Emotional Health

Overcoming Anxiety Therapy Group

The Anxiety Awareness Therapy Group is an 8 week program for adults 18 and over, living with and managing anxiety in day to day life.  The program is facilitated by Registered Social Workers.  During the group sessions the participants will learn how to deal with their anxious thoughts, feelings and behaviors by understanding their anxiety and how to manage their worry.  Relaxation skills and stress reduction techniques will be focused on during the weekly sessions.

The group will cover the following topics:

  • Overview of Generalized Anxiety
  • Challenging negative and positive beliefs about worrying                  
  • Developing strategies to challenge worries and accept uncertainty
  • Problem solving and decision making
  • Managing the anxious body, mind and behaviour
  • Exploring and practicing relaxation skills and stress reduction techniques
  • Maintaining the gains and developing a self-management plan

Next Class Date: To be Announced