Your Guide to Coping with Work Stress
You may have to work,
but you don’t have to stress!
Fill out the form to the right to download the helpful guide:
‘Work Stress – 9 Ways to Reduce It’.
Did you know?
A 2013 survey by APA’s Center for Organizational Excellence revealed how serious job-related stress has become. More than one-third of working Americans reported experiencing chronic work stress. Here were some of the sources:
- Low salary
- Heavy workload
- Limited opportunity for advancement
- Unchallenging work
- Lack of control over job-related decisions.
- Conflicting instructions and unclear expectations
- Lack of support
Signs of Work Stress
Work stress takes a toll on people, and it doesn’t go away at home. Left untreated, chronic work stress can contribute to:
Sleep disturbance and insomnia
Short temper See our page on managing anger.
Anxiety See our page on anxiety.
High blood pressure
Depression See our page on depression.
Compromised immune system
Frequent & Recurring Thoughts of Death or Suicide, or Attempted Suicide – Get help right away. This is nothing to ignore or tell yourself that you can handle it by yourself. Reach out and talk to a professional. CALL 911 OR CONTACT A LOCAL PROFESSIONAL IMMEDIATELY.
You can escape work stress! YSC can help.
How Online Counseling Can Help You Deal with Work Stress
Because of the advantages and immediacy of online counseling, we find people are more likely to start. And the sooner you start, the sooner you can reduce and vanquish your work stress.
It is convenient – you can do it from anywhere.
Where do you feel most comfortable? Home? In a coffee shop? That is where you might want to be when speaking with your counselor. Online therapy gives you the option to select your location.
It is anonymous.
Do you feel awkward at the thought of sitting in a room talking in person with your therapist? Online counseling gives you the choice of HIPAA-compliant video-conferencing, chat, email or phone – so you can decide how much interaction works best for you.
It is more private.
Do you fear meeting someone you know in a therapist’s waiting room? That keeps many people from getting the help they need. Online therapy give you the ultimate in privacy — it is therapy you can do from the privacy of your own home.
It is affordable.
Whether you have insurance or not, our therapists are priced to provide a great value to you. Hourly rates vary by counselor. They start at $40 an hour.
What makes Your Story Confidential special?
Online counseling means you can get help on your schedule, and on your terms. Our therapists, counselors and life coaches are here to build a relationship with you. They will listen objectively and help you learn tools to cope, heal, and move forward with life. Conversations between you and your provider are strictly confidential.