Managing Workplace Anxiety

Personal Development


The workplace is one of the leading locations where people experience stress and anxiety. Every employee will encounter it sometime during their career. Everyone should be aware of the signs of anxiety and the tools needed to cope and deal with it.

Our Managing Workplace Anxiety workshop will provide your participants the important skills and resources to recognize and manage workplace anxiety. By identifying these symptoms and coping skills employees and managers will be better suited in dealing with these common situations. Through this workshop participants will be better suited to the challenges that the workplace can bring.

Managing Workplace Anxiety Course Outline:

Module One: Getting Started
Workshop Objectives

Module Two: Common Types of Anxiety
Social Anxiety
Generalized Anxiety Disorder
Panic Disorder
Case Study
Module Two: Review Questions

Module Three: Recognizing Symptoms in Others
Avoiding Social Situations
Difficulty in Accepting Negative Feedback
Difficulty in Focusing on Tasks
Irrational Fears
Case Study
Module Three: Review Questions

Module Four: Coping Strategies (I)
Keeping a Journal
Power of Positive Thinking
Have a "Me" Place You Can Go
Establish Attainable Goals
Case Study
Module Four: Review Questions

Module Five: Coping Strategies (II)
Talk With Friends and Family
Get Enough Sleep
Eating Well and Exercise
Begin Small and Build Up to Larger Challenges
Case Study
Module Five: Review Questions

Module Six: Don't Avoid the Situation
It's OK to Make a Mistake
Accept the Situation, and Move On
Avoidance Can Cause a Cycle of Anxiety
Identify the Trigger
Case Study
Module Six: Review Questions

Module Seven: Differences in Anxiety and Normal Nervousness
It Runs Along a Spectrum
Anxiety Can Happen Without a Cause
The Length of Time Symptoms Last
It"s an Exaggeration of Normal Feelings
Case Study
Module Seven: Review Questions

Module Eight: Physical Symptoms
Rapid Heartbeat
Panic Attack
Trembling or Shaking
Case Study
Module Eight: Review Questions

Module Nine: Recognize the Positive Aspects of Anxiety
It Alerts Us to Danger
Improves Self-Awareness
Can Be a Great Motivator
Prevent Mistakes
Case Study
Module Nine: Review Questions

Module Ten: Common Anxiety Triggers
Uncertainty or Fear of the Unknown
Holding in Feelings
Public Speaking/Speaking Up
Trying to Be Perfect
Case Study
Module Ten: Review Questions

Module Eleven: When to Seek Extra Help?
Feeling Overwhelmed
Physical Changes
Unable to Work or Function
Panic Attacks
Case Study
Module Eleven: Review Questions

Module Twelve: Wrapping Up
Words from the Wise
Lessons Learned
Completion of Action Plans and Evaluations

  • Managing Workplace Anxiety
  • Workplace Anxiety 1. Getting Started
  • Anxiety 2. Common Types
  • Module 02 Case Study-4
  • 01-Social Anxiety
  • 02-Generalized Anxiety Disorder _GAD_
  • 03-Panic Disorders
  • 04-Phobias
  • Anxiety 3. Recognizing Symptoms
  • Module 03 Case Study-5
  • 05-Accepting Negative Feedback
  • Anxiety 4. Coping Strategies _I_
  • Module 04 Case Study-6
  • 06-Reducing Distractions
  • 08-Creating Your Me Space
  • 07-The Power of Positive Thinking
  • 09-Setting Attainable Goals
  • Anxiety 5. Coping Strategies _II_
  • Module 05 Case Study-7
  • 10-Ways to Get More Sleep
  • 11-Eating Better and Exercising More
  • Anxiety 6. Don_t Avoid The Situation
  • Module 06 Case Study-8
  • 12-Cycle of Anxiety
  • 13-Identifying Anxiety Triggers
  • Anxiety 7. Differences in Anxiety
  • Module 07 Case Study-9
  • 14-Anxiety Symptoms Spectrum
  • 15-Exaggerated Symptoms and Feelings
  • Anxiety 8. Physical Symptoms
  • Module 08 Case Study-10
  • 16-Identifying Rapid Heart Rates
  • 18-Headaches
  • 17-Identifying a Panic Attack
  • 19-Identifying Trembling and Shaking
  • Anxiety 9. Recognize The Positive Aspects
  • Module 09 Case Study-11
  • 20-Learning to Be More Self-Aware
  • Module 10 Case Study-12
  • Anxiety 10. Common Anxiety Triggers
  • 21-Fear of the Unknown
  • 22-Not Holding in Our Feelings
  • 23-Trying to Be Perfect
  • Anxiety 11. When to Seek Extra Help
  • Module 11 Case Study-13
  • 24-Noticing Physical Changes
  • 25-Recognizing Loss of Function
  • Module 12 Closing
  • Action Plan
  • Recommended Reading List
Completion rules
  • All units must be completed
  • Leads to a certification with a duration: Forever