Group Program

Week 1 

  • Introduction to Group Processes
  • Overview of the Program
  • What is Distress? Why do we get Anxious?
    Why are Emotions uncomfortable?
  • The BioPsychoSocial Model of Distress

Week 2 

  • Emotion-focused coping skills
  • How to be mindful of your emotions without making them grow
  • Mindfulness skills and Guided Imagery of Emotions
  • Vent, Soothe, Distract: A different tool for different jobs

Week 3 

  • Cognitive Skills
  • The ever helpful but unhelpful brain: Awareness of thoughts
  • Evolutionary origins of Unhelpful Thoughts
  • How to recognize an Automatic Negative Thought and how to generate Helpful Alternate Thoughts

Week 4

  • Self-Esteem & Confidence
  • Who are you really?
  • Internal Sources (Values) vs External Sources (Opinions) of Information
  • Expectations vs Reality

Week 5 

  • Putting it all together
  • Review of Course Content
  • Looking forwards not back
  • Closure

Contact Us for group dates if you are interested in learning how to manage your emotions better