Maintaining your Psychological Well-being during the Coronavirus Outbreak

It's important during these uncertain times to put in place strategies that will help maintain your psychological well-being. We've pulled together a range of advice and strategies from different sources that we hope you will find useful.

Every Mind Matters

Having good mental health helps us relax more, achieve more and enjoy our lives more. We have expert advice and practical tips to help you look after your mental health and wellbeing. Click here to open

Staying Well when Social Distancing

The Royal College of Occupational Therapists has the following 10 tips to maintain well-being for those who are social distancing in the coming weeks. Click here to download


Coping with stress during the Coronavirus outbreak

The World Health Organization has the following advice about coping with stress during the outbreak. Click here to dowload


Coping with anxiety about Coronavirus Podcast

This is an understandably stressful time and it's normal to feel worried. What can we learn from CBT for health anxiety that might help us with feelings of anxiety during the pandemic? In this short bonus episode, Dr Lucy Maddox from the British Association of Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies interviews Dr Jo Daniels from Bath University, about things we know are likely to help. 


F-A-C-E  C-O-V-I-D

Dr Russ Harris an Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Practitioner and author of the Happiness Trap has shared this useful guidance on responding effectively to the thoughts, emotions and behaviours you may be experiencing as a result of the Coronavirus. Click here to download


OCD and coronavirus (COVID-19)

OCD-UK a National Charity has a range of advice for people who may be experiencing more distress than usual that can be accessed by clicking here

Recovery College - Coping During the Pandemic - Online Course

This course has been developed for everyone in response to the recent global pandemic. There is information about how to avoid catching/spreading the virus, what immediate feelings you may have and common reactions, managing your mental health at this time, managing isolation and social distancing, self-care, supporting children and young people and some accessible information. Click here to access

Psychology Tools - Free Guide to Living with Worry and Anxiety amidst global uncertainty.

Psychology tools have put together this free guide Living with worry and anxiety amidst global uncertainty.

They have included a mixture of psycho-education about normal and excessive worry, lots of normalization, and a selection of practical exercises that you, your clients, or anyone can use to manage worry and maintain well-being in these uncertain times. Please click here to access.