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Counselling and Health Advice workshops and events

We offer regular workshops and events to support student wellbeing.  Events are free and open to all UAL students and you can simply sign up to any event to book your place. Workshops are normally on Tuesdays and Wednesdays at High Holborn.

Check out Eventbrite to see forthcoming workshops on a wide range of topics including Healthy Eating, Sleep Hygiene, Managing Anxiety, Perfectionism, Procrastination and Coping with Bereavement and Loss.

February 2020

Managing Anxiety Workshop
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Managing Anxiety Workshop

Join our 4 week programme to learn techniques to manage anxiety. These workshops are for students with generalised anxiety or panic symptoms. Workshops last up to 2 hours and take place weekly over a 4 week period.

When? Starting in February 2020

Where? University of the Arts London, 272 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EY

To sign up for this programme, please attend a drop in session or complete our online form stating your interest in this workshop.

March 2020

Image of a heart shape made from candles
Image of a heart shape made from candles

Coping with Bereavement and Loss Workshop

Come to this workshop to learn more about how to look after yourself after the loss of a loved one. Discover more about the 5 stages of grief and how to grieve in a healthy way.

When? Wednesday 4 March 2020, 2pm - 4pm

Where? Room 120, University of the Arts London, 272 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EY

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Make Your Own Avatar Workshop
Make Your Own Avatar Workshop

Make Your Own Avatar - A Tool for Self-reflection

Discover the value of creating a character and giving a voice to your thoughts. All materials are provided for this workshop.

Lesley Butler combines the therapeutic qualities of Puppetry and Performance in order to develop confidence and animate our lives.

When? Wednesday 4 March 2020, 1.30pm - 3pm

Where? Room A220, Camberwell College of Arts, 45-65 Peckham Rd, London SE5 8UF

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Laughter Therapy Workshop
Laughter Therapy Workshop

Laughter Therapy Workshop

Come to this workshop to explore 2 well-being tools and deep diaphragm breathing. Discover how laughter can help relieve stress and anxiety.

When? Friday 6 March 2020, 2.30pm - 3.30pm

Where? Room T803, London College of Communication, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 6SB

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Healthy Eating Workshop Photo by Trang Doan from Pexels

Healthy Eating Workshop

Come to this workshop if you want to start making changes to the vicious cycle of disordered eating. Do you have an unhealthy relationship with food? Discover how you can start to address these concerns.

When? Tuesday 10 March 2020, 3pm - 4.30pm

Where? Room 119, University of the Arts London, 272 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EY

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Art Therapy Workshop
Art Therapy Workshop

Art Psychotherapy Workshops

Come to our series of Art Psychotherapy workshops. Discover how to use art materials to explore your self-expression and personal growth in a therapeutic setting. Attend all of the workshops to get the maximum benefit.

When? Wednesdays 5 - 7pm. 4 March, 11 March, 18 March

Where? Room 209, University of the Arts London, 272 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EY

April 2020

Bereavement Support Group
Bereavement Support Group

Bereavement Support Group

Request to join the bereavement support group if you would like to meet with other UAL students to talk about your loss and hear about the experience of others. This is a 10 week support group facilitated by a member of the Counselling and Health Advice Service.

When? Tuesdays 2 - 3.30pm starting in April

Where? University of the Arts London, 272 High Holborn, London WC1V 7EY

Contact counselling@arts.ac.uk to express your interest in this support group