Fri, Dec 15|
CBT for Anxiety Group
PITC is offering and facilitating an online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Anxiety group, starting at the beginning of November.
Time & Location
Dec 15, 2023, 1:00 p.m. – 2:00 p.m.
About The Event
PITC will be offering and facilitating a Cognitive Behavioural Therapy for Anxiety group, starting at the beginning of November. This group will be virtual, and contain a maximum of 6 participants, with one group facilitator. The group facilitator will be Caroline Marson, a Registered Social Worker and Psychotherapist. This is a closed group, and once enrolled, you must be able to confirm attendance at all groups, which will take place weekly on Fridays from 1:00-2:00pm for 8 consecutive weeks.
Group: CBT for Anxiety
Length of Group: 8 Weeks
Cost: $80/group session
Dates: Friday, November 3rd – Friday, December 22nd, 2023
Time: Weekly on Fridays, from 1:00-2:00pm
Week 1: Confidentiality, Group Rules, Introduction to CBT and Anxiety, and common symptoms of anxiety
Week 2: Looking at avoidance and anxiety, exposure interventions, “cognitive” coping strategies, and “behavioural” coping strategies.
Week 3: Looking at thought distortions, how to challenge negative thoughts, and how to use our values to dictate behaviour.
Week 4: Emotion Regulation and Distress Tolerance to help cope with anxiety symptoms
Week 5: Intrusive/obsessive thoughts, negative perceptions of self, or always predicting the worst
Week 6: Fight, flight, and freeze responses, and how to cope with this.
Week 7: Mindfulness, practicing flexibility in thinking, and interpersonal effectiveness skills
Week 8: Putting it all together, review of what we’ve learned and how to put it all into practice.
If you are interested, please register. We will be sending an intake form and the group facilitator will contact you about eligibility for the group, and next steps!