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Living Well with Fibromyalgia and Chronic Pain.
6, June 2019 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm BST
Living with chronic pain can be worrying, frustrating and stressful. This course can help you to learn tools and techniques to manage stress, low mood and anxiety and maximise your physical health. We recommend attending all sessions to gain the maximum benefit from this treatment.
Please note: You must be booked onto a course to attend. You are welcome to bring a friend or relative for support, but they must also be booked onto the course due to limited spaces.
This free course is jointly delivered by Wiltshire IAPT (all 4 sessions) and Wiltshire Health and Care Physiotherapy (2 out of 4 sessions).
The course is suitable for: anyone with chronic pain, including those with fibromyalgia and back pain.
The course covers: understanding chronic pain, guidance on how to manage activity levels, learning tools and techniques for improving psychological wellbeing based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, setting personal goals based on what is important to you, and the opportunity to practice gentle movement in a safe and supportive environment led by a physiotherapist
This course is suitable for:
- Anyone who has had a diagnosis of Fibromyalgia or Chronic Pain
This course is not suitable for people with:
- A mental health diagnosis, such as Bipolar Disorder or Personality Disorder.
Please note that this course is only available for people who are over the age of 16 and registered with a GP in Wiltshire (excluding Swindon area). If you have any queries about this, please contact the Wiltshire IAPT main office on 01380 731335.
There are disabled parking spaces available directly outside Heathwood entrance A. Please use the main car park. The car park is a short distance from the Heathwood building.
Wiltshire IAPT Service psycho-educational courses are only available for people who are over the age of 16 and registered with a GP in Wiltshire (excluding Swindon area). Courses can be booked by using the online booking form* below, or over the phone by contacting the Wiltshire IAPT Service on 01380 731335. All our courses are released for booking 4 weeks before the start date - Bookings received before the 4 week window cannot be processed.
Our admin team are available weekdays, 9am-5pm and will be happy to assist you in booking on to your chosen course and answer any questions you may have. 01380 731335
*Please be advised using the online booking form does not guarantee a place on a course. A member of the admin team will contact you if the course is no longer available and we will do all we can to accommodate your request.