Do you struggle with anxiety, worry, and fear-based patterns of thought? Do you experience physical sensations like anxious chest pressure, tight shoulders, or a sinking feeling in the gut? Do you find it difficult to stop old, nervous habits? Learn how to slow down, see your choices, and respond versus react. In this interactive session, participants will increase their knowledge and understanding of the prevalence and roots of anxiety, as well as learn practical skills for how to relate differently, start new patterns, and transform their relationship with fear.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Participants will learn and understand the symptoms and prevalence of anxiety in contemporary society.
  2. Participants will learn cognitive-behavioral strategies for working with anxiety.
  3. Participants will learn mindfulness-based strategies for working with anxiety.
  4. Participants will identify their own fight-or-flight tendencies and attachment styles.
  5. Participants will learn strategies for transforming their relationship with anxiety through self-care, stress-relief, and positive action.

About the Presenter

Ken Horne is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with over 15 years of experience in the behavioral health field. Prior to his arrival at FEAP, he worked in community mental health, crisis stabilization, residential treatment, and private practice. His clinical focus is on anxiety, depression, and trauma with an emphasis on attachment, cognitive-behavioral, and mindfulness-based approaches to treatment. He is particularly passionate about wellness planning through intentional self-care, stress-relief, and positive action.