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Worry no More. Making your worry work for you; Workshop
1, October 2019 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm BST
For: People experiencing problematic levels of worry in their day to day lives
For most people, most of the time, ‘worry’ is a normal, useful feeling – a response to specific pressures we face, which often helps us better meet the challenge by focusing our attention. But when worry becomes ever-present, we can instead become almost paralysed. This workshop addresses the issues caused by ‘Generalised Anxiety Disorder’ (GAD), and teaches ways of turning worry from something to be feared into a tool for positive change.
Whether you find it necessary to seek constant reassurance from others, regularly find it difficult to sleep or rest, have difficulty making decisions, or regularly experience tension headaches, the workshop will help demystify the nature of worry, and help you get it working work for you instead of against you.
At the centre of the free two hour workshop are evidence-based problem-solving and ‘worry time’ techniques. These are designed as a way to acknowledge your worries in a way which prevents them from becoming roadblocks; leaving you free to move forwards.
Please note: You must be booked onto a course to attend. You are welcome to bring a friend or relative for support, but they must also be booked onto the course due to limited spaces.
Please note: There is ample parking to the left of the building. The entrance to the Community Hub is on the side of the building at the back through a separate frosted glass door. The maximum car park time is three hours.
Wiltshire IAPT Service psycho-educational courses are only available for people who are over the age of 16 and registered with a GP in Wiltshire (excluding Swindon area). Courses can be booked by using the online booking form* below, or over the phone by contacting the Wiltshire IAPT Service on 01380 731335. All our courses are released for booking 4 weeks before the start date - Bookings received before the 4 week window cannot be processed.
Our admin team are available weekdays, 9am-5pm and will be happy to assist you in booking on to your chosen course and answer any questions you may have. 01380 731335
*Please be advised using the online booking form does not guarantee a place on a course. A member of the admin team will contact you if the course is no longer available and we will do all we can to accommodate your request.