Are you generally concerned or anxious about the environment? If so, you are not alone. There is growing concern around climate change and its impact on our mental health. From our social media feeds to coverage in the media detailing environmental issues, extreme weather warnings, and news of children and adults protesting the reluctance of government to make a change. It’s not surprising that there is increasing unease about the sustainability of our environment.
As women and as mothers we worry about the implication this will have on our children and loved ones, while this uncertainty remains, we may feel the pressure to hold it all together which can lead to stress and anxiety. When someone suffer from anxiety, they don’t just live with what’s happening here and now, they imagine and entertain all sorts of terrible scenarios and then live in that reality. This session will explore ways you can identify, manage and move past your anxiety.
Emmy Brunner is a London-based clinical psychotherapist with 15+ years of experience focusing on women’s mental health and is the founder of the Recover Clinic in London, the UK’s #1 private treatment centre focused on trauma, eating disorders and body dysmorphia. Throughout her career, she has come to believe that the majority of mental health challenges are linked to unresolved trauma in one’s life. Emmy has discovered remarkable patterns in the ways women are conditioned to respond to trauma and life-challenges. She’s devoted her life to sharing her learnings with sufferers and has created an approach to the treatment of mental illness that aims to help individuals strive for holistic balance. Her unique approach focuses on the person behind the illness, not just the physical symptoms. Emmy is a seasoned media commentator and speaker, having presented talks and run workshops around the world, with her personal mission being to redefine mental health treatment and make it more accessible.
Where: Brighton Museum, Education Pavilion