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 Illuminate your Autumn

Three interactive online workshops recognising the importance of looking after our mental and emotional health

Get a taste of the Illuminate approach in our online lunchtime workshops, focusing on coaching techniques to help you manage these uncertain times building your resilience, both at work and at home. They are open to anyone, employed, furloughed or unemployed enjoy an hour's learning and discussion with Maria via Zoom. 


These interactive group coaching workshops are delivered by Maria Varallo, manager at Illuminate, and build on our expertise as a not for profit delivering specialist positive mental health coaching and training for individuals and businesses across Cambridgeshire.


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Please let us know which session(s) you wish to attend. There is no set fee, but we recommend a minimum donation of £10.00 per workshop.


Your donation will be directly contributing to our frontline charitable services in Cambridgeshire. This means every £300 raised will enable a beneficiary to receive specialist life-changing coaching. 


1. Regain your sense of control  – Monday 12th October 12.00 to 1.00

Fully booked


2. Building Optimism and Resilience – Monday 23rd November 12.00 to 1.00 
This session will help you reframe your outlook boosting your optimism and resilience, especially during these uncertain times. A simple and effective process with thoughtful questioning and discussion that you will be able to use 


3. Managing Change and Taking Care – Monday 14th December 12.00 to 1.00

In the final workshop of this series, we'll be looking at the many changes we have faced over the last 6 months that will have impacted on our wellbeing. By looking carefully at how change affects us psychologically we can draw on activities and actions that take care of yourselves and others. 


Maria has over 20 years of experience in training, mentoring and coaching. She is qualified with post-graduate degrees in Social Work (1998) specialising in mental health and Business Coaching (2006). In 2008 she met Sam Greenley and Illuminate was created, together they manage the charity and now have a team of associate coaches and trainers delivering online workshops and specialist coaching.


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