Overcoming Sleep Difficulties

Imagination Childcare (Previously Moredon Children's Centre) Montrose Close, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free, four-week course is for people experiencing sleep difficulties such as not sleeping enough, disrupted sleep or early morning waking. The course aims to help you understand your sleep difficulties, and provide you with techniques which can help to cope with and overcome them. Please note - this course is not recommended for individuals […]

Anger Awareness

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free course is aimed towards people who wish to learn about the triggers to anger and ways to handle their angry feelings. It aims to help you stay in charge of your actions by managing strong feelings in a positive way. It will include some relaxation techniques. Topics covered include: Understanding anger Ways to […]

Stress and Mood Management

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free course introduces Cognitive Behavioural Theory (CBT) as a method of effectively reducing difficult emotions such as anxiety, depression and anger. Topics covered include: Understanding anxiety and general stress Techniques for managing difficult thoughts Managing the expectations we set ourselves and others Managing anger and techniques for communicating assertively Helpful ways to put techniques […]

Boosting Self Esteem

Freshbrook Community Centre Village Centre, Worsley Road, Freshbrook, Swindon

This free course aims to help you understand how low self-esteem is maintained and teaches ways to break the cycle. Topics covered include: Introduction to self-esteem Understanding how our beliefs and expectations impact self-esteem Managing difficult thoughts Developing self-compassion Managing social anxiety Helpful ways to move forward Please note that we recommend attending the Stress […]

Healthy Habits for Body and Mind

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

Breaking habits and making positive lifestyle changes can be difficult, even at the best of times. This course aims to help motivate people to make changes and to teach techniques to overcome some of the common difficulties that can get in the way. Topics covered include: Understanding change and building motivation Understanding what healthy, balanced […]

Overcoming Panic, Anxiety and Worry

Imagination Childcare (Previously Moredon Children's Centre) Montrose Close, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free course is aimed at people experiencing problems with anxiety in any form, including generalised anxiety, phobias, excessive worry and / or panic attacks. Topics covered include: Understanding how and why anxiety problems develop and are maintained The meaning and causes of the physical symptoms of anxiety and how to cope with them using […]

Bereavement Support Group

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free course aims to provide an introduction to bereavement to help understand the emotional and practical difficulties as well as some helpful ways to begin coping. Topics covered include: Understanding the natural responses to bereavement Introduction to some helpful techniques in adjusting to life without the person who has died Some helpful ideas on […]

CALM: An Introduction to Mindfulness and Relaxation Practice

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

CALM stands for Cultivating Awareness and Living Mindfully. This free course introduces you to a range of techniques for relaxing the body, calming the mind and living more fully in the present moment. We can often live our lives on “auto-pilot” and react habitually to situations in unhelpful ways. Mindfulness allows us to be more […]

Mindfulness Practice Group

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

Have you completed a CALM, MBCT or MARS course?  Are you finding it a struggle to keep up the practices you learned on the course?  We meet once a month at Old Town Surgery for practice and discussion around any aspect of mindfulness and well-being. Please feel free to bring your own blankets, cushions and […]

Stress and Mood Management

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free course introduces Cognitive Behavioural Theory (CBT) as a method of effectively reducing difficult emotions such as anxiety, depression and anger. Topics covered include: Understanding anxiety and general stress Techniques for managing difficult thoughts Managing the expectations we set ourselves and others Managing anger and techniques for communicating assertively Helpful ways to put techniques […]

Managing Stress in the Workplace

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free, four week course is aimed at people who are feeling stressed and overwhelmed at work, people who wish to learn about the triggers of such stress, and people who wish to learn new methods and techniques that can be applied to daily life, in order to help reduce feelings of stress in the […]

CALM: An Introduction to Mindfulness and Relaxation Practice

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

CALM stands for Cultivating Awareness and Living Mindfully. This free course introduces you to a range of techniques for relaxing the body, calming the mind and living more fully in the present moment. We can often live our lives on “auto-pilot” and react habitually to situations in unhelpful ways. Mindfulness allows us to be more […]

Moving On from Separation and Divorce

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free course aims to help you understand the emotional processes you are experiencing after the initial crisis of a relationship ending. It will help you identify steps forward and will discuss how to prevent similar problems occurring in future relationships. Topics covered include: Understanding difficult emotions Managing difficult changes and loss Helpful ways to […]

