You see, I'm a lot like you, so I understand about what stress will do to you and how hard it is to get that stress under control. You
must get your stress
under control the best you can
. If this means various therapy techniques, then by all means do the therapy. If it means taking a medication, so you'll feel less stressed, then by all means do that, too. Keep in mind, though, that some medications that are meant to help with stress and anxiety will affect your IBS, too.