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25 Jun

This lady STARTED singing in her CAR on 1st May AND IS STILL SINGING EVERY MORNING :!! WOW .

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An afternoon with an inspiring lady

On a wonderful hot and sunny day we had the pleasure of talking to a very inspiring lady who has, out of a fun idea, started a fantastic campaign to fight the stigma of mental health.  Bernadette Bruckner, Director of The One Stop Psychotherapy Shop, Karen Goodson and Bethan Hayes were joined by Camilla Lewington who has a passion for singing and says that she uses music to lift her up if she’s feeling a bit low. She has a fantastic band – Camilla Lewington Just Shut up & Dance- and an incredible voice. In May she had been watching lots of challenges on social media, 21 day challenges and she thought it would be fun to do this herself. After singing her heart out on the way to the gym and of course then feeling really motivated after, she had a light bulb moment . . . to sing in her car for 21 days and video herself, posting on social media for something fun. However Camilla is not one to just do things for no reason, no she wanted to create something purposeful out of this . . . this is where the #beattheblues campaign was born.

Camilla radiates happiness as we speak to her and she makes us feel motivated and excited about the cause. On day 1 she had 50 views and was so humbled by this, by day 2 this jumped to 600, by day 21 people were begging her not to stop. So she has continued and has an aim to make the #beattheblues campaign huge in stamping out stigma. She has sung with her daughter in the car, dressed up for charity and even had guest stars in her car and we have the pleasure of seeing her belt out amazing songs and helping people everyday #beattheblues

So what motivates Camilla to continue? Her answer is very simple, she knows many people affected by mental health issues and bullying, as well as having battled some low days herself, some people have had a positive outcome, some sadly not and she just wants to make a difference.  Camilla’s favourite saying is “People crazy enough to think they can change the world will” We think this is just the start for Camilla and the #beattheblues campaign and we really think that she will make a change and we would love to come along for the ride so keep your eyes peeled for what’s coming.

 

Why not check out her campaign

https://www.facebook.com/camillalewingtonjustshutupanddance/

https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC1TsznqOvEEQ3QSkX1qlSew

https://www.camillalewington.co.uk/beattheblues


 

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12 Jan

Digital mental health

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Digital mental health In the UK, 38 million adults access the internet every day.1 That's 76% of the adult population. On average, internet users aged 16 and over spends more than 20 hours online each week and more than 70% have a social networking profile.2 With this growth of the internet, online spaces and smartphone apps, healthcare services are beginning to use these developing technologies to help monitor health and prevent and treat any problems. Digital health (or e-health as it's sometimes known) is a wide and varying concept that includes the use of technology for digital record keeping, online booking systems, online repeat prescriptions and some more innovative uses of technology for direct treatment.3 While applicable to physical health, there have been strides towards the use of digital health for mental health as a way to use IT to support and improve mental health, including the use of online resources, social media and smartphone applications.4 Digital mental ...

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28 Aug

Half Day Practical Cyber Security Course: Tailored towards Counsellors and Practitioners of Therapy.

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Half Day Practical Cyber Security Course: Tailored towards Counsellors and Practitioners of Therapy. 

Price inclusive of certificate of attendance: £75.00  

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Price inclusive of certificate of attendance plus test and security certificate & seal  £95.00    


 Location Stratford upon Avon                :  9. a.m to 1.30 -2.pm  on “23rd September 2016

The One Stop Psychotherapy Shop Ltd, has worked hard and listened to the needs of many therapists to bring together the content for this quality-endorsed, Cyber Seal of Security certification  course, designed to meet the needs of Psychotherapists, Counsellors and Therapists wishing to achieve higher levels of security in their work. The certification will encompass the work stations and other devices used in the provision of online video counselling services. If you are not 100% sure about the security of your work station at home or in the work place then this workshop is for you. Don't worry if you know a little or a lot about security on your PC or Laptop we will advance your knowledge weather you are a pro or a starter. 

We offer practitioners of online video counselling and therapies, the opportunity to gain Cyber Security certification..  Our Cyber Security accredited assessment will help therapists to exceed the basic standards laid out in the general guide by Cyber Essentials. Our prestigious seal is a beacon of excellence for therapists to display and is a trusted seal in client confidentiality within the online video counselling industry.

Course will cover:

Safety online protecting your clients’ data classification

Data protection (HIPAA Compliancy)

Skype v Web RTC (Real time communication) fundamental dangers between free skype counselling calls and Web Real time communication secured video calls

Encryption, what it is and how to apply it to files and folders

Spyware, all about spyware.

Passwords, how to make great passwords and implement password systems

Viruses, common viruses, how they work

Firewalls, what are they and how to set one up

E mail security, a look at email security

Web pages security HTTP v HTTPS

Geek and terms,

Cyber security seal certification test ( delegates taking the  test can now decide to sit the test or make arrangements with us to take the test from their workplace or home.)

 

Numbers are limited for this very popular course so early reservations are much appreciated:

 E Mail:  info@tosps to find out more information or book a place.


 

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