Living Well with Long Term Pain
February 20 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
This course will run for four weekly sessions, held on a Thursday morning between 10am and 12pm, starting Thursday 20th February.
If you wish to book this course please complete this form. Please note you will not receive a confirmation, please just come along on the day. If you would like to book a one to one session, please contact your GP surgery to book in with the LIFT Psychology Practitioner.
People can experience long-term pain for many reasons and it can be very challenging to manage. This course aims to help people to understand more about long-term pain, including some of the things that can make it worse. The focus is on the techniques that can help better manage the pain and improve quality of life.
Topics covered include:
- Understanding long-term pain and its impact
Prioritising, pacing and planning activities
- Managing expectations
- Dealing with unhelpful thoughts
- Helpful ways to communicate feelings and needs
This is a taught course, run in a group format, so although there will be some group discussion it is up to you how much or how little you choose to take part.
Important information: Please note that this course is only available for people who are registered with a GP in the Swindon area. If you have any queries about this, please contact the LIFT Psychology Swindon main office on 01793 836836.