On-line meetings every Wednesday night 6:30-8:30pm (updated January 2021)
Our online meetings are via zoom
Our meetings are on zoom, www.zoom.us or use the app on phone
It is simple and can be used in a web browser, follow the link you've been sent, a file will download and you will enter the room.
- no sign up required
- video/audio/text on/off
- white board
- share slides
- audience participation with thumbs up, raised hand, yes, no, go slower.
For more details of what zoom looks like see our blog.
Although no one likes paperwork, by filling it in you are letting us know the conditions people have wanting to come to our groups. This could lead to the formation of new groups in future. This led us to wanting to set up a PTSD group.
No waiting list
Run by people with anxiety
Attend as many or few as you want
No time limits - we've been here twelve years
What are groups like?
The purpose of the groups is to share experiences of anxiety, learn together, a social aspect, normalise anxiety/depression/low mood and to share coping strategies. The group size is 5-12 members usually.
We talk about a very large list of topics (around 100 have been covered over the years). This includes individual conditions like social anxiety and depression, but also coping strategies, sleep. travel, the workplace, families, self esteem and anger. The list is not exhaustive, we really have done scores of topics. We welcome suggestions from regular members, but choose topics for the benefit of the group. We do not offer bespoke tailored sessions or therapy.
Topics covered in January 2021:
|Wednesday 6th Jan||Health anxiety|
|Wednesday 13th Jan||Fatigue|
|Wednesday 20th Jan||Memory difficulties|
|Wednesday 27th Jan||Exposure therapy|
Upcoming topics for February 2021:
|Wednesday 3rd Feb||Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD)|
|Wednesday 10th Feb||Self stigma & social camouflaging|
|Wednesday 17th Feb||Employee stress, unemployment & local support and services|
|Wednesday 24th Feb||Worry|
Wednesday group has a quick introduction, a topic for the first hour, a break of about 15 mins and 45 mins of 'how was your week?' which is your time to talk about how you are getting on or things coming up.