Recommendations from our service users

Resources following March Richmond  Group with Emma Cotterill

1) Breathing exercises

2) Self Compassion website:

3) Loving Kindness meditation

4) Kindness exercise

5)  Rest to Reset: The busy person’s guide to pausing with purpose (Self-care with Suzy Reading)


Six Tips to Calm and Soothe the Nervous System

Presentation by Emma Cotterill, Clinical Psychologist, November 2022:

Please download presentation handout here



  • “Do no harm” – Henry Marsh
  • “This will hurt” – Adam Kay
  • “Brain on Fire” – Susannah Cahalan
  • “Ben Again” – Ben Clench
  • “Magical medicine” – Roald Dahl
  • “The Selfish Pigs Guide to Caring” – Hugh Marriott
  • “The Diving Bell and the Butterfly” – Jean-Dominique Bauby


TED Talks: 

  • Cranioplasty – Simon Eccles
  • BI survivor – Martin Ashton


BBC Drama:


Other Online Resources: