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Work Stress

Workplace Related Mental Health Issues

The workplace is a major cause of stress for many people, however for some that stress can be persistent and cause anxiety, loss of self-confidence, and depression. This is a sign that a professional mental health expert may be needed. You may find stress from some of these reasons:

  • Lack of social support
  • Excessive workloads
  • Low salaries
  • Conflicting demands
  • Unclear performance expectations
  • Few opportunities for growth or advancement
  • Work isn’t engaging or challenging

All jobs create stress with deadlines, challenging work, and just waking up everyday to commute to work. When this stress become chronic and begins to harm your mental and emotional health, you should seek help from the Mount Vernon Counseling Center. This chronic stress is dangerous and could put you at risk for depression, anger, anxiety, heart attacks, and hypertension.

How We Can Help

We can help you stop the initial stress response with therapy treatment and other methods. Using all the tools available, our profession mental health experts will help reduce extreme stress and shorten how long it lasts. The methods we use to help patients help them to be empowered for change. Our patients will be able to manage their work stress in a healthy and positive way rather than feeling out of control or helpless. Patients will successfully reduce stress and anxiety, improve mood, and increase confidence by learning how to manage yourself mentally and emotionally.