One hour weekly sessions for up to 12 members of staff

Held at your place of work run by a qualified MoodMaster leader.


MoodMaster Wellbeing workshops

What is MoodMaster?

One hour weekly sessions for up to 12 members of staff at your place of work run by a qualified MoodMaster leader.

MoodMaster is a group programme based on Cognitive Behaviour Therapy (CBT), as recommended by NICE Guidelines for difficulties relating to stress and wellbeing.

They are designed to improve psychological robustness and support people in addressing stress, anxiety and low mood in a straightforward, understandable, weekly format. It provides important, relevant information and reflection-time for those who choose to attend, designed to promote good mental health and positive well-being.

Groups also incorporate aspects of Mindfulness which has an ever growing evidence base for its importance in emotional wellbeing.

Five structured programmes:

  • Depression (12 sessions)
  • Anxiety and Panic (12 sessions)
  • Irritability and anger (12 sessions)
  • Emotional control (12 sessions)
  • General mental robustness (28 sessions)

Modules include:

  • How to get a good night’s sleep
  • How to stop worrying
  • Problem solving
  • Mindfulness

Raise your team’s morale with MoodMaster

Low employee morale within a workplace can seriously affect co-operation, job satisfaction and general employee wellbeing; with studies showing a direct link between employee wellbeing and productivity.

The higher the dissatisfaction and stress amongst employees, the more productivity will plummet! However, when people are shown that they are looked after and cared for, morale and wellbeing automatically take an upward turn.

Everybody wants to deliver their full potential, albeit in their work or just in day-to-day life – and MoodMaster helps them do it.


Modules available

Each module lasts for approximately one hour and any from the list below can be chosen. This ensures that only the modules that are right for your company are covered.

The ability to talk about our emotions can open up the possibility of getting some help with them – and also having a lot of fun.

Carving yourself out the kind of life you want can be an interesting, easy and fun thing to do.

Getting a good night’s sleep is one of the most helpful things you can do, and yet a surprising number of people find it very difficult to do.

Some people give themselves a depressing or worrying ‘commentary’ on their life; others train themselves to give an upbeat and positive one.

Depression is referred to as ‘the common cold of mental health’ – lots of people have it. Yet, now there are great things to overcome it.

Many people describe themselves as ‘their own worst enemy’; understanding what goes on in the brain can help to understand why.

Worrying famously drives people to distraction when it gets out of hand, so it’s important to know how to deal with worry.

John Lennon said that life is what happens when you’re busy making better plans. This module looks at how to have a good life right now.

This module looks at healthy eating to ensure emotional and physical health.

In a range of situations, from severe to trivial, this is a good question to ask – and to act on.

How to capitalise on the fact that music has a massive effect on us, either good or bad depending on what the music is.

Distraction is a key technique used to deal with a range of unwanted emotions. It is very simple but also very fundamental – it can determine what you are thinking about.

The National Institute for Clinical Excellence (NICE) states that exercise is one of the most important factors for wellbeing, but what sort – and how can we keep it up?

Lots of people keep a diary, and it can be a really good thing to do if it is done correctly.

Often people have real problems to solve and it is important to work out good solutions.

This is a wonderfully simple cognitive behavioural technique that combines action with mental focus to produce large emotional benefits for yourself and those around you.

Being mindful of what is in you and what is around you, whilst not necessarily doing anything about it.

One common problem that people face is simply not knowing what to do, so some people spend a lot of time procrastinating. The action jar is an effective method for curing this.

Breathing is easy, everybody does it and yet if you don’t do it well it can cause all sorts of problems ranging from panic to fatigue.

Breathing is easy, everybody does it. And yet if you don’t do it well it causes all sorts of problems, from panic to fatigue.

Over the course of the day, you usually have a number of things you want to do, so the question arises: Does it matter which order you do things in? The answer is, empathically yes it matters a great deal.

From time to time we get a ‘hot’ thought – one which can cause us a lot of bother and distress. We need to identify these thoughts and ‘cool’ them down.

Looking forward to things is a ‘psychological tonic’, especially if we can learn to look forward to small, everyday things in life.

Sigmund Freud famously believed that sex and sexuality lay at heart of many mental health problems. Modern thinking places less emphasis on sex and sexuality as a cause of mental illness, but it is certainly a subject that preoccupies many people, which can cause a great deal of distress or happiness.

