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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We Can Help With:

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


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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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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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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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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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 Charlie

Charlie Green

Therapeutic Coach & Trainer


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 Steve

Steve Roche

NLP 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

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

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

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

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

Upcoming Events

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Freedom from Addictive Behaviours
What can we learn about managing unwanted or harmful compulsions?
The latest on effective ways to understand and manage our addictive nature
2019 Nov 14
Thu - 19:00 to 21:00 Online Discount
Mindfulness Drop-in group
Mindfulness in the presence of like-minded others
Monthly taster / re-charging sessions in Ipswich
2019 Nov 18
Mon - 19:00 to 20:30 This event is free to attend
Mastering Coaching Skills - Taster
Increase the Power of your Coaching
A FREE taster session for our Advanced coaching skills course. Come and find out how our renowned training can help you to hone your skills, developing you into a highly effective communicator and agent of change.
2019 Nov 23
Sat - 10:00 to 12:00 This event is free to attend
E Gym - emotional keep fit - Drop-In
There are many ways in which we can improve and maintain our emotional health
A FREE drop in session - for 1 hour. We check in and then have a discussion about the topic of the night - ending with practical ideas to go away and try out. Friendly and respectful group facilitated by Sue.
2019 Dec 04
Wed - 18:30 to 19:30 This event is free to attend