The Pregnancy Anxiety Programme
Address the causes of pregnancy anxiety and get symptoms under control with this 1-2-1 therapy programme.
About the Programme
The Pregnancy Anxiety Programme will provide you with the tools and support to manage stress, feel better in yourself and start enjoying the experience of being pregnant.Get Started ›
- 6 one-to-one sessions with a specially-trained therapist
- A curriculum tailored to your specific needs and preferences
- Regular assessments to keep track of your progress
- Access to a range of useful worksheets and resources
- Flexible payment options
The Programme Outline
Understanding Pregnancy Anxiety
Discuss your personal experience of pregnancy anxiety and explore its potential causes and triggers. Learn relaxation techniques like breathing exercises that you can use to control your symptoms.
Navigating Pregnancy Emotions
Gain a deeper understanding of how pregnancy impacts emotions and work on how to address mood swings. Use CBT methods to identify and challenge negative thoughts. Focus on the importance of self-care practices.
Building a Support Network
Learn how to seek emotional support with techniques to help you communicate your needs to loved ones. Cover how to deal with unsolicited advice and opinions. Start practising gratitude for a more positive outlook.
Coping With Triggers
Identify the specific triggers that make you anxious and develop a plan to reduce their impact. Utilise stress management techniques like journaling and progressive muscle relaxation to improve your wellbeing.
Preparing for Labour
Reframe self-defeating thoughts that are making your anxiety worse. Go through specific fears around labour and delivery and start working on a birth plan. Learn grounding and visualisation exercises for childbirth.
Acknowledge and celebrate the growth you have achieved, finalise your ongoing self-care plan and address any remaining challenges or questions. Take a final assessment and learn useful resources for continued support.
*Your programme may follow a slightly different curriculum to the one above, as therapists modify their approach based on each client's needs, goals and feedback.
This programme will help you:
Understand Your Anxiety
You can’t truly overcome something until you understand how it works. Your therapist will help you investigate what’s causing your pregnancy anxiety and why it is having such an impact on you.
Manage Your Symptoms
Learn a range of coping strategies and CBT techniques to manage stress and improve your pregnancy experience. Identify your personal triggers and work to reduce their impact.
Use your new skills and improved mindset to start enjoying your pregnancy. Create a long-term self-care plan to ensure that your progress continues after your baby is born.
Pay in full
Pay the full cost when you book your programme.
Pay a deposit
Pay a deposit of £75 to secure your programme.
Pay in instalments
Spread the cost over 3 interest-free instalments.
Is this programme right for you?
If you identify with any of the following statements, then the Pregnancy Anxiety Programme can provide effective treatment for you.
You feel nervous, anxious or on edge frequently and/or for long periods of time.
You find it difficult to control pregnancy-related anxious thoughts and stop worrying.
You experience physical symptoms of anxiety like increased heart rate, sweating, muscle tension and dizziness.
You find it hard to concentrate and have difficulty falling and staying asleep.
You are easily annoyed and feel irritable a lot of the time.
You often experience a sense of dread, as if something terrible is going to happen.
Your ManageMinds therapy programme is tailored to fit your needs
We understand that everyone’s experience of pregnancy anxiety is different. That’s why our programmes are designed to be flexible enough to accommodate every client’s individual requirements, preferences and goals. This ensures that you receive a personalised service that is results-driven and effective.
Benefits of therapy
of people show some benefit from therapy
increase in common mental health problems between 1993 and 2014
people are referred to talking therapies each year
people experience a common mental health issue every week
Meet the Team
A simple and convenient way to access therapy online. It felt good to have my concerns listened to - my therapist really understood me and cared about my health.
I found the sessions were very beneficial. I have tried online therapy before but didn't find a good match. My ManageMinds therapist Ben was very knowledgeable and understanding of my issues and helped me work through them.
Thanks to ManageMinds for providing an affordable service that allows people to overcome their fears. I have suffered with anxiety for a long time and finally feel that I have the right therapist for me and I'm going in the right direction.
Really worth it! I worked with Fiona for 10 weeks and she was amazingly supportive. She listened well and made me feel comfortable. A massive thank you to her :)
ManageMinds helped me deal with a stressful issue in a very well-planned and agreeable timescale. The professional I worked with was very helpful and insightful. Will definitely use this service again if I feel overwhelmed.
I really recommend ManageMinds. Their customer service was excellent and they matched me with the right therapist in less than 24 hours. My sessions really helped to reduce my anxiety and I feel so much more confident now. Great experience!
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What is a programme?
A ManageMinds programme combines one-to-one therapy with a range of useful worksheets and resources to effectively target specific mental health conditions. Each programme follows a specially-designed schedule that can be adjusted to meet your individual needs.
The programmes give you the power to overcome mental health struggles by providing you with a detailed understanding of the factors causing your condition, alongside a number of coping mechanisms and stress-reduction techniques to improve your wellbeing. They also include regular assessments to ensure trackable progress is being made.
Do I need to bring anything with me to the sessions?
Before the programme begins, you will receive a welcome pack that includes everything you need to know to prepare. It’s a good idea to establish a private room or space where you can do the therapy component of your programme. You will need a laptop (or similar device) with Zoom installed to complete the sessions.
We also suggest having a pen, notepad, tissues and soft drink on hand.
What if I want to talk about something that isn’t on the programme outline?
The programme outline should be viewed as a guide, rather than a strict curriculum. If you arrive at a session with specific issues you would like to discuss, you are more than welcome to do so. We understand that all of our clients are individuals, so your therapist will adapt the programme to meet your specific needs and wants.
Please note that if your circumstances require the programme to be significantly altered, you may not be able to complete everything listed on the original outline.
What if I need more than 6 sessions?
We believe that the programme of 6 sessions provides enough time and information for you to make significant improvements to your mental health. The programmes are also designed to equip you with coping techniques and self care plans that you can use well beyond your final session.
If, upon completing the programme, you feel that you would benefit from more time with a therapist, our team will be happy to arrange further sessions for you.
Can I do the programme in person rather than online?
No. All ManageMinds services are conducted online. We feel this provides clients with the most comfortable and convenient approach to therapy.
How quickly can I complete the programme?
This is a comprehensive programme that includes a lot of information and resources. To get the most out of it, we recommend that you do not complete more than one session a week. However, if you are eager to schedule sessions more frequently than this, you can discuss it with your therapist.