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Mental Health Matters

Our modern and high quality training courses are designed specifically for you, meeting the needs of all mental health professionals from counsellors and therapists to social workers and mental health nurses. With our online learning, CPD is always available wherever you are, whenever you want to learn. They can all be completed at your own pace, fitting around your work and home life. We are here to support and tutor you every step of the way.

Our Top Courses

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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 helpful tips to make a meaningful difference to your own wellbeing. 

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Our Values

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.

Blog

Our blog is packed full of free resources with topics ranging from anxiety and depression through to the latest clinical health research and mental health apps. Look out for new training and CPD announcements here too.

 

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3 Top Tips to Fight Covid Misinformation & its Mental Health Impact

Covid anxiety is difficult enough, let alone with the risks of misinformation. Learn techniques to counter fake news for both yourself and your clients. Our media literacy is more important than ever.

Why We Should No Longer Use The ‘C’ Word When Talking About Suicide

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.

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Weighted Blankets - The Science Behind the Benefits

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 and consider if you should recommend their use or not.

Digital Pride 2020. The Future or a Flop?

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.

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Should we Mourn the Daily Commute? What Did it do to Mental Health?

With the brief moment of pause given to us by 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).

Top 3 Mental Health Professionals on Social Media

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.