Managing Anxiety - ACC Institute of Human Services

Managing Anxiety

Workshop Details

Experiencing occasional anxiety is a normal part of life. However, anxiety becomes a problem when it starts to interfere with our ability to conduct our family, work and social obligations. People with anxiety disorders frequently have intense, excessive and persistent worry and fear about everyday situations. Anxiety disorder is in fact among the most common mental health problems that people face.

In this workshop, you will learn how to identify the tipping point at which anxiety becomes a disorder. You will also learn about the causes of anxiety, its symptoms and ways of alleviating it.

Target Audience:

  • Working Adult / Young Adult
  • Individuals keen on learning more about managing anxiety

Lesson content:

  • Understanding anxiety

  • Causes of anxiety

  • Vicious cycle of anxiety
  • Understanding Cognitive Distortions
  • Anxiety versus anxiety disorder

  • Symptoms and concerns of anxiety disorder

  • Coping with anxiety

  • Relaxation / Distraction techniques

  • Role of positive self-talk


  • To be able to identify the trigger of anxiety and ways to cope with anxiety effectively

Course Features:

  • Instruction by an expert facilitator
  • Small interactive classes


Dr. John is the President of the Singapore Counselling Centre & Academy of Certified Counsellors. He is an experienced professional with more than two decades of experience in conducting counselling sessions for individuals and couples. He has helped many clients through issues such as depression, stress, suicidal thoughts, anger management, and many more.

Besides conducting counselling sessions, Dr. John also conducts talks on issues related to human services, such as mental wellness and enrichment and has spoken in various countries all over the world.

Dr. John has been featured on Channel NewsAsia and The Five Show where he was interviewed on subjects such as anger management, gambling addiction, workplace harassment and more. He was also the guest speaker at Workforce Singapore’s Community of Practice (COP) titled “Getting Ready for the Future of Work: Building Wellness into 21st Century Workforce.”

Training Fees:

Fees and Charges  
Early Bird Fees$51.36 (wGST)
ACC Students Fees$48.15 (wGST)
Public Fees$72.76 (wGST)

We do not accept Cash over the counter. You may, however, do a bank transfer or bank deposit and forward the proof of your deposit to us at Please call us at 6339 5411 for the bank details.
Payment Option: NETS / Cheque / Credit Card

Course Information

Upcoming Workshop: TBC

Duration: 3 hours

Venue: ACC, 51 Cuppage Road, #03-03, Singapore 229469

Fees and Charges  
Early Bird Fees$51.36 (wGST)
ACC Students Fees$48.15 (wGST)
Public Fees$72.76 (wGST)

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