Short Courses

Would you like to develop skills and learn new ways to manage your wellbeing?  Did you know that Oxfordshire Mind runs a series of educational courses and workshops throughout the year which share tools and strategies to improve mental health and wellbeing?

We deliver courses in 3 separate programmes that run termly as follows:

September – December

January – March

April – July

New to Oxfordshire Mind?

If this is the first time you have sought help from Oxfordshire Mind, then you will need to have an Options Session. This is the gateway into our service and is an informal 30 mins appointment with a Wellbeing Worker to discuss your current situation and wellbeing needs. Click here to book an Options session. Courses cannot be booked unless you have attended an Options session.

If there are currently no courses on offer when you access this page; get ahead and book an Options session now. Complete the online form or call the Information Line on 01865 247788. Monday to Thursday 9:30am – 4:30pm and Fridays 9:30am – 4:00 pm.

Oxfordshire Mind are pleased to offer a range of wellbeing courses both online and face to face [adhering to social distancing]. 

Exploring Self Esteem – Face to face

The course will explore what self-esteem is, how it develops, how it is affected and will share the tools and techniques participants need to boost their confidence and sense of self-worth. Participants will have opportunities to reflect on the practice of their new skills between sessions.

It is essential that you attend the first session to continue this course.

Assertiveness – Online Workshop

2 x 2-hour workshops that consider what it is to be assertive as well as exploring some practical skills and techniques which can help participants develop their communication skills, increase their confidence, and improve their wellbeing.

Managing Strong Emotions – Face to face

This course explores the reasons why we experience strong emotions such as anger, fear, sadness and guilt and how they affect us. This course is suitable for those wishing to take the first steps into exploring the reasons behind their own strong emotions. Some tools and techniques will be introduced that can be used in a variety of circumstances to help participants better cope with and manage their own strong emotions.

Each participant will need to attend a pre-course meeting with the course facilitators before being accepted onto this course.

5 Ways to Wellbeing – Online Workshop

A 2-hour workshop providing a space to connect with others and focus on our wellbeing in the current ciA 2.5-hour workshop providing a space to participants to connect with others and explore ways to improve their wellbeing using the 5 Ways to Wellbeing framework.

5 Ways to Wellbeing (Abingdon) 27/11/21 10:00-12:30

5 Ways to Wellbeing (online) 05/10/21 10:00-12:30

Managing Stress – Online Workshops (2 sessions) 

2 x 2-hour workshops aiming to provide participants with some tools and techniques to manage stress, encourage a daily habit of relaxation and support wellbeing.

Managing Stress (online) 06 & 13/10/21 10:00-12:00

Managing Stress (online) 09 & 16/11/21 18:00-20:00

Managing Stress (online) 10 & 17/11/21 10:00-12:00

Managing Stress (Bicester) 17 & 24/11/21 13:30-16:30

Managing Stress (online) 01 & 08/12/21 10:00-12:00

Short course enquires

If there are course dates under the course descriptions and you wish to attend one, please click on the link to our short course enquiry form.

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