Stress is an important part of life. In fact, it can be critical to our survival. Stress triggers the “fight or flight” response that can let us know we are in danger. However, too much stress for too long can compromise our mental and physical health. Everyday stressors, such as work, finances, family issues or relationships can spiral out of control. If you are feeling overloaded or struggling to keep up with the demands of your life, you might be experiencing stress. Stress can be controlled, but recognizing stress symptoms can be elusive. Things like low energy, headaches, insomnia, low self-esteem, difficulty relaxing, constant worrying, feeling overwhelmed or changes in appetite can all be symptoms of stress (among many others). If you think you might be dealing with chronic stress, working with a qualified mental health professional can help. Reach out to one of TherapyDen’s stress experts today.

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Anxiety and stress relief are essential to living your best life. Whether it is in your work environment, your home or your relationships, it is difficult to function when anxiety, panic and stress take over. I use a combination of short-term solution focused approaches. My goal is to get you some relief from your symptoms.

— Marcia Reich, Licensed Professional Counselor

You know what this is. I know many ways to outsmart it, reframe it and transform your response to it.

— Lisa Love, Licensed Mental Health Counselor in Serving all of Maine online, ME

Throughout my career I have focused on the impact of chronic and acute stress on the body and mind. I seek out specialized training that highlights the physical impact as well as the neurological effects of chronic stress. Additionally, my formal coach training provided instruction from physicians and clinicians to provide the biological and emotional impact. Not only do I have a solid understanding of stress, I am also equipped with a plethora of strategies to address it.

— Regina Whittington, Therapist in Clayton, MO

Do you find it hard to control your emotions? Do your emotions often dictate your response? Do you wish you had the techniques to harness your emotions and move forward with your life? Become more aware of your emotions Welcome, allow and regulate emotions Describe emotions clearly and in detail Evaluate whether the emotions are helpful or hurtful Identify the source of unhelpful emotions Develop alternative, healthy ways of coping with situations that often elicit hurtful emotions

— Tom Bolls, Licensed Professional Counselor in Austin, TX

Stress and burnout are practically a given for women today. We use a combination of cognitive therapies (thinking about your thinking), mindfulness, and somatic interventions (body based skills) to help relieve your stress and worry. Sometimes just having a safe place to share can help you untangle the knot of anxious thinking and physical complaints.

— Cactus Flower Healing, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Mesa, AZ

Stress is an unfortunate and unavoidable component of life these days. I can't make the stress go away, but together we can find ways to better cope with it. And we can identify if some of the things that are stressing you out, can be fixed or eliminated. Breathe.....slow down.....relax.....we've got this!

— LAKink Shrink, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in , CA

Stress and anxiety is debilitating. Using integrative, holistic techniques, we get to the root of anxious thinking and limiting beliefs. I help clients work with their bodies and their minds to find long-term relief from anxiety. This work is transformative and helps people recalibrate their experiences of daily life. Stress relief has positive effects on mood, decision-making, physical health, relationships, and so much more.

— Courtney Terrell, Counselor in Fishers, IN

Adolescent and adult life stresses related to school, work, family, and other areas of life.

— Spencer Schultz, Licensed Professional Counselor Associate in Wylie, TX

As a Certified Clinical Trauma Professional (CCTP), I understand how stress can negatively impact the body physically, mentally, and emotionally and methods that can be helpful in relieving those symptoms.

— Sayuri (Julie) Heinl, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Arlington, VA

Before becoming a therapist, I was a driven professional in a high-pressure environment. No amount of work felt like enough, which led to burnout and self-doubt. I knew the way I was going about handling work just wasn’t working. Through my own therapy, I learned how to take responsibility for my part in my struggles, set and hold limits with work and eventually find a career that was more congruent with my values.

— Damon Dodge, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Denver, CO

Stress is universal and one of the biggest issues of our time. I've supported clients as they recover from past and current stressors, such as childhood adversity, burnout, exhaustion, cultural stress, and stress-related physical and mental health issues. I also do public speaking engagements to get the word out about stress reduction and stress management.

— Nancy Lee, Licensed Professional Counselor in Foxfield, CO

Your stress has been building for FAR too long; you don’t remember the last time you weren’t so overwhelmed or anxious. You can't stand how irritable you’ve become, especially around those you love. You want to be more present in your life and relationships. You want to feel like your old self again - or a new, calmer self - on a path of continued growth and success. I can help!

— Johanna Karasik, Counselor in Northglenn, CO

Although relationships & money can be very rewarding and satisfying (if you have enough of both), they also bring a natural source of stress for many people. Sleepless nights, body aches, sadness, loneliness, & emotional turmoil can all happen when we struggle in these areas. I can work with you to reduce your level of stress.

— Q Boston, Licensed Professional Counselor in , MO

Stress is awful. It can make us feel anxious or even just make us shut down, but either way it makes everything else in our life so much harder to deal with. You can change how you see stress though. When we work together, you'll learn ways to cope with stress in a health way, so you can trust that you can handle stressful situations, even if they may feel overwhelming right now.

— Danielle Wayne, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Boise, ID

Although stress is unavoidable, I use evidence-based techniques to teach skills that allow my clients to effectively manage stress in a healthy way.

— Beth Myler, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Austin, TX

We live in a world filled with scary news headlines that make us feel like we are constantly in a crisis. Not to mention the day to day stress from work, the kids, and our families. Learning to pause and take a break from what's happening in the world is a skillset that we have to begin implementing. When you are flying on a plane, the flight attendant reminds you that in case of an emergency, you must put your oxygen mask on first. Let's find what your oxygen mask looks like!

— Manny Romero, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in San Clemente, CA

Stress is a regular part of life, but it’s how we respond to stress that will determine the impact on our physical and mental health. What do you do when things become chaotic and overwhelming? During stressful times, are your behaviors helping your situation or adding to your stress? At the SCIA, we know that stress is inevitable, and no one is exempt. Together, we’ll process the stressors in your life and determine coping strategies appropriate for your unique situation.

— Bianca Walker, Licensed Professional Counselor in Atlanta,

Everyone experiences stress at certain times in their life, whether from work or family issues. I use a solutions-focused approach to help you identify strategies to cope with stress.

— Camille Keith, Licensed Professional Counselor in Beaverton, OR

Stress is a common occurrence in today's world. There are differences between 'normal' stress and chronic/prolonged stress. Chronic stress is harmful to one's health and can lead to significant health issues, both physical and psychological. It is important to identify stressors, explore factors that cause chronic stress, and develop strategies to reduce daily as well as chronic stress.

— Erica Zapata Gonzalez, Clinical Psychologist in Modesto, CA

Stress may result from an unhealthy work environment or relationship. It may develop due to big life changes -starting college, becoming a parent, moving, losing a partner/ friend/ spouse- or feeling stuck. As we navigate a pandemic, job loss, isolation and huge situational changes- I know stress is building for many. If you feel overwhelmed, lets create a plan to address what you are facing. I am trained in Problem-Solving Therapy, solution-focused approaches and offer empowering support.

— Meredith Waller, Clinical Social Worker in Boulder, CO