Level 2: Mind and Body Awareness and Communication Skills - Adults


Earn a certificate of completion

Intermediate level



Approximately 1 hour to complete


100% online





About the course:

The Mind & Body programme helps bridge the divide between mental and physical health in healthcare settings by providing you with the tools you need to ensure you look out for both patients’ mental and physical health.

This course aims to do just that. Through this course, you will be able to improve your confidence and competence in managing challenging clinical situations about interacting physical and psychological needs.

Through this course you will be able to:

  • Improve your confidence and competence in managing challenging clinical situations about interacting physical and psychological health needs.
  • Understand the professions, services, settings, and pathways available to people who have both physical and psychological needs.
  • Increase competence to share your own skills and learn from others.
  • Increase your skills and gain an understanding of the resources available to take care of yourself in the context of working with highly distressed people.

The course followed by a live masterclass session to put what you learned in practice through role-playing and didactic learning. For more information, please contact the Mind & Body team.

About the authors:

Fai Lam

Dr Chun Chiang Sin Fai Lam

MB Bch BAO MRCPsych FHEA PGCert(Edu) | Consultant Liaison Psychiatrist | King’s College Hospital

Dr Chun Chiang Sin Fai Lam is a consultant liaison psychiatrist at the South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust and is involved with undergraduate teaching at King's College London. He works in King's College Hospital in the acute medical hospital as well as specialist outpatient services within renal, liver and gastroenterology. He has an interest in the interface between interactive entertainment and mental health.

Naomi Stent

Dr Naomi Stent

Primary Care Clinical Advisor

Naomi is a GP in a busy Lambeth practice. She is passionate about General Practice and enjoys many aspects of this challenging and unpredictable specialty. She enjoys applying a holistic approach to her clinical practice and is particularly interested in improving the management of patients with medically unexplained symptoms. Her role is to improve social and primary care engagement with the Mind & Body programme.

Omar Rayner-Andrews

Omar Rayner-Andrews

Physical Health Specialist Nurse | South London and Maudsley NHS Foundation Trust

Omar is the Physical Health Specialist Nurse covering all nine of SLaM’s boroughs. He is passionate about tackling the health inequalities in the communities that SLaM serve by championing ‘Parity of Esteem'.

Omar’s main aim is reduce the mortality gap between those with Serious Mental Illness and the general population by promoting effective and timely physical health screening, signposting the right care at the right time and ensuring in the process that physical healthcare is everyone’s business.

Course design:

Florin Ivan

Florin Ivan

Project Manager, Learning Hub | King's Health Partners

Cost: £50.00