College Stress and Career Stress Counseling Near You in Katy, TX

We help individuals with college stress and stress from their careers find the tools to relax, focus, and thrive again.

College Stress and Career Stress Counseling in Katy TX Katy Counseling

Ae you weighed down by the stress of college or your career?

There are times in life where it seems like everything is happening at once. 

Sometimes when there is so much going on days that feel like a week, and weeks that feel like a month. With new goals to meet and deadlines constantly coming, it feels like there just aren’t enough hours in a day. The stressors of work are too much to bear, and it feels like there is no way you can get to a point where you are able to stay afloat. 

There seems to be this feeling that you won’t be able to complete everything you need to get done and like school is taking over every waking hour of your life. The hard work you are putting in just doesn’t seem like it is enough and you are struggling to keep a peaceful mindset. The constant stress and worry that you are disappointing everyone around you can start a downward spiral making it hard to do anything at all.

Therapy can help with college stress & career Management

Wouldn’t it be amazing to leave work without the feeling of the weight of the world on your shoulders. It would be amazing to walk into a big test with confidence and peace. How amazing would it be to feel like you are at peace with your workload and have the tools to learn how to make that happen.

With all of the stressors of college and career alike, wouldn’t it be such a relief to find a way to feel as if you are able to handle your day to day tasks with ease? Imagine a big test coming up and feeling prepared for what is to come. Our therapists can help you to find the tools that can help you get through this stressful time.They will be able to support you and teach you tools to help you not only survive, but perhaps even thrive in an environment that once stressed you out.

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Signs you may be suffering from college stress or career burnout

Symptoms of stress related to workload:

  • Irritability 
  • Anger
  • Disinterest
  • Loss of humor
  • Racing thoughts
  • Inability to find joy
  • Wound-up
  • Overburdened
  • Lonely 
  • Tense
  • Worried
  • Depressed
  • Impatient

Possible reasons for career stress:

  • Long hours
  • Heavy workload
  • Tight deadlines
  • Changes in the company leadership
  • Boring work
  • Lack of autonomy
  • Job insecurity

Possible reasons for career stress:

  • Increased responsibility
  • Time management issues
  • Little self care
  • Financial stress
  • Family stress
  • Future stress

Our therapists can help College Stress & Career Burnout

Believe it or not this stress is not permanent. There are tools that you can learn to help you get through this. The therapists here at Katy Counseling are prepared to teach you the tools you need to ground yourself in stressful times, to learn how to manage your time, and to help you to get through the stressful time.

Our therapists will meet with you one on one and listen to you about your struggles and your needs. They will work with you to come up with a treatment plan that is specific to your needs and create measurable goals to measure your growth during this time. Perhaps this is just what you have been looking for. 

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The Katy Counseling approach to college and career stress therapy

Together, we will work with you to identify your ideal work flow and life pace.  After this, we will identify triggers for stress and barriers to peace in your current college or career situation.  With these pieces in place, we will work with you hand and hand to build specific strategies to reduce stress, tolerate difficult situations, and if needed, communicate better.  We will have a specific plan with measurable goals so that you are able to track your progress as you go.

What is keeping you from taming your college stress and career overwhelm?

Are you afraid of what people will think when they find out you are seeing a therapist? So many people think that this stressful overwhelming part of life is just “part of adulting”, but life should not feel this overwhelming. There are counselors here who can help you to find peace in these times. Are you busier than ever? That’s okay, we know people are busy. We offer online and in person counseling on weekdays, evenings and weekends for your convenience. 

Other Mental Health Services Offered At Katy Counseling

In addition to offering services for Life Transitions, we also offer a wide range of services for adults, teens, and children. These services include Play TherapyTeen CounselingAdult CounselingCouples CounselingTrauma Counseling, and Lens Neurofeedback. Our goal is to meet you where you are and help guide you through the issues you are facing in a positive and supportive way.