WHAT NOW? WHAT NEXT? A SMALL GROUP FOR THINKING ABOUT OUR FUTURE
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For people who want to go on thinking about the emotional impact of climate change, Cambridge Climate Therapists will be offering a small group for thinking about our future.
As the pandemic continues to impact on our lives in so many ways, the climate emergency is presenting us with an alarming picture of the road ahead. Some of us might absorb ourselves in activism regardless or others retreat into despair or denial. But wherever we find ourselves the old adage still stands, talking with others helps.
Cambridge Climate Therapists are planning a group to be held weekly over a period of 9 weeks where people can share their concerns hopes and fears. It will be facilitated by two experienced therapists. We aim to start the group early in
the new year, 2022.
TO FIND OUT MORE, OR TO REGISTER YOUR INTEREST, PLEASE CONTACT:
Jacqui: email@example.com Tel: 01223 303 339
Anne: firstname.lastname@example.org Tel: 01223 321 819
CLIMATE LISTENING BENCH DATES IN NOVEMBER 2021
As part of a response to the climate change talks at COP 26, Cambridge Climate Therapists invite you to join them on the CLIMATE LISTENING BENCH on the following dates.
At New Square, Cambridge, between 10.00 and 12.00
Sunday 7 November
Sunday 14 November
Sunday 21 November
Sunday 28 November.
The CLIMATE LISTENING BENCH offers you an opportunity to talk to specially trained ‘climate listeners’ from local voluntary organisation Cambridge Climate Therapists. We offer a friendly, empathic ear to anyone who would like to talk about their climate concerns.
We all share a roller-coaster of emotions when we become aware of the seriousness of the climate crisis. Fear, anxiety and a sense of powerlessness can feel overwhelming. COP26 has brought the climate crisis home to lots of people but not everyone has someone they can talk to. Many people are feeling anxious and unsure about what to do. We know that 75% of children and young people in a recent international survey are particularly fearful about their future and the future of the Earth.
“Having someone listen to you,” adds Ro Randall, founder member, “is really useful. It brings you out of isolation and helps you realise that there is somewhere beyond the awful feelings, that there is lots you can do about the climate crisis and that there is a community of people to do it with.”
BOOK THE CLIMATE LISTENING BENCH FOR YOUR EVENT
Cambridge Climate Therapists are always interested to hear from groups who might like us to bring our CLIMATE LISTENING BENCH to their event. Please contact us on https://cambrigeclimatetherapists.org
Coping with the Climate Crisis: free webinar with Ro Randall 17th February 2021 7.30pm
At this free webinar hosted by the Centre for Alternative Technology, CCT member Ro Randall will discuss the psychological effects of the climate crisis and offer ideas on how to support ourselves and others through the difficulties.
Full details and booking at: http://www.cat.org.uk/events/free-webinar-coping-with-the-climate-crisis/