Everyone is entitled to well-being and everyone has a responsibility for their own well-being, but some people need extra help, support and guidance to make this possible.
At CorporateSoulutions we provide evidence based ways to reduce stress, Improve focus & engagement at work, awareness of personal development. We deliver these through our presentations, group work & personal therapy sessions. With our diverse team of specialist therapists, within their chosen field, our goal is to provide bespoke presentations/ therapy to help your company, your employees or you personally to grow, and move forward to where you want to be in your life.
Kevin Hempsted has over thirty years of experience in running his own business and thirteen years of experience working within the addiction field. Kevin has specialist experience in counselling bereaved people with complex needs. He has spent the last thirteen years facilitating, attending and training on personal growth and development workshops internationally. Kevin is currently also co-facilitating men's groups for survivors of sexual abuse.
Dr Carla Stanton has over a decade of clinical experience as a General Practitioner, and is a keen teacher with a background in Clinical Education at the University of Nottingham. Carla has always been fascinated by the science of the mind-body connection, and in more recent years has trained in USA in Functional Medicine, travelled internationally teaching on meditation retreats, and is now the Medical Director of HeartMath UK; a scientifically validated biofeedback tool for reducing stress and increasing resilience.
If you would like an further information, or to book a presentation, a group work session or personal therapy sessions with any of our therapists email us at:
Rachael is the founder of Welford Wellbeing. She is a motivational speaker, mental health advocate, and holistic therapist.Her knowledge comes from actual life experience as well as her training. Rachael offers a personalised and holistic approach using tools such as meditation, EFT, Reiki and Sound therapy to help you to understand your emotions, reactions, and patterns and move forward in life with ease.
CorporateSoulutions is founded and run by a group of therapists and well-being practitioners who are highly experienced and qualified.
We offer services to help individuals and companies care for themselves and their employees with evidence based and innovative interventions.
We are passionate about enabling people to grow in whatever area they feel the need to.
At CorporateSoulutions understanding and treating the whole person is not just a theory, it is a practice that underscores how we respect each person's need for a plan that can work for him or her.
All work is carried out in the strictest confidence and within the professional guidelines of the BACP Ethical Framework.
We offer the following services:
. Trauma Therapy.
. Emotional Focused Therapy (EFT)
. Interactive one off workshop training in mental health, mindfulness, addiction, assertiveness and stress management to enable organisations and HR departments to help their employees and stake holders be the best they can be
. 10 week hour long training sessions in specialist well being subjects
.Group therapy sessions
. One to one therapy sessions (in the workplace, at our private consultation rooms, Skype/Facetime
. Gong Baths
. Weekend Resilience Retreats
. Mindfulness training and group work
. Relapse Prevention workshops for addictions
. . Aftercare for people who have left residential treatment programmes or are new too recovery
. Day and weekend mindfulness Retreats for teams
. Reiki sessions
. Early morning/ Breakfast or lunchtime groups
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On 26th June we were delighted to give a presentation at the Devonshire Club London.
A Mindfulness event we gave an overview of how stress and anxiety affects our neurology.
Using three separate Mindfulness meditations Luke was apply to give those who attend an awareness of their bodily sensations that can help reduce stress, improve well-being, and decrease aches and pains.
Mark White CEO at Your Town tweeted "A great insightful talk by Agape Wellbeing last night centred around mindfulness...Thanks for hosting @Devonshire_Club looking forward to the next one.
We would like to thank everyone who attended, and the Devonshire Club, especially their incredible events team for the wonderfully warm welcome.
On Monday 16th July we were delighted to give a presentation to a group of Snow-Camp apprentices and previous apprentices.
Lucy Chadburn the London Programme Manager for Snow-Camp wrote the following;
"A massive thank you to Carla and Kevin for running such a great session on Monday".
"There was so much value in what was delivered and what came out of the session. In such a short space of time you enabled our young people to really engage with their emotions and start to understand themselves and help put themselves back in the driving seat of their feelings/thoughts as well as providing a safe space for them to talk openly and reflect".
"Although one or two young people were not ready to engage fully at this point in their journey, I do believe you have planted seeds that we can build on either at Snow-Camp or though future sessions with yourself".
Below are some of the words that were exchanged by the young people when asked to sum up how they felt/how the session went;
Anxious, yet acknowledged.
Excited about the bubbles!
Snow-Camp's mission is to engage inner-city young people through snowsports to provide life skills training, nationally recognised qualifications and work experience to increase motivations and aspirations, enabling them to gain employment in the snow-sports industry and beyond.
