Appendix CC: Anxiety management techniques

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Relaxation techniques are also a common means to manage the distressing and distracting symptoms of anxiety [1991]. Some useful relaxation methods include:

  • Progressive muscle relaxation.
  • Controlled or abdominal breathing.
  • Meditation.
  • Calming response.
  • Visualisation and imagery.
  • Grounding.

Each method works best if practiced daily by clients for 10-20 minutes but, again, not every technique may be appropriate for every client.

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