Somatic Experiencing Therapy As A Stress Combatant

By Earlene McGee


Stress is the reaction of our bodies when we are not getting the rest that we deserve. There is an equivalent relaxation needed for the amount of work that we perform everyday. When this isnt met, stress starts to emerge. Those who have long been working on the jobs that they love are likely to develop their own strategies in coping with it.

The good news is, this can already be addressed through modern treatment. Among this modern modes of treatment is the somatic experiencing therapy Palm Springs CA. In this kind of therapy, the person in charge tries to find out the stress factor of a patient based on his actions and reaction to touch. This method is commonly used in helping out trauma patients in dealing with their fears.

It is not a one time treatment and depending on the level of cooperation that the patient shows, it can be a long term process. But it has undoubtedly showed great potential in improving the conditions of those affected by trauma or recurring stress. Below are some of the health benefits that it has done to a lot of patients.

Improved resiliency. By being aware of the triggering factors, one can show an improved resiliency in combating it. Its by awareness that they learn about the effective means on what they can do to prevent from getting stressed out.

More comfort. With the strategy that they personally devised for themselves, and approved by their therapist, they can experience more mental and physical comfort. A lot of physical strains are caused by damaging thoughts. By ridding off those detrimental thoughts, they are improving their condition more efficiently.

More active mind and body. Rather than being passive, which is a common sign of being burn out, a patient who undergoes the therapy and cooperates right are more inclined to develop a healthier body, enabling him or her to participate to activities. He is also able to think clearer.

Improved focus. This is very vital especially in the working environment given that you need to constantly be in good shape. Work demands attention. And for you to give the right amount of attention it needs, you need to have the ability to focus when needed. Ridding yourself off those stress factors is beneficial in keeping your mind sharp.

Reduced vulnerability to anxiety. People who are not able to deal with or refuse to do anything with their initial state of discomfort are likely to develop anxiety in the long run. This is what the therapy is trying to reduce. With an improved way of communicating to the therapist, the patient is able to share more of what is distracting him and therefore reduces the chances of him getting depressed with his condition.

Humans get tired. This is exactly why you need to rest. But in as much as we want to, there are time when we cannot just get the sufficient amount of rest that we want. When burn out starts to show its first signs, be quick in doing something about if before it progress to something more serious.




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