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Coping with Anxiety
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Coping with Anxiety
Anne Crook Counsellor / Psychotherapist The Christie NHS Foundation TrustSlide2
What is anxiety?
Fight or FlightSlide5
Increased heart rate Increased muscle tension “Jelly legs” Tingling in the hands and feet Hyperventilation (over breathing) Dizziness Difficulty in breathing Wanting to use the toilet more often Anxiety UKSlide6
sick Tight band across the chest Tension headaches Hot flushes Increased perspiration Dry mouth Shaking Choking sensations Palpitations Anxiety UKSlide7
Internal alarm systemSlide8
Hospital letter arrivesSlide9
Unhelpful coping strategies
Avoidance short-term relief / gain, long-term pain Excessive worry trying to make the uncertain certainSlide10
Overestimate the threat,
Underestimate our ability to copeSlide11
Helpful coping strategies
Physical ExerciseRelaxation / Breathing / VisualisationMindfulness – in the present momentDo something more interestingTalk to someoneSoothing self-talk “Thoughts aren’t facts” “It’s just my alarm going off” “I’ve coped before so I can cope again”Slide12