FREE RESOURCES FOR PAIN

Here are pain-specific mental health resources intended for clients of TheCounsellingCollaborative.

Publicly available pain information

  • Pain toolkit (costs apply)
  • Explain pain in less than 5 minutes video by Brainman. This has been translated to various languages.

Useful publicly available websites/apps other clients have said are useful (please note that I don’t monitor the content of these sites).

Websites

  • Headspace UK (introduction to mindfuness with meditations).
  • MoodGYM (for self-help of mild/moderate mental health conditions using CBT).
  • Pain Australia
  • APMA – Australian Pain Management Association for consumers.

MINDFULNESS LINKS

These links are intended for clients of TheCounsellingCollabortive. These are publicly available sources of information about mindfulness and for the practice of mindfulness. I do not own any of these domains of information so I cannot control the accuracy of this information.

What is mindfulness?

Formal Mindfulness Practices [Links coming soon]

  • Mindfulness of breath
  • Mindfulness of thoughts
  • Mindfulness of emotions
  • Mindfulness of pain sensations
  • Body Scan
  • Self compassion exercises including compassionate friend, loving-kindness

Informal Mindfulness Practices

  • The Black Dog Institute has a great little PDF summarising how to put informal mindfulness practices in everyday life.