Feedback from participants
I have had 15 years help from mental health services
in the community but 5 days
on this course has done more for
me than all of that
course can benefit a lot of people as some things seem like
but then you realise how much you don’t actually
use in real life
The most useful element of the course for me was
realising we all have the right to feel safe and the fact that
you have a responsibility to make other people safe
Such a lovely course – keep it up. I will
use it to get my life sorted.
I really enjoyed the way Penny and Tim presented
and they listened to problems and listened to us as people
I have discovered my support network when
before I would have bottle it up.
I will use FSSS to understand me and
others around me and think
before I do and how it affects
I will use the FSSS process to be
less threatening towards people
making others feel safe as well as keeping
I would like to thank Penny
& Tim for everything,
I have learnt a lot this week and
hope they have enjoyed it to.
I have learnt that I am not
a stupid person, in fact I am quite intelligent
( not academic
This course has made me
realise barriers which I shouldn’t have
have learnt to think
before I act and behave in a better way.
I have discovered how I was
behaving towards people and
hope that I can think about the
situation before acting on impulse.
Prison Officer – personally
I will use the components of FSSS to reinforce the importance
of safety and will adapt the components to my interviews with
The most useful bit for me
was realising I have a good support network and
that I could
listen better if I paid more attention.
I will use the feel,
thoughts, behaviour to improve my behaviour.
I think it is a really good
I thought I wouldn’t last the first session I have ADHD
– but I did 9 out of 10
Prison officer – the course
was interesting and enlightening.
I will use this in all areas
of my family/work/friendship life
I have discovered that I can
see different points of view
I have discovered the
importance of networks
Thank you for your time – I
found the course very good.
I have discovered that I am
a good person.
The language of safety has
been the most useful part for me.
The most useful part for me
was looking at Levels of Resistance
and also Feelings Thoughts
I will use this to help the
way I approach and talk to other people and
whether I think
about my feelings before acting
have discovered that these
courses DO work (surprising to me)
Feelings/thoughts/behaviour exercise, personal support
network, early warning signs and qualities of a good
relationship have been the most useful for
I would have liked the
course to go on longer.
I have discovered that I can
be more calmer when talking to people.
The FSSS course was highly beneficial and very
constructive. Tim and Pennies teaching methods are excellent and the whole course was highly valuable in reinforcing values
This course was excellent in team building and group
and reinforced key personal skills that we all
have as individuals.
Prison Officer – I have discovered that everyone is
individual and respect goes two ways. I found the FTB cycle
and the session on Values and Attitudes the most useful.
An excellent course – well done!!!!!
I have learnt I don’t have to deal with problems by
I will use the support network to deal with drug
problems and help with depression.
I only intended to come to the one session
the first one Penny and Tim made me want to be
want to be a mentor on the next group if I am still