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Mental Wealth Academy

Courses by the Good Mental Health Cooperative

At the Good Mental Health Cooperative, we believe that connecting with others, and informal arts and wellbeing learning activities, are really important ways to take care of our mental health, and build the emotional resilience we need to get though these difficult times.

Hooked On Words with Maggie Sawkins

Creative Writing

Maggie has provided creative writing workshops for organisations including The Poetry School, Anvil Arts, MIND, Mayflower Theatre, HMP Erlestoke, St James’ Hospital, as well as poetry and performance workshops including at New Theatre Royal and Kings Theatre in Portsmouth. She has also delivered projects such as ‘Finding the Words’ for people living with dementia, ‘The Last Hour’ at the D-Day Museum, ‘Poetry for Emotional Well being’ at Portsmouth City Girls School, and ‘Hooked on Words’ at Cranstoun Community Drug Action.

Art with Janet Ayers

Everyone can create!

Janet has a teaching style that can support anyone to create amazing things, even if you have never done art before. Janet uses techniques that will help you free up the barriers that have been holding you back allowing free expression to move that will enable you to achieve art you will be proud of.

Katie Holland

Sacred Dance

Shifting focus from the usually expected outer form of belly dance to heart centred intuitive, healing movements. Katie will guide you to transform, transmute and embody your authentic, sovereign bellydancer. Discovering a new paradigm of bellydance; overflowing with self-empowerment, whilst embracing your passion, sensitivity and power.

Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

Sarah Haskett CBT Therapist

I deliver psychotherapy for a range of common mental health problems such as depression, low self-esteem, general anxiety, panic, health anxiety, social anxiety, PTSD and obsessive compulsive issues.

What is CBT? Based on identifying problematic cycles and finding new ways to respond and think about the problems we are faced with, to move forward and feel better

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