Free online mindfulness course for parents and carers of GOSH patients
4 Dec 2020, 11:12 a.m.
Join us online for an 8-week journey towards a calmer mind. Taking place from January 28th to March 18th, learn how to practice mindfulness alongside clinical psychologists Dr Fionna Bathgate and Dr Jennifer Gardner.
Mindfulness-based practice has the potential to lower stress, anxiety and depression. It can promote relaxation, improve concentration and raise self-awareness.
To gain the most benefit, you will need to be able to attend most of the sessions and have the intention to complete daily meditation practice.
This online course is free of charge and starts on January the 28th, running for 8 weeks. Each session takes place on a Thursday at 1pm and lasts an hour and a half.
There are 15-20 spaces available for parents and carers of GOSH patients.
To request your place today, please visit this page.
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