Epictetus famously stated that “it is not events themselves that distress us; it is the view we take of those events”. All or nothing thinking causes us to view things in ways that can cause us more distress than needs be and this can be easily put right.

It is curious just how many people have trouble ‘controlling themselves’ but the rewards are great for those who can decide the way they want to be and then to be that way.

The human species is fundamentally a social one, so relationships, or the lack of them, can be overwhelmingly important.

If you do not know what you want it can be difficult to know when you have got it. Equally, to set and achieve good goals is one of life’s great satisfactions.

Everyone gets angry from time to time – it’s natural. However, some people can have a real problem with it and this can ruin things for them and in turn those around them.

Conflict between people seems to be part of human nature so it is important to address it effectively. Failure to do so can be disastrous.

Although this can be difficult to do it is usually best to confront your fears. This module helps you to learn how to face your fears as easily as possible.

Learning how to cope with situations, which range from putting the kids to bed to meeting strangers, any situation that can cause stress.

Panic disorder is a common disorder but a devastating one. However, it can be easily overcome.

Phobias can rule a person’s life, and people often make their phobias worse, yet with some straightforward hard work they can be easily overcome.

You didn’t know you took drugs? We look at the importance of caffeine, nicotine and alcohol; how they can be helpful – and harmful.

Some people know they ‘get themselves in such a state’, others do it without realising. We look at common mistakes and their remedies.

Maybe there’s something to worry about? Well let’s set a time to do just that – and confine our worry to that time alone.


Free taster sessions

We also offer FREE Taster Sessions for anyone who is interested in the programme but would like to get a feel for what it involves first.

  • I felt I could share my experiences with confidence.
    Geninia Malcohl
  • Really great advice, I felt like I was actually being listened to and everyone was calm and friendly – Thank you.
    Abigail Case
  • Really good, positive and can see real value for myself and my organisation.
    Caroline Belasco
  • Having a weekly session to look forward to has helped me to cope with difficult situations over the last 12 weeks.
    Rebecca Lloyd
  • Getting together as a group really helped to share thoughts and discuss challenges as it made me feel human and gave me a support network in work.
    Hayley Armstrong
  • This course has really helped me get perspective on my life and how I handle difficult situations. I think the fact that our group was small meant that each person was able to open up and feel like their views and feelings were fully considered. It was really well organised and covered loads of useful topics. Thank You.
    Previous MoodMaster Attendee
  • I really enjoyed it! It was great listening to it and I learned a lot.
    A Previous Corporate CBT Course Delegate
  • I really enjoyed listening. A lot of it related to me too, and I would love to look into it more.
    A Previous Corporate CBT Course Delegate
  • I understand CBT so much now! I would love to learn more. it's very interesting, I enjoyed it.
    Louise Baston
    Malpas Fire Station
  • Very friendly trainer, helped with some suggestions and she listened to me when I was talking. She also gave me some great techniques to help me sleep.
    Caroline Moss
  • I think Carly's presentations are always very useful. Many things that are being discussed might feel obvious but in reality you often find new perspectives to look at things from.
    A Previous Attendee on our Overcoming Low Self esteem course
  • Every presentation from Carly has been really helpful in understanding myself and others. I always recommend Psychology Wales to anyone who may be struggling.
    • well presented
    • friendly
    • opens up to the room
    • clear and concise
    • good handouts
    A Previous Attendee on our Overcoming Low Self esteem course
  • She has a calming nature which puts everyone at ease, it was hard to be in a negative conversation but it was kept upbeat.
    A Previous Attendee on our Overcoming Low Self esteem course
  • I feel that it's very well presented and interacts very well with the attendees. Really helpful tips given, as someone that suffers from low self esteem there has been things that I can put into place to help me combat this.
    A Previous Attendee on our Overcoming Low Self esteem course
    • Clear, helpful and current
    • The session flowed clearly and easily. Everyone was engaged and I found the session really helpful.
    Bethan Turner
  • Course is well presented. Nice thoughts. How to think and get well in good and bad situations. It helped me in terms of personal and professional ways.
    A Previous Attendee on our MoodMaster Course
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  • Helped me through some difficult and busy periods.
    Mark Anderson
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  • Highly beneficial course. Great to check in every week, definite benefits seen.
    Previous MoodMaster Attendee
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