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Ostomates Body Confidence Webinar Recordings
After Ostomy surgery, as well as adjusting to coming to terms with the way your body now functions and your body’s appearance, you may have lost confidence; confidence in yourself, and your abilities.
In these 60-minute webinars, psychotherapist & registered nurse Donna Butler, Gill Hassan, Fittleworth Nurse Julie Jones and ostomates Rachel Stokes (webinar 1) & Liam Manning (webinar 2) discuss the issues that may be of concern to you both before and after surgery.
This recorded session covers:
Thoughts, feelings and concerns you might have about your body and body image.
Practical concerns and solutions for life with a stoma bag.
Managing relationships, dating and sex.
Knowing what to wear and what to eat.
Positive approaches to developing and maintaining body confidence.
Webinar 1 – with Rachel Stokes
Webinar 2 – with Liam Manning
In this recorded Q&A session, psychotherapist & registered nurse Donna Butler, ostomate Rachel Stokes, and Fittleworth Stoma Nurse Julie Jones answer any questions webinar attendees had.
Free Ostomates Journal
Ostomy surgery is often followed by grief and mourning for the loss you have experienced. As well as changes in your bodily function and appearance, you may have lost confidence in yourself and your abilities. But what exactly is confidence and why do we need it?
Confidence is not about what you can or can’t do. It’s what you think and believe you can or can’t do it.
This journal presents an opportunity to help you build confidence in yourself, your abilities, and your future.
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