Learn to Love Lone Working


Those who work in isolation are attracted to the job for a number of reasons, including the independence it affords them. However, there are downsides to this way of working, which can impact your wellbeing, mental health, and relationships. With this course, expert guidance will help you revisit the upsides of lone working. You’ll be encouraged to identify your personal strengths. You’ll learn how and why it’s important to keep connected to your organisation and work colleagues. By the end of the sixth lesson, you’ll feel competent and more confident with your decision to lone work. You’ll enjoy higher job satisfaction. You’ll be less stressed and more clear-minded in other parts of your life too!

Topics for this course

6 Lessons

Learn to Love Lone Working

Wellness initiatives work for lone workers00:01:45
Keeping Connected00:03:22
Belonging and our Ancient Tribe00:01:04
The Gift of Choice00:00:44
Attention and How to Know You Matter00:01:21
Visualising a More Confident You00:01:09

About the instructor

Dr Yvonne Yates is a Practitioner Psychologist, currently working in independent practice. She spends her time writing and recording for Zen Buddy, delivering psychological therapy, and assessing learning difficulties. She has worked in a range of settings and organisations, including adult primary care, education, memory and rehabilitation, young offenders, and child and adolescent mental health (CAMHS), helping diverse client groups with their mental and emotional wellbeing, and learning needs.
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22 Courses

11 students


Material Includes

  • Six lessons on how to love lone working.
  • Six ‘practice with me’ videos.
  • Wellness initiatives to keep your job satisfaction intact.
  • Exploration of negative thinking patterns and how to change them.
  • Top tips on keeping connected to your organisation and colleagues and feel that sense of belonging.
  • Guidance on how to ensure you’re valued and seen very much as part of the team.
  • Discovering your compatibility with lone working, bringing to mind your personal skill set and strengths.
  • Building confidence through visualisation.

Target Audience

  • Adults who want to rekindle their love of lone working and learn how to handle new and challenging situations more effectively. You’ll soon be reaching new heights in your profession!