Mindful Monkey.

An Offering

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Those nice people at West Leicestershire NHS Clinical Commissioning Group have enabled us to deliver mindfulness courses around Leicestershire during 2016 and 2017.

Our next journey into mindfulness will be starting on 7.5.17. Is this the right time for you to join us? I recently facilitated a day of mindfulness and here is a recording of one of the practices. You can download and try out the practice if you like.

This 10 week mindfulness course is combined with additional support to form Mindful Mentoring which aims to help people improve their emotional wellbeing, mental health and social functioning. Each course will run every Sunday 1:00 to 4:00 pm over a period of 10 weeks.

It has been a pleasure to work with the people who have joined us for the three courses so far. The next course starts in Hinckley.

There will be a taster session on 30.4.17 so you can just pop in and find out more. The course is free, if you would like to refer someone you are working with (or want to refer yourself) then to book your place or get more information call or text:

Jit Singh
Project Manager
Mindful Mentoring

Phone: 07939 199 549
Email: info@go-getta.org.uk

Foundation Degree in Drug & Alcohol Counselling – at the University of Leicester

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I am the course tutor on the Foundation Degree. If you are working with substance users or would like to move into the field then the Foundation Degree might be the course for you. It is part time and designed to fit alongside work. It runs as a one evening a week class or as a Distance Learning Course, if you live further afield or need the flexible study option.

“The course will provide the skills, knowledge base and expertise needed to use counselling skills within the drug and alcohol counselling field. The Degree provides an opportunity for people to train as drug and alcohol counselling workers and build a career in this profession… and will enable students to develop sufficient competence and confidence to access employment in the drug and alcohol counselling field.”

More information about the Face to Face Course or the Distance Learning Course. Alternatively you can download the information here:

Course Information – Distance Learning

Course Information – Evening Classes in Leicester

Application Form

Intake for 2012 will start in January.


Post Graduate Courses in Drug & Alcohol Treatment

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I am involved in running a Post Graduate course at the University of Leicester, Department of Medical & Social Care Education. If you work with Substance Users, have a degree and want to to go further then:

The Postgraduate Courses in Drug and Alcohol Treatment are specifically designed for people working with those who have drug or alcohol problems.  The curriculum is based on the skills and knowledge required for effective treatment and course tutors are all practitioners from a variety of professions with many years experience.

The course starts of with the Post Graduate Certificate and students can take this further to a Masters if they wish.

  • Year 1 – Post Graduate Certificate
  • Year 2 – Post Graduate Diploma
  • Year 3 – Masters (by Dissertation)

Click Here for further information.

Alternatively you can download the Information for Applicants and Application Form here.

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