Stress can be defined as a state of mental or emotional strain, as a result of difficult or challenging circumstances. Whilst stress can be a fairly normal part of life and something that we can all experience occasionally, it is important to recognise when ‘acceptable’ levels of stress are increasing to the point that this becomes unbearable and causes you to experience physical and emotional exhaustion.
Personalised stress treatment programmes
In addition, the stress treatment that we provide at Priory is personalised according to your unique needs, ensuring that you benefit from a comprehensive and bespoke package of care and the most positive outcomes for you as an individual.
Without expert psychological treatment, it is possible that your stress may become progressively worse over time, resulting in a range of unpleasant stress symptoms and a whole host of long-term problems, impacting on your physical and emotional health. Ongoing stress could also be a trigger for other mental health conditions such as depression or anxiety.
However, it’s important to recognise that stress is treatable, and you don’t have to struggle on your own. By seeking specialist stress treatment and support at Priory, you will be able to start your journey towards overcoming your stress and achieving the healthy and productive life that you deserve.
Convenient treatment locations
At Priory, we recognise that spotting the early signs of stress and seeking appropriate help is imperative in order to prevent things from becoming worse. Our world class experts, located throughout our nationwide network of specialist hospitals and wellbeing centres, can help you to develop strategies to manage your stress in a practical and sustainable way, in order to improve your health, wellbeing and overall functioning.
Our team of highly qualified psychiatrists, psychologists, therapists and other mental health professionals possess extensive experience in providing stress treatment and counselling, and are able to deliver a wide variety of therapeutic methods to help you to tackle your symptoms, address the underlying causes and triggers for your stress, and take steps towards and more positive and fulfilling way of life.
This page was clinically reviewed by Dr Ed Burns (MBChB, MRCPsych, MSc) in May 2018, and is scheduled to be reviewed again in May 2020. To view all Priory stress specialists, please click here.