What do we do at BWIS

Wherever you are on your personal or professional journey, we can support and work alongside you, as an individual or as a group.

We are a team of practitioners with a shared passion for health and wellbeing. As well as one-to-one working and consultancy, we offer a range of courses, workshops, networks, and retreats.

The Life Lounge

Come and meet us at a monthly Life Lounge for a stimulating evening with good networking, good learning, and practical ideas to improve your life.

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Our team can help you with a number of different issues. Select an entry below for more information or click View All.


Being confident enough to do what we want to do or need to do can sometimes be hard. We have many helpful hints and tips, and can also help you understand what is behind the lack of confidence.
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We are all vulnerable to being 'stressed out', making us feel unwell and unable to enjoy life. Unaddressed stress is the crossover between wellness and mental ill health.
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We can spend a lot of time worrying about things that are never going to happen - and even if they do all our worrying will make us much less effective in dealing with any situation well.
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Sometimes we get caught in a vicious cycle of anxiety and depression and sleeping badly and worry. You can break that cycle in various ways - just by changing one thing a chink of light appears.
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Finding Your Purpose

Sometimes it is hard to know or work out what we want from life. Having a clear meaning and purpose for our life is essential to good mental wellbeing.
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Meet the Team

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Coach Phil

Phil Manington

Coach & Trainer

As a coach, I believe you can be as happy, successful and fulfilled as you choose to be. I want to help you live the life that inspires you to reach your greatest potential.

Coach Charlie

Charlie Green

Therapeutic Coach & Trainer


Coach Martin

Martin Wilks

Chartered Psychologist & Mindfulness teacher

I work with mindfulness as a catalyst for personal and societal change. Cultivating a more mindful way of being with ourselves, each other, & our environment; as a local and a global community working towards pro-social, cultural evolution

Coach Steve

Steve Roche

Life Coach & Therapist

I am dedicated to helping people find meaning and purpose in their lives and work, and developing the resilience to make the best of all aspects of their life.

Coach Sue

Sue Gray

Therapist Trainer Consultant

I work in a variety of ways - one to one therapy, training & facilitation and as a consultant with organisations. I am also an active member of several peer support networks

Quotation"The pessimist complains about the wind; the optimist expects it to change; the realist adjusts the sails."- William Arthur Ward

Quotation"Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it is the only thing that ever has."- Margaret Mead

Quotation"It is good to have an end to journey toward; but it is the journey that matters, in the end. "- Ursula K. Le Guin

Upcoming Events

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Day Retreat for Mindful Practitioners
Deepening in practice - a day of sustained engagement
A day for coming back to yourself
2019 Jun 22
Sat - 10:00 to 17:00
Spring 2019 practice walks
Fun, Friends and Fitness - plus a nice cup of tea
Come and join some of the BWIS practice walks from April to June, as together with Suffolk Mind we get in shape for this year's big ones - the Midnight Walk in May, and the Orwell 25 in June.
2019 Jun 23
Sun - 07:00 to 17:00 This event is free to attend
PSN Part 1 - Peer Support Network
Self-help and Friendship
Come and discover an easy and enjoyable way to support yourself, and others. Learn more about yourself; develop your confidence and resilience. Three days that can change your life. Bursaries availiable.
2019 Jun 25
2019 Jul 05
Coach Group
Only I can change my life - but I can always use a bit of help
Monthly drop-in group for qualified coaches
2019 Jun 27
Thu - 19:00 to 21:30