Conference Day 1

Explore how anxiety can show up and the wisdom it can bring


Understanding Anxiety

Britt Frank

Britt Frank

How to get unstuck

  • Why anxiety is not an emotion but a physical signal
  • Why coping skills won't work with a dysregulated nervous system
  • What grief has to do with becoming an emotional adult
Claire Bidwell Smith

Claire Bidwell Smith

Anxiety as a stage of grief

  • Why anxiety is not always a negative emotion
  • What we've misunderstood about the stages of grief
  • How to calm your nervous system and begin to work with your anxiety
Dr Ronald Siegel

Dr Ronald Siegel

Mindfulness and the evolution of anxiety

  • Why evolution doesn't work in favor of happiness
  • How mindfulness helps us work with anxiety not against it
  • What the relationship is between self-esteem and anxiety
Dr Diane Poole Heller

Dr Diane Poole Heller

Discover your attachment style to calm your nervous system

  • The 4 attachment styles
  • How to create a secure attachment
  • Practical steps for creating deeper connection in your relationships
Dr Elena Villanueva

Dr Elena Villanueva

Balance your brain chemistry

  • How to spot brain chemistry imbalances
  • The role of genetic testing
  • Understanding a leaky brain
Melissa Douglass

Melissa Douglass

Recognizing and managing anxiety and transitions

  • Understanding what anxiety is and normalizing it
  • Symptoms of anxiety and when it shows up
  • Practical coping skills for anxiety and panic attacks
Irene Lyon

Irene Lyon

Understanding anxiety as stored survival stress

  • Biological anxiety vs mental anxiety
  • How survival stress is created
  • How to bring balance to your nervous system
Vince Draddy

Vince Draddy

Understanding anxiety with the Diamond Approach

  • How disconnection from our deepest nature causes anxiety
  • The importance of connecting to our body and immediate experience
  • How to inquire into anxiety to discover the treasures beneath

Bonus Sessions

Adelene Cheong

Adelene Cheong

Pause for a moment

  • A guided restorative yoga session
  • You will need a table, chair and some blankets or cushions
  • Best practiced in a quiet environment
Alex Howard

Alex Howard

A simple grounding exercise

  • Running time 4 minutes
  • Best listened to in a quiet environment 
  • Includes images, music and voice
Alex Howard

Alex Howard

In therapy: Tools to manage your anxiety

  • Recognising what anxiety feels like
  • Identifying our inner critic
  • Foundation for healing

Conference Day 2

Calm your anxiety with research based tools, treatment and methodologies


Calming Anxiety Through Practice

Dr Darryl Tonemah

Dr Darryl Tonemah

Seeking peace

  • How to seek peace rather than avoiding symptoms
  • Why it is important to practice coping skills before crisis
  • How to create and collect sovereign moments
Dr Reid Wilson

Dr Reid Wilson

Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

  • What genetics have to do with anxiety and OCD
  • How to differentiate between a "signal" and a "noise"
  • Why discomfort and our need for control are at the core of OCD
Amber Benziger

Amber Benziger

Journaling as a tool for anxiety

  • Undoing mental health stigma
  • How to choose the right coping strategy for you
  • How to use journaling for your anxiety
Dr Cathy Malchiodi

Dr Cathy Malchiodi

Sensory-based approach to anxiety

  • Why sensory-based methods are effective self-help approaches
  • The three basic practices anyone can begin to reduce anxiety today
  • How to cultivate co-regulation experiences
Charlie Morley

Charlie Morley

How to transform your sleep

  • Why sleep hygiene techniques are not enough
  • The importance of learning to regulate our nervous system
  • Simple practices to support better sleep
Dr Arielle Schwartz

Dr Arielle Schwartz

Anxiety and coming home to the body

  • The power of therapeutic yoga
  • The impact of vagus nerve stimulation
  • Why working with the breath is so important
Dr Sophia Graham

Dr Sophia Graham

Managing anxiety with DBT

  • Anxiety as bio-psycho-social
  • The different ways anxiety can manifest
  • Using DBT skills to manage anxiety
Jamie Catto

Jamie Catto

Transform your shadows

  • What shadows are and why we reject parts of ourselves
  • The importance of humour and gentleness in healing
  • How to recruit our rejected parts to become our greatest champions
Marisa Peer

Marisa Peer

The power of embracing uncertainty

  • How clinging to certainty keeps us stuck
  • The impact of the stories we tell ourselves
  • How to create a new identity for ourselves and our lives
Mark Coleman

Mark Coleman

Meditating in nature to calm the mind

  • Why being in nature helps with anxiety
  • Finding nature wherever you are
  • Nature meditation exercises to calm the mind
Nick Ortner

