Medicine for Your Soul

Fed up?

Want a mental reboot?

Want more joy?

Then come and learn how to swap negative thinking for positive thinking. Find out what happiness is and how to find it. Train your mind to work for you not against you and learn to be your friend.

“I have been on anti-depressants for over twenty years and thought I always would be. After joining Lainy’s course, I weened myself off them and am now courageous enough to follow my dreams. The support of the group and the things I leant about how my mind works is my new medicine” ~ Mandy Wright, Nov 2023


Learn new ways to think, feel and act that can free you from stress, anxiety and depression.

 The workshops are fun, Informal and facilitated by a therapist with over 20 years’ experience in teaching emotional resilience. 



Online course

Thursdays 7pm - 8.30pm

April (11th, 18th, 25th)

May (2nd, 9th, 25th)



Online course allows you to join a 6 week course from the comfort of your own home over Zoom saving you time,effort and money.


 £99  per person down from £180 

Easter Special 

Buy tickets in the Shop 

What is the value of feeling mentally well and strong?

Telephone:  UK 0787 133 4949

E-mail: lainy@lighter-minds.com




One to One Counselling service

I have been counselling since 2013 and working in the mental health sector since 2000.  I have been fortunate to council for  the NHS, Leicester City Council and Leicestershire County Council. In the last two decades I have created a tried and tested emotional first aid kit designed to teach you how to train your mind to work with you, rather than against you. My intention is always to facilitate the appropriate amount of healing, learning, empowerment and fun!

Choose what suits you best : Face to face, Walking, Picnic (bring your own food and drink), Online, Telephone based.

(50 Minute session)

To book or have a free initial chat with Lainy call : 0787 133 4949 or email : Lainy@lighter-minds.com

To find out more : Lainy Wills - therapist in leicester-le1 | BACP

Venues and Times
 Monday - Wednesday  - South Wigston, LE18 4UJ(Home office) or The Fitness Bank
9 am -8 pm
Friday - Space to Breathe (Leicester City Centre) LE1 5AW 
10 am - 5 pm

Mindfulness Mornings
Let us show you how to take control of stress using our emotional first aid kit

  • Avoid burnout 
  • Be more successful
  • Build confidence
  • Be happier
  • Create and maintain healthy relationships
  • Become empowered to support others more effectively

Drop in Every Wednesday 10-11.30 am

£2.50 Unwaged  / £5 Waged

Tree House Cafe, South Wigston, LE18 4PA

Lighter Minds run award wining courses that teach people how to  deal with stress, anxiety and depression. Its run by experienced professional therapists that will share their tried and tested emotional first aid kit. The Kit has been successfully used by : Leicester City Council, Leicestershire County Council and the NHS.

" This was a very successful project with the progress of learners being outstanding"    Jon Ashworth MP Leicester Mercury July 2013 

" The course set me free by making me create new signposts to the future."    Sacha July 2022

"The course gave me all the skills I needed to help me and my family feel happier."      Maralyn Dec 2022



Corporate Wellbeing Courses

Save money and increase productivity  by teaching your staff emotional resilience 

Back to Work

Designed for your staff who are on the sick or have poor attendance. We can teach them the emotional skills they need to successfully return to work.


This is offered to all of your staff so that they can learn how to reduce the effects of stress,  anxiety and depression.


This empowers managers to support their staff to deal appropriately with work stress anxiety and depression. This creates a consistent organizational approach to these issues.

Wellbeing Culture

Get the benefits of all three packages (Back to work, Preventative, Management) and a bi-monthly top up wellbeing session. 

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