Meetings and events
Date: Tuesday 19 January 2021
Topic: Self Care & Palliative Care
Our first local group meeting of the year will take place on Tuesday 19 January at the earlier time of 6:30pm. The talk is on Self Care and Palliative Care and will be given by an occupational therapist working in palliative care. To attend this meeting, please use the first link below from 6:30pm. It appears highly likely that we will be restricted to 40 minutes due to using the basic package with Zoom. Assuming this happens the meeting will reconvene at 7:15pm for a further 40 minutes. If you are late joining the meeting on Tuesday after 7:10pm try the first link in case we manage to get unlimited minutes; only try the second link if you are unable to access.
Date: Tuesday 16 February 2021
Topic: AGM and sharing of ideas on how to improve our emotional, spiritual and physical wellbeing.
We will hold our AGM (postponed from November 2020) at a meeting starting at 6.30pm. We will immediately go through the AGM agenda items and after that part of the meeting closes we will each have the opportunity to share one idea which you believe helps improve your own emotional, physical or spiritual wellbeing. This could be something we eat or drink, how we ensure we move more or get adequate rest, what we read or the podcasts we listen to and each of us will have an equal amount of time to provide our suggestion.
Date: Tuesday 16 March 2021
Topic: My work as a Counsellor with Ros Young
Ros will share with us her experience as a Counsellor combined with some tips from the skills she has learnt from other therapies she is trained in alongside her Counsellor role. Interestingly enough, Ros is also a keen amateur when it comes to honey bees! She will incorporate some information about these wonderful creatures into her session so it promises to be a very interesting and varied talk! Due to time restrictions on Zoom, this session will take place in two parts.
Date: Tuesday 11 May 2021
Topic: Self care is good care with Mandy Irons
Mandy is Head of Wellbeing at St Barnabas Hospice and her service supports staff and volunteers as well as patients and their family. Delivering any care to someone, whether they are experiencing an episode of emotional, mental and/or physical difficulty, or are terminally ill, it can have an adverse effect on a health professional and Mandy is going to share the importance of self care and will offer suggestions of how complementary therapists can look after their own wellbeing.
Date: Tuesday 20 July 2021
Topic: Emmett Technique with Richard Hardy
Our talk this month is by Richard Hardy on the Emmett Technique - the chameleon approach to body therapy. He says: "With over 8 years experience I have passion to improve the quality of people’s lives and ease pain and discomfort through a combination treatment of different massage techniques and the Emmett Technique. I have treated a wide variety of clients with a range of muscular skeletal issues: many that may have been caused by stress, poor posture and sometimes injuries. I have experience of treating both acute and chronic conditions, and specialise in pain relief. During this presentation, I will cover how I use the therapy, who it is suitable for, who is Ross Emmett, what are EMMETT Points, the psoas muscle and balance and the Emmett Lymphatic drainage massage."
Date: Tuesday 21 September 2021
Topic: Sex and Relationship Therapist, Tracy Tuff
Tracy is a Relate trained Counsellor with 10 years practice, working with couples, individuals, children and young people. She has also qualified as a clinical supervisor and has recently undertaken an MSc as a psychosexual therapist. Tracy is currently undertaking training to become a family therapist. From 2015-2020, she led the counselling team for a Lincolnshire Hospice where she specialised in all aspects of grief work including anticipatory and complex grief, before changing direction to become a HE Lecturer at Doncaster University, teaching on several counselling courses. The Zoom meeting will take place in 2 parts due to restrictions by Zoom, and the links below will take you to each session.
Date: Tuesday 16 November 2021
Topic: Reflexology Lymphatic Drainage (RLD) with Sally Kay
RLD is an award winning reflexology technique which focuses on stimulating the lymphatic reflexes on the feet. Its a unique sequence that has been researched and developed by Sally Kay, whilst working in Cancer Care. The results appear to support the theory of reflexology. Sally runs training courses and has visited St Barnabas Hospice in Lincolnshire in the past. She also has a book, DVD and even some reflexology balm which are all available to purchase on her website, please visit reflexologylymphdrainage.co.uk for more information. This looks to be a very interesting talk, so we hope you can join us to gain a little more insight into the benefits of this amazing therapy.
To join part one, please click here.
Meeting ID: 297 701 9327
To join part two, please click here.
Meeting ID: 297 701 9327
To join part three, please click here.
Meeting ID: 297 701 9327
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Entry: £5 members / £6 non-members / virtual meetings are free to attend.
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