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Diploma in Anxiety Management
(updated 2023 version)

Total recommended period of study: approx. 3 months or less.
Continuous enrolment. Time limit for completion 12 months. 

Cost £195.00

Method of study 

Textbook study. Written assignments based on textbooks and exercises. Assignment questions are in the PDF manual provided. Students return their written work by email. Grades and feedback are issued by email.

Downloadable handouts, audio and visual materials are available from the textbook publisher's website, to help your study and for use with clients.

Course overview

Through the study of this course you will familiarize yourself with a comprehensive self-help workbook for people suffering from anxiety and/or phobias, which will provide material for counselling and therapy “homework” and self-support including charts and written exercises.

The course provides information evidence-based techniques and advice on

• anxiety disorders and their symptoms,

• approaches to recovery,

• relaxation,

• exercise and nutrition,

• panic attacks,

• phobias (introducing the concept of exposure),

• cognitive strategies,

• personality styles and anxiety,

• common phobias,

• handling feelings,

• assertiveness and self-esteem,

• relevant medical conditions and medications,

• meditation,

• finding a sense of purpose. 

Entry criteria and suitability 

This course is for therapists, counsellors, coaches and other helping professionals who would like a source of practical knowledge for helping clients to control and manage their anxiety-related conditions (including phobias).  The course may also be taken for personal interest.


Successful graduates will receive the Diploma in Anxiety Management awarded by UK College of Holistic Training which is a private UK qualification.  The course is accredited as a professional development qualification by ACCPH. Course graduates may use the postnominal initials Dip. Anx. Mgt.

We reserve the right to change the syllabus and other details of any course at any time.


You may start at any time of year
Click this link to go to our Application page

The course textbook is:

Bourne, Edmund J. The Anxiety and Phobia Workbook, Seventh Edition. New Harbinger Publications Inc., 2020. 

UK students will receive a free copy of this book.


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