Speaker :

Mark Widdowson and Nicola Newton

Workshop Title : 

Promoting brain health and wellbeing through nutrition and lifestyle

About the workshop :

Counselling and Psychotherapy are known to have powerful beneficial effects on the brain structure and functioning. Good nutrition and a healthy lifestyle has an effect on all aspects of the body, including the brain, and by extension, mental health and brain functioning. Research developments in neuroscience, psychology and mental health have identified numerous simple and clear, scientifically-based ways of supporting mood, cognitive functioning and mental wellbeing, many of which will be covered in this workshop

Are you looking for safe and effective ways of enhancing your mood? Are you wondering if there are simple and  practical steps you can take, activities you can engage in, or adjustments you can make to your lifestyle which will contribute towards positive mental health? Are you looking for simple, safe and practice advice you can pass on to clients to support their therapy process and promote positive wellbeing?  

In this workshop we will be exploring practical ways of improving brain health and well-being through nutrition and lifestyle. The workshop is open to everyone- no prior knowledge is needed.

About the speaker :

Dr Mark Widdowson, PhD, MSc, ECP, CTA, TSTA, FHEA

Mark is a UKCP registered psychotherapist, teaching and supervising transactional analyst and EMDR Europe accredited practitioner. He is passionate about integrating neuroscience into psychotherapy and in finding ways for therapists to make use of research findings in their practice. He is the author of Transactional Analysis: 100 Key Points and Techniques and  Transactional Analysis for Depression: A step-by-step treatment manual. He has received two international awards for his research on the effectiveness of TA for depression and is a TEDx speaker. He has a private practice in central Manchester and is a senior lecturer in counselling and psychotherapy at the University of Salford. 

Nicola Newton, DipCNM, Dip IIN, MBANT, RCNHC,

Nicola is a qualified Nutritional therapist and health coach with a passion for nutrition stemming from her own health journey, witnessing the huge effect simple dietary and lifestyle changes made to her health ignited a deep desire to help others achieve optimum health through nutrition. She has a private practice in Sheffield and also works with people online. 

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