Understanding Anxiety | Ashford Gateway

Understanding Anxiety at Ashford Gateway

Understanding Anxiety at Ashford Gateway

Price: £35.00 Starts: 12/10/2019 Time: 09:30 - 13:30
Tutor: Janet Beale Ends: 12/10/2019 Location: Ashford Gateway
Level: Entry 1 Level Day of Week: SAT Duration: 1 weeks

About this course

This Understanding Anxiety course in Ashford forms part of a series of sessions exploring mental health. Learn how mental health conditions manifest and what the symptoms look like, what might be the causes and learn some practical ways to manage some of the symptoms to help you or those around you cope better on a daily basis. This course focuses particularly on understanding and managing anxiety - what can cause anxiety, different levels; how is it different to worry and some tips to manage it with some practical coping skills.

By the end of the day students should be able to:
1) state the symptoms and effects of anxiety
2) understand the diagnosis of anxiety
3) recognise the factors that contribute towards anxiety
4) compare and evaluate some of the key treatments for anxiety

This course is educational rather than therapeutic. General broad ideas will be shared and discussed amongst the group. There could be some sharing of personal experiences this course is not a replacement for personal therapy and this element will be carefully managed by the tutor.

How will I be taught?

The course will consist of a mixture of tutor input, group activities and discussion. The emphasis will be on participation and sharing of ideas. If you have a disability and think it may affect your learning in the classroom, or using any of our other services, please speak to us in confidence as soon as possible. We will discuss options with you and do our best to provide the support you would like.

This is an introductory course, so you are not expected to bring any knowledge, but we will be interested to find out how much you have gained from the course by the end.

What do I need to bring with me?

Pen and paper for notes might be useful but we advise students not to purchase equipment, books or materials until after the first session of the course unless otherwise stated.

What can I do next?

We are currently offering a whole series of courses exploring mental health. See our website at www.kentadulteducation.co.uk for further information or ask your tutor for details.

What do I need to join the course

Anybody can join the course.

About the Tutor: Janet Beale

Janet Beale is a MBACP accredited Counsellor/Psycho-therapist, and has worked for at least 20 years as a Therapeutic Counsellor/Psychological Practitioner, and Clinical Supervisor for the NHS, Primary Care Trust, and in private practice. She also works as a South Regional Training Officer for The National Counselling Society.

Trained at Greenwich University, Janet holds a Master of Science in Therapeutic Counselling, and specialises in working with issues of confidence and assertiveness, and all Mental Health issues, working from an integrative approach using Person Centred, Psycho-dynamic and Cognitive Behaviour Therapy.

She also holds a Post Graduate Certificate in Education, and has taught Counselling Courses and GCSE Psychology for the Kent Adult Education Services for 7 years.

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Getting there

Ashford Gateway
Church Road
Ashford
Ashford
Kent
TN23 1AS


If you require any information about this location then please call 03000 41 2222 and quote the Course Code ASH/77636/H/NC.
Course Code: ASH/77636/H/NC Book Now

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