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Learn to positively influence your anxiety

Generalised anxiety disorders (GAD) can be treated with a combination of treatment and therapies. Psychoeducation can support you to recognise the basis of your personal challenges and how your feelings can escalate and impact on you physically. This is sometimes referred to as a ‘cycle of fear or anxiety.’ Learning relaxation techniques and mindfulness help you regulate these symptoms and teach your body to change from a state of unease and tension to one of peacefulness and improved wellbeing. Psychological interventions such as Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) support you to reduce negative thoughts and assist in gaining a more proportionate perspective on the things that you worry about.

At Schoen Clinic, we design your treatment based on the current recommendations of the experts in the field of anxiety and mood disorders. We therefore utilise evidence based practice that has been tried and tested to provide the best opportunity for recovery and relapse prevention.

Our personalised approach means we design the programme of treatment around your needs and symptoms and we will frequently review your programme as a multidisciplinary team. Our team consists of: consultant psychiatrists, nurses, psychotherapists/psychologists, family therapists and occupational therapists. They will apply a consistent and empathic approach to working with you and ensure they support you in all aspects of your life.

Individual programmes

Individual programmes are tailor-made to each patient’s needs and progress. The following provides a guide to the typical building blocks of our day treatment programmes, all of which include a number of 1:1 weekly  sessions with members of the multidisciplinary team.

Therapies and interventions

We provide the following therapies and interventions. These may be delivered on a 1:1 or group basis by members of the multidisciplinary team.

  • Psychoeducation
  • Relapse prevention
  • Peer led support
  • Applied relaxation
  • Social issues
  • Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT)
  • Self-esteem/Building resilience
  • Dialectical Behaviour Therapy (DBT)
  • Art/Drama
  • Family therapy
  • Mindfulness
  • Movement
  • Food preparation/cooking
  • Interpersonal therapy
  • Schema

Our treatments for GAD

  • Individual programmes

  • Therapies and interventions