Creating a MAP - Part 3

Sessions 7-9: Cognitive, or Thinking Tools

These tools are designed to promote helpful thinking and increase confidence. Combined with the previous section, behavioural tools part 1, these tools will help prepare you to engage in the final section, which will see you confronting your anxiety by engaging in exposure work.


To learn how thinking can impact your anxiety, making it worse or making it better. You will learn a variety of “thinking” tools designed to identify and then challenge, unhelpful thoughts as a step towards reducing unwanted or excessive anxiety. As in prior sections, if you get the point right away, you do not need to persist in reading over the additional tools.



Session 7    

Topic: Understanding brain messages and identifying thinking traps



Session 8 & 9         

Topic: Changing the way you think



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