Physical anxiety management

This self-care programme is for people who experience symptoms of anxiety and are interested in utilising physical methods in the regulation of anxiety. The programme was created in cooperation with the physiotherapy and exercise services of the City of Helsinki’s psychiatric and substance abuse service unit.

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This programme involves practising anxiety regulation with physical methods. They are a source of support and help with anxiety symptoms for many people.

Instructions for starting the self-care programme

Before starting this self-care programme, you should take a little time to learn what the programme is all about. Be sure to read our general instructions for self-care programmes as well.

Task forms and exercise videos

You will get the maximum benefit from this treatment material by engaging in weekly reflection exercises and dedicating time for regular practice. You can find all the task forms and exercise videos included in this program compiled in the link below.