Emotional wellbeing

  • Macmillan Professionals

Duration: 1 day
Format: Face-to-Face
Level: Foundation
Focusing on core knowledge and skills, and looking at how to apply some of the learning in your workplace.

Well-being and emotional resilience
From practicing mindfulness to developing strategies that combat stress and support wellbeing, these courses will enable you to look after yourself and others.

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Learn about stress and the ability to develop resilience to burnout and compassion fatigue.

Course objectives

  • Identify the unconscious processes that develop stress responses to life events.
  • Identify the coping strategies that perpetuate stress responses.
  • Explore a range of approaches for continuing to develop self-insight and to regulate emotional wellbeing.

The day will consist of a mix of presentations, facilitated discussions and sensitive experiential activities, working in pairs.

Intended audience

Any Macmillan professional wishing to develop a deeper insight into emotional and psychological stress.


Michael Kay is a Senior Lecturer in Counselling Studies at the University of South Wales and an experienced Mental Health Counsellor for Aneurin Bevan University Health Board. He has a special interest in Psychological & Emotional Stress and a particular interest in the development and onset of Professional Burnout among Health and Social Care professionals.

Request your place

This course is only available to Macmillan Professionals.

Although Macmillan Cancer Support will not charge Macmillan Professionals for this event, please bear in mind that the charity incurs charges for cancellations and no-shows. Please seek permission to attend from your line manager or team if necessary before submitting your form.

Step 1

Select your preferred date and location for the Emotional wellbeing course.

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Step 2

Please provide your details and any special requirements. We will contact you regarding your booking.


Additional Information

Statement: By submitting this form, I agree to notify Macmillan Cancer Support no later than 7 days prior to the event that I am unable to attend for any reason and at the earliest possible opportunity in the event of emergency.