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Stress Management  Therapy: Types and Advantages

There are many ways to manage and relieve stress. It is essential to manage stress as it can affect us on different emotional and physical levels, eventually leading to poor physical health.

In addition, when someone goes through chronic stress, they will find it challenging to think, focus, and carry on their daily responsibilities. You can get in touch with an experienced therapist if you think you are dealing with chronic stress.

Common reasons behind stress

  1. Chronic injury or illness
  2. A loved one’s death
  3. Traumatic events like violence, rape, theft, or natural disaster
  4. Divorce
  5. End of a job
  6. Financial difficulties
  7. Moving to a new place
  8. Taking care of a sick or elderly family member

Types of therapy for Stress 

There are different kinds of stress management therapy. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT) and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) are talking therapy methods that help prevent stress. Preventing stress enables you to respond to It, recognize it, and cope better.

  1. MBSR or Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction

Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction uses mindfulness techniques with the help of stress management techniques to address and prevent stress. It can include body awareness, yoga, meditation, and relaxation. In addition, it can improve your quality of life and reduce your anxiety, stress, burnout, and depression.

  1. CBT or Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy is the kind of talk therapy that is commonly used for stress management. It focuses on your behaviors, emotions, feelings, and thoughts. CBT treatments and stress programs can enable people to change their behaviors, thoughts, and feelings. It can reduce stress and promote relaxation. CBT-based stress management can reduce anxiety and stress and increase confidence and psychological well-being.

  1. MBCT or Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy

Mindfulness prioritizes the awareness of internal feelings and thoughts. For example, it can include focusing on the breeze and the sun’s feeling on your skin. Or, you can notice the thoughts that come into your mind. CBT also identifies thought patterns that impact behaviors and emotions. With this, you can recognize the negative thoughts that come to your mind.

  1. Psychodynamic therapy

Like CBT, psychodynamic therapy enables you to recognize your way of thinking, indicating your behavior responses. Psychodynamic therapy is more long-term and can be best for managing stress with issues that you may be dealing with for a long time. These issues can be intertwined with other conditions, such as depression and anxiety.

Advantages of stress therapy

With the help of stress therapy, you can lower the risks that are associated with stress. Some adverse effects you can experience with stress are trouble sleeping, increasing the risk of getting sick, and mental, physical, and emotional challenges.

Stress therapy can help you regulate your stress levels while also preventing its adverse effects, improving your quality of life, and boosting your mood. So, getting help at the right time is essential.

Edmonton Counselling Services is located at 2923 66 St NW, Edmonton, AB T6K 4C1, and it provides 1 to 1 and online Stress Management counseling as well as an online workshop

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