Church and Mental Health Event
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Church and Mental Health Event

Church and Mental Health Event

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The Lantern Church

Chichester Walk

Merley

Wimborne, United Kingdom

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An opportunity to hear teaching on mental health within the context of the church from a variety of professionals. This morning is designed to inform, inspire and equip church members, leaders and pastoral helpers.

FREE event, booking required

Registration at 9am for 9.30am start. Refreshments provided. Event will finish at 1pm

Workshops:

Choice of TWO of the following workshops (subject to availability), sign-up at registration.


Common Mental Health Problems, Stigma & Empathy

Adel Hanna, retired mental health clinician; with an interest in the role of spiritual factors in psychological healing

Brief overview of psychiatric conditions. Exploring the profoundly damaging effects of stigma. The role of communities and churches  in fostering empathy towards the plight of sufferers.


Mental Healthcare in the Church

Miranda Portwood, a qualified Psychiatric Nurse and experienced Counsellor

An Interactive workshop exploring how the church can support people in respect to Mental Health


Being Present…. What we can learn from Mindfulness

Sharon Hartwell,  Free Church Chaplain at Bournemouth University, experienced Counsellor and Supervisor

Exploring ways to maintain positive mental health, with emphasis on Mindfulness; allowing ourselves to see the present moment clearly, positively changing how we see ourselves and our lives.


Glimmers of Hope

Abbie Balachandran, qualified Health & Lifestyle Trainer, Weight Consultant and recovered person

An honest account of recovery from depression, Buliimia and self harm, offering insight and hope for others.




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Chichester Walk

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