Stress and Mood Management

New College New College Drive, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free course introduces Cognitive Behavioural Theory (CBT) as a method of effectively reducing difficult emotions such as anxiety, depression and anger. Topics covered include: Understanding anxiety and general stress Techniques for managing difficult thoughts Managing the expectations we set ourselves and others Managing anger and techniques for communicating assertively Helpful ways to put techniques […]

Living Well with Parkinson’s

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free 4-week course is for people who have a diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease. It will consider the impact of the condition on people’s emotional well-being, including ways to adjust and proactively cope. The skills and techniques discussed are based on the psychological approach Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT). It is a taught course run in […]

Stress and Mood Management

This free course introduces Cognitive Behavioural Theory (CBT) as a method of effectively reducing difficult emotions such as anxiety, depression and anger. Topics covered include: Understanding anxiety and general stress Techniques for managing difficult thoughts Managing the expectations we set ourselves and others Managing anger and techniques for communicating assertively Helpful ways to put techniques […]

Effective Communication

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free course looks at how and why we feel misunderstood and what we can do to communicate better in different situations. Topics covered include: Considering the importance of communicating our needs How and why communication styles can vary Effective communication skills Barriers to communicating effectively This is a taught course, run in a group […]

Stress Workshop for Men

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

Men! Are you stressed out? Wound up? Hacked off? Feeling down? What are you doing about it? Pretending you’re feeling ok and struggling on? Bottling it all up inside till you feel like you’re going to explode? Let’s face it – if your car was in this state you’d be trying to figure out what […]

CALM: An Introduction to Mindfulness and Relaxation Practice

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

CALM stands for Cultivating Awareness and Living Mindfully. This free course introduces you to a range of techniques for relaxing the body, calming the mind and living more fully in the present moment. We can often live our lives on “auto-pilot” and react habitually to situations in unhelpful ways. Mindfulness allows us to be more […]

Overcoming Panic, Anxiety and Worry

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free course is aimed at people experiencing problems with anxiety in any form, including generalised anxiety, phobias, excessive worry and / or panic attacks. Topics covered include: Understanding how and why anxiety problems develop and are maintained The meaning and causes of the physical symptoms of anxiety and how to cope with them using […]

Healthy Mind (16-19yrs)

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free, six-week course introduces Cognitive Behavioural Theory (CBT) and is aimed specifically at 16 – 19 year olds. It will teach skills that can be used to help reduce difficult emotions such as anxiety, depression and anger. Topics covered include: Understanding anxiety and general stress (including exam stress) Techniques for managing difficult thoughts Managing […]

Overcoming Low Mood and Depression

Goddard Park Day Centre Goddard Park Community Primary School, Welcombe Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free course looks at the nature of low mood and depression and demonstrates different methods of dealing with this difficult emotion. Topics covered include: Understanding low mood and our experiences How our behaviours can impact low mood and depression How our thoughts and beliefs can sometimes contribute to low mood Developing self-compassion How to […]

Wellbeing After Baby

Roughmoor Social Hall Swinley Drive, Peatmoor, Swindon

This free course explores how we can manage our own emotional and mental wellbeing after the birth of a child. Topics covered include: Coping with difficult thoughts and feelings Setting goals and managing daily activities Helpful ways to reduce stress Useful techniques to communicate with others This is a taught course, run in a group […]

Boosting Self Esteem

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free course aims to help you understand how low self-esteem is maintained and teaches ways to break the cycle. Topics covered include: Introduction to self-esteem Understanding how our beliefs and expectations impact self-esteem Managing difficult thoughts Developing self-compassion Managing social anxiety Helpful ways to move forward Please note that we recommend attending the Stress […]

Overcoming Panic, Anxiety and Worry

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free course is aimed at people experiencing problems with anxiety in any form, including generalised anxiety, phobias, excessive worry and / or panic attacks. Topics covered include: Understanding how and why anxiety problems develop and are maintained The meaning and causes of the physical symptoms of anxiety and how to cope with them using […]

Managing Stress in the Workplace

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free, three week course is aimed at people who are feeling stressed and overwhelmed at work, people who wish to learn about the triggers of such stress, and people who wish to learn new methods and techniques that can be applied to daily life, in order to help reduce feelings of stress in the […]

Living Well with COPD

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

Dealing with breathlessness can be stressful and frustrating. This free workshop for people with COPD helps understand the things that can make it better and worse. It looks at ways to manage breathlessness and cope with the common difficult thoughts and feelings that can go with it. The session focuses on ways of remaining positive […]

