Worry is a chain of negative thoughts associated with anxiety symptoms. It is relatively uncontrollable and keeps reminding individual about the negative outcome of the event. These worrisome thoughts usually start with ‘What if………..? type involuntary intrusive thoughts about anticipated threat or danger to self or family members. In the end person starts worrying about worry.
Aim of counselling
Training to handle worries in day to day life.
1. Assessment of worry
2. Worry awareness training
3. Training in coping with uncertainty and overestimation of threat
4. Training in problem solving skills
5. Relaxation training
It usually requires 3-5 sessions but may vary with the extent of problem and personality of client