Anxiety Management

Course CodeBPS224
Fee CodeS1
Duration (approx)100 hours
QualificationStatement of Attainment

Anxiety and Panic Management Training

Many of us feel anxiety and panic at some point in our lives, but if these feelings become excessive or try to affect our daily lives, then people may need help.

People with anxiety and panic may -

  • Have disturbed sleep
  • Have symptoms of anxiety, such as racing heart, racing thoughts
  • Have stress symptoms


The anxiety management course is for people who:

  • Suffer from anxiety themselves
  • Support someone with anxiety
  • Personally
  • At work, such as teachers, working with adults and children with anxiety or panic
  • As a volunteer
  • Suffer from panic attacks
  • Support people with panic attacks

More about the Course

This evidence-based course has the potential to help people to deal with the impact of panic and anxiety on their lives.

Written by experienced ACS writers with knowledge of anxiety and panic symptoms and ways to help people to cope.

The course has nine lessons with carefully constructed tasks and activities to develop an in depth understanding of anxiety and panic management.

A substantial and informative course that requires commitment and dedication from students.

Understand more about anxiety and panic through carefully structured course materials, set tasks, assignments and multichoice questions.

Tutors are there to help students every step of the way, through the ups and downs as you progress.


The course contains psychological theory, but also practical strategies and approaches to deal with panic and anxiety.

It teaches people how to:

  • recognise the signs and symptoms of panic and anxiety
  • develop plans to deal with anxiety and panic.
  • lays out strategies and approaches which can be implemented into a focused plan for reducing anxiety and panic

It’s never too late to take charge of our mental wellbeing and improve your quality of life.



Lesson Structure

There are 9 lessons in this course:

  1. Scope and Nature of Anxiety and Panic ​
    • Introduction
    • Normal Anxiety
    • The Autonomic Nervous System
    • Anxiety Today
    • Types of Anxiety Disorders
  2. Defining Anxiety and Panic Disorders ​
    • What are Anxiety Disorders?
    • Physical Effects of Anxiety
    • Mental Symptoms of Anxiety
    • Anxiety Symptoms in Children
    • Recognising Anxiety
    • What is Panic?
    • Panic Symptoms in Children
    • The Difference Between Anxiety and Panic
  3. Managing Anxiety: Anxiety Management Plans ​
    • Methods of Managing Anxiety - Developing an Anxiety Management Plan
    • Anxiety Spirals
    • Understanding Triggers
    • Dealing With Triggers
    • Helping Children Articulate Feelings
    • Medication
    • Making an Anxiety Management Plan
    • Biofeedback
  4. Managing Social Anxiety Disorder ​
    • What is Social Anxiety Disorder?
    • Treating Social Anxiety Disorder
  5. Managing Generalised Anxiety Disorder ​
    • Generalised Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
    • A Day in the Life of a Person With GAD
    • Recognising Anxiety Triggers
    • Managing Anxiety
    • Self-Help Ideas for GAD
  6. Managing Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia ​
    • Panic Disorder
    • Treating Panic Attacks
    • Agoraphobia
    • Treating Agoraphobia
  7. Managing Environmental Factors that Increase Anxiety and Panic ​
    • Defining the Term Environment
    • Environmental Management
    • Strategies to Manage the Environment to Reduce Anxiety
  8. Alternative Ways to Reduce Anxiety and Panic ​
    • Pet Therapy
    • Horticultural Therapy
    • Ecotherapy
    • Creative Therapy
    • Play Therapy
  9. Research Project – Anxiety Management


  • Describe anxiety and panic and reasons for the increasing levels of anxiety and panic in the modern world.
  • Define anxiety and panic disorder.
  • Describe the development of an anxiety management plan.
  • Describe appropriate ways to manage symptoms of social anxiety disorder.
  • Describe appropriate ways to manage symptoms of generalised anxiety disorder.
  • Describe appropriate ways to manage symptoms of panic disorder and agoraphobia.
  • Describe methods of managing the environment to reduce anxiety and panic.
  • Apply alternative techniques to reduce anxiety and panic.
  • Describe treatments for anxiety and/or panic disorder based upon a relevant signs, symptoms, and experiences.
  • Explain the nature of anxiety and panic disorders and propose a planned response for management.

Why Study This Course?

This course is useful for -

  • People who experience anxiety and panic themselves and want to learn more about how to deal with how they feel
  • People with live or work with people who experience anxiety and panic
  • Anyone wanting to improve their knowledge of anxiety and panic
  • People who may want to study for professional development and update their knowledge of panic and anxiety

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