Stress – Ainsley Salsbury

Ainsley Salsbury       Quals: BA (Psych), PG Dip App Psych, B Bus (HRM)

Stress: Stress is a normal part of our human experience – and can even serve to facilitate performance, focus and appropriate action.  However when stress is excessive or prolonged it can tip our psychological and biological balance to the extent that we experience serious and debilitating outcomes.  High and/or prolonged levels of stress can trigger a downward spiral undermining a person’s ability to cope with existing and new challenges, impede clear thinking, diminishing energy and cognitive ability, eroding self confidence, negatively impacting on performance and life satisfaction, demoralising mood, and destabilising interpersonal relationships with other people.  It has also been linked to a range of serious health conditions including (but not limited to) cardiovascular disease, musculoskeletal disorders, gastrointestinal disorders, immune system suppression.

Counselling Approach: Ainsley’s approach in supporting clients experiencing stress related challenges and impairment is multi-faceted and seeks to understand and address biological, psychological and social factors relevant to her client’s current experience. She seeks to help her clients better understand how their brains and bodies respond to stress, and to develop a range of psychological skills geared towards supporting effective action and restoring wellness.

Ainsley Salsbury psychologist BrisbaneCurrent Availability: Usually within one week.

Fees: Sliding Scale depending on circumstances, usually $195 hr and $240 initial appt.

Practice Location:  1420 Logan Rd, Mt Gravatt, Brisbane

Phone: 1800 877 924 or book Ainsley Salsbury online!