Treatment to control and overcome stress

At Centro Integra , our Psychologists are specialists in the treatment of stress to overcome and control its symptoms through clinical psychology.


Stress can be defined as a set of physiological reactions that occur when a person suffers a state of nervous tension, the product of various situations in the workplace or personal: overwork, anxiety, traumatic situations that have been experienced, etc.

It is a response mechanism that the body has to external stimuli and that if it is produced in its proper measure can be good, since it improves heart activity, physical resistance and mental activity. The problem arises when stress is a response to conflict or negative situations. In this situation, it is best to look for a Psychologist specializing in stress treatment to help us control and overcome it.


The symptoms of stress can be divided into 3 main categories: physical symptoms, psychic symptoms and behavioral symptoms: Physical symptoms:

  • Headache
  • Muscle tension or pain
  • Chest pain or pressure
  • Fatigue
  • Stomach discomfort
  • Sleep disturbances

Psychic symptoms:

Behavioral symptoms:

  • Lack of appetite or binge eating
  • Outbursts of anger
  • Alcohol or drug abuse
  • Social isolation
  • Do less physical activities


Stress can be due to different causes and situations and can vary from one person to another, but among the most common causes that lead to stress we find:

  • Work overload
  • Stressful stage at work
  • Complicated family situations
  • Changes at the family level
  • Changes in our life (change of city, work, …)
  • Death of a loved one
  • Separation
  • Difficulty handling uncertainty


During stress treatment, the Psychologist will teach different protocols and techniques to control stress, the most common are:

  • Relaxation techniques: progressive muscle relaxation, diaphragmatic breathing, systematic desensitization and stress inoculation.
  • Cognitive techniques: emotional rational therapy and self-instructions.

The stress treatment approach does not serve to avoid or nullify the problem, but is focused on controlling stress symptoms, modifying how the person copes with situations and training problem-solving techniques.

If you are looking for a  Psychologist  specialized in stress treatment, do not hesitate to contact  us.

Choosing the best Psychologist for the treatment of stress for you is not something trivial since it is very important that it adapts to what you are looking for and your specific needs, do you want to know the keys to choosing the best psychologist  ?

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Alexa Clark specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. She has experience in listening and welcoming in Individual Therapy and Couples Therapy. It meets demands such as generalized anxiety, professional, love and family conflicts, stress, depression, sexual dysfunction, grief, and adolescents from 15 years of age. Over the years, She felt the need to conduct the psychotherapy sessions with subtlety since She understands that the psychologist acts as a facilitator of self-understanding and self-acceptance, valuing each person's respect, uniqueness, and acceptance.

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