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Understanding your stress or anxiety and how to manage it

The workshop is suitable for both personal and professional development.

7th May 2022 @ 1:30 pm 4:30 pm


If you book with the morning workshop ‘Understanding yourself and why we do what we do’, there is a reduction of £10 making a total of £80 for both workshops. Please select ‘Understanding Yourself and Understanding Your Stress Duo 7 May’ when registering .

About this workshop

Aims of this workshop is to look at why do we feel stress or anxiety so much in our lives and what can we do to manage it better?

Attendees at this three hour workshop will gain insight, through exploration of the three cornerstone modalities of psychotherapy and counselling (Psychodynamic, Humanistic and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy), into how they can better understand their experience of stress and anxiety and develop new ideas and techniques to help manage them.

The workshop format will be relaxed and welcoming and consist of structured learning, reflection activities and practical exercises – powerpoint will be kept to a minimum!

Areas covered: the stress response, cognitions (core beliefs, negative automatic thoughts), object relations, the inner critic, SRJ (soothing, rational and judgement), developing resilience, techniques for managing stress and anxiety.

Workshop duration and location

This workshop will last three hours, 1.30 to 4.30 pm on 7 May. It will take place at the Leicester Adult Education College, 54 Belvoir Street, Leicester LE1 6QL.

Please note that this workshop requires a minimum of 10 people to run.

About the facilitator: Will Davies

Will is a BACP registered integrative counsellor working both short and long term with clients in Leicester and Leicestershire, through his private practice, Will Davies Counselling. Will is also a senior lecturer at Bishops Grossteste University in Lincoln and currently teaches on the single and joint honours Counselling courses.

Will’s intention with this series of psycho-educational workshops is to create sessions that draw on his experience in both these roles to create thought provoking learning that is applicable to all aspects of life and always conducted in a relaxed, welcoming environment.


Please select ‘Understanding Yourself and Understanding Your Stress Duo’ 7 May’ if you wish to register for morning and afternoon sessions on 7 May.

Understanding your stress or anxiety and how to manage it

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