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Wellbeing Workshops

Wellbeing Workshops
Coaching Groups, Our Services

Based on the key principles of positive behaviour change, Wellbeing Wednesday workshops are FREE online coaching groups that help participants become more confident, motivated and resilient.

Facilitated by experienced life coaches and therapists, Wellbeing Wednesdays are interactive standalone workshops that take place on Wednesdays.

Each workshop focuses on a different theme and can be at different times of the day but the aim of every session is to help participants improve their overall wellbeing and better manage day-to-day life.

All Connect Well Wellbeing Wednesday workshops take place over Zoom and are free to anyone living in London who is over 18 years old and part of the HIV community.

Places on each workshop are allocated on a first come basis – with a maximum of 24 participants per group. Upcoming workshop dates and themes include:

 

ARE YOU AN IMPOSTOR? – 7 JULY 2021, 6pm-7.30pm
Join experienced life coach Ana Paula Nacif for her free interactive webinar exploring the fascinating topic of ‘Impostor Syndrome’ – an internal experience of believing that you are not as competent as others perceive you to be. During the session you will:
• Explore exactly what impostor syndrome is.
• Learn how we can best manage our ‘impostor’ emotions.
• Discover practical strategies to deal with impostor syndrome.
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BLIND SPOTS & NEW PERSPECTIVES – 21 JULY 2021, 6pm-7.30pm
Join experienced life coach Thomas Doukas for his free interactive webinar exploring ‘blind spots’ – certain personality traits that are hidden from our view. Maybe you have a tendency to avoid conflict or rationalise controversial behaviour to make them more consciously tolerable. Maybe you use sarcasm to deal with hurt, or you overact to particular behaviours or comments by your coworkers. During the session you will:
• Take a closer look at the psychology and science of blind spots.
• Explore the notion of blind-spots and how coaching can support awareness and ultimately give us a different perspective.
• Take away coaching techniques of self-reflection and practical tips on how to view things from different viewpoints.
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YOUR INNER SABOTEUR (INNER VOICE) – 4 AUGUST 2021, 6pm-7.30pm
Join experienced life coach Thomas Doukas for his free interactive webinar exploring how we can overcome that inner voice that prevents us from achieving our goals in life. During the session you will:
• Understand about our self-sabotaging alarm that holds us back from moving forward.
• Explore your inner saboteur and identify its presence and the effects it has on you.
• Learn strategies focused on how to be more aware of, and to manage, your inner saboteur.
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MICRO-ACTIONS CAN CHANGE YOUR WORLD – 18 AUGUST 2021, 6pm-7.30pm
Join experienced life coach Ana Paula Nacif for her free interactive webinar exploring the power of micro-actions – actions so small, so easy, that they hardly feel worth doing. When we think of things like this (if we ever do) we often think about how taking one small action, repeatedly, over long periods of time, adds up. It’s the compounding effect of incremental change, and it’s world changing. During the session you will:
• Discover the impact of micro-actions.
• Learn how micro-actions can support your health and wellbeing.
• Using micro-actions in your daily life to combat procrastination.
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PERSONAL POWER – YOUR HERO’S JOURNEY – 1 SEPTEMBER 2021, 6pm-7.30pm
Join experienced life coach Ana Paula Nacif for her free interactive webinar to discover how you can become the hero of your own story. During the session you will:
• Explore the the Stages of the Hero’s Journey and the power of personal leadership.
• Reflect upon your ‘Call to Adventure’.
• Consider how to best use your personal power in everyday life.
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BEHAVIOUR CHAGE (THE ELEPHANT & THE RIDER) – 15 SEPTEMBER 2021, 6pm-7.30pm
Join experienced life coach Thomas Doukas for his free interactive webinar exploring psychologist Jonathan Haidt’s analogy for thinking about behaviour change. Haidt argues that we have two sides: an emotional side (the Elephant), and an analytical, rational side (its Rider). During the session you will:
• Learn why is so hard adopting new behaviours? .
• Examine the two sides of our brain, the emotional side (the Elephant), and the analytical/rational side (the Rider). .
• Discover motivation tips to improve the chances of changing behaviour by setting meaningful targets.
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More dates coming soon. Please feel free to call us on 020 3137 3373 if you have any questions.

Coronavirus (COVID-19) Update

As a result of the COVID-19 crisis, we are currently offering all support services online and by telephone, including: counselling, life coaching, group coaching programmes, wellbeing workshops and loneliness services.

