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Workshops & seminars

Anxiety and Panic Workshop

Date & time

Wednesday, June 27, 2018
2 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Speaker(s)

Katelyn Ward, M.A.

Cost

Free

Where

Guy-De Maisonneuve Building
1550 De Maisonneuve W. Room 300-22

Wheelchair accessible

Yes

This workshop will cover:

  • What is anxiety and how does it differ from stress
  • What changes can we make to reduce anxiety/stress
  • Discussion of the hierarchy of needs including sleep, nutrition, drugs/alcohol, and exercise
  • What is a panic attack
  • Psychoeducation on how to reduce the negative effects of a panic attack
  • Practice tools to aid panic symptoms, including progressive muscle relaxation as well as various grounding strategies

This workshop is part of a group activities that will be run from the newly created Zen Den. The Zen Den is housed in Counselling and Psychological Services and offers students access to a calm space on campus when they feel anxious, overwhelmed or simply in the need of emotional containment.

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