Group Coaching

 

Group Coaching

OpenRabbit organises group coaching sessions in the Epsom, Leatherhead and Dorking area around topics where peer support is particularly valuable. Groups are small to give every participant enough attention.The benefit of group coaching is that you can share your experiences with participants who understand and are therefore better able to support you.

Group Coaching Series

  • Smalle groups of 4 – 6 participants
  • Evening sessions from 7:30 – 9:00 pm
  • Total of 4 sessions over 8 weeks
  • At a location in the Epsom/Leatherhead/Dorking area
  • Total fee £220 pp

Upcoming Group Coaching Series

 

Emotional well-being during Menopause

The menopause throws a lot of challenges at us. The most well known challenge is the ever inconvenient and unpleasant hot flush. Many of us have them but not everybody, and not in the same severity. But did you know that there more than 150 physical and emotional symptoms of (peri)menopause?! Especially the emotional symptoms are often overlooked or misunderstood. Increased anxiety, irritability, difficulty concentrating, lacking motivation, depression are all emotional symptoms that can creep up on us when we move into perimenopause in our 40s or sometimes even 30s. But there is no need to suffer on your own. Talking about your symptoms is an important first step!

 

How it works

In our sessions we will discover emotional symptoms of (peri)menopause and teach techniques that can help you manage them. (Some women even see an improvement in the physical symptoms of menopause if they are better at managing the emotional symptoms, but this is not a guarantee.) Techniques used in our group coaching are based on the ACT theory by Dr Steven Hayes and include techniques to manage unpleasant thoughts and feelings, focussing on what matters to unlock your future and mindfulness.

 

The Leatherhead Institute

Monday night sessions: 14/10, 28/10, 11/11, 25/11

or

Thursday night sessions: 17/10, 31/10, 14/11, 28/11

You either sign up for all Monday sessions or for all Thursday sessions. You cannot switch between groups. By signing up and paying the fee you commit to all four sessions. No refunds are made once the sessions have been confirmed. If there are not enough participants for a series of sessions the paid fee will be refunded in full. There are no refunds for missed sessions.

 

Sign Up Now or email me at wendela.elsen@openrabbit.com

 

Special Discount:

If you sign up as a group of minimal 4 people all participants get 20% off = £176 pp

 

Disclaimer!

WE ARE NOT DOCTORS!

We do not treat symptoms of menopause. We teach techniques that can help you manage its symptoms. It works for many women but may not work for you.

  • if you feel you cannot cope, physically or mentally, see your GP
  • don’t ever stop any medication without consulting your GP

 

 

What is Menopause?

“Menopause is the transitional period in a woman’s life when her ovaries start producing less of the sex hormones estrogen and progesterone. Menopause is declared when a woman ceases to have a menstrual period for 12 consecutive months, marking the end of her reproductive years. A woman who has her ovaries surgically removed immediately enters menopause.

Natural menopause is a gradual process, beginning with perimenopause, or premenopause, usually starting in a woman’s 40s or even 30s. Perimenopause can last up to 10 years, as the menstrual cycle tapers off and menopausal symptoms such as hot flashes, night sweats, and mood swings may begin.

Other physical and psychological changes that may occur throughout menopause and the postmenopausal years include irregular heartbeat, headaches, insomnia, irritability, depression, and anxiety, along with cognitive symptoms like forgetfulness. Menopause is also associated with problems such as vaginal dryness, painful sexual intercourse, urine leakage, and joint pain.”

From https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/basics/menopause

 

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