Self-help Webinars on demand

We have a wide selection of pre-recorded webinars available at your convenience. Led by our highly-trained NHS practitioners, each webinar focuses on a different topic designed to improve your mental wellbeing. This is a fast, accessible and easy way to access mental health support in your own time.

This webinar is an introduction to being kind to yourself. Whilst we know that being kind to ourselves can be incredibly powerful and can benefit both physical and mental health, it is not the easiest thing to do. This webinar will introduce you to the idea of compassion, why it's important and how to start applying it to yourself. We invite you to try the techniques along with us and begin your journey today.

This webinar gives an overview of the systems that govern sleep, normal stages of sleep and describes why problems can occur. It introduces CBT as a method to improve sleep hygiene, along with using stimulus control to strengthen our natural cues to sleep. There is also guidance on managing anxiety and worry around sleep.

This webinar offers guidance for those who have suffered a bereavement, including myths about grief, cycles of grief, and beginning to move forward after losing a loved one. By offering tools and techniques using principles of CBT, practical coping strategies for managing feelings of grief and loss are introduced.

This webinar describes symptoms, thoughts and behaviours that are very common with anxiety and depression. CBT is introduced as a method to understand problematic situations, and to break negative cycles in order to help you feel better. Other coping strategies including activity planning, problem solving and making a wellbeing plan are discussed.

This webinar discusses symptoms of Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and how these can affect your day to day life and functioning. It also highlights how these symptoms can overlap with other common mental health disorders such as depression, anxiety and OCD. Moreover, coping strategies that can be used to manage ADHD are discussed, including the stress bucket, mindfulness, attention training, exercise, diet and maintaining good sleep hygiene. Tips for moving forward are offered to aid your journey to better mental wellbeing.

This webinar discusses what anger is and how our bodies react when experiencing this emotion. The purpose of anger is also explored, including how it can be problematic in our lives and dealing with the consequences of acting on feelings of anger. Finally, CBT techniques are applied to teach you how to manage overwhelming feelings of anger with tools such as the stress bucket, relaxation strategies and trying alternative communication styles.

This webinar dives into cannabis as an addictive substance and how it can impact mental wellbeing. The addictive properties of cannabis are explored, including positive and negative effects caused by drug use.  The impacts that cannabis can have on mental health are discussed, and CBT principles are applied through the five areas model to highlight the relationship between cannabis misuse, behaviours, emotions and thoughts.

This webinar explores the link between physical and mental health in the context of long-term health conditions. The brain’s reaction to a physical health diagnoses is discussed, including acceptance and dealing with health uncertainty. Finally, strategies for coping with long-term health conditions are outlined to enable you to better manage your physical and mental health.   

This webinar explores how low mood and loneliness can affect older adults, including the impact of isolation on mood and overall mental wellbeing. Symptoms of depression are identified along with triggers that can lead to periods of low mood, such as bereavement, lack of socialising and family difficulties. Finally, strategies for overcoming loneliness are outlined including activity planning and building resilience.

This webinar explores Autistic Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and how this condition can impact an individual also struggling with a common mental health problem. Through outlining what autism is and how it may affect someone’s day-to-day living, an overview of this disorder is provided, followed by a range of helpful wellbeing tips to better manage difficult symptoms and improve overall mental wellbeing.

This webinar covers the subject of menopause – specifically peri-menopause, menopause and post-menopause, including common symptoms and legislation issued by the General Medical Council (GMC). Moreover, helpful tools and techniques for coping with symptoms of the menopause are explored, such as breaking vicious cycles of behaviour, managing anxiety, behavioural activation for low mood and keeping a worry diary.

This webinar looks more closely at the link between diabetes and our emotional wellbeing to understand the impact that our physical and mental health can have on diabetes management. It offers insight into how our thoughts, feelings and behaviour may impact our diabetes management, before outlining some strategies to help look after both your physical and mental wellbeing.

This webinar explores Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD) including common symptoms and causes of SAD such as seasonal changes, circadian rhythms and changes in hormone levels. Using a Cognitive Behavioural Model (CBT) tips for coping with SAD are outlined to help create a toolkit of coping strategies, ranging from regular exercise, psychological therapies and using a light box during dark nights.

This webinar focuses on carer’s health and wellbeing, including potential stressors that may impact your mental health within your role as a carer and warning signs to look out for when you are struggling. Moreover, examples of unhelpful coping and negative thought patterns are explored before we dive into helpful strategies to help manage the everyday stress and pressure of being a carer for another person.

This webinar takes a broad, all-encompassing approach to infertility, offering advice and support for individuals trying to conceive, going through fertility treatment, or deciding to stop treatment. The idea of threat systems is explored and how this can impact our emotions when experiencing infertility, along with practical strategies to better manage difficult emotions during your journey.

This webinar offers advice for how to support your mental health during a pregnancy – including for feelings of low mood and anxiety experienced during the peri-natal period. Practical coping strategies are outlined such the use of CBT techniques including worry time, attention training and progressive muscle relaxation to better cope with these difficult emotions.

How do I access this programme?

All you need to do is fill out the quick and easy online form to access the platform. We ask for some basic information and you will need to complete some mood questionnaires.

Your information is securely stored and confidential in line with NHS record keeping policies. Anybody registered to a GP in Milton Keynes, Bedfordshire or Luton can access this service.