Are you more and more controlled by the "what if?" Do you identify yourself as an "anxious person?" Not sure how to get out of the grips of anxiety? Join us for Anxiety 101! You will learn the basics of Anxiety while also identifying Cognitive Behavioral skills to use when anxiety is "tricking your mind and body."
Randy Floyd, LSCSW, Founder, Clinical Level Therapist
Randy is the founder of Midwest Anxiety. He is a Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker who is an optimist and passionate about helping people focus on what they can do rather than what they can't do. Randy believes that building a strong therapeutic relationship and tapping into a person's strengths are the most essential components of the therapeutic experience. Randy is passionate about changing the way we do mental health. He is focused on making mental health normal, a positive experience. He is also adamant about doing mental health differently. Randy believes the "old ways" suggest mental health is for the "broken" or "mentally ill." Randy believes that "Everyone Struggles." Sure. Some people struggle more than others, but everyone struggles with something. With this belief, Randy is focused on providing a wide range of programs and services to help people be mentally well ;) Go give Randy a fist bump on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook.
4 WEEK CLASS
Saturday, February 2, 2019, 9:00am-10:00am: Anxiety Basics
We will discuss the basics of anxiety. What is the role of anxiety? What are the two most important concepts to win the "anxiety game?"
Saturday, February 9, 2019, 9:00am-10:00am: Anxious Thoughts
Your thoughts can either accelerate or decelerate anxiety. We will discuss "anxiety is neither helpful or hurtful, it is how you think about anxiety that is helpful or hurtful." You will learn a new mindset of managing anxious situations.
Saturday, February 16, 2019, 9:00am-10:00am:Anxious Feelings
Anxious feelings @&%#. Many times anxious people will do whatever it takes to avoid the anxious feelings of rapid heart rate, trouble breathing, sweating, and much more. We will talk about how to celebrate the anxious feelings rather than fear the feelings.
Saturday, February 23, 2019, 9:00am-10:00am: Anxious Behaviors
Avoiding anxiety makes it easier for the short term. But long term, it just keeps coming back. We will discuss how seeking reassurance, accomodations, and avoidance is keeping the anxiety going.
You'll be invited to join the class portal where you'll connect with us and your classmates. We love keeping in contact with you in between class sessions to answer your questions, provide resources, and get class discussions going.
After participating in this class you're eligible to become a member of the Monthly Club. Joining the Monthly Club, you'll get more of an individualized focus and accountability than our classes but not as much of a commitment as our individual therapy. You'll get access to all our resources and the opportunity to have a one hour per month video call with one of our therapist. If you've taken one of our classes, but not sure you want to jump to individual therapy, try the Monthly Club.
You will join the class in person at Pilgrim Coffee, 12643 Metcalf Avenue, Overland Park, KS 66213.
You have the flexiblility of joining the class in person at Pilgrim Coffee or joining the class online. Live+ Online is a great option if you are not able to attend all the sessions in person. You'll be provided a link to connect to the Live class online.
You have the flexibility of joining the class in person, online, or viewing the recorded class on your own time. Live+Online+Recorded is a great option if you want the maximum flexibility and are not able to attend all the class sessions at the scheduled date/time. You'll be provided a link to connect to the Live class online and the audio/video recordings after each class session.
Seating is limited. To guarantee an online seat, please register early.