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Stress Management

Behavioral Health located in Oak Park, Oak Park, Skokie, Hinsdale and Wheaton, IL

Stress Management

About Stress Management

Stress is often inevitable, but knowing how to handle it is the key to optimizing your mental health and overall well-being. At DuPage Psychiatric Care PLLC in Oak Park, Illinois, the highly trained behavioral health team provides comprehensive stress management solutions that improve your mood and quality of life. Schedule an in-person or telehealth mental health evaluation by phone or request one online today.

Stress Management Q&A

What is stress management?

Stress management at DuPage Psychiatric Care PLLC includes strategies that minimize stress in your life and diminish the risk of stress-related medical conditions, such as anxiety, depression, and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). Numerous methods offer stress reduction, and the DuPage Psychiatric Care PLLC team personalizes each stress management solution based on your lifestyle and goals.

What are the benefits of stress management?

Stress management at DuPage Psychiatric Care PLLC offers the following health and wellness benefits:

  • More energy
  • Lower blood pressure
  • Reduced risk of mental health conditions
  • Easier sleep
  • Improved concentration
  • Feeling more relaxed
  • Lower risk of medical problems
  • Improved quality of life
  • Stronger interpersonal relationships
  • Improved workplace performance 

The practice takes a holistic approach to mental health care, prioritizing natural treatments over medications whenever possible. 

Is stress management right for me?

Anyone under extreme or ongoing stress benefits from stress management at DuPage Psychiatric Care PLLC. To determine which treatment plan is best for you, the skilled mental health team discusses your symptoms, medical history, lifestyle, medications, and goals. They also complete a psychiatric evaluation to assess your emotions, mood, behaviors, and thoughts.

Stress management can help you overcome the following:

  • Ongoing or extreme stress
  • Depression
  • Anxiety
  • PTSD
  • Trauma
  • Gender dysphoria
  • Eating disorders
  • Grief 
  • Attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD)
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD)
  • Bipolar disorder

DuPage Psychiatric Care PLLC also offers GeneSight® testing to determine which medications are likely the most effective based on your genetics. 

What does stress management consist of?

To help you better manage stress and mental health conditions associated with it, the DuPage Psychiatric Care PLLC experts offer the following treatments:

  • Counseling
  • Intravenous (IV) ketamine therapy 
  • Spravato® nasal spray
  • Other medications
  • Transcranial magnetic stimulation (TMS)
  • Lifestyle and behavior-change coaching

You might try yoga, meditation, tai chi, regular exercise, diet changes, more time outdoors, and lightening up a busy schedule to eliminate unnecessary stress in your life.

DuPage Psychiatric Care PLLC offers individualized, couples, and family counseling services. They counsel people struggling with relationship challenges and past trauma, such as military combat, being a first responder, abuse, or neglect.  

You might see your DuPage Psychiatric Care PLLC provider on a weekly, ongoing basis to help you make the changes needed to live your best life. 

Schedule an in-person or telehealth stress management consultation at DuPage Psychiatric Care PLLC by calling the office or using the online booking feature today.