Monday, 25 May 2015

FREE HUMAN GIVENS WEBINAR: How to Reduce Anxiety in Students and Young People

If you help students and young people to manage their emotions – or improve their learning and academic performance – don't miss this free HG webinar on:


You'll have the chance to ask questions and will discover:
  • How anxiety: contributes to poor learning, reduces motivation, causes writer’s block, freezes students' ability to remember what they’ve learned, impacts negatively on exam performance, messes up presentations and more 
  • The important links between learning and emotion 
  • New insights into why so many of our students and young people experience anxiety today – and the serious impact this can have on their mental health (in some cases leading to suicide) 
  • Key factors to remember when you're working with anxious students and young people 
  •  Fast, effective techniques to unblock thinking and lower anxiety levels 
  • Effective strategies for improving learning and retention that are in tune with how our brains actually work
  • A holistic model of learning that brings it all together 
  •  A range of clear, practical actions that students (and tutors!) can take to start reducing their anxiety right away 

Webinar tutor: Gareth Hughes

Gareth is a Human Givens psychotherapist working in the Counselling Service at the University of Derby.

Alongside his counselling role, Gareth conducts research into the wellbeing of students, including the links between wellbeing and academic performance, and learning and emotions. His research has been published in various academic journals. He has a particular interest in exam anxiety, presentation anxiety, writer's block and the transition of students to university.

Gareth also teaches and facilitates workshops at the University as part of the award nominated 'Love Your Mind' programme.

Places on this FREE webinar are limited – to avoid missing out, reserve yours now using by signing up on this page. You will then receive immediate confirmation and emailed details of how to join the webinar.


  1. There may be barriers at an institutional level - the geographic inaccessibility of mental health services to the ethnic community; lack of child care; focus on an intra-psychic model and strict adherence to time schedules.
    The issue of shame seems further emphasised in that the women expressed feelings of wanting to 'wither away' rather than seek treatment.
    Take a look: anxiety mental health awareness


  2. Believe it or not, there are actually several beneficial character traits which a person can develop as a result of their anxiety and they can use these personality traits to their advantage.
    However, an even more useful reason to identify the positive aspects of having anxiety is to help a person overcome the condition.
    We can see more:
    anxiety awareness