Stress is something we all encounter. A little stress is good for the body and alerts the mind. Stress is an individual’s response to external problems such as impossibly high expectations from employers and families, constant life interruptions that affect our ability to carry out the usual routines of daily life or demands such as loans and mortgages.
Stress can have an overwhelming effect on our lives; symptoms being physical, psychological, behavioural and sometimes as acute as a state of ‘daze’ followed by further withdrawal or agitation, over activity and signs of panic. If stress symptoms are affecting you, it is time to seek treatment.
Our treatment approach for stress
Our approach to treating stress combines individualised treatment programmes with treatments based on current clinical evidence. There are two types of treatment available for stress: talking therapies and medication. Psychotherapy, counselling and Cognitive Behavioural Therapy can help you understand your stressors and help you learn more positive emotional and behavioural responses to stressful situations and feelings.
Medication can also be effective if your stress is severe or goes on. It may help you to cope better so that you can start to enjoy life and deal with problems effectively again.
Treatments for stress tailored to you
Our treatments for stress here at Nightingale London can be as an outpatient, day patient or inpatient. We have the expertise to approach the support and treatment we offer you to overcome your stress in a personal and flexible way to benefit you the most in your recovery.
We have a dedicated Stress & Trauma Service to tackle the marked rise in the number of patients manifesting symptoms of stress-related conditions. A unique combination of therapies is recommended offering you the chance to tackle your stress efficiently and permanently. Through therapy and alternative approaches such as meditation, relaxation, sleep therapy and physical therapies we aim to give you knowledge and coping skills for dealing with your stress effectively.
Nightingale Hospital London has a number of Consultant Psychiatrists and Therapists that can help you through your stress. It is vital you find a stress specialist that you can trust and work with on your recovery. If you cannot find the information you need on stress specialists and stress treatment programmes we would welcome your call so you feel secure in the decisions you make.
Please contact us confidentially on 020 7535 7700 24 hours a day.
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