Stress isn't always a bad thing, but over time, continued strain on your body from routine stress can contribute to serious physical and mental health problems. Stress is difficult to define because sometimes an appropriate stress response is inappropriate to another. However, the evidence is clear that most stress is a negative. Speaking with a trained professional can help you learn to deal with stress and become more aware of your own thoughts and feelings. Common types of treatment include: cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness-based stress reduction, alternative therapies and medication.
Local Experts in Stress
I have received specialized training in stress reduction through the Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction Program associated with the University of Massachusetts Medical Center. This program provides specific tools and practices for managing stress in a way that promotes both mental as well as physical health and well-being.
To be a woman in this culture means to understand stress. More than ever before, we are busy fulfilling a number of roles: friend, employee or boss, mother, daughter, sister, partner, healer. We may have seasons of relative ease, and then…BAM! something happens – and we\'re no longer OK. At Root, we are experts at helping women make lasting changes that free them from overwhelm and stress.
Learn to make stress less corrosive and more useful. Dr. Carrie can help you find the sweet spot between being challenged in a healthy, motivational way, and being overwhelmed.
Stress can take a big toll on wellness. It can permeate your job, home-life, and relationships. Learning skills for combating stress are of the utmost importance. If you are feeling stressed or overwhelmed by life, I can help. I specialize in helping high-achieving individuals and young professionals in reducing stress, so they can begin to enjoy each day more.
Maybe it feels like you are always working and your stress is out of control. I help professionals who are stressed, burned out, overworked, and overwhelmed find balance, peace and happiness.
Individual Therapy, Adolescent/Teen Therapy
With so many stresses in life, it can be hard to not feel weighed down, overwhelmed, or stuck. Therapy looks different between each individual I work with. It can be easy to focus on the problems, but with my help we will be solution-focused, facilitating growth and progress.
Nowadays, life can be very demanding which can lead to feeling stressed. That is normal and you are not a lone. You might feel that you need someone to support you. Therapy can provide the support you need to learn new ways, healthier coping mechanism allowing you to deal with those challenges in a healthier way. I will be more than happy to provide you with this support.
Individual Therapy, Group Therapy
Did you know that approximately 120,000 deaths occur annually because of work? A major cause of illness is workplace stress. Let\'s find ways to overcome yours!
Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Individual Therapy
We are dealing with stress everyday in our lives. Stress manifests in all kinds of ways in our adulthood. We cope with stress by overspending, abusing substances, overeating, remaining stuck in our jobs and relationships. Stress adds up and turns into toxicity. I have the coping tools, techniques, and strategies to manage your stress.
Individual Therapy, Couples Therapy
I use body-based mindfulness and practical coping skills to help you learn tools to balance and ground in a sense of calm and empowerment.
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!
Stress frequently impacts our nervous, digestive and musculoskeletal systems in negative ways (tense shoulders much?). It also negatively impacts our relationships. I help clients manage and reduce stress by identifying and eliminating unnecessary stress and teaching management and reduction techniques for things that cannot alway be avoided (like your mother/boss/neighbor/etc).
Group Therapy, Couples Therapy, Individual Therapy
Training from the Harvard Mind/Body Medical Institute in Mind/Body Medicine and stress physiology.