Managing Stress Through Cognitive Behavioural Therapy Wednesday

Course Name -Managing Stress through Cognitive Behavioural Therapy

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Course Overview

This programme is suitable for individuals who wish to learn how to use Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to help deal with stress, negative thinking, anxiety, low moods and low self-esteem. This course is a practical introduction to Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and its application to managing stress. The course will benefit anyone wishing to learn and apply Cognitive Behavioural Therapy to themselves. 

Course Content

·         Dealing with negative thinking

·         Managing low moods

·         Managing difficult emotions and moods

·         Managing anxiety and worry

·         Overcoming Sleep problems

·         Learning Relaxation techniques

·         Building self-acceptance

Entry Requirements

Please note that this course is of a practical and experiential nature involving self-reflective exercises and practice between classes. A mat will be required for relaxation exercises.

Tutor Biography

Norman is a senior Psychotherapist, trainer and clinical supervisor at Galway Counselling Studies, Furbo. Originally trained in psychiatric and general nursing he went onto study psychotherapy in the 1980’s. He has lectured in Cognitive Behavioural Therapy and Psychotherapy at undergraduate and postgraduate levels for many years including part time at GMIT (1993-2014). He worked full time in the mental health services of UK and Ireland for over 20 years. Norman has written on many subjects in the local and national press: Teen trouble (1996); A sense of the past (1999); Change for the Better (2000); Managing change in difficult times (2011); Put off procrastinating (2012); Don't fight change (2013); How to Get a good night’s sleep (2013); How to stop worrying (2013); Dealing with Anger (2014); and How to Overcome a Bad Mood (2017).

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