Nick Ortner

EFT tapping for anxiety relief

  • The power of tapping for healing
  • How working with our body's energy impacts our emotional and mental health
  • Simple tapping routines for transforming your anxiety now
Dr Peter Levine

Dr Peter Levine

Self-regulating for trauma healing

  • Why co-regulation and self-regulation are both important
  • Practical exercises for self-regulation
  • Why trusting the wisdom of our body is so important

Bonus Sessions

Thalbert Allen

Thalbert Allen

Stabilize the nervous system with Earth element

  • A guided Qigong session
  • Please ensure you have enough space around you
  • Best practiced in a quiet environment
Alex Howard

Alex Howard

Accepting the present moment

  • Running time 14 minutes
  • Best listened to in a quiet environment 
  • Includes images, music and voice
Alex Howard

Alex Howard

In therapy: Admitting you have anxiety

  • The first step in overcoming anxiety
  • Exploring the biological process behind anxiety
  • How to break the cycle

Conference Day 3

Learn to listen to your body and calm its responses


Anxiety And The Body

Dr David Hanscom

Dr David Hanscom

The relationship between anxiety and pain

  • How physiology determines psychology
  • Why anxiety is related to survival
  • How to treat and recover from anxiety symptoms
Kimberley Quinlan

Kimberley Quinlan

Self-compassion and roadblocks to recovery

  • Why self-compassion is the key to anxiety recovery
  • Why diagnosis is an important part of developing anxiety support systems
  • How to identify and manage the roadblocks to recovery
Aki Omori

Aki Omori

The wisdom of the body

  • Learning to focus on feelings and sensations rather than thoughts
  • How to find calm in your body when your mind is anxious
  • How to hold space for someone anxious without trying to "fix" them
Dom Liber

Dom Liber

Inner inquiry as a tool for working with anxiety

  • What inquiry is and how it works
  • How anxiety can be used as a portal
  • The power of changing our relationship with anxiety
Dr Aimie Apigian

Dr Aimie Apigian

How to heal the biology of anxiety

  • How childhood experiences set up our biology
  • The importance of healing on multiple levels
  • Simple principles to start with healing now
Dr Pedram Shojai

Dr Pedram Shojai

QiGong and the power of energy healing

  • The fundamentals of energy medicine
  • Why QiGong is much more than just movement
  • A simple practice for releasing trapped energy
Dr Sue Morter

Dr Sue Morter

Integration using The Energy Codes

  • How to reintegrate our mind body spirit energy
  • Why the body offers solutions our mind cannot
  • How to apply The Energy Codes for well-being
Michael Stone

Michael Stone

Harness anxiety energy and the power of breath

  • The power of anxiety for positivity
  • Why working with the breath is at the heart of healing
  • Guided exercise for working with your breath
Mimi Kuo-Deemer

Mimi Kuo-Deemer

QiGong to ground and heal

  • Understanding Qi Gong and internal martial arts
  • How these practices can ease anxiety in the longterm
  • Practical exercises for managing anxiety flair ups and panic attacks
Mark Walsh

Mark Walsh

Coming home to our body for anxiety healing

  • Why our body is so important for calming anxiety
  • Simple practices to support embodiment
  • How to get started with an embodiment practice
Anthony Abbagnano

Anthony Abbagnano

Introduction to breathwork for anxiety

  • What anxiety is in the body
  • The power of working with the breath
  • Simple exercise for calming anxiety responses

Bonus Sessions

Aki Omori

Aki Omori

Connecting to self and the world

  • A guided mindful movement session
  • Please ensure you have enough space around you
  • Best practiced in a quiet environment
Alex Howard

Alex Howard

Cultivate self-love

  • Running time 12 minutes
  • Best listened to in a quiet environment 
  • Includes images, music and voice
Alex Howard

Alex Howard

In therapy: Your anxiety toolkit

  • Building our anxiety toolkit
  • Key principles for calming the nervous system
  • How to reset anxiety responses

Conference Day 4

The role of your brain body connection, including hormones, nutrition and nervous system health


Functional Medicine

Dr Ameet Aggarwal

Dr Ameet Aggarwal

Homeopathy, gut health and liver detox

  • What are the main body systems at the root of anxiety
  • How digestive health, inflammation and family trauma factor in
  • Why homeopathic treatments work to heal anxiety
Dr Maya Shetreat

Dr Maya Shetreat

Brain science, gut health and psychedelics

  • How the brain, gut and nervous system are connected
  • Psychedelic assisted therapy as a healing modality for anxiety
  • How rituals facilitate transformative experiences
Evan Brand

