Stress Control Course

  • Weekly six session course lasting for 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.

Stress Control courses are FREE and usually offered in a range of community settings across Blackpool and Cleveleys. However due to the current Covid-19 circumstances, as you can’t come to a regular Stress Control class, then Stress Control will come to you via online live streaming of sessions for you to access in your own home.

Stress is a normal reaction to the rapidly changing and uncertain times we are all living in at the moment. If you are feeling a bit more stressed than usual and 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. Available online for a limited period.

 

Upcoming Stress Control courses 

 

Start date and time Location All dates and times Apply
Monday 16th November 2020 Online 30 minute introductory session:
Monday 16th November
5:30pm to 6:00pm

Week 1:
Monday 23rd November
5:30pm to 7:00pm

Week 2:
Monday 30th November
5:30pm to 7:00pm

Week 3:
Monday 7th December
5:30pm to 7:00pm

Week 4:
Monday 14th December
5:30pm to 7:00pm

Week 5:
Monday 21st December
5:30pm to 7:00pm

** No session on Monday 28th December – Bank Holiday **

Week 6:
Monday 4th January
5:30pm to 7:00pm

Apply

Click on Apply to book a place on this course.  Alternatively to book onto Stress Control course please call: 01253 955700

Or Email us at: bfwh.supporting.minds@nhs.net