Work and Career Issues
Most of us spend more time at work than at home, therefore the workplaceshould be an environment where we feel safe and comfortable. However,because work is where a bunch of different personalities, communicationstyles, and worldviews gather around, things don’t always go smoothly. Infact, workplace bullying is on the rise and though statistics vary, somestudies reveal that nearly half of all American workers have been affected bythis problem, either as a target or as a witness to abusive behavior against aco-worker.
Don’t Wait to Get the Help You Need
Examples of common workplace issues include:
• Poor job fit
• Mental anguish
• Sexual or verbal harassment
• Low motivation and job dissatisfaction
How a Therapist Can Help
Therapy for work and career issues can help a person develop a betterunderstanding of their wants and needs as well as approach alternativeways to handle tension while on the clock. Therapy is a neutral settingwhere patients can discuss their fears, worries, or stressors, and regaincontrol of their happiness.
Psychotherapy tends to work well when addressing workplace issuesbecause talk therapy such as this can effectively treat depression andanxiety that can stem from these conflicts. A mental health professional canalso teach coping skills that will help a person manage work-related stress.
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