Our wide range of Live Workshops cover commonly experienced challenges both inside and outside of work. They offer a chance to explore topics in more detail, share experiences, reflect, and learn about useful psychological tools and coping strategies.

Anyone working for SABP or one of our partner organisations can attend our Live Workshops.

Please note: our workshops are designed for individual personal development and are not for training purposes.

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What to expect:

  • Your thoughts, comments and reflections are very welcome, although there is no obligation to share personal experiences.
  • Our workshops are designed to offer a safe space for all attending and we kindly ask that people respect each other’s thoughts and feelings.
  • To gain the most from the workshop & avoid disruption to other attendees we ask that people arrive on time. Unfortunately, we are unable to admit anyone to a workshop if they arrive more than 10 minutes after the start time.
  • We strongly encourage attendees to switch their cameras on for the duration of the workshop in order to gain maximum benefit.
  • If you are unable to attend a workshop, please let us know beforehand; places are in high demand and we have a waiting list for some workshops.

If you have any questions or specific requirements, please get in touch with us.

  • Stress & Burnout: In this workshop we cover what stress and burnout is. We also define the stress response and how it affects us. As well as covering useful coping skills that reduce your stress response and build resilience through self-care skills.
  • Developing Resilience through Self-Compassion: In this workshop we cover what we mean by self-compassion and why it is essential for our health and wellbeing. We think about blocks and resistances to self-compassion and look at the impact of the inner critical voice. We also look at useful strategies to help foster the practice of self-compassion.
  • Hybrid Working: We consider the experiences of hybrid working, acknowledging the benefits and challenges that can arise. We explore strategies to support our wellbeing, help stay connected with colleagues whilst hybrid working, and manage the transition back into the office.
  • Improving Social Connection: In this workshop, we explore the importance of social connection in taking care of our mental health. We acknowledge the widespread experience of loneliness and the challenges we may face in connecting to others. We explore strategies for building new connections and improving existing connections, with our own wellbeing in mind.
  • Moral Distress: Moral distress is commonly experienced in the workplace, particularly by those working in health and social care roles. It is described as a betrayal of ‘what’s right’ and can occur following actions, or a lack of them, which clash with a person’s moral or ethical code. In this workshop we explore signs and causes of moral distress, coping strategies and moral repair.
  • Loss, Grief, & Bereavement: In this workshop we acknowledge the difficulties faced when dealing with bereavement both at work and at home and we focus on practical tools that can be used to aid looking after yourself and others experiencing loss and bereavement.
  • Vicarious Trauma: vicarious trauma can be experienced after being exposed to the trauma of others. This workshop explores the impact of witnessing trauma in the workplace and the signs and symptoms to look out for in yourself and others. We introduce the concept of vicarious resilience and growth. We also explore techniques and strategies that can be used to reduce the impact of vicarious trauma and look after your mental health.
  • Sleeping Well: In this workshop we explore the stages of sleep, factors that may impact quality of sleep, and pillars of good sleep, including routine, lifestyle, and our environment. We look at strategies and tips for building healthy sleep habits and making positive changes to aid relaxation and improve sleep quality.

  • Conversations around Men's Mental Health: It can feel difficult to speak about mental health and seek support, especially in the context of unhelpful societal norms and expectations. This workshop considers these challenges to reaching out for help and identifies signs that indicate when you might be struggling. The workshop also offers practical tools to start conversations around mental health and strategies to support your wellbeing.

  • Workshop for Leaders Part 1: Self-care for Leaders: Effective leadership involves looking after yourself as well as your team, with many leaders finding self-care and self-compassion more challenging. In this workshop, we consider the stressors that leaders may face, and the potential barriers to practising self-care. We explore strategies and techniques to help overcome these barriers and enhance your overall wellbeing. 
  • Workshop for Leaders Part 2: Leading with Compassion: This workshop introduces the concepts of compassionate, inclusive and collaborative leadership & what it means to be a compassionate leader in NHS and Social Care. There are also opportunities to reflect on your own leadership style and consider what areas may be helpful for you to develop.
  • Understanding Menopause: In this workshop, we explore the shared and individual experiences of menopause and its impact. We look at how support can be provided in the workplace. CBT-based strategies are explored and resources are provided to help manage menopausal symptoms and enhance wellbeing. This workshop is designed for people experiencing the menopause, and also for managers to be able to better support their staff. We encourage anyone who wishes to understand more about the menopause, including men, to attend.
  • Managing Anxiety at Work: In this workshop, we consider the shared & individual experiences of anxiety & the impact it has. We think about the factors that put health & social care staff at a higher risk of experiencing anxiety. We also explore how to manage anxiety at work through using CBT-focused strategies. Other tips to manage anxiety & further resources are provided.

Past events

Events in July 2024

Developing Resilience through Self-Compassion - Fully Booked

Event date and time:

22 Jul 2024, 10:00 – 12:00

Hybrid Working

Event date and time:

11 Jul 2024, 10:00 – 12:00

Loss, Grief & Bereavement

Event date and time:

4 Jul 2024, 14:00 – 16:00

Events in June 2024

Self-Care for Leaders

Event date and time:

25 Jun 2024, 10:00 – 12:00

Managing Anxiety at Work (Fully Booked)

Event date and time:

13 Jun 2024, 10:00 – 12:00