Tel: 0113 843 4388
Our office opening hours are:
Monday, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Tuesday, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Wednesday, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Thursday, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Friday, 8:00am - 4:00pm
Please note we are closed on Bank Holidays.
Burmantofts Health Centre, Cromwell Mount Leeds, LS9 7TA
This course focuses on helping us to reduce and manage stress and anxiety. It teaches a variety of strategies to help you challenge unhelpful thoughts, improve your sleep and boost your wellbeing. Daytime and evening classes are available.
Available dates and registration are at the bottom of this page. For full guidance on attending our courses, please visit Online Group Classes.
Week One: What is Stress?
The first week explores the main signs of stress, the vicious circles that keep it alive and how Stress Control works. You will receive a workbook of information and resources and we encourage you to practice and apply your learning between classes.
Week Two: Controlling your Body
This session, we begin to tackle stress, by exploring how the body reacts to it and how breathing retraining, exercise, and progressive relaxation can help.
Week Three: Controlling your Thoughts
This session explores how stress affects your thoughts, and teaches ways to ‘think your way out of stress’.
Week Four: Controlling your Actions
This session looks at how our actions can feed stress, and explores ways to face your fears using ‘Problem Solving’ and ‘Getting out of the Safety Zone’.
Week Five: Controlling your Panic, Stress Prevention, and Medication
Panicky feelings are part and parcel of stress. This session helps you to better understand them, why they happen, and ways to manage them. We will also look at some of the medications used for stress and answer some of the common questions about how they work.
Week Six: Controlling your Sleep, Managing your Wellbeing and Looking to the Future
Poor sleep is often a result of stress. In this session, we will look at skills to help you get a good night’s sleep, and the ways you can stay on top of stress following this course.
Stress Control Course (Thursday 16th November - Thursday 21st December)
Event starts: 16th Nov 2023 5:00pm
Event ends: 21st Dec 2023 7:00pm
Stress Control classes are now held online.
Classes will run every Thursday evening from 5pm - 7pm for 6 consecutive weeks.
Information on how the groups work, instructions for attending, and the class content can be found above. Please do not book onto multiple groups as you will only be able to attend one.