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Debt and Wellbeing – Part Two

Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Debt and Wellbeing – Part Two By Debbie Taggio In part one, I discussed dealing with growing debts and the best way of dealing with them. But what if you’re past that point? What can you do if enforcement action is being taken against you? Is there anything you can do? If you haven’t paid […]

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Debt and Wellbeing – Part One

Monday, October 19, 2020

Debt and Wellbeing – Part One By Debbie Taggio Does a shiver of dread run along your spine each time the phone rings or there’s a knock at the door? The worries of debt and persistent creditor contact can result in stress, difficulty sleeping, extreme anxiety, muscle tension, chest pain and irritability. You might spend […]

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Workplace services for wellbeing

Wednesday, October 14, 2020

Prevention and resilience building 30 minute individual consultation, resources and self directed help; signposting (free of charge) 2. Bite size online learning sessions by organisation and by topic £350 per session Counselling and therapy sessions online; £60 per hour or subject to service provider contract    

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Debbie Taggio Introduction

Friday, September 25, 2020

Welcome, Debbie! What am I about? A question we all ask ourselves at one time or another, I think. Certainly, for me it’s a question that doesn’t just have one answer. In my early twenties I was about caring for my young children, but towards the end of the decade I wanted something else and […]

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Black Lives Matter by Angela, counsellor and psychotherapist, with Atrium Clinic

Thursday, June 11, 2020

 

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Bite size courses online for staff in the workplace

Wednesday, May 27, 2020

Bite size learning workplace online call tel 01702332857 to find out more

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Signs of distress in your children during coronavirus

Monday, May 11, 2020

Coronavirus has changed our adult lives but what about the impact on your children? Surveys carried out in this period, indicate that whilst some children are loving being at home for a prolonged period, others are showing signs of distress and parents are not sure what to do to help. If you’re worried, here are […]

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Parent Groups -supporting your child’s wellbeing

Saturday, May 2, 2020

Are you worried about your child’s wellbeing? Are you wondering what you can do to support them better? Or are you worried about your teenager and you are not sure what is normal teenage behaviour or what needs more specialised help? We run groups on supporting you to help your child with worries or challenging […]

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What is the difference between mental health and wellbeing?

Friday, May 1, 2020

Mental health We all have mental health, just as we all have physical health. How we feel can vary from good mental wellbeing to difficult feelings and emotions, to severe mental health problems. Mental wellbeing Mental wellbeing is the ability to cope with the day-to-day stresses of life, work productively, interact positively with others and […]

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Commonly asked questions about our services to the public.

Wednesday, April 29, 2020

Are your staff qualified? Yes all our psychologists, therapists and coaches are qualified to support you. How long will I attend sessions for? That depends on your needs. The research says many people only need to attend a single session in a group or a one-to-one session. Others need more. You can discuss this with […]

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For GPs, their patients and the Public

Wednesday, April 22, 2020

Telephone 01702 332857 or info@atriumclinic.co.uk Atrium Online Services Are you a mental health practitioner or a GP getting calls from patients with worries? Or are you a member of the public worried about your wellbeing and wondering who else can help?  Atrium services could be an option – no referral required – to access a […]

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Wellbeing without labels

Tuesday, April 14, 2020

In our everyday lives, we are deluged with information about our wellbeing. Our consumerist culture tells us it can be cultivated with the help of mindfulness meditation apps, wholesomely marketed vitamin supplements and exorbitantly priced sessions of goat yoga (sadly no longer practicable unless you have your own goats at home). Celebrities and influencers peddle […]

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Workplace services for small businesses – advice,training and clinical support from one provider

Monday, April 13, 2020

Telephone 01702 332857 or info@atriumclinic.co.uk Access to Atrium resources for HR and wellbeing leads Post Covid workplace resource https://www.employment-studies.co.uk/system/files/resources/files/AXAEMHGuide.pdf

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Single Session Therapy

Saturday, April 11, 2020

Single Session Therapy or SST is a model of service delivery that recognises that most people can benefit from one session of therapy alone. It can be useful when there is a high demand for help, such as during a time of crisis like we are now facing with the Coronavirus outbreak. By tapping into […]

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Signposting to services in Coronavirus times

Friday, April 3, 2020

Samaritans www.samaritans.org Call Day or Night 116 123 jo@samaritans.org MIND www.mind.org.uk www.anxietyuk.org.uk http://learn.4mentalhealth.com/ Other Tips and Resources https://www.nhs.uk/oneyou/every-mind-matters/coronavirus-covid-19-anxiety-tips/ For support in a crisis, Text Shout to 85258. If you’re experiencing a personal crisis, are unable to cope and need support. Shout can help with urgent issues such as: Suicidal thoughts Abuse or assault Self-harm Bullying Relationship challenges

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Coping in a Coronavirus world

Wednesday, March 25, 2020

These are devastating times for some people, very worrying and inconvenient times for others and strange times (for us all- not least the children). We are affected by multiple levels of uncertainty and change – at the national level of purpose and policy, how our communities and local services function, the impact on our work […]

Posted by: Sara Ireland