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Mindfulness and CBT Group for Low Self Esteem

  • This group is suitable for students experiencing difficulties with negative thoughts and behaviours around low self-esteem, there will be an opportunity within the group to work on these using Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and mindfulness skills
  • The group will introduce ideas, resources and techniques from Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT) and other approaches that lead to gaining psychological skills from such areas as Mindfulness, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Compassion Focused Therapy (CFT)
  • This is a weekly ‘in person’ therapy group run over 8 consecutive weeks, for students at any stage of their education. Each session will last for 1.5 hours and attendance is required at every session. The group will be facilitated by psychological therapists and based at Wellbeing and Student Support at Senate House
  • As well as looking at the ideas behind CBT and related approaches, there will be a large experiential aspect to the group, with plenty of opportunity for discussion of how the theory relates to your own and others’ experiences
  • Students interested in this group should discuss this in a brief consultation, or if appropriate with the person they are currently working with e.g. Psychological therapist, Wellbeing Advisor, mentor etc. They may then be offered a one-to-one pre-group meeting (PGM) with a group facilitator to decide whether it is a suitable option