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Sponsored by The George Bairstow Charitable Trust
We are proud to announce that we will be leading the delivery of Snow-Camp brand new mental health programme called Uplift, and sponsored by the George Bairstow Charitable Trust, set up in 2014 in memory of George Bairstow. The trust aims to continue George's considerable charitable work to ensure that people and communities can benefit from his legacy.
Snow-Camp decision to launch the new programme came as a result of their monitoring and evaluation data, revealed 83% of young people they worked with last year feel they need more mental health support.
Mental health is something that our young people are increasingly struggling with and they do not often have the means or resources to cope with anxiety, anger, frustration or depression but though Uplift we hope to address this and provide them with the mental wellbeing support they need.
Snow-Camp's youth volunteers decided on the programme name Uplift. A name linked to skiing and mental wellbeing. The youth volunteers will be trialling the programme from March to June and hopefully then alongside the charity's core snowsports programme next year.
Uplift will contain several workshops and 1-1 support sessions that will help young people suffering with low self- esteem, self-confidence and self- defeating beliefs. The workshops will teach young people invaluable coping mechanisms to help deal with toxic attachments, societal conditioning and addictions.
The decision to launch the new programme comes as a result of the charity’s monitoring and evaluation data, which revealed 83% of the young people they worked with last year feel they need more mental health support. Uplift will be funded by the George Bairstow Charitable Trust and delivered by Kevin Hempstead, a humanistic counsellor and a registered BACP member.
Snow-Camp’s youth volunteers decided on the programme name “Uplift”. A name linked to skiing and mental wellbeing. The youth volunteers will be trialling the programme over the next few months and Snow-Camp hopes to run the programme alongside the charity’s core snowsports programmes next year. The programme will contain a number of workshops and 1-1 support sessions that will help young people suffering from low self-esteem, self-confidence and self-defeating beliefs. The workshops will teach young people invaluable coping mechanisms to help deal with toxic attachments, societal conditioning and addictions.
The programme will be funded by the George Bairstow Charitable Trust, a Trust set up in honour of George Bairstow who was tragically killed in a car accident in 2013, whilst heading home from a shift volunteering for St John Ambulance. The Trust aims to support young people who, like George, want to volunteer in their community and have a passion for helping others in need.
Kevin Hempsted,a humanistic counsellor and registered BACP member, will be leading the delivery of the programme alongside Doctor Carla Stanton.
Lara Kinnear, Snow-Camp’s Operations Director said:
“Since 2003, Snow-Camp has provided innovative youth development programmes in London. We know that a lot of the young people we work with live in areas with high levels of deprivation and many have faced a number of significant traumas in their young lives including knife and gang crime. We know first-hand that there is so much more work that needs to be done to support young people across inner-city London. We hope that alongside our snowsports programmes Uplift, our new Mental Health Programme will help do exactly that. We’re extremely grateful for the support of the George Bairstow Charitable Trust, this wouldn’t be possible without them.”
Maria Bairstow, Chairman of George Bairstow Trust’s Trustees said:
“Snow-Camp’s work with young people is inspiring. Our Trust was founded to support exactly these types of programmes. George was a keen skier and was committed to helping those around him. We’re incredibly proud to be helping Snow-Camp launch their new Mental Health Programme that has the potential to help support hundreds of young people.”
A national charity that uses snowsports to change the lives of young people has launched a pilot mental health programme with the help of BACP member Kevin Hempsted.
Kevin is working with Snow-Camp, which aims to turn young lives around through skiing, snowboarding, life skills, training, qualifications and work experience, on its new Uplift scheme after seeing how the charity helped transform the life of his nephew Jonjoe Boulter.
Uplift was introduced after Snow-Camp’s own research showed that more than 80 per cent of the young people it worked with last year felt the need for more mental health support.
Kevin said: “Snow-Camp changed Jonjoe’s life. They really helped him pull it round. It gave him a purpose and something to aim to. It showed him that people believed in him and that was huge.”
Jonjoe is now a qualified ski coach in Verbier, Switzerland and is working to become an instructor with the Warren Smith Academy.
Now Jonjoe's journey has inspired his uncle, and Kevin will be working alongside Dr Carla Stanton on the delivery of Uplift.
The programme will include workshops and sessions that will help young people with low-esteem, self-confidence and coping mechanisms.
Kevin said: “I looked at it and whether there was something I could offer to take it a little bit further, to give these kids the opportunity to have a voice and be heard, and to be encouraged and nurtured along the way.
“We will be looking at self-care, how we speak to each other, how we think about ourselves. We will be doing artwork, movement, group work.
“Each session will end with an open group where they can talk about what they are feeling and get used to speaking about what they are feeling, so that they don’t sit on their emotions.”
