Well Being Workshop for Women

This is an interactive well being workshop designed to help participants consider their way of living and to apply a range of skills to create balance for the workplace and family.

Creating Balance uses a range of techniques from a health and well being perspective including challenging the road blocks that we unconsciously create for ourselves and in our workplace.

Topics Include
Physical wellbeing: Nutrition (food and your mood), Exercise, Sleep
Emotional wellbeing: Managing stress, challenging negative thinking, worrying thoughts
Family wellbeing Including child centered family time, learn techniques to enhance connection and reduce conflict
Daily Occupations: Understanding activities of daily living
Relaxation & mindfulness: Identifying how we relax and introducing some mindfulness practices

   *Opportunities to learn about, reflect on and create action plans 
   *Stress questionnaire – Identifying our stressors
   *Identify Core values for setting SMART goals
   *Identifying road blocks
   *Stages of Change model
   *Motivational Interviewing: An approach when working with people who are resistant to change to help them resolve their ambivalence and get them on board.
  *3 step ACT method

Who Should Attend
This workshop has been designed for all working women, Business Owners, Supervisors/ Team Leaders and HR Managers


Leigh Lawless

BA (Hons) Counselling and Psychotherapy, Child Centred Play Therapy, Completing PG Child and Adolescence Mental Health.Leigh trained in Counselling and Psychotherapy and has specialised in Child Centred Play Therapy, Person Centred Counselling and uses mindfulness techniques.   Leigh studied and worked both in Dublin, Ireland and New Zealand at various child and family services.  Currently she works at the Wellbeing Hub with children and families through a Child Centered Play Therapy model of counselling. Leighs’ work has a central focus around health and wellbeing of the individual and family dynamic.

Rachael Hervey

Bachelor of Occupational Therapy & ATCL Diploma in Teaching Speech and Drama.Rachael has 10 years’ experience working in a range of mental health settings both in New Zealand and the United Kingdom.  As an experienced trainer in mental health and addictions she has worked both as an Occupational Therapist, and a Manger of a mental health services in the UK. Her experience includes running workshops, individual training and development for mental health staff.  She has extensive experience running groups and has a real passion for promoting wellbeing.

Thursday, 22nd March, 2018
9:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.
South Canterbury Chamber of Commerce, 3 Sophia Street, Timaru Central, Timaru, 7910
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1. Cancellations must be advised in writing or by telephone at least three full working days prior to the date of the course or event.
2. All cancellations and refunds will incur a $30.00 + GST administration fee to cover the costs.
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4. Requests to transfer to a later course can be made, subject to availability and approval. If participants are able to transfer to a later course the administration fee is waived. This request must be made at least three working days prior to the original course or event.
5. A replacement participant is welcome at any stage prior to the course or event commencing at no additional cost. Please provide us with the details as soon as possible.

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