If worries are taking their toll on your mental health please give us a call. We are here to help.

Please complete the form on Sign Up Now, call: 020 3137 3373 or email: info@livingwellcic.com to join a service or to find out more about how we can support you. 

Link to NHS advice on COVID-19

Counselling

One-to-one counselling is a talking therapy that involves a trained therapist listening to you and helping you find ways to deal with emotional issues in a relaxed, non-judgemental and confidential environment. Whether you feel lonely or isolated, or just need someone outside your social circle with whom you can share your concerns, we’re here for you.

All our counsellors are members of the British Association for Counselling & Psychotherapy (BACP) or the UK Council for Psychotherapy (UKCP).

Call us today and tell us about you and your goals, and we’ll match you to the right therapist for your individual needs.

Connect Well’s counselling sessions take place once a week on Zoom or telephone for up to six weeks, and are FREE for anyone living in London who is over 18 and part of the HIV community.

Life Coaching

One-to-one Life Coaching can provide you with greater structure, skills and perspective while helping to improve your overall confidence, resilience and wellbeing.

Connect Well Life Coaches can help you unlock your full potential and enable you to move forward beyond any feelings of loneliness and isolation, to achieve ambitious yet realistic goals.

Call us today and tell us about you and your goals, and we’ll match you to the right life coach for your individual needs.

Connect Well’s life coaching sessions take place once a week on Zoom or telephone for up to six weeks, and are FREE for anyone living in London who is over 18 and part of the of the HIV community.

Coaching Programme

The main aim of our Coaching Programme is to support people who may be experiencing loneliness and isolation. The six session programme is based on key principles of psychological wellbeing and positive psychology – with online sessions delivered on Zoom at the same time each week, for six weeks.

This fun and interactive support programme gives participants a platform to engage with peers as well as learning and sharing new tools and strategies to improve their day-to-day experience during times of loneliness and isolation.

Topics covered by the programme help support people’s positive mental health, which is essential for us to be able to make connections and take real steps to change our experience. While practical strategies and mini-goals, which are included in every session, are focused on reducing social isolation and loneliness.

All Connect Well services are FREE for anyone living in London who is over 18 and part of the HIV community.

Wellbeing Workshops

Connect Well’s Wellbeing Workshops are free standalone webinars delivered online by experienced facilitators focussed on issues and topics suggested by service users and professionals.

Based on the key principles of positive behaviour change, Wellbeing Workshops deliver positive health messages and encourage healthier lifestyle choices while helping to build increased confidence, motivation and resilience.

Past workshops have focused on topics such as: Stress Management, Resilience, Personal Leadership, Relationships and Communications, Happiness and Confidence.

All Connect Well services are FREE for anyone living in London who is over 18 and part of the HIV community.

Art Therapy

Art Therapy is a fun creative process where art-making and psychotherapy combine to aid individual growth, awareness and healing.

In Art Therapy no art skills are required – participants are free to make images which provide a more tangible and immediate way to express feelings and emotions. The aim is to release creativity, ease distress, increase awareness, resolve conflicts, trauma and/or cope with difficult emotions.

Art Therapy can help participants to manage and resolve emotional problems, relationship difficulties, self-esteem, bereavement, depression, anxiety, feeling stuck, health problems and general life struggles.

Connect Well online Art Therapy sessions can be delivered as both standalone workshops and extended programmes normally run over six weeks.

All Connect Well services are FREE for anyone living in London who is over 18 and part of the HIV community.

Hypnotherapy

Hypnotherapy utilises the power of positive suggestion to bring about subconscious change in people’s thoughts, feelings and behaviour.

Hypnotherapy works particularly well as a treatment for anxiety, habit breaking, stress, addiction, panic attacks, phobias, mild depression, sleep disorders, trauma and pain.

All Connect Well hypnotherapists are qualified and experienced at supporting people with a diverse range of health conditions.

Sessions take place once a week on Zoom or telephone for up to six weeks, and are FREE for anyone living in London who is over 18 and part of the HIV community.

Ana Paula Nacif

Ana Paula Nacif is an experienced wellbeing coach. Ana’s coaching style is insightful, challenging, intuitive, encouraging, direct and energetic. By creating an atmosphere of trust, she is able to challenge comfort zones and tap into the resourcefulness of her clients with clarity.