Month: July 2020

In Mindcast

Heather Chambers – Growing Up Black

Tavistock&Portman · Growing Up Black Heather Chambers is an Assistant Psychologist working in the Camden MOSAIC CAMHS’s team for children with disabilities. Heather shares her powerful poem and an accompanying commentary to frame the poem that asks important questions about how all of us can actively do, say, and think things differently when racism is active – our own, or someone else’s. View the transcript to see the images that accompany Heather’s poem.

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Jane O’Rourke – 5 minute Alternate Nostril Breathing for Calming and Soothing

Tavistock&Portman · 5 minute Alternate Nostril Breathing for Calming and Soothing Jane O’Rourke shares a traditional yoga breathing practice, Nadi Shodhana or alternate nostril breathing, that can quickly calm the mind. Jane is a Yoga and Meditation Teacher, and a Psychodynamic Psychotherapist with Children, Young People and Families. She teaches Yoga4Trauma within the Trauma Service at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust.

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Maria McMillan – The importance of valuing your presence for others

Tavistock&Portman · The importance of valuing your presence for others Maria McMillan is a Psychiatric Nurse and a Psychoanalytic Psychotherapist. Maria talks about the importance, if you are working with those who are very ill or dying, of being there even when you can’t prevent the illness from taking its course. This material relates to a piece of work she carried out recently on behalf of the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust.

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Nimal Jude – A View From Children’s Social Care

Tavistock&Portman · A view from Children's Social Care Nimal Jude is a Practice Development Lead at the Social Care Institute for Excellence (SCIE). Nimal discusses the blurring of boundaries between work and home life during the pandemic and the positive and negative emotions it can illicit in social care staff. She also shares 3 quick ways to support our emotional resilience throughout the day.

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Jane O’Rourke – Allowing And Letting Be Breath Meditation

Tavistock&Portman · Allowing And Letting Be Breath Meditation Jane O’Rourke guides us through a breathing exercise to help us be with whatever difficulties we might be experiencing. Jane is a yoga and mindfulness teacher and a Psychodynamic Psychotherapist with children, young people, and families. She teaches yoga for trauma within the Trauma Service at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust.

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Darren Ware – On Side As One

Tavistock&Portman · On Side As One Darren Ware is the Community Equipment and Personal Protective Equipment Lead for the London Borough of Enfield. Darren speaks about the importance of a happy and confident workforce, team building and morale boosting in an ongoing crisis and saying thank you to the people who are not always seen but continue to work in the background making things happen.

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#ThankYouTogether

To celebrate the 72nd anniversary of the NHS on 5th July 2020, leaders from across North Central London have come together to share key moments from the past few months, as a way of saying thank you. Our speakers are: Michelle Johnson, Chief Nurse and Director of Patient Experience at Whittington Health NHS Trust Jo Sauvage, GP City Road Medical Centre and Chair at North Central London CCG Kay Matthews, Executive Director of Quality at North Central London CCG Siobhan […]