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Mental Wellbeing

Statistics suggest that one in four of us will suffer a mental health issue in any given year. In Europe one in five people develop a depressive illness during their lifetime. Mental health problems account for up to 30% of consultations with GPs.

There are many conditions that can affect a person’s mental health. These include: Anxiety, Depression, Bereavement, Insomnia, Stress and other mood related conditions. We are trained to assist you in a compassionate and confidential setting. We offer individual tailored assessment, provide care plans, discuss all your options – including medication, integrated medicine, mindfulness and/ or specialist referral.

Phone us to make an appointment with our Doctor who will listen, provide practical advice, and support you as you gain control of your mental health.

Integrated Health Care

At Calderwood Family Clinic we believe that mindfulness based training and practices can provide us with skills and tools to look after our mental health.

We live in a busy world, we live in a global connected fast paced world which is enriching but can be mentally and emotionally exhausting. In our clinic we provide the MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) courses run by Mr Paddy Gowan.  These courses help us practice how to slow the mind down.

Integrated Health Care Plan for 2018

MBSR 8 week Course for Adults

The MBSR course is a specific 8 week course delivered with a set of weekly topics. The course will run over 8 weeks and it is important to be available to attend the full course, and the full day retreat for the best outcome for your health.

MBSR Course Fee – €250  

We plan to run 3 x MBSR course in 2018 with 7 spaces available on each course

  1. February  / March
  2. May / June
  3. October / November

Teen / Young Adult MBSR / .B

This is a course specifically aimed towards those aged between 16 years and 25 years of age. Details to be confirmed early 2018.

On-going Tasters & Drop-In Evenings

These evenings are for patients who wish to continue and evolve their mindfulness practice following completion of an 8 week course in Calderwood Family Clinic. They are also for Patients who have been referred by one of the medical staff to attend as a taster before booking in for an 8 week course. The taster / drop-in evenings last 1hr 30 mins and cost €15.

Evenings to be confirmed. One each month except for April, July, August & December.

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The psychology services in Beaumont hospital have an excellent resource for relaxation and mindfulness exercises. They are happy to take self-referrals from patients. For more information and to get some useful downloads to listen to visit  www.beaumont.ie/marc