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Event Name

14-Week Anxiety, Panic and Avoidance Behaviour Management Educational Program.
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Date and Time

Thu Feb 7 to Thu May 15, 2008 (This event is over)

Location

Ottawa, ON, K1N 1H5

Event Description

The 14-week educational workshops runs for 14 weeks, 2 1/2 hours in the evening (6:30 to 9 pm) on Thursday evenings. Students in the program set their own short-term and long-term goals at the outset. Assigned reading and homework activities are used in between sessions to further goal achievement. The innovative aspect of the program is the cognitive-behavioural group model, which allows individuals to modify their thoughts, behaviours, and emotions as well as how they relate to others and their environment. Participants in the program can be expected to develop: -Knowledge about anxiety conditions -An understanding of the impact of nutrition and stress on symptoms of anxiety -Self-management techniques including deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, mindfulness techniques, the Socratic method -An understanding of how automatic thoughts, unconscious rules / beliefs, and thinking styles contribute to anxiety -Effective communication skills -The ability to use graduated exposure to reduce symptoms of anxiety -Goal setting and follow-through -Positive coping strategies to replace negative coping strategies -Assertiveness skills (i.e., setting boundaries, constructive criticism) -Anger management techniques -An ability to cope with setbacks and plateaus

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613-729-6761

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Anxiety
Last modified Jan 10, 2008 1:35pm
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