A Message to Social Care Staff

Marina Palomo is Support Lead at Keeping Well NCL.  She is a Clinical Psychologist and her previous role involved supporting care home teams and residents.  In this podcast, she speaks about her admiration and respect towards the skills and dedication of social care staff.  She also acknowledges some of the challenges that staff have faced […]

COVID-19 and the BAME Community

In this podcast, listen to Rabeya, a bilingual psychotherapist who works at Nafsiyat Intercultural Therapy centre, explore the impact COVID-19 continues to have on people from black and minority ethic groups and how we can contribute to help those facing extra difficulties. Nafsiyat are a charity who offer intercultural therapy in over 20 languages to […]

Uncomfortable Conversations: About Race

In this podcast to mark Black History month,  listen in on Keeping Well NCL Hub colleagues’ Ola Ajala (black Nigerian born, British mental health nurse and family therapist)  and Jocelyn Blumberg  (White South African born, Clinical Psychologist)  conversation about race, privilege, Black History Month and why uncomfortable conversations are important for growth.

The Importance of Building Connections and Seeking Help

Kulbir Sandhu, Communications Lead for the Keeping Well NCL Hub, shares his thoughts as part of World Mental Health Day, which takes place on Sunday 10 October. He talks about his lockdown experience over the past year and how he’s navigated this testing time.

My Experience of Long Covid

Nancy Barnes is an Assistant Psychologist within the Keeping Well NCL Hub. Nancy shares her own experience of living with long Covid while working in the NHS as well as her experience of making a full recovery

Re-establishing Routine as a Way of Coping with Change

A podcast on how we can re-establish routines as a way of coping with change and managing uncertainty, including reflections and practical guidance on how we can implement this. Debbie Bell is an Assistant Psychologist within the Keeping Well NCL Hub. She is also a competitive powerlifter and enjoys having a routine to keep on […]