Stress can result in a number of physical ailments. We teach relaxation techniques and how to identify stress indicators, manage anger, and stop negative thinking and worrying. Our four session program is led by a licensed psychologist and psychotherapist specializing in treating groups and individuals who have heart disease. Printed materials and a relaxation CD are provided. Returning participants are welcome.
- Sleep problems
- “Caretaker stress”
- Prevention of physical disorders is encouraged
The Stress Management Program is conducted as a discussion group. The following are the key components:
- Description of Physical Process Of Stress
- Recognizing bodily indicators
- Diaphragmatic Breathing
- Relaxation Techniques
- Progressive Muscle Relaxation
- Induction technique
- Autogenic Exercise
- Anger Management System
- Modification of Negative Thoughts
- Developing Positive Thinking
Contact the Department of Stress Management
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To contact us, call the Community Health & Education Deptartment at (516) 629-2038
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