DevelopingMe : Online Self Confidence group for African and Caribbean Women

10 hours

Do you feel stuck, like you have more to give, sick of the life patterns reoccurring?

If you want change then this course is for you. You will be held accountable, connect and change. Low motivation, procrastination, self-doubt, critical thoughts, worry, will rob you of your life.

Each weekly session will personalised to reflect your current life circumstances and goals. Each session will build from the previous, and so will you, as you implement your learning into your real life settings,  your success in this course will be reflected in your  personal, growth, development and change.

Based on CBT and Narrative Therapy Principals this group aims to support professional black women and business owners to feel better about themselves and the lives they lead. The sessions will be based online and you will be provided activities to try out during the week as well as  provided readings lists and video resources to compliment the session content.

This courses requires you to implement learning into your life, action is the only way to insure change. We can’t wait to share this journey with you.
Love Nicola and Naomi x

£240 for 8 sessions (works out at £30 per week)
Two payments of £120 for 8 sessions

Session 1 : You’re not mad!

Understanding you, exploring heritage and cultural identity

  • What does it mean to be you?
  • Cultural expectations and beliefs
  • Legacies and intergenrational expereinces
  • Mental Health what does this mean too you?
  • Exploring stigma
  • Lifelong benefits of this journey

1hr 15min.

Session 2 : It is time to find our who you are

 Improving your mood

  • Getting / staying on track
  • Negative Learnt behaviours – the things you don’t even realise you do
  • Life pressure/stress
  • Low self-esteem
  • Taking control
  • Creating inner motivation
  • Getting out of your trap to stay on track
  • Our physical and our psychological self
  • Sleeping well

1hr. 15min.

Session 3 : When did stress and worry become a mental health problem?

Finding balance and managing stress, worry, anxiety and high blood pressure.

  • Raising awareness
  • Anxiety
  • Trauma
  • Worry/stress
  • Uncertainty
  • Anxious predictions
  • Beliefs about coping
  • Thinking styles
  • 3 Systems

1hr. 15min.

Session 4 : Let’s Slay…

What does being a woman mean to you

  • Critical thoughts
  • Self-doubt
  • Impostor syndrome
  • You are an influencer, to yourself
  • Manifestation of uncertainty
  • Make your mindset work for you
  • Expectation from self and others
  • Self-care

1hr 15min.

Session 5 : Walk it, like I talk it!!

Learning to love and be compassionate with yourself

  • How to be more compassionate
  • Positive qualities
  • Give you a break
  • Learning to love yourself
  • Updating your life, walking your change

1hr 15min.

Session 6 : Don’t cross me…

Understanding your anger and developing assertiveness 

  • What is anger?
  • Defensive system
  • Stepping out
  • Connect to values
  • Problem solving

1hr 15min.

Session 7 : It’s not me, it’s them

Exploring your relationships and how you communicate with others 

  • Types
  • Social anxiety
  • Attachment styles
  • Patterns
  • False self  vs True self
  • Cognitive avoidance

1hr 15min.

Session 8 : What I now, know about me

Learning ways to relax and live a healthier life 

  • New me
  • Life map
  • Where from here
  • Toolkit
  • Accountability

1hr 15min.

Nicola Teynue

Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapist, Children’s  Author, Youth Mental Health Trainer.

Naomi Mwasambili

Psychology, Mental Health, Service Design, Innovation and Leadership.