Sophie

Sophie

6 Episodes

Sophie is a psychotherapist specialising in CBT, with BSc Hons in Psychology. She has worked in the field of mental health for 6 years, and as a qualified practitioner for 2 years. Sophie spends her spare time cooking and running, and lives by the mantra “do all things with kindness”.

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  • Diaphragmatic Breathing with Sophie

    Episode 1

    This 5-minute breathing practice can help reduce stress, anxiety and blood pressure. You’ll learn how to breathe deep, diaphragmatic ‘belly’ breaths, which will allow you to take oxygen into your lungs more efficiently than your day-to-day breaths, which are often shallow, chest breaths.

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  • 10-minute Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR) with Sophie

    Episode 2

    Ease stress and tension with this 10-minute PMR session. The technique of tensing and relaxing different muscle groups also allows you to notice what it feels like to be relaxed, to help you realise when you're becoming more tense. You'll work your way up from your feet to your face, squeezing an...

  • 15-minute Progressive Muscle Relaxation (PMR) with Sophie

    Episode 3

    Ease stress and tension with this 15-minute PMR session. The technique of tensing and relaxing different muscle groups also allows you to notice what it feels like to be relaxed, to help you realise when you're becoming more tense. You'll work your way up from your feet to your face, squeezing an...

  • Integrating Mindfulness with Sophie

    Episode 4

    Following on from ‘Introduction to Mindfulness’, this 10-minute class focuses how you can weave mindfulness into your day-to-day life. Sophie takes you through a mindful water-drinking exercise, inviting you to notice what’s going on in your inner and outer worlds by engaging your senses. You can...

  • Calm Space with Sophie

    Episode 5

    Calm Space is an exercise which uses calming imagery to activate a soothing physiological response within our minds and bodies. It can help you feel calmer or what some people can describe as ‘more grounded’ It is a practical technique that with practice, can be integrated into any routine to h...

  • Introduction to Mindfulness with Sophie

    Episode 6

    Mindfulness allows us to become more aware of our inner and outer worlds, so that we can better manage our responses, regulate our emotions and experience life more fully. Sophie takes you through a 10-minute mindfulness practice, focusing on each of the senses to bring your attention to the pres...