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Stress Management

If you want to learn better stress management skills and live in or near Phoenix or Tempe, Arizona, call 602.750.8051.

The Symptoms of Chronic Stress

Chronic stress has severe effects on your health and well-being.

  • Health. Chronic stress can cause you to have physical symptoms such as high blood pressure, heart disease, stroke, arthritis, digestive problems, immune system problems, and headaches.
  • Mood. Stress can cause a downward spiral in your mood, in some cases leading to severe anxiety or depression.
  • Irritability and Anger. Stress can lead to increased irritability and anger, which can lead you to have relationship and career problems.
  • Reduced Concentration. Stress can interfere with your ability to concentrate and think clearly.

A Counselor Can Help

You cannot entirely eliminate stress from your life, but you can learn to reduce tension and obtain stress relief through stress management techniques

  • Identify Stressors. To begin to control stress, you must learn to identify the sources of stress in your life.
  • Avoid Stressors. By being aware of stressors, you can work to control and avoid unnecessary stress and anxiety.
  • Relaxation techniques. Breathing exercises, meditation, and guided imagery can be used for stress relief and to generate calmness.
  • Change Thought Patterns. Your thought patterns can contribute to the your feelings of stress. For example, you may feel like your efforts are never good enough. Challenging this and other thought process may help you to avoid feelings of stress.

Benefits of Stress Relief and Reduction

  • Better Health
  • Increased Happiness
  • Reduced Anger
  • Calm
  • Increased Concentration
  • More Effective Approach to Problems

Stress Management Counseling in the Phoenix Area

Effective skills to manage stress can be learned. Deer Valley Counseling offers stress management training in individual counseling and in a group setting to people living in Phoenix, Glendale, Tempe, Mesa, Chandler, Scottsdale and other cities in Arizona. Stress can cause problems with health, emotions, relationships and performance. Stress management counseling can help. Call 602.750.8051 if you would like to talk about stress management counseling.

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