Employment can be one of the most challenging areas of your life. You may have a job, but you dread going to it. You may need a new career path but don’t know where to go or how to get there. Most people go through challenges throughout their career. Good and bad times can lead to transitions, differences in opinions, job loss, and even situations where you just cannot see how things are going to work out.
No matter where you are right now, you can work with a therapist to learn more about your options.
Why a Therapist?
How can a therapist actually help you with job stress? It may not seem like a simple solution. After all, how can anyone know how annoyed, overwhelmed, and frustrated you are in your environment? A therapist can help you.
- Do you want to remain in your job but overcome challenges there? To do this, you need to first address what the underlying problems are and often this is not what it may initially seem. You need to learn how to deal with stress on the job so you can remain there.
- Are you frustrated with the people that you work with or for? You may not think you have options at the office, but you do. You can talk to your therapist about how to approach these communication issues. And, talk about the way you feel. Learn how you can express your problems to those who should be able to help you.
- Perhaps it is really time to make that big decision about leaving and moving on. Your therapist can help you to see this and help you to create a plan to make it happen.
- Dealing with other people on the job may come down to improving your communication skills. Let a therapist help you to do that.
- Therapists can also help you to see your own self-worth when you may not feel it otherwise.
No matter what is behind the stress you feel on the job, realize that it is impacting you more than you realize. Stress, especially stress that is chronic, can create health consequences. And, this can impact your quality of life. The only step you have to take is to work with a therapist to learn about your options and how to improve what you are facing at work.
Contact me to schedule a free consultation on Job Stress at 212-413-7088.