Author: The Together In Mind Team

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Neelam Solanki – Junior staff experiences during a global pandemic

Tavistock&Portman · Junior staff experiences during a global pandemic Neelam Solanki is an Assistant Psychologist working within the National i-THRIVE Programme Team at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust, and has also been working on Together in Mind. Neelam shares her experiences of being a relatively junior member of staff through periods of great change and uncertainty, and its impact on her wellbeing and future.

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Dominic O’Ryan – Dropping Anchor

Tavistock&Portman · Dropping Anchor Dominic O’Ryan, Lead Psychologist with Substance Misuse Services at Camden and Islington NHS Foundation Trust. Dominic contributes some thoughts and practical guidance about how to find ways to pay the necessary attention to how we are in the context of a global storm that has in some ways come to feel like just the way things are.

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Jane O’Rourke – 4 Minute Triangle Breathing Exercise To Feel Refreshed And Rested

Tavistock&Portman · 4 Minute Triangle Breathing Exercise To Feel Refreshed And Rested This four-minute triangular breathing exercise is for when you want to feel more rested and rejuvenated. Jane O’Rourke 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. Wellbeing Quiz Profile: #MoreFrantic

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Jane O’Rourke – Self-compassion and Self-care 5 Minute Breathing Exercise

Tavistock&Portman · Self-compassion and Self-care 5 Minute Breathing Exercise Needing more self-care? Jane O’Rourke leads us through a self-compassion breathing exercise to help nurture and steady ourselves. Jane is a Yoga and Mindfulness teacher and a Psychodynamic Child, Adolescent and Family Psychotherapist. She teaches Yoga4Trauma at the Tavistock Clinic. Wellbeing Quiz Profile: #MoreFrantic

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Henry Smith – Supporting Social Work Students During COVID-19: Stories from (the) Frontline

Tavistock&Portman · Supporting Social Work Students During COVID-19: Stories from (the) Frontline Henry Smith is a Principle Practice Tutor with Frontline. Henry discusses how Frontline have supported social work students during the pandemic, and the way students and colleagues creatively adapted to new ways of working.

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Charlie Beaumont – The Value of Sport and Exercise During the Pandemic

Tavistock&Portman · The Value of Sport and Exercise During the Pandemic Charlie Beaumont is a Consultant Child Psychotherapist at the Tavistock Clinic and Head of Psychotherapy in Islington CAMHS. Charlie reflects on the impact of COVID and the lockdown period on the experience of, and enjoyment of sport. Wellbeing Quiz Profile: #DoingOkay

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Jane O’Rourke – 3 Minute Breathing Space

Tavistock&Portman · 3 Minute Breathing Space Jane O’Rourke guides us through a 3 minute Breathing Space. By turning towards our experience we can release and let go of tension. 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. Wellbeing Quiz Profile: #MoreFrantic

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Jane O’Rourke – Short Breathing Practice For Easy Calm And Relaxation

Jane O’Rourke guides us through a breathing practice for when you do not have much time but would like to relax and calm down. Jane is a yoga and mindfulness teacher and a Psychodynamic Psychotherapist working with Children and Families. She teaches yoga4trauma in the Trauma Unit at the Tavistock and Portman NHS Foundation Trust. Wellbeing Quiz Profile: #MoreFrantic

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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.