Counseling Services for Stress & Anxiety in Merriam KS.


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Stress & Anxiety

Sherrie Pucket, LPC,NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within Driving Distance of Merriam, KS

Anxiety and stress is something we all experience in life. However, if you are overcome with anxiety and unable to function in a healthy manner, counseling may be necessary. In my sessions, I focus on anxious thought patterns that may or may not be rational. Cognitive Behavior therapy is used as a tool to help those who suffer from anxiety and stress to evaluate the source of stress and find ways to alieviate the intensity of the anxiety. Thought patterns are analyzed and new thought patterns are taught. Each client is encouraged to take steps to create a new thought pattern process, and pinpoint areas in their lives that need to be dealt with.

Stress & Anxiety

Shannon Easterly, LCMFT

Within Driving Distance of Merriam, KS

Our world can be a stressful place. Some days it takes everything we've got just to keep it between the ditches. I can help you find balance in your day-to-day life by giving you a safe place to talk through and troubleshoot your stressors. When anxiety has you in its grip, I can help you manage the symptoms and gently challenge the thoughts that hold you there.

Stress & Anxiety

Jessica Willemsen, MSW, LSCSW, LAC, LCSW, CTS

Clinical Social Worker and Addiction Counselor

Within Driving Distance of Merriam, KS

Anxiety and stress can be debilitating, affecting all areas of life--school, work and relationships especially. Anxiety and stress are internally self-perpetuating, and can lead to panic attacks or anxiety attacks. Panic and anxiety attacks are scary and can feel like you're dying, making someone feel hopeless and helpless. However, therapy can provide significant relief from anxiety and stress. Through the use of talk therapy, yoga and conscious breathing, art and sand tray therapy, and EMDR; relief is possible. Therapy can provide the relief you're looking for, so you can finally rest peacefully, live life confidently and fearlessly, and finally take a deep breath and breathe.

Stress & Anxiety

Afton Strate, M.S., LCMFT

Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Merriam, KS

Daily stress and important life events can have a significant impact on our personal lives and relationships. I believe that having the ability to calm down and express our feelings can foster growth and joy in the midst of difficult circumstances. My hope is that you leave our time together feeling empowered so that you are able to find peace in the midst of whatever life event you are facing.

Stress & Anxiety

Sherri Jacobs, M.S., LMFT, M.A., ATR

Marriage and Family Therapist, Art Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Merriam, KS

Anxiety is defined as, "the real or perceived threat of death." While there are many minor things that might contribute to your anxiety, the brain and body often experience small issues as catastrophic. In our increasingly complex world, stress and anxiety seem to be the undercurrent of living in a way human beings have never experienced with constant stimulation, pressure and expectations. My observation is that this pressure seems to be happening simultaneously in every age group. Therapy can be an effective route to not only manage stress, but explore the building blocks in a person's mind, and life experience. I am also EMDR trained.

Stress & Anxiety

Adam Lynch, MA, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Merriam, KS

Let's be honest - there are many experiences and relationships that bring a lot of anxiety and stress into our lives. We can feel uncomfortable in the presence of others, fearful that our vision for life won't unfold how we want it to, or the challenge of making progress and using our time and energy in productive ways. We all struggle with this at different levels, but I believe we can take hope that because of who God is and in a close relationship with Him, we have a future that is incredibly bright. I want to offer clarity on how this is true even when it doesn't feel like it in your life.

Stress & Anxiety

Alex Ehrsam, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Merriam, KS

We are not born with anxiety. Anxiety and stress are a learned way to cope with difficult situations, and they actually do not help the situation, they just make it worse. Medication treats the symptoms, and can be helpful, but it does not heal anything. I want to work with you to help discover what is the reason you react this way and others don't. We can explore how you learned this, and discover if there is indeed a better coping mechanism available to you.

Stress & Anxiety

Debra Neal