Stress

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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Do you find yourself constantly thinking about recent interactions with people or trying to predict all the possible things that could go wrong in future interactions? Maybe you're noticing that all of the things in the back of your mind leave you feeling scattered. If this sounds like you, I want to help you learn ways to manage the thought patterns that aren't helping you. I love helping others be more successful with work and school by teaching them ways to be more calm and focused.

— Bryan Gower, Licensed Professional Counselor

Stress is a common contributor to mental health problems, like depressed mood, anxiety, difficulty concentrating, and changes in your sleep or eating routine. If you're concerned about the toll that stress may be taking on your life, you might benefit from learning some concrete strategies to help you (1) find physical and psychological relief from stress symptoms, (2) rethink the source of your stress, and (3) build more confidence in how to manage the many demands the world is placing on you.

— Benjamin Pfeifer, Clinical Psychologist in Ann Arbor, MI
 

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

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 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,

Stress is a common contributor to depressed mood, anxiety, difficulty concentrating, and unplanned changes in your sleep or eating routine. If you're concerned about the toll that stress may be taking, you might benefit from learning some concrete strategies to help you (1) find physical and psychological relief from stress symptoms, (2) rethink the source of your stress, and (3) build more confidence in how to manage the many demands the world is placing on you.

— Benjamin Pfeifer, Clinical Psychologist in Ann Arbor, MI
 

Stress can have dramatic impacts on our overall physical and mental health. I work with clients to identify core sources of stress and ways to elevate stress to restore to optimal functioning.

— Dr. Aimee Harris, Licensed Professional Counselor in Glen Allen, VA

Life if full of stressful situations, our attitudes, beliefs, perspectives impact how we tolerate and manage stress. Our work together will focus on acknowledges that stress is real and creating a paradigm that will help you life your best life despite the reality of stress.

— Jag Soni, Clinical Psychologist in ,
 

There are so many changes taking place in this country and in this world. The experience of stress is expected. Talking about your thoughts and feelings will help to reorganize your perspectives so that you can continue to provide for yourself and your family. It is how we think about things that makes all the difference.

— MORANT CLINICAL SERVICES GROUP PRACTICE, Marriage & Family Therapist in Long Beach, CA

Have you been feeling stressed about your relationships? Feel like you have to solve your loved one's problems for them? Maybe your family member or friend is using drugs or alcohol excessively and you don't know how to help. Or maybe they have mental health issues or chronic illness that has been taking its toll on you. You don't have to do this alone. As an experienced Stress and Relationship therapist, I can assist you in sorting out your stuff and finding some relief that will stick.

— Jennifer Leupp, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Long Beach, CA
 

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, Licensed Professional Counselor in Northglenn, CO

If you feel overwhelmed, stuck, angry, or lost (aka dysregulated) your nervous system is speaking from the past. Together we explore and practice how to come into the present moment and resource the body for resilience!

— Shanna Dew, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist in Oakland, CA
 

You're smart, successful, and have created a great life for yourself. Except, even though you're afraid to admit it, you're not really enjoying it. Not as much as you want to be, or as much as you think you should be. Everyone thinks your life is great; but you know the truth. Inside, you're a stressed out, overwhelmed, anxious mess. You're ready for peace from your busy mind, and from feeling restless and scattered, so that you can slow down enough to actually be able to enjoy your life.

— Rebecca Mercurio, Licensed Clinical Social Worker in Webster Groves, MO

Stress is like a workout - the right amount can help you rise to your full potential, but too much can leave you drained or injured. If you're concerned about the toll that stress may be taking, you might benefit from learning some concrete strategies to help you (1) find physical and psychological relief from stress symptoms, (2) rethink the source of your stress, and (3) build more confidence in your ability to manage the many demands the world is placing on you.

— Benjamin Pfeifer, Clinical Psychologist in Ann Arbor, MI
 

I realized early in my career that stress management was often overlooked and ignored in mental health. After completing all of my clinical training, I pursued and completed a 2 year program focused on sustainable well-being. I am able to share stress management tools with both adolescents and adults and find ways to adapt practices that lead to a sense of well-being and satisfaction in life.

— Regina Whittington, Therapist in Clayton, MO

Stress is like a workout - the right amount can help you grow to your full potential, but too much can leave you drained or injured. If you're concerned about the toll that stress may be taking, you might benefit from learning some concrete strategies to help you (1) find physical and psychological relief from stress symptoms, (2) rethink the source of your stress, and (3) build more confidence in your ability to manage the many demands the world is placing on you.

— Benjamin Pfeifer, Clinical Psychologist in Ann Arbor, MI
 

Stress from trauma or PTSD, lack of direction in life, job/careers issues, or positive things like marriage or buying your first home are all recognized in the body as stress. and etc. The body is objective in creating the stress hormone cortisol. You are not alone and there are tools and ways to process what is going on with you to decrease yours levels of stress. Imagine if you could lessen your stress by 50%, 80%, what would be different?

— It's Your Therapy LLC, Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor in Boca Raton, FL

Reducing stress through exploring the root of the stress, as well as providing skills and tools to regulate stress levels.

— Dylan Johnson, Associate Professional Counselor