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Stress Management

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.

Conditions Treated

  • Anxiety
  • Fibromyalgia
  • Pain
  • Sleep problems
  • “Caretaker stress”
  • Prevention of physical disorders is encouraged

Key Treatments

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
  • Visualization
  • Anger Management System
  • Modification of Negative Thoughts
  • Developing Positive Thinking

Contact the Department of Stress Management

Click here for schedules, times and fees.

To contact us, call the Community Health & Education Deptartment at (516) 629-2038


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