Bite-sized talks on assertiveness, managing stress and more!

Issued: Tue, 08 Nov 2016 12:11:00 GMT

Date: Tuesday 15 November - Friday 18 November
Time: 3.15pm - 4.45pm
Venue: Rooms 402/403, Level 4, Fraser Building

The Counselling & Psychological Services (CAPS) bring you another series of short, bite-sized talks. This time you will have an opportunity to learn about managing stress and anxiety, pick up techniques to promote an assertive approach and get an introduction to Compassionate Mind Training.

Who can join?

Open to all University of Glasgow students.

You don’t need to be currently registered with Counselling & Psychological Services or have accessed the Service previously to attend.

Talks are not bookable in advance. Spaces will be allocated on a first come, first serve basis.

DayTimePresenterTalkWhat you will learn
Tuesday 3.15pm - 4.45pm Eric Medcalf Managing perfectionism An introduction to managing stress and anxiety. Including practising a relaxation technique which will be available as a recording.
Thursday 3.15pm - 4.45pm Julia Caird “When I say no I feel guilty” Techniques to promote an assertive approach, with a focus on recognising passive and aggressive communication, saying ‘no’ and responding to criticism.
Friday 3.15pm - 4.45pm George Mitchell and Marie Murray Introduction to Compassionate Mind Work An introduction to Compassionate Mind Training, based on the work of Professor Paul Gilbert. The session will incorporate the theory underpinning CMT, and an experiential exercise on developing your own compassionate mind.