Living with a CSF Leak: Looking after your mental wellbeing
*Please note that due to National Lottery Awards for All Scotland funding stipulations, this workshop is only available to patients resident in Scotland. We are currently working hard to get funding for patients in the rest of the UK.
Date: Monday 11th September 10.30am – 12pm
Facilitated by Stephanie Yin, one of www.rareminds.org specialist Counsellors, this small group (up to 15 members) interactive workshop is for patients living in Scotland who are impacted by a CSF Leak*.
Part presentation and part group discussion it will explore the emotional challenges of living with a CSF Leak, looking at themes such as building relationships with healthcare teams, anxiety and managing uncertainty, as well as some practical tools and ideas about coping as well as possible with a CSF Leak.
It will provide a supportive, confidential space to share experiences, meet with others and perhaps find new skills and coping strategies for living with the emotional impact of a CSF Leak.
Stephanie Yin, UKCP (Accred.)
Stephanie is an accredited psychotherapist and full clinical member of UKCP. She has worked with children and adults in both one-to-one and group settings, and has practised in specialist NHS psycho-oncology services for many years
In addition to her clinical practice, Stephanie conducts research and provides training and consultancy on the experience of living with rare and chronic conditions. Informed by both a lived and professional experience, she is passionate about raising awareness and improving mental health services for the rare disease community.
Thank you to The National Lottery Community Fund for making it possible to help support people with CSF leaks