A Practice Team Essential

Building and Supporting Mindful Resilience in Veterinary Practice
Mini Series

Develop your skills in Building and Supporting Resilience in your Veterinary Practice. Get all the help you need with this easy to attend, fully guaranteed, Online Mini Series™ from CPD Solutions

  • Develop mindful self-compassion and resilience
  • Learn how to build a culture of compassion in the workplace
  • You have a whole year’s access to recorded sessions and study notes for reviewing key points
  • Superb value for money – you learn without travelling or paying for accommodation, childcare or petcare
  • Watch the recordings on your iPad, mobile, PC or tablet
  • Self-assessment quiz to ‘release’ your 8 hours CPD certification

I think more than ever we need to be learning and practising this sort of thing in our every day lifes.

Some of the concepts of self care and compassion on a practice level will prove useful in every day work life.

What will I learn on this course?

Session 1

Understanding compassion and why it is important

  • Identify why compassion and self-care are important
  • Exploration of the two psychologies of compassion
  • Understanding the three emotion systems
  • How our thoughts and images affect our wellbeing
  • Plenty of case-based examples

Session 2

Developing mindful self-compassion and resilience

  • How compassionate self-care nurtures resilience
  • Mindful attention and soothing rhythm breathing
  • Accepting negative experiences and emotions
  • Compassionate imagery; developing our compassionate self

Session 3

Creating a culture of compassion

  • Connecting with our personal values
  • Compassionate self-dialogue and problem solving
  • Signposting the Compassionate Workplace Toolkit
  • Wellbeing and business benefits of compassion
  • Problem solving strategies

Meet the Presenter....

Dr Susie Dawson

Dr Susie Dawson, DCounsPsych, PhD, CPsychol

Dr Susie Dawson is an HCPC Registered Counselling Psychologist and Chartered Psychologist with The British Psychological Society. Susie works with the NHS in a consultancy role within a Complex Safeguarding Team and also has a private practice. Susie has two doctorates (DCounsPsych; PhD); her Professional Doctoral Research (2015) investigated veterinary surgeons’ experiences of depression. In Susie’s research PhD (2007) she investigated caregivers’ lived experiences of companion animal euthanasia and identified the concept of responsibility grief.

Susie has presented her research findings at conferences internationally (Canada, Japan & Vienna) and to BVNA, BEVA and BSAVA. Susie has developed and delivered training programmes for veterinary surgeons and nurses, including being a touring guest speaker for Hills Pet Nutrition. Susie has two master’s degrees; in addition to Susie’s first degree she also has PGCE and is a qualified teacher. Susie is trained in advanced skills in compassion focused therapy and Dialectical Behavioural Therapy Skills; she is currently in completing training mindfulness teacher training.

Susie has a particular interest in neurodiversity, trauma sensitive mindfulness and compassion-focused approaches to self-care. Before becoming a psychologist Susie worked with a number of animal welfare charities including, The Blue Cross, The RSPCA and RSPCA International in post war Bosnia.

Watch the recordings at a time convenient to you!

The content of the Mini Series will help me very much in my work in practice. It will give me confidence to approach cases in a logical way and reach a working diagnosis and treatment plan, whilst recognising where specialist advice and referral is appropriate.

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12 months access to recordings and course materials is included

Please note that these are webinar recordings and not live events.
Full details on how to access the Mini Series will be emailed to you.


Take advantage of the easy Online Mini Series™ format and learn how to create a culture of compassion in your practice.

Just £247 + VAT*

  • Overseas customers outside the EU will not be charged VAT.
  • Overseas customers in the EU; provide your VAT number and we will refund the VAT.
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Price includes...

  • All 3 sessions
  • Notes and quiz (8 hours CPD)
  • PLUS unlimited access to recordings and all course materials for 12 months!
  • No traffic jams or accommodation hassles
  • No child or pet care to arrange
  • No rota clashes to worry about and no locum cover needed

Just great CPD and a valuable ongoing resource


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Very thorough and comprehensive courses. The course notes are a great addition too.

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