FREE webinar: Against the Odds: Recovering from an Eating Disorder

1st March, 2022 @ 7pm GMT

Guest: Hope Virgo

Hope Virgo is the author of Stand Tall Little Girl and a multi award winning international leading advocate for people with eating disorders. Hope helps young people and employers (including schools, hospitals and businesses) to deal with the rising tide of mental health issues. She is also a recognised media spokesperson, having appeared on various platforms including BBC Newsnight, Victoria Derbyshire, Good Morning Britain, Sky News and BBC News.

In this special event, Hope will share her personal experience of living with an eating disorder, how she reached recovery and what more she thinks needs to be done to ensure that people with eating disorders can access the support they need in a timely manner.

This event is FREE for PERFORMERS who are members of Samwell. If you are not yet a member, scroll down to find the sign up instructions.

This event is also open to the public. 

We are also providing 50 additional tickets to members of the public available on a donation/ Pay What You Can basis. Click the button below to get your ticket.

This event is sponsored by The Body Image Treatment Clinic. 

We believe that everyone has the right to feel confident and secure in who they are, how they are and what they do. We help clients with a broad range of struggles and conditions such as: low Self-Esteem, Depression, Anxiety, Trauma, Eating Disorder and Disordered Eating, to name but a few. Through our targeted psychological treatments, we enable clients to feel empowered and develop a more robust sense of worth and a brighter future.

In Spring 2022 we hope to release a Body Image, audio-visual based treatment programme. Please check our website or get in contact if you are interested.

Coming Next

Masterclass: Your Relationship with Money as a Performer

29th March, 2022 | Time: 7pm GMT

Step away from the Spreadsheet! Money Coach Emily Shull helps shine a light on those hidden patterns that keep people ‘stuck’ in their relationship with money.  Packed full of insight and guidance, this webinar for any performer who wishes to become financially self-aware and change their relationship with money.

Both events are available to members who sign up with either a Free or Backstage Pass account.

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Masterclass: Building Resilience

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Join this special masterclass series designed to support you in developing your resilience as a performer.

Masterclass: Coping with Rejection

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Join Certified Life Coach and actor, Jeannie Dickinson in this special Masterclass Series designed to support you in becoming more resilient when faced with rejection as a Performer. 

Webinar: How to manage your online persona as a Performer

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For performers, social media can be a minefield of new platforms to master, content to create, and potential traps to fall into. This special event is designed to guide you through the common pitfalls and place you firmly on the path to success.

Masterclass: Imposter Syndrome

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Learn how to manage negative thinking, reframe self-doubt and prevent self-sabotage in this online session that’s been designed to support performers who struggle with Imposter Syndrome.

Webinar: Understanding Your Rights as a Performer

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Join Barrister & Entertainment Law Specialist discuss common areas in which Performers may need guidance, especially when starting out in the Industry