Judy's Recovery Story

Judy is a middle-aged married woman, who has a son attending primary school. She knew the trading company she worked as an accountant for over 10 years has decided to reduce its manpower to save cost, and she began to worry that she would be laid off due to her poor work efficiency. Since then, she often brought her work back home and worked overnight. She gradually found that she had difficulties concentrating on her work, headaches and problems falling asleep. On one occasion, her went furious when her son accidentally knocked over the cup and wet the floor, and scared her son to cry. This further made her doubt herself as a good mother. Convinced by her husband, she decided to seek professional assistance.

Judy participated in a guided self-help psychological program that is supported by clinical evidence. After talking to her Psychological Well-being Officer, she gained a deeper understanding of her anxiety. After knowing she could employ "cognitive behavioral therapy" to deal with her anxiety, she no longer felt lost and worried. After four weeks of practice, Judy slowly understand her own worries and effectively use "Worry Time" to deal with her concerns. Judy's anxiety has reduced, and her job performance and relationship with family has improved.