Living Life to the Full Course

27th January 2023


The Health Improvement Team are partnering with Aware to offer staff places on a 6 week Living Life to the Full programme commencing on 21st February.

Registration details are included in the flyer and information on the programme provided below which you can share with any staff who may wish to refer themselves for the programme.

 What is Living Life to the Full?

  • A six-session group programme using Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) concepts – the most evidenced-based talking therapy for people affected by low mood, anxiety or depression.
  • The programme has been developed by Dr Chris Williams, professor of psychiatry at the University of Glasgow and a recognised expert in developing self-help resources based on CBT.
  • It introduces participants to the ‘Five Areas Approach’ which illustrates that events and situations in our lives affect how we think, how we feel, how we behave and also affect us physically.
  • The programme will be delivered by Aware in partnership with the BHSCT Health Improvement Team and funded by the Public Health Agency.

Who is Living Life to the Full for?

  • Anyone experiencing low mood or mild to moderate depression / anxiety.
  • People who are motivated to learn self-help tools and strategies related to CBT approaches.
  • People who are comfortable in an online group setting.  The course is not group therapy, however there are some interactive elements to the sessions to help participants explore the concepts and approaches discussed.
  • Participants are welcome to complete this course alongside counselling or other therapies.
  • The course is NOT suitable for those who have experienced recent mental health crisis or are living with severe and enduring mental illness.

How to signpost people to Living Life to the Full

Staff can self-refer.  The document below includes information for anyone who would like to attend including dates and a link to register.  The course is free of charge.

If you have any queries feel free to contact

To register:   Living Life To The Full Feb 2023