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Mon, 23 May


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A Workshop in Wellness Skills

Healing skills and self-care for professionals and clients

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A Workshop in Wellness Skills
A Workshop in Wellness Skills

Time & Location

23 May 2022, 10:30 – 15:30

Online Event


About The Event

About this event

Learn these healing skills to empower professionals and clients, to attend better to self-care and to live in wellbeing, no matter what is happening around us.

About this event

Attention to our self-care is essential in our professions, in order to prevent burnout and to enable us to be fully present for our clients, but it can be difficult to regularly fit care of self into our busy lives.

Capacitar wellbeing practices are easy to learn, easy to use and easy to share.

The health of body, mind and emotions is continuously affected by trauma, violence, weather, diet, environment, daily news and the challenges of life. Capacitar healing practices can empower us to live with peace and wellbeing no matter what is happening around us. The practices can be used with individuals or with groups, when we feel drained, scattered or depressed. These tools are for all of us whether we are survivors of trauma, caregivers working with others, or individuals feeling overwhelmed and stressed by daily life. The challenge is to build these practices into our lives and lifestyle so they become second nature to us and can be used by us and our clients, when we are aware of trauma stress, depression, anxiety, tiredness or loss of balance in our lives.

Practices will include:

  • gentle movements based on Tai Chi
  • tapping on acupressure points using Emotional Freedom Techniques
  • body scan, guided visualisation & meditation
  • Pal Dan Gum to release and balance energy
  • balancing the chakras (energy centres in the body)
  • finger holds to reduce intensity of emotions.

Aimed at: Counsellors/Psychotherapist/Social workers/Teachers

Facilitator - Sheila Mae Hamilton

Sheila has a private practice and is trained as a humanistic/ integrative counsellor/psychotherapist and is also a supervisor and coach. She is based on the Isle of Skye, working face to face, on video and by phone. Sheila has worked in a GP practice and has over 10 years of experience of counselling in primary and high schools and over 15 years of supporting students and staff in college and university. She trained with Dr Patricia Cane of Capacitar International in 2017/18 and uses Capacitar practices both as part of her own self-care and with clients. She currently facilitates weekly Capacitar wellbeing classes both face to face in her local community hall on Skye and online using Zoom. In addition to Capacitar Wellbeing Practices, she attends to her self-care by catching up with friends and family, reading novels, writing creatively, messing about with art materials, spending time in nature and walking along the shore with her collie dog.

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