Stress in the Workplace

How are you coping in your profession or sector?

Come on a journey with us to discover the Personal, Pastoral & Professional aspects of STRESS in your specific workplace setting
God and mental suffering

Rev Andrew De Smet
Psychotherapist, Anglican Priest and York Dioces an Counsellor

Andrew De Smet is BACP accredited Counsellor/Psychotherapist, Anglican Priest, Spiritual Director and Mediator. At present he works as a Pastoral Care Adviser in the Anglican Diocese of York. He enjoys the natural world, sketching and painting, including icons. Previously he has worked in parish ministry and run a retreat centre. Before ordination he did a degree in biology/botany and worked in hospital microbiology for a few years.

Principles and practices of coping with stress

Pete Carter
Medical doctor, pastor and leader of Heaven in Healthcare

Pete Carter is one of the senior leaders at Eastgate, a church in Kent, UK. He is also a medical doctor and has a particular passion to see the world of medicine affected by the power and love of God, and for Christian healing to sit alongside good medicine for the sake of any who choose to benefit from it. In recent years together with a great team he has been developing Heaven in Healthcare, a charity which provides support and resources to help Christians involved in all aspects of healthcare to access and manifest the fullness of heaven in their environments. He spends his time developing the people of Eastgate, pursuing healing, and helping other churches and ministries to grow leadership structures that reflect a heavenly model.

Supporting our staff, group members and service users

Kathy Spooner
Association of Christian Counsellors

Kathy is the CEO of the Association of Christian Counsellors which provides an accredited register of professionally trained counsellors who have a Christian Faith. Kathy is herself a counsellor and counselling trainer. She has a special interest in integrating psychological and Christian understandings of mental health and wellbeing.


More Events

If you are a Christian and work in Bristol or the surrounding area, join us to share and explore what God is doing in our workplaces!
Join our next zoom call for those working in Local Authorities across the UK.
If you are a Christian and work in Swindon or the wider Wiltshire area, join us to share and explore what God is doing in our workplaces.
Join our next zoom call for those working in Local Authorities across the UK.
Join our next zoom call for those working in Local Authorities across the UK.
If you are a leader of one of our Christian Professional and Sector Groups, you are welcome to join our Tuesday lunchtime catch up
Our Ambassador Team meets every 4th Tuesday of the month for an hour to share good practice, testimonies and pray for one another.
A networking event for those working in the Southampton area who would like to meet with other working Christians.