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What courses do Worcestershire Healthy Minds deliver?

The courses we offer are psychological educational courses run within a group setting. If you are aged 16 or older and registered with a Worcestershire GP, you can self-refer to attend a course. We currently offer the below courses, click the one you're interested in for more information:

We provide the above courses for people who want to understand more about their difficulties and develop skills and techniques to manage and cope with these problems.

Will I have to speak out in the course? 

There will be some group discussions, however, it is up to you how much or how little you choose to say in front of the group.

How can I attend a course?

Before you start a course, you will need an initial assessment with one of our therapists to see if this course is right for you. These usually take around 30 minutes and are completed over the phone. 

To refer yourself onto any of these courses please call 01905 760837 to book an assessment appointment.

If you are feeling very depressed or have suicidal thoughts then these courses are not the best way forward. Please see your GP and you can be referred to the appropriate service to help with your current difficulties.

Course Name: Calming Anxiety and Boosting Mood

Duration: The course consists of six sessions. Each session lasts for two hours and they are delivered weekly.  

This course will help you understand low mood and anxiety and help you learn skills and techniques to combat it. The course will cover topics such as:

  • Understanding low mood and helping you combat this

  • Gain knowledge of anxiety and panic and strategies to manage this

  • Challenging your thoughts

  • Worry and stress management

  • Assertiveness and relaxation

Is this course suitable for me?

This course is suitable for you if you want to understand your low mood and / or anxiety and you feel that you would like to learn strategies on how to manage this and challenge your thoughts.

Course dates

 Start date  Time  Location
 Thursday 5 April 2018  10am - 12pm  Evesham
 Thursday 5 April 2018  10am - 12pm  Worcester
 Thursday 10 May 2018  2pm - 4pm   Redditch 
 Friday 11 May 2018  10am - 12pm  Kidderminster
 Monday 16 July 2018  5.30pm - 7.30pm  Bromsgrove