Relaxation Techniques

Concentrating on the physical manifestation of their anxiety, children can learn to relax and reduce their symptoms by practising mindful breathing; allowing their thoughts and feelings to come and go without getting caught up in them.

Learning Objectives

  • Encouraging a child to use ‘relaxation techniques’

  • Helping give them a feeling of ‘control’ over anxious thoughts

Teacher Video: Relaxation techniques

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Relaxation Techniques
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Created by:
Neil Garrity,  
Wellbeing specialist
Neil has been working in mental healthOur emotional wellbeing. for 30 years. He is a Registered Learning Disability NurseSomeone that helps look after us when we are ill. and Registered Mental Health Nurse, as well as being a Counsellor and…
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