Certificate of Intuitive Counselling – Module 4

Anxiety is described as feelings of tension, worried thoughts, distress, or nervousness. Anxiety disorder incorporates distinct diagnoses determined by unique symptoms and illness characteristics. The most common types include generalised anxiety disorder, social, and specific phobias.


Aim: This short unit provides an overview of generalised anxiety disorder (GAD), including common causes and risk factors, and the pathophysiology of the condition. It highlights identifiable symptoms, diagnostic criteria, and treatment options as part of therapy that is important for the therapist to know.

Purpose: To identify as part of counselling basic information which introduces and educates the practitioner in recognising general anxiety disorder (GAD) symptoms. 
Student contact requirements 1-1.5 hours self paced learning package.