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Relaxation Techniques

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Articles on relaxation techniques.

Progressive Relaxation & Worry

This article outlines some uses of Progressive Relaxation applied to worry and anxiety, based on Edmund Jacobson’s original research. It contains some example exercises for relaxing the muscles employed in speech and vision.

Mindfulness & Relaxation Techniques

This short article outlines the role of self-monitoring and self-awareness training in cognitive-behavioural approaches to relaxation training, such as Progressive Relaxation and Appliedd Relaxation.

Relaxation: An Evidence-Based Approach

Brief article discussing modern relaxation techniques derived from Edmund Jacobson’s Progressive Muscle Relaxation or “tension-release” approach, used in CBT.

Three Modes of Relaxation in Therapy

This brief article distinguishes between three forms of relaxation and three corresponding categories of relaxation techniques used in modern therapy.