Health & Wellness

Worry University: How to Reduce Bedtime Anxiety & Sleep Better

In this one-time class, we'll learn why worry/anxiety can increase at bedtime, and what strategies can be used to reduce and/or eliminate the anxiety so sleep comes more easily.
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Completed by 89 learners
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40 minutes

per class

Meets once


year olds


learner per class

per learner

How does aOne-Timeclass work?

Meets once at a scheduled time
Live video chat, recorded and monitored for safety and quality
Great for exploring new interests and different styles of teachers

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Class Experience

1. Students will learn how to define worry/anxiety in terms of feelings and physiological reaction.  
2. Students will learn four contributing factors to bedtime anxiety 
3. Student will learn five strategies to reduce or eliminate worry/anxiety, to be used before bedtime
4. Student will learn at least eight strategies to reduce/eliminate anxiety, to be used at bedtime, and/or when in bed
I am a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, with M.Ed. in Community counseling and a B.A. in Sociology.  I have taught Anxiety Awareness/Reduction, to children of all ages, in brick and mortar classrooms, and in group counseling settings.
 1 file available upon enrollment
Paper/pen for note taking. There will be a handout that outlines that information covered in the lesson. It can be uploaded in the classroom, and used to follow along or take notes.
Learners will not need to use any apps or websites beyond the standard Outschool tools.
Informal assessment will take place throughout the lesson by asking students if they have questions or comments throughout lessons.  There will also be opportunities to answer poll questions in the chat box.  
40 minutes per week in class, and maybe some time outside of class.
Parents know best if their child will more comfortable with them by their side.  The content of this course doesn't require a parent, but the nature/personality of the specific learner may.


Melissa Snyder, M.Ed., LPCCLicensed Counselor Teaching Psychology and Strategies to Empower Learners
361 total reviews
330 completed classes

About Me

Hello there! I'm a licensed professional clinical counselor who focuses on education classes and workshops for children, teens and adults.  I primarily teach psychology and anxiety reduction classes on Outschool.  Learning life-skills and coping... 
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