Exacerbated by a lack of knowledge and negative social attitudes, many women find the Menopause a confusing and uncomfortable phase in their lives. Some have fears and concerns about the impact on their libido, self-esteem, and mental wellbeing, and feel reluctant or embarrassed to speak about the subject directly, often affecting relationships with partners and children. Many GPs also feel uneducated and feel they have little to offer, especially if HRT is unwanted or contraindicated.
What will I learn?
This workshop aims to explore the Menopause as a natural phase in a womens lives effecting them mentally, emotionally and physically; an existential transition into another phase of life. Through experiential exercises and group discussion we will explore beliefs, experiences and myths about Menopause.
- The physiological process of the female reproductive cycle and the Menopause phase
- The differences between female reproductive and sexual processes
- The impact of Stress on physical and emotional wellbeing, exacerbating symptoms like anxieties, hot flushes, sleep difficulties
- Strategies for managing a healthy transition through the Menopause.
How will I be assessed?
There are no formal entry requirements for this course. Everyone is welcome.
Date & Time: Saturday 29th June 2019 - 10:30 - 5:30
Tuition Fee: £40
Delivered by Cabby Laffy and Eileen Bellot