Kevin, who has been clean and sober for 14 years, qualified as a counsellor in 2017. He has a private practice in Islington and Haggerston in London and also volunteers at One in Four, a charity which specialises in supporting survivors of sexual violence and abuse, and particularly survivors of child sexual abuse and trauma.
“I want to give something back,” he said. “On my journey people have helped me along the way. I would like people not to experience what I experienced.
“That’s why, with all the potential that children have, I want to say to them that there is help available, it is okay to talk.”
Lucy Chadburn, Snow-Camp’s London programme manager, said: “The young people we work with have quite tough lives. To be able to have a neutral space with a professional like Kevin to support their sessions is a great thing.
“We see that mental health is something young people increasingly struggle with and don’t often have the means or resources to cope with.
“Having Kevin able to provide this for our young people is amazing – it is so much needed.”
This week we had a mindfulness session where residents and staff discussed the importance of controlling your breathing and how this can reduce everyday stress and anxiety, run by Kevin Hempsted from One in Four. Kevin said, “It was a pleasure coming down to Caritas Anchor House, I really enjoyed facilitating the session and the residents’ participation and engagement was humbling to see. I am very much looking forward to working alongside CAH again”
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Many men that we support have asked for a space where they may talk about being survivors from A male prospective. The 8 week group offers men room to think, talk and meet other male survivors .
If you require further information please contact www.oneinfour.org.uk
On 15th May 2019 alongside Mark White CEO of Your Town CIC, we were invited to give a presentation to bring awareness of how mindfulness can help with stress and anxiety within the working environment, and The relationship between stress and breath.
UBS are working hard building support and awareness within the company and it was such an honour to play a part within their wonderful program.
As part of the Snow-Camp Uplift program on 4th June 2019 we were invited to give a presentation to bring awarenesss of stress, and burnout to all regional staff.
Snow-Camp are working extremely hard to bring support and awareness within the company and and it was such an honour for us as a team to help facilitate this, and to reflect on the tremendous work they are doing, and how this can continue to grow.
Earlier this year Sam Gompels kindly agreed to sponsor the forthcoming Snow-Camp Uplift program , enabling it to be extended nationwide.
Once he saw the program, and wanting to ensure that his staff were made aware of how important their own self-care is , invited us up to Gompels HQ in Melsham, where we did three presentations to around fifty staff members to help bring awareness to stress and burnout within the workplace.
Sasha West, Sam Gompels PA, said, “The sessions went down really well with the team and we are receiving lots of positive feedback, thank you”.
We would like to thank everyone at Gompels for their warm welcome, trust and enthusiasm to engage, and look forward to working with them in the future.
We are pleased to announce that we have been invited to present weekly Mindfulness meditation and awareness classes as part of UBS staff wellbeing programs.
We look forward to building an ongoing working relationship with UBS supporting their ongoing staff development.
In addition to our continued weekly program bringing mindfulness meditation classes to employees at UBS, we were invited join them as part of their World Mental Health Awareness program to stage a presentation to help bring awareness to HeartMath and Mindfulness to relieve stress, anxiety and help towards a more focused coherent life. We would like to thank Nikki and Jo for their help and support, and all those who attended for making it a wonderful day.
On 5th November 2019, we were invited to give a presentation on using Mindfulness to deal with stress and anxiety as part of their Wellness Event Program. We would like to thank Alisa and Nancy for inviting us and for the warm welcome and support we recieved, and we look forward to working together again in the very near future.
In October 2019 we began the first part of taking the Snow-Camp Uplift program Nationwide.
We took our Communication and Breathing Techniques workshops to Glasgow, Manchester, Leicester and Hemel Hempstead.
We were also able to engage with youth and social workers in these areas to help us understand the needs of young people within these communities.
We were also able to begin to build trust and the beginings of a therapeutic relationship with the young people who will hopefully progress to the Excel and Apprenticeship programs.
Also we were able to meet and similarly build the same trust and therapeutic relationship with the Apprentices and Volunteers to which we will now be able to offer the opportunity of 1to1 counselling sessions and ongoing support.
We would like to thank Gavin, Laura,, Morv , Chris and alll the Apprentices and Volunteers for their Incredible welcome, hospitality, support, trust and faith in us, which was invaluable in inabiling us to engage and present the workshops, which filled us with such gratitude .
As part of our ongoing partnership with Gompels we were invited to give three two hour presentations to their staff, bringing solution based awareness to the subjects of stress, anxiety and overwhelms
Sasha A’court, PA to Sam Gompels MD, commented, “Lots of people said there are things they can take away from this presentation and implement, with most enjoying the experience of meditation, and found the understanding of feelings/ thoughts in terms of the “house” useful. Recognising where they sit in the house and how they can get stuck in one area but can make positive changes to facilitate a move”.
We look forward to returning in January!!
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