Manage your mental health and wellbeing by joining one of our courses and groups. Meet other people in the same boat, be educated and inspired.
All our courses and groups are free, confidential and very friendly. Whatever you’re going through and however you’re feeling, you won’t feel judged, just supported by your Thinkaction mental health practitioner and other group members.
The Anger Management Group is a safe, supportive space where you’ll learn effective strategies and techniques to manage feelings of anger. You’ll learn how to express anger without being hostile, verbally abusive or violent.
Each session is two hours long and the group runs for four weeks. It is based on the cognitive-behavioural therapy (CBT) approach which gives you the long-term skills to manage your anger outside of your sessions.
The course is open to between 10-16 people and is held in a local community venue. The atmosphere is friendly and relaxed. You’ll be encouraged to attend all four sessions in order to get the most out of the course. For each session, you will be asked to complete a brief questionnaire to help the course facilitators track your progress.
No. You’ll be given a handbook to accompany the course which contains information and worksheets to support you in practising your skills.
Week 1 – Physical – Understanding and managing the physical aspects of anger.
Week 2 – Thoughts – Understanding and challenging thoughts associated with anger.
Week 3 – Emotions – Understanding and making sense of other emotions linked to anger.
Week 4 – Behaviour – Understanding and changing behavioural reactions to anger.
Depression is a common problem. An estimated 10% of people will experience it at some time in their lives (NICE, 2010). If you suffer from depression, you don’t have to suffer alone. This friendly and supportive group will enable you to learn useful skills for coping with your depression now and in the future.
You will learn how to:
The course runs for four weeks and each session is two hours’ long with a short refreshment break. There are usually between 10 and 12 people on the course: men and women of different ages and backgrounds.
You’ll be given homework to complete between sessions. Research shows that if you’re able to find the time do this work you’ll get more out of the course.
We’ll give you a book to use during the course which will back up what you are learning. We also recommend you bring a small pad and a pen.
Our Thinkaction Feel Well Live Well workshops are a set of classes designed to help you to manage your anxiety or depression. The workshops are based on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) that will help you understand how your thinking impacts on how you feel, behave and communicate.
The group is designed to educate, encourage and inspire you, while using self- help materials, imagery, relaxation and interpersonal skills to help you improve your symptoms.
The workshop runs for six weeks and we recommend you attend all sessions to ensure you get maximum benefit from the course. Each session lasts for two hours with a refreshment break in-between.
No. We provide workbooks, pens and refreshments.
Session 1 – Introduction and first steps to wellbeing
Session 3 – Sleep hygiene and stress reduction techniques
Session 4 – Low mood
Session 5 – Low self-esteem and assertiveness
It’s a great opportunity for you to meet other mums who are experiencing similar issues to you.
The course consists of six sessions lasting 1.5 hours each. It’s held in a family friendly venue and the atmosphere is supportive and relaxed.
Mums in Mind does not involve ‘group therapy’ but it’s a seminar-style space designed to help you learn together.
On the course, you’ll learn skills, strategies and techniques for everyday use, based on cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) and compassion-focused therapy (CFT) approaches. If you practice them regularly outside of sessions, these techniques can be useful for managing your stress and low mood. The between session exercises are designed to be manageable and not too time-consuming.
No. We provide workbooks, pens and refreshments.
Week 2: Nurturing and nourishing activities and everyday mindfulness
Week 3: Managing worry and rumination
Week 4: Exploring expectations and combatting self-criticism
Week 5: Relationships and communication
Week 6: Review of the course and planning for the future
This 4 week course aims to help attendees to:
Each week focuses on a different area as follows:
Week one: CBT introduction/ Sleep hygiene introduction
Week two: Relaxation/ Sleep hygiene techniques
Week three: Thoughts
Week four: Looking to the Future
In order to get the best out of the course, attendance at all dates is important. If you know you are unable to attend any of the above course dates, please let us know.
Tracking Your Progress
Questionnaires will be sent to your email address in advance for completion. Could you make sure that they are completed 24 hours prior to each appointment. If you prefer to complete a paper version of the questionnaires, please make sure to arrive 10 minutes earlier to the appointment.
You do not need to bring anything, but please feel free to bring a drink with you if you like. You may also wish to bring a pen and paper to make notes.
Call us on 0300 012 0012.
Ask your GP to refer you.
Text TALK to 82085.