Aberdeen Counselling Practice is a centrally-located private practice offering a team of experienced and qualified male and female counsellors who are all BACP or COSCA registered.
Aberdeen Counselling Practice is committed to all areas of equality and diversity and can provide counselling to clients regardless of gender, age, ethnicity, religion or sexual orientation.
  Stress Awareness and Coping Strategies  



You’re not alone!

  • Work-related stress, depression or anxiety accounted for an estimated 13.5 million lost working days in Britain in the last financial year.
  • Over 30% of work-related ill health is linked to stress, with an average of 27.5 days sick leave per case.
  • Counting those patients who are not in employment, nearly 70% of all GP’s appointments deal with stress related illnesses such as Irritable Bowel Syndrome (IBS) and ulcers.

  • Stress costs the UK economy a staggering £7 billion a year.
*Sources: NHS Healthy Working Lives and the Health and Safety Executive
  This short course in stress management covers:
What stress is, and why we have it
The different effects - physical, behavioural, emotional, mental and organisational
Challenging the way you think
Discovering your stability zones and rituals
Coping strategies
Who can help?

The course is aimed at individuals as well as People Managers who need to understand the dynamics of stress and how it can be managed.

The course is brought to you by tutors who are qualified counsellors, members of the British Association of Counsellors and Psychotherapists, with 25 years of experience of helping people with a range of issues including stress, depression and anxiety.
  7 - 10 hours
  Learners should aim to complete the course within 3 months.
  Learners are required to complete 4 tutor-marked assignments. Learners who pass all 4 assignments will receive a Certificate of Completion.
  During the course e-mail support is provided by one of our qualified counsellors.
  Learners who pass all 4 assignments will also recieve a PDF version of the topics covered in the course for future reference.
  Learners must have access to a PC installed with Internet access. Learners should have basic IT skills and be familiar with using Microsoft Internet Explorer. Learners must also have an e-mail address and be able to send/receive messages.
  Funding is currently available to learners in Scotland to help pay the cost of this course, subject to terms & conditions. For more information about funding please click here.
  The course is administered by our partner organisation EC-PC.


  Aberdeen Counselling Practice
  39 Dee Street, Aberdeen, AB11 6DY
Tel: 07747 048455