ahead. Unlike other tutors and schools, we aren’t here to just read an outdated text book at you. Our courses are crafted specifically for mental health professionals from counsellors and therapists to social workers and mental health nurses. They reflect the realities of modern mental health and allow you to learn in way that fits around you as an individual.
Our Top Courses
Diploma in Online and Distance Counselling
This 80 hour in depth Diploma will enable you to hold your sessions online or over the phone in an ethical, competent and knowledgeable way. Based on the BACP and ACTO training requirements, you will learn about the therapeutic, legal, technical, contractual and ethical aspects of this specialist work.
Self Care for Mental Health Professionals
Our latest course is ready. This free CPD offers 2 hours of learning for those looking to improve their own self care skills. It balances academic research with simple, helpful tips to make a meaningful difference to your own wellbeing.
Our Values make us who we are (and we like to think we do things a little differently). Find out how these shape our training, our work and what we have in common.
Our blog is packed full of free resources and tools (with topics ranging from anxiety, depression through to the latest clinical health research and mental health apps). Look out for new training and CPD announcements here too.
Covid anxiety is difficult enough, let alone with the risks of misinformation and malinformation. Learn techniques to counter fake news for both yourself and your clients. Our media literacy is more important than ever.
The language we use around Mental Health is important, this is especially true when exploring a subject as important as suicide. In this post we explore how our literacy around the topic of suicide is changing and why we don’t say “committing suicide” anymore and what we can say instead.
If you believe all the claims, weighted blankets can help with a huge range of mental health concerns from anxiety and depression to insomnia or even autism. We examine the science behind their use, which blanket to use and if they work.
In 2020 Pride celebrations across the world were forced to drastically rethink. We consider the impact this might have on the LGBTQ+ community and whether the move to Digital Pride was a success.
As staff are battling not to return tot he office after lockdown, we review the mental health impacts of commuting and ask how this has a very real effect on the wellbeing of clients (as well as ourselves).
It might not seem natural to say this but social media can be a fantastic resource for clients as well as ourselves, especially when they are run by mental health professionals. We give you our top 3 accounts to follow and why we love them.