Evan Brand

Functional medicine approach to anxiety

  • How our environment impacts our anxiety level
  • Why stress has an impact on our anxiety through digestion
  • How to test for autoimmune and gut issues related to anxiety
Dr David Perlmutter

Dr David Perlmutter

How your gut bacteria affects your anxiety

  • The relationship between the microbiome and anxiety
  • How inflammation leads to poor decision making
  • The critical role of optimum nutrition for healing
Dr Kara Fitzgerald

Dr Kara Fitzgerald

Changing gene expression to calm anxiety

  • Why genetics and epigenetics are so important in understanding anxiety
  • The principle of biological embedding
  • Basic lifestyle changes that can change your biological age in just 8 weeks
Dr Trevor Cates

Dr Trevor Cates

Hormones, skin health and anxiety

  • How hormonal imbalances are tied to anxiety
  • How is our skin connected to anxiety
  • How to address anxiety for better sleep, skin and hormones
Trudy Scott

Trudy Scott

Nutritional support for intrusive thoughts

  • How to identify intrusive thoughts
  • The importance of addressing low GABA and low serotonin
  • How to identify and work with pyroluria and hormones imbalances

Bonus Sessions

Jean Hall

Jean Hall

Balancing the nervous system

  • A guided yoga session
  • You may need a cushion and/ or a chair
  • Best practiced in a quiet environment
Alex Howard

Alex Howard

Meditation for deep sleep

  • Best listened to in a quiet environment
  • Includes images, music and voice
  • Running time 13 minutes

In therapy: People pleasing behaviour

  • Exploring the helper pattern
  • What effect this pattern has on us
  • Looking at guilt from past behaviour

Conference Day 5

Calm your anxiety with research based tools, treatment and methodologies


Calming Anxiety Through Practice (Day 2)

Adelene Cheong

Adelene Cheong

Learn to rest and relax with restorative yoga

  • Learning to focus on feelings and sensations rather than thoughts
  • How to find calm in your body when your mind is anxious
  • How to hold space for someone anxious without trying to "fix" them
Deirdre Fay

Deirdre Fay

Developing a secure self

  • Why attachment theory describes a rise in anxiety
  • How to find safety and security within ourselves
  • How to identify and listen for our own needs
Dr Ruth White

Dr Ruth White

Stress management and emotional resilience

  • How stress relates to anxiety and many psychological disorders
  • Why anxiety can be useful to our performance when discharged
  • How stress impacts our brains and bodies
Melanie Tonia Evans

Melanie Tonia Evans

Narcissistic abuse recovery

  • Why anxiety is a common result of toxic relationships
  • How to move out of anxiety and panic to feel safety
  • How to thrive using self-partnering techniques

Rebekah Ballagh

Naming and taming worry and anxiety

  • Why our brains use anxiety to gain comfort certainty or control
  • How to name your worry part to manage stress and anxiety
  • Why avoiding anxiety inducing situations will not help
Dr Fleet Maull

Dr Fleet Maull

Neuro-somatic mindfulness for healing anxiety

  • How anxiety is a body experience, not just in our mind
  • The importance of building a gentle approach to our healing
  • How anxiety can be a gateway for inner transformation
Jason Prall

Jason Prall

Using Ayurveda for understanding anxiety

  • The 3 Ayurveda types
  • How anxiety can be a gift
  • How to identify what you need when experiencing anxiety
Hale Dwoskin

Hale Dwoskin

The Sedona Method for letting go of anxiety

  • How we can learn to let go of emotions
  • Guided practice of fundamentals of The Sedona Method
  • How to connect to our true nature

Bonus Sessions

Adelene Cheong

Adelene Cheong

Lie down for a moment

  • A guided restorative yoga session
  • You will need a mat, some blankets, access to a chair or bolster and an eye pillow
  • Best practiced in a quiet environment
Alex Howard

Alex Howard

Meditation to cultivate deep rest

  • Best listened to in a quiet environment
  • Includes images, music and voice
  • Running time 20 minutes

In therapy: What recovery looks like

  • What happens when we put methods in place
  • Working on recovery
  • Making our recovery work for us

Conference Day 6

Explore how anxiety can show up in large global issues such as climate change, natural disasters, global health crises, inequality and war


Anxiety In The World

Caroline Hickman

Caroline Hickman

Understanding and coping with climate anxiety

  • The impact of climate change on mental health
  • How to manage eco-anxiety and distress
  • Practical tips for coping during this climate crisis
Jaia Bristow

Jaia Bristow

Anxiety and equality activism

  • Why anxiety is a common response to privilege awareness
  • How to overcome privilege paralysis in social justice work
  • Moving from guilt to gratitude and defensiveness to curiosity
Martin Aylward

