One Hour taster sessions!

One-Hour Taster Sessions
'Self-Care for Carers' 5th July
'Breaking the Cycle of Depression' 19th July
'Confidence Building' 2nd August
Venue: VAO Board Room 2pm – 3pm

These sessions are partially a demonstration and also serve to provide awareness about three courses that will be offered as 8-week (12 hour) evening classes starting at KGS in September.

The trainer is kindly offering her time free of charge, so there will only be a small charge of £2 per head to cover refreshments and room hire, payable on the day.

'Self-Care for Carers' 5th July

How balanced is your life?
Understanding your own health needs
Handling difficult conversations
The importance of social structure
Planning for your needs
Putting on your own oxygen mask before helping others

'Breaking the Cycle of Depression' 19th July

Recognising your own triggers & warnings
Understanding chemistry of the brain and body & how to change it
Why you wake up tired and unmotivated & what you can do about it
Why some types of counselling make depression worse
How to control negative thought patterns & turn them around
Finding positive triggers & anchors
Writing your self-care routine
Your own action plan into the future

'Confidence Building' 2nd August

Get to know yourself, your goals & values
Banish the negative self-talk
Small positive actions to boost confidence
Finding the balance
Aligning big goals
Confident action plans
Flying solo
Being your own role model
Big dreams
(Optional Study Skills & Exam Strategies, depending on participants’ requirements)

Booking essential, please contact


Angela is a qualified Master of Neuro Linguistic Programming (NLP) and a Certified Havening Techniques ® Practitioner with many years’ experience as a phobia and trauma specialist. Angela specialises in working with children and families, having trained with Childline and NSPCC. She recently relocated to Orkney to be closer to family following many years of holidaying here. Her practice as a Happiness Coach is based at the Suilven Centre, Kirkwall and her website is




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