Stress Management

Relationships, kids, work, financial hardship, and health problems, the causes of stress are endless. At Max Psychiatry, with convenient location in Apex, North Carolina, our psychiatrists use innovative and effective interventions to help patients manage stress and avoid or overcome burnout. Max Psychiatry has helped hundreds of patients in Cary, Raleigh, Durham, Fuqua-Varina, Wake Forest, Holly Springs area in successfully managing their stress & depression. 

Stress Management Q &A

What is Stress?


Stress is a natural physical, mental and emotional reaction to the challenges and demands of life. In mild to moderate doses, it can be motivating. However, excessive stress can harm your health and impede well-being. Common symptoms of excessive stress include:


Feeling nervous or on edge

Feeling overwhelmed or fatigued

Difficulty concentrating or feeling motivated

Difficulty sleeping or sleeping too much

Changes in sex drive

Changes in appetite

Stomach aches

Chronic headaches

Muscle tension or illness

Feeling irritable, restless or depressed

Substances abuse


What is Burnout?


Burnout is emotional, mental, and physical exhaustion caused by excessive and prolonged stress. Burnout often occurs gradually, so you may not notice you’re on the road to burnout until you find yourself feeling apathetic, unmotivated, listless, or even depressed. You may find you don’t care about things or people as much as you have in the past.


Why is reducing Stress and Burnout important? 


Prolonged stress and burnout can keep you from feeling happy, healthy, fulfilled, and connected with those you love. It can also put you at increased risk for numerous emotional and physical health problems, such as: depression, insomnia, headaches, gastrointestinal issues and high blood pressure.


How can Max Psychiatry help ?


Stress and burnout can affect anyone. Following a thorough assessment, your doctor at Max Psychiatry will design a plan tailored just for you. Your stress reduction program will likely incorporate multiple treatment approaches. These may include:


Cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)

Dialectical-behavior therapy (DBT)

Mindfulness-based stress reduction (MBSR)


Reduction in stress can be experienced in just a few sessions, although your psychiatrist will be available as long as needed to help you reach your goals. Max psychiatry team has helped hundreds of clients in Raleigh, Durham, Cary, Apex, Morrisville, Sanford, Wake forest, Holly Springs, Garner areas help repair their family relationships. 


What will it cost me ?


We accept most of the major health insurances such as Aetna, Cigna, Medicare, BCBS, United, Humana etc. Click Here for full list of insurances that we participate with. Please call our office at 919-386-0402 or email us at doctor@maxpsychiatry.com to ask about your out-of-pocket expenses.