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Taming the Anxious Mind with CBT Tools

Using CBT Tools to Tame Everyday Gremlins of Anxiety, Stress and Depression

 


Cognitive Behaviour Therapy is a reliable approach that any of us can learn, in order to cope better with difficult emotions e.g. stress, anxiety, fear, anger and low mood. This Day workshop demonstrates how our thoughts, our emotions, our behaviours and our physical reactions all interact together. CBT helps us to understand and change our habitual thoughts and behaviours which can be very beneficial when it comes to dealing with the ongoing stresses and challenges of life.

Our thoughts strongly influence our emotions, behaviours, and physiology, therefore any unhelpful, unrealistic or negative thoughts can be a major source of distress, which manifests in our body landscape in many form such as panic attack, tension, pain, illness. CBT is based on the idea that how we think, act, and feel and what goes on in our bodies all interact together. Our sensory-motor systems continually respond to daily stresses and traumas with specific muscular reflexes – triggering unconscious innate responses such as fight/flight/freeze, inherent in all human beings. CBT helps you discover the thought patterns that trigger fight/flight/ response and gives you the tools to regain internal balance.

Course Details

This workshop is now full, if you wish to be added to the waiting list please email enquiries@pcicollege.ie
 
Venue:  Athlone Education Centre, Moydrum Road, Athlone, Co. Westmeath
 
Dates:   2nd March 2019

Time:    10am-5pm
 

Fees:     €85 (€75 for PCI College Students & Graduates)

* PCI College Student & Graduate rate applies to Stuedents & Graduates of BSc Degree, Postgraduate and Supervision Courses only.

Eilish McGuinness

BSc. (Hons.) Couns./Psych., MIACP

Eilish is a senior lecturer with PCI College and holds a First Class BSc (Hons) Degree in Counselling & Psychotherapy from Middlesex University.  She is an accredited member of the Irish Association of Counselling and Therapy (IACP), and the International Society of Schema Therapists (ISST).  Eilish was one of the first in Ireland to train as an Advanced Accredited Schema Therapist, Supervisor and Trainer.  Eilish is actively involved as a committee member of the Schema Therapy Association of Ireland (STAI) which was founded in 2014 with other qualified ISST colleagues interested in promoting ST in this country.   She runs a busy private practice in Ashbourne, Co. Meath working from an integrative model; but, specifically using Schema Therapy and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.  She supervises and trains in Schema Therapy as well as delivering Mental Health Training to corporate organisations.  She holds further qualifications in Mindfulness and Sexual Compulsive Behaviour Disorders.  


 





 

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