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Top Psychologist to Give Talk on Link Between Mental and Physical Health

06/11/2014 Top Psychologist to Give Talk on Link Between Mental and Physical Health

Well-known counselling psychologist Maeve Halpin along with her colleague Nicole Paulie, will give a free talk in Cork next week, with practical advice on how to improve your mental health by enhancing your physical health. Maeve and Nicole, along with other health professionals are authors of “How to be Happy and Healthy: The Seven Natural Elements of Mental Health” which explains the essential link between mental and physical health and gives practical, evidenced-based tools for developing a lifestyle that prevents illness and supports mental and physical well-being.

Maeve’s talk will take place in RehabCare Resource Centre, Bachelor’s Quay (beside the Gate Cinema), Cork City at 2.30pm on Thursday 20th November. The talk, which is open to the general public, is part of RehabCare’s Positive Living Week which takes place from 17th-20th November. Spaces must be reserved by calling 021 4907610.

Those suffering with mental health problems as well as their families, health professionals of all disciplines, and anyone who wishes to take control of their mental and emotional well being are invited to attend the talk along with the other sessions during RehabCare’s Positive Living Week. Admission is free to all events. Parking is available in Dunnes Stores on North Main Street.

Monday 17th Nov
10.30 – 11.30am: WRAP and hearing voices info session
11.30 – 1pm Men’s Health talk with Donal O’ Driscoll
12.15 – 1.30pm Massage
2-3pm – Dance (Modern and hip hop)

Tuesday 18th Nov
10am – 12pm: Cancer talk by Cork Cancer Screening (cervical/breast/bowel) and opportunity for retinal diabetes screening test (by a nurse)
12.15 – 1.30pm: Massage
2 – 3pm: Yoga
2.30 – 4pm: Healthy Eating Cooking Demonstration from with Weightwatchers instructor

Wednesday 19th Nov
10am-12.30pm: Boccia Tournament
11am-12pm: Women’s Health Talk
12.15 – 1pm: Nutrition and Food Waste Talk
1.30 – 2.30 pm: Mindfulness (Introductory session followed by practising techniques)

Thursday 20th Nov
11am-12pm: An information session by Cork Mental Health Foundation
12.15-1pm: Healthy Living Table Quiz
2.30pm: Talk by Maeve Halpin and Nicole Paulie - How to be Happy and Healthy.

For more information or to reserve a place for one of the activities or talks call Bethan or Jacinta on 021 4907610.


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