Anxiety and Depression: “Worried Winnie” and the ‘Black Dog”
Many of us experience anxiety but for some of us it can be debilitating and life limiting; having a significant impact on our everyday lives. Anxiety can take many different forms from worry to panic attacks, from phobias to burn out. This workshop will explain: ·what anxiety is. ·Symptoms and their meaning ·Alternative ways of thinking about anxiety and its purpose in our life. ·how to overcome the symptoms and feelings anxiety brings. Together with anxiety, depression affects a significant number of people in the UK; 9% of the population experience depression and anxiety and between 4 and 10% of the population will experience depression at some point in their lives…… Experiencing depression can be exhausting, miserable and frightening this workshop will: ·explore depression as an illness or a symptom of something deeper ·consider how symptoms can be useful. ·challenge hopelessness – why people can’t ‘snap out of it’ ·look at the different treatments available for depression and alternative approaches. ·discuss how and when we can effectively support someone with depression This will include self reflective exercises and group discussion
Places are confirmed upon booking form and payment. Minimum number of attendees is required for workshops to run. Due to limited spaces cancellations/no show are non-refundable.