Overcoming Panic, Anxiety and Worry

Goddard Park Day Centre Goddard Park Community Primary School, Welcombe Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free course is aimed at people experiencing problems with anxiety in any form, including generalised anxiety, phobias, excessive worry and / or panic attacks. Topics covered include: Understanding how and why anxiety problems develop and are maintained The meaning and causes of the physical symptoms of anxiety and how to cope with them using […]

Stress and Mood Management

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free course introduces Cognitive Behavioural Theory (CBT) as a method of effectively reducing difficult emotions such as anxiety, depression and anger. Topics covered include: Understanding anxiety and general stress Techniques for managing difficult thoughts Managing the expectations we set ourselves and others Managing anger and techniques for communicating assertively Helpful ways to put techniques […]

Stress and Mood Management

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free course introduces Cognitive Behavioural Theory (CBT) as a method of effectively reducing difficult emotions such as anxiety, depression and anger. Topics covered include: Understanding anxiety and general stress Techniques for managing difficult thoughts Managing the expectations we set ourselves and others Managing anger and techniques for communicating assertively Helpful ways to put techniques […]

Overcoming Panic, Anxiety and Worry

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free course is aimed at people experiencing problems with anxiety in any form, including generalised anxiety, phobias, excessive worry and / or panic attacks. Topics covered include: Understanding how and why anxiety problems develop and are maintained The meaning and causes of the physical symptoms of anxiety and how to cope with them using […]

CALM: An Introduction to Mindfulness and Relaxation Practice

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

CALM stands for Cultivating Awareness and Living Mindfully. This free course introduces you to a range of techniques for relaxing the body, calming the mind and living more fully in the present moment. We can often live our lives on "auto-pilot" and react habitually to situations in unhelpful ways. Mindfulness allows us to be more […]

Managing Stress in the Workplace

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free, one day course is aimed at people who are feeling stressed and overwhelmed at work, people who wish to learn about the triggers of such stress, and people who wish to learn new methods and techniques that can be applied to daily life, in order to help reduce feelings of stress in the […]

Living Well with Coronary Heart Disease

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free workshop is for people living with a cardiac condition (including people who have had a heart attack, angina, heart surgery, and heart failure). It will teach skills and techniques to adjust and better cope emotionally. This is based on a psychological approach called Cognitive Behavioural Theory (CBT), which has been shown to be […]

Living Well with Coronary Heart Disease

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free workshop is for people living with a cardiac condition (including people who have had a heart attack, angina, heart surgery, and heart failure). It will teach skills and techniques to adjust and better cope emotionally. This is based on a psychological approach called Cognitive Behavioural Theory (CBT), which has been shown to be […]

Overcoming Panic, Anxiety and Worry

Catherine Wayte Primary School-Butterflies Family Centre Elstree Way, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free course is aimed at people experiencing problems with anxiety in any form, including generalised anxiety, phobias, excessive worry and / or panic attacks. Topics covered include: Understanding how and why anxiety problems develop and are maintained The meaning and causes of the physical symptoms of anxiety and how to cope with them using […]

Stress and Mood Management

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free course introduces Cognitive Behavioural Theory (CBT) as a method of effectively reducing difficult emotions such as anxiety, depression and anger. Topics covered include: Understanding anxiety and general stress Techniques for managing difficult thoughts Managing the expectations we set ourselves and others Managing anger and techniques for communicating assertively Helpful ways to put techniques […]

Stress and Mood Management

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free course introduces Cognitive Behavioural Theory (CBT) as a method of effectively reducing difficult emotions such as anxiety, depression and anger. Topics covered include: Understanding anxiety and general stress Techniques for managing difficult thoughts Managing the expectations we set ourselves and others Managing anger and techniques for communicating assertively Helpful ways to put techniques […]

Moving On from Separation and Divorce

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free course aims to help you understand the emotional processes you are experiencing after the initial crisis of a relationship ending. It will help you identify steps forward and will discuss how to prevent similar problems occurring in future relationships. Topics covered include: Understanding difficult emotions Managing difficult changes and loss Helpful ways to […]

Overcoming Low Mood and Depression

Old Town Surgery (2nd Floor) Old Town Surgery Curie Avenue, Swindon, Wiltshire

This free course looks at the nature of low mood and depression and demonstrates different methods of dealing with this difficult emotion. Topics covered include: Understanding low mood and our experiences How our behaviours can impact low mood and depression How our thoughts and beliefs can sometimes contribute to low mood Developing self-compassion How to […]