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Stress & Burnout

Overwhelmed by stress or burnout? Your body is signaling for support. At Lotus Therapy & Counselling Centre, we can help you tune into your nervous system, release tension, and rediscover balance. Our skilled therapists guide you in regulating your body’s stress response, empowering you to find calm. Take a step towards healing – reach out to Lotus Therapy & Counselling Centre and reconnect with your resilient self.


Therapy for Stress & Burnout

Are you feeling overwhelmed by life’s demands? Struggling to find a balance between work and personal life? Stress and burnout can take a toll on even the most resilient people, but understanding their impact and learning how to manage them effectively can make all the difference.

Stress is a natural physical and psychological response to the demands, challenges, or perceived threats that we encounter in our daily lives. It occurs when the body’s equilibrium is disrupted, triggering a series of reactions, such as the release of hormones like cortisol and adrenaline. These hormones help prepare the body for action, a reaction commonly known as the “fight or flight” response.

The constant demands of work and daily activities prevalent in North American culture subject many people to prolonged, intense stress that the human body is not equipped to handle. As a result, people may experience burnout, a state characterized by psychological exhaustion that has adverse consequences on numerous aspects of one’s life.

Signs and Symptoms of Stress & Burnout

Stress and burnout can manifest in a variety of ways, and some of the common signs and symptoms are:

Mental: Anxiety, concentration difficulties, and indecisiveness.

Emotional: Irritability, mood swings, and feelings of overwhelm.

Behavioral: Appetite and sleep changes, procrastination, and social withdrawal.

Physical: Headaches, muscle tension, fatigue, and digestive issues.

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How Does Stress Affect Mental Health?

Stress, when left unchecked, can have significant implications on mental health, leading to anxiety, depression, sleep disturbances, mood swings, and cognitive impairments.

 As it chips away at our emotional resilience and strains interpersonal relationships, it’s crucial to actively manage stress through healthy habits like meditation, exercise, balanced nutrition, quality sleep, relaxation techniques, and a strong support system. By taking a proactive approach and, when necessary, seeking professional guidance, we can protect our mental well-being and better navigate life’s challenges with a clear, focused mind.

Lotus Therapy & Counselling Centre's Approach

How Counselling Can Help with Stress & Burnout

Therapy is a valuable resource in managing stress and burnout, providing a secure and confidential sanctuary for clients to delve into their emotions and thoughts.

Our adept therapists in Vancouver guide clients through uncovering the underlying causes of their burnout, facilitating the development of potent coping strategies to mitigate stress and bolster well-being.

A key component of our therapeutic approach is fostering mindfulness, which empowers clients to stay present, increase self-awareness, and better manage their emotions and reactions to stressors. By engaging in therapy, clients can establish attainable goals and boundaries, prioritize self-care, and cultivate resilience, self-esteem, and confidence in their capacity to navigate stress and surmount challenges.

If burnout is impeding your life, our Vancouver counsellors are here to support you in regaining control. We will assist you in identifying and challenging limiting beliefs and thought patterns, while fortifying resilience through a variety of effective techniques, including , mindfulness practices, cognitive restructuring, and stress reduction exercises.

Our Registered Clinical Counsellors & Therapists in Vancouver & Coquitlam

We take great care in selecting the therapists we hire and only bring on those who embody our values of compassion, curiosity, and openness. We believe that these qualities are essential to creating an environment where our clients can feel safe and supported as they navigate their mental health journey.

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Benefits of Seeking Counselling for Stress

Counselling for stress equips you with effective management techniques and healthier coping skills. It helps identify triggers, improve emotional regulation, and enhance work-life balance. By addressing stress early, you prevent burnout and build resilience. Our counsellors offer personalized support, guiding you to create a sustainable self-care routine. This process empowers you to navigate life’s challenges with greater confidence and ease.

Why Choose Lotus Therapy?

Lotus Therapy & Counselling Centre provides compassionate, trauma-informed care through holistic, evidence-based practices in an inclusive environment, offering flexible scheduling and low-cost options to ensure accessible, quality mental health support.

Compassionate Care in a Safe Space

At Lotus Therapy & Counselling Centre, our highly skilled clinicians provide a safe, inclusive space where compassion and connection foster profound healing and personal growth.

Holistic, Trauma-Informed Approach

We utilize a holistic, trauma-informed approach, integrating mind, body, and nervous system techniques to address core issues and unlock your potential.

Flexible and Accessible Quality Service

Committed to accessible care, we offer flexible appointments, including evenings and weekends, and low-cost options without compromising our evidence-based, quality service.

Downtown Vancouver

938 Howe Street, Suite 703, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1N9.


3030 Lincoln Ave #211, Coquitlam, BC V3B 6B4