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Excessive Worry

Everyone has feeling of worry at some point in in their life – for example, you may feel worried about sitting an exam, or having medical test or job interview. During times like these it is perfectly normal to feel worried. But some people find it hard to control their worries. Their feelings of worry are more constant and can often affect their daily lives. You may find that the worry has caused you to become anxious.

How can we help you?

Overcoming Worry Group

Do you:

  • Worry a lot about different things in daily life? 
  • Believe worry helps you plan or do things better, or it is a sign you care?
  • Have a lot of different ‘What if thoughts …?’ about the future?
  • Believe you were born a ‘worrier’?
  • Experience muscle tension – especially in your neck and shoulders?
  • Have trouble sleeping?
  • Feel restless, on edge, irritable, tired or exhausted easily?

It may be that you are experiencing Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD) or excessive worry. The recommended psychological treatment for GAD is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT). CBT in a group setting is beneficial because you will have the chance to meet other people with similar difficulties whilst learning how to better deal with the experiences listed above. Click here to read more