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Reducing Anxiety:

Bright Thinking Workshops

What is the programme?

​Bright Thinking is a fun, engaging and practical 6 week programme for children whose anxiety fuels their negative thinking.


Developed over 12 years ago at The Resilience Centre in Australia and delivered successfully over 50 times, the programme demonstrates a significant reduction in children’s anxiety and a dramatic increase in their social and personal competence. Bright Thinking is a strengths-based programme.

Rather than a focus on the child’s anxiety or worry thoughts, it

encourages a focus on what’s working

Throughout the programme, children recognise pessimistic and optimistic thinking, while giving them the solution focused skills to get from one type of thinking to another.​​​​​

Who is it for?

Children aged 8 to 12 years who are experiencing ongoing anxiety.

(Maximum 10 children per group.)

Parents/carers and professionals can reserve a place on the programme directly with us.

What are the options?

This programme is run as 6 weekly sessions of 1 hour, at a local venue.

Parents/Carers also participate during weeks 1 and 6.

What is included?

  • 6 hours of programme delivery.

  • Parent/Carer information sheets sent home each week.

When and Where?

The next programme is planned to take place in Autumn 2020.

Click 'Find out more' for location, dates and times.

If you missed this one, and would like to register your interest, please click 'I'm interested' and we will let you know when the next programme is running.

What does it Cost?

Professional referrals (GP's, Schools, etc):  £160

Special Offer for schools hosting a programme:  1 free place

Special offer for parents booking directly onto the programme:  £125

What next?

Other options:


During the COVID-19 outbreak we have temporarily suspended all face-to-face workshops and training.  

*NEW online courses will be available soon.  Register your interest to receive updates.


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