Recovery College Courses

Our courses are all designed to support you to develop positive lifestyles and choices.

If the demand is high enough for a particular course, we may add additional dates. If you are on the waiting list for a course, you will be contacted to inform you of the new dates.

*Please note – you must complete a Registration-Form and make an appointment to meet with a member of staff before you can enrol on any of the courses.*

Developing Self-Esteem: 6 hour course over 2 sessions  

This course is designed for individuals experiencing low levels of self-esteem who may not value themselves or their opinions. This course will help to increase levels of self-esteem by encouraging thought and behaviour change.
NEXT COURSE DATES:
Session 1: Thursday 6th September 11-2pm
Session 2: Thursday 13th September 11-2pm

Cultivating Mindfulness: 4 hour course over 2 sessions  

It is not always possible to avoid stress but we can learn to cope with its negative effects. This course will teach participants how to use mindfulness techniques such as breathing, visualisation and meditation.
NEXT COURSE DATES:
Session 1: Friday 10th August 11-1pm
Session 2: Friday 17th August 11-1pm

Coping Strategies for Stress and Anxiety: 4 hour course over 2 sessions

The course will include elements of the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction model (MBSR) developed by Jon Kabat-Zinn, and is specifically for people with high levels of stress and anxiety.
NEXT COURSE DATES:
Session 1: Friday 7th September 11-1pm
Session 2: Friday 14th September 11-1pm

Road to Recovery: 4 hour course over 2 sessions

This course is designed to enable people with mild-moderate depression and anxiety to develop their life skills. Participants will learn to identify the link between their thoughts, feelings and behaviours, as well as having the opportunity to learn and practice new strategies.
NEXT COURSE DATES:
Session 1: Friday 27th August 11-1pm
Session 2: Friday 7th September 11-1pm

Understanding Your Anger: 12 hour course over 3 sessions

This course is designed for people who recognise that their anger is having a negative impact on their own lives, or those around them. It will provide an opportunity for participants to begin to understand their own feelings and triggers.
NEXT COURSE DATES:
Session 1: Thursday 2nd August 11-3pm
Session 2: Thursday 9th August 11-3pm
Session 3: Thursday 16th August 11-3pm
Session 1: Monday 8th October 11-3pm
Session 2: Monday 15th October 11-3pm
Session 3: Monday 22nd October 11-3pm

Becoming More Confident, Assertive and Positive: 6 hour course over three sessions 

Being assertive, confident and positive can help us feel good about ourselves and make our life easier.  This course will help you understand what we mean by ‘confidence, assertiveness and positivity’ and will give you the tools to develop these skills for yourself.
NEXT COURSE DATES:
Session 1: Becoming Confident Tuesday 14th August 11-1pm
Session 2: Becoming Assertive Tuesday 21st August 11-1
Session 3: Becoming Positive Tuesday 28th August 11-1pm
Session 1: Becoming Assertive Tuesday 4th Sepetember 11-1pm
Session 2: Becoming Confident Tuesday 18th September 11-1pm
Session 3: Becoming Positive Tuesday 25th September 11-1pm

Conflict Resolution: 3 hour course over 1 session

Are you able to handle conflict in a respectful positive way? If your answer is no – this course will enable you to handle conflict in a non-confrontational way.
NEXT COURSE DATES:
Session 1: Monday 17th September 11-2pm

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