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What is it?

Stress control is a course which provides you with proven ways to reduce stress, anxiety and depression as well as boost your self-esteem.

The course will provide you with information based on proven ways to manage stress, anxiety and depression. You will be taught how to use the information to help yourself and practice techniques such as relaxation between sessions. It will help you to build your confidence through learning about and practicing positive ways to manage stress. This is a lecture style course delivered by our team through presentations and is not group therapy. You will not be asked to share your experiences or to speak in front of others, just sit back and listen.

What does each session involve?

  • NHS professionals teach you evidence-based methods of dealing with stress
  • You receive a FREE workbook at the first session
  • You can bring a friend or family member with you
  • You will not be asked to share your personal experiences
  • Classes have been developed by Dr Jim White and are run in many countries all around the world
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Course Content

For best results, try to come to every session so you don’t miss any important information. If you do miss a session, you can catch up with what you’ve missed by coming to that session during the next course. Each session is split into two parts, separated by a short break when refreshments are available.

Information about stress, the course and first steps in controlling stress.
Controlling your body: relaxation, exercise. You are able to listen to the CD provided at this session by clicking HERE.
Controlling your thoughts: learning to think your way out of stress.
Controlling your actions: facing up to fears, reducing unhelpful coping and problem solving.
Controlling & preventing panic.
Controlling sleep problems, well-being & controlling your future.

When and where?

All courses are delivered regularly throughout the year, either evening or daytime.

Mondays (likely to suit people with a physical health condition) – 1.30-3.00pm at the Quaker Meeting House, St James St

Tuesdays – 6.30-8.00pm at the Central United Reformed Church, Norfolk Street

Thursdays – 5.30-7.00pm at St Mary’s Church, Bramall Lane

Please use the ‘book now’ button to check your most convenient location, date and time.


HandnHeart_iconHow will this help me?


Give you information to help with managing stress and anxiety.


Teach you ways to use the learning in your day to day life.


Build your confidence and self esteem through learning ways to manage your stress.

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