Stress Control Course


If you would like to learn some great ways to deal with common problems like anxiety, depression, panicky feelings, poor sleep and poor wellbeing, then come along to our online Stress Control class.

‘Stress Control’ is a six-session cognitive-behavioural therapy course, and all sessions are live streamed directly to you. The course begins with an introductory session lasting 30 minutes followed by six sessions, each session lasting 90 minutes.

  • Stress Control combines Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT), positive psychology and mindfulness.
  • The best evidence base of its kind; used across the world
  • Lecture style course and not interactive – No discussion of personal problems
  • Aims to teach new coping strategies and skills each week, these skills are all pieces of the jigsaw
  • Associated booklets to reinforce what has been taught throughout the session.




Stress Control overview

WEEK 1: Welcome to Stress Control: Understanding stress, normalising symptoms and understanding how the course runs.

WEEK 2: Controlling your body: How stress affects the body. The role of caffeine, exercise and relaxation.

WEEK 3: Controlling your thoughts: How stress affects thoughts and thinking your way out of stress.

WEEK 4: Controlling your actions: How stress affects our actions and facing your fears.

WEEK 5: Controlling panic feelings and Sleep: How panic affects our thoughts, actions and body-role of hyperventilation and interpretation. The sleep cycle, sleep difficulties and sleeping tips.

WEEK 6: Wellbeing, tying the course together and controlling your future: Boosting your wellbeing, five steps to wellbeing, relapse management. 


If you are unable to attend a live stress control session, a personalised link to access a recording can be emailed to you. Personalised links are valid for 72 hours.

Upcoming Stress Control courses

Start date and time Content Date Apply
Thursday afternoons



Intro (30 mins)

Week 1

Week 2

Week 3

Week 4

Week 5

Week 6

18 May

25 May

1 June

8 June

15 June

22 June

29 June













Blackpool Healthier Minds is not able to provide reports for compensation, legal or benefits claims or prescribe medication. Blackpool Healthier Minds does not offer 24-hour or weekend access, crisis or urgent treatment, treatment for alcohol or drug problems or treatment for severe and enduring mental illness. Please discuss these needs with your GP.