New Treatment Centre – Open Day

Having moved in to our new Centre, in Hazel Grove, Stockport, we would like to welcome you to visit us and take a look around at the new facilities. We will be open between 8am and 8pm, and we have complimentary tickets available through Eventbrite. Details will be here soon, we hope you can make it.

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SafeHaven 8 Week Mindfulness Group – Level 1

We are excited to announce a new SafeHaven Mindfulness Group. This is a structured programme, split into two 8 week courses (level 1 and level 2). Taking a trauma informed approach to mindfulness, this small group (maximum of 6 people) will learn week by week how to apply mindfulness in their everyday life, to manage stress and help reduce anxiety and increase wellbeing. Mindfulness is simply about awareness. It is…

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Trauma Summit 2018

The Trauma Summit brings together specialists in psychological trauma from around the globe. If you are visiting, come and say hello as we have a stand at the conference. Our Managing Director, Charlotte Copeland, and Clinical Director , Dr Nikki Kiyimba, will be on-hand to ‘talk trauma’ and answer any questions. We look forward to seeing you there!

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Supporting colleagues with a mental health diagnosis

You are likely to be providing the soft skills essential to support your team. However, it might be helpful to develop a process and recognise your own limitations as continuously supporting those who are struggling can at times become draining. It’s important you are looking after your mental health whilst in this supportive role.   How do you offer support? Arrange regular one to one’s – check on where how…

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Top Tips for Managing Fatigue

When an individual has experienced a traumatic event, or a critical incident (any event that causes unusually strong emotional reactions) the strong reactions they can induce have the potential to interfere with their ability to function and go about their daily life, in a ‘normal’ way. One of these abilities could be a severe increase in tiredness and fatigue. Most of the time fatigue is commonly related to stress, grief…

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Getting help after trauma: a guide

In the UK we have recently experienced a series of large scale traumatic events, which have impacted the nation and left a vast number of people feeling shocked and traumatised. Understandably, this has raised many questions about how to best support people and help them recover. This article will provide a brief explanation of the normal human response to trauma, when and what type of help to seek and provides…

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Talking Stress & Trauma on That’s Manchester TV with Alistair Clarke

Hear Charlotte Copeland talking stress and trauma on That’s Manchester TV: In March Charlotte was invited onto That’s Manchester to discuss stress and trauma with Alistair Clarke. With new research out all the time it is furthering our understanding of how stress and trauma affect us as people and also the different approaches to recovery available. Charlotte enjoyed discussing some of the more cutting edge approaches that are available as…

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