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The Worry Tree

How to manage worry

How to manage worry using a technique called The Worry Tree. I hope this will help you to worry less and live more effectively. Worrying means thinking negatively and repeatedly about problems or unpleasant things that might happen. Would you like to learn some ways to reduce worrying? Are you a worrier? Do you spend a lot of time in your head thinking about problems or potential problems? If so this presentation could help you.

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In this video a TalkPlus clinician talks about Worry for people with a Long Term Condition. All of our videos are based on Cognitive Behavioural Therapy, known as CBT. To aid accessibility, all our videos have subtitles (click the cc icon). You may have been directed to this page by your therapist or you may have found this website via a search engine. Whichever it is, we hope you find these videos informative and helpful.