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Managing Everyday Anxiety and Worry

July 23, 2020
8:30 AM - 9:30 AM

Zoom Meeting


$5 - AFP Members (open to all AFP members)
$10 - Non-members

Please consider making a donation to support further virtual programming from AFP St. Louis.


8:30 a.m. – 9:15 a.m. - Presentation
9:15 a.m. – 9:30 a.m. - Q&A

About the Program

Learn relaxation skills for calming the body during times of anxiety and worry. Participants will practice self-talk techniques for minimizing worry and preventing anxious thoughts. A personal strength exercise will be introduced to help participants manage and prevent anxiety and worry. Participants will develop a peaceful feeling of confidence by using a peaceful scene exercise to minimize anxiety and worry. 

Program Objectives
  1. Participants will be able to identify the differences between anxiety, rumination and worry.
  2. Participants will develop strategies for correcting or preventing thoughts that increase anxiety and worry.
  3. Participants will develop and practice skills for calming the mind and body during stressful and anxious times
  4. Participants will practice a strength-based approach to prevent and manage everyday anxiety and worry.

About the Speaker


Connie Fisher
Director of Mental Health Promotion

Connie Fisher is the Director of Mental Health Promotion for Mental Health America of Eastern Missouri. Connie is a Licensed Clinical Social Worker with 26 years of private practice experience and 15 years of college teaching experience. She is skilled at presenting information in wellness seminars to help people learn the skills needed to improve their mental, physical, and spiritual health.


About the Format

Upon registering, you will receive an email with the Zoom meeting details.  If you don't recieve that email, please don't hesitate to contact us at [email protected].  Please check your spam folders first!

We use the Zoom platform.  You will want to download the Zoom software before the meeting time.  Upon entering the meeting, please be sure that your microphone is muted until you want to talk in order to cut down on interference between your speakers and microphone.

We can utilize chat and the "Raise Hand" function during the meeting.  

The meeting will be recorded.  Presentation documents (in PDF form) will be distributed after the meeting.