Stress is a mental and physical reaction to high pressure or threatening situations. It can cause a person to feel overwhelmed, or that the situation they are facing is impossible to overcome. Stress can make it difficult to concentrate, feel confident or make decisions. There are also physical reactions to stress including excessive sweating, quickened heart rate and weak muscles. Prolonged stress can also lead to the development of other health issues such as sleeping issues and headaches.
What is Cognitive Behavioural Therapy?
Cognitive Behavioural Therapy (CBT) is an evidence based type of therapy that can treat a wide variety of mental disorders. It is a common treatment for anxiety, social anxiety and depression, with evidence showing it to be equally as helpful as medications. CBT focuses on the present and on breaking negative thought patterns. Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is also adaptable to children, adolescents, and couples.
Online Therapy For Stress
Online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy is proven to be equally effective in reducing stress as in-person CBT. In some cases online therapy for stress is more effective since the client does not have to disrupt their schedule to get help. CBT is proven to be highly effective in reducing stress. CBT focuses on breaking negative thought cycles which can be triggered by stress. It can also aid in the development of healthy coping skills that will improve stress management.
Who are TranQool Therapists?
TranQool therapists are registered social workers and psychologists in Ontario. Our therapists specialize in providing online Cognitive Behavioural Therapy.