Mindfulness

Learn more about what we offer

The art of ‘mindfulness’ refers to focusing on the present, without making judgement or revisiting the past. There are lots of different reasons why people practise mindfulness, including to reduce stress, get a better night’s sleep and improve overall concentration and focus in everyday life.

Our offer

At TALKWORKS we have a number of trained mindfulness practitioners who can teach you more about mindfulness and how to apply the benefits of it to your everyday life. We offer the following specific mindfulness workshops and courses:

Introduction to Mindfulness workshop – a one-off session that teaches participants more about mindfulness and the difference it can make to your everyday life. The 75 minute session also includes a guided meditation so that you can try mindfulness for yourself and see how you get on. Check dates and book.

Mindfulness-based Cognitive Therapy (MBCT) course – an eight week group course. Each session, combined with set homework, will teach you a range of strategies and techniques through the application of mindfulness, to improve your wellbeing and sense of connection in day-to-day life. To join you must complete an assessment with a TALKWORKS practitioner. Self-refer online or call us on 0300 555 3344.

Mindfulness graduates workshop – a two hour session for those that have completed an eight week MBCT course with TALKWORKS or another service. In these sessions we aim to support you to maintain, develop, and deepen your practice through a combination of guided meditation practice and revisiting of key exercises from the MBCT course.

Accept Clinic

We work closely with the Accept Clinic who provide additional free psychological therapies for adults living in Devon who have more severe and recurrent depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder and other related conditions The Accept Clinic is funded by the NHS and hosted by the University of Exeter. 

They offer a range of treatments including LiveMind – a four-session mindfulness-based course aimed at people who have experienced severe mental health difficulties in the past and who are looking to manage and maintain their wellbeing. Visit their treatments page, section Recovery and Resilience for more information and how to refer to the clinic.


Your experience with us

Your feedback matters

“I could not fault the service I received. I was listened to and given so many different resources to help my anxiety and depression. I was so very low a year ago but with the amazing support from my therapist I feel more and more myself every day. Thank you TALKWORKS.”

“I was apprehensive about using the service thinking I wasn't "bad" enough but a talk to the cardiac group by a TALKWORKS practitioner gave me confidence to self-refer. I was referred with respect and taken seriously throughout, felt safe and was given tools and advice to help myself take control of my situation.”

“The therapy gently supported me to both understand and come to terms with my diagnosis and how it has impacted on me as a person for so many years. I felt I could be open and honest in a very safe space. I not only feel better, I understand myself better too.”

Get Help

Call us on 0300 555 3344

Here at TALKWORKS, we’re here to help you feel better about life, and to help you feel like yourself again. Whether you’re dealing with an overwhelming life event, having sleepless nights or struggling with anxiety, we are here to help. You can self-refer to our service and a member of our team will then be in touch to arrange an initial appointment. TALKWORKS is not able to provide a crisis response service. If you need help urgently, you can access emergency mental health support information on our website.