Martin Aylward

Exploring existential anxiety

  • What existential anxiety is
  • How to support a teenager or loved one asking life's big questions
  • How to meet and be with the questions as they arise without dismissing or needing to answer them
Morra Aarons-Mele

Morra Aarons-Mele

Leadership and achievement anxiety

  • How our anxiety shows up at work
  • The unique challenges of leadership anxiety
  • Tips for managing anxiety from hybrid work, online meetings, and overwhelming world events
Roxy Manning

Roxy Manning

Anxiety about speaking up

  • Understanding the anxiety around talking about race
  • How anxiety about judgments impacts our capacity to be antiracist
  • How anxiety about causing harm gets in the way of being antiracist
Terry Real

Terry Real

Working with anxiety in relationships

  • How anxiety is a state not a feeling
  • The ways anxiety shows up in relationship
  • Practical tools for creating deeper connection and intimacy
Lauren Lofton

Lauren Lofton

Identity and anxiety in the workplace

  • Managing anxiety in the workplace around identity and belonging
  • Navigating disability in the workplace
  • How making accomodations increases wellbeing and productivity
Dr Patrice Douglas

Dr Patrice Douglas

Anxiety and racial trauma

  • How to navigate divisive topics with loved ones, co-workers and strangers
  • How to advocate for oneself or another without entering into conflict
  • Understanding how, why and when to speak up
Ross Szabo

Ross Szabo

Teaching kids about anxiety

  • How anxiety is different from worry, stress and nerves
  • How to approach mental health education depending on age
  • How mental health impacts a child's ability to learn and grow

Bonus Sessions

Thalbert Allen

Thalbert Allen

Balance the Qi whilst sitting

  • A guided Qigong session
  • Please ensure you have enough space around you
  • Best practiced in a quiet environment

Surrender meditation

  • Best listened to in a quiet environment 
  • Includes images, music and voice
  • Running time 11 minutes

In therapy: Our inner critic

  • Exploring our inner critic
  • Letting ourselves have fun
  • Reclaiming our sense of joy

Conference Day 7

Explore how anxiety plays a role in your ability to identify and heal from trauma


Anxiety And Trauma

Dr David Treleaven

Dr David Treleaven

Trauma sensitive mindfulness

  • Why mindfulness can be challenging for those with trauma / suffering from anxiety
  • The benefits of mindfulness for working with trauma and anxiety
  • How to adapt your meditation practice to be trauma sensitive
Kelly McDaniel

Kelly McDaniel

Healing "Mother Hunger"

  • What "mother hunger" is and how it relates to anxiety
  • How nurturance plays a vital role in attachment
  • Why pathological hope fuels anxiety
Dr Rochelle Calvert

Dr Rochelle Calvert

Nature for healing trauma and anxiety

  • How Nature helps heal trauma
  • The connection between trauma and anxiety
  • Somatic practices in Nature
Sarah Peyton

Sarah Peyton

Resonance skills for managing trauma and anxiety

  • What resonance is and how it helps anxiety
  • The connection between trauma and anxiety
  • Practical skills for managing anxiety, on your own or with others
Donna Jackson Nakazawa

Donna Jackson Nakazawa

Trauma and immune responses in the brain

  • How chronic unpredictable stress impacts our immune system
  • The tie between brain immune system responses and mental health
  • Narrative practices based in science to re-program your brain's messages
Dr Stephen Porges

Dr Stephen Porges

How to cultivate a state of safety

  • Why safety is so important to our nervous system
  • The conditions that invite a feeling of safety
  • Practical steps for bringing more safety into your life
Hilary Jacobs Hendel

Hilary Jacobs Hendel

Accessing core emotions beyond anxiety

  • Why anxiety is a coping defense for overwhelming feelings
  • How to use the Change Triangle to slow down and feel our emotions
  • Why you can't think your way to managing your anxiety
Thomas Hübl

Thomas Hübl

Understanding the wisdom of anxiety

  • How ancestral trauma affects anxiety
  • Why collective healing is so important
  • How to begin healing journey

Bonus Sessions

Jean Hall

Jean Hall

Movement and stillness

  • A guided yoga session
  • You will need a chair. You may also wish to use a cushion
  • Best practiced in a quiet environment
Alex Howard

Alex Howard

Meditation to find presence

  • Running time 11 minutes
  • Best listened to in a quiet environment 
  • Includes images, music and voice

In therapy: Sanaya's last session

  • Reflecting on the power of the therapeutic process
  • Creating change for ourselves
  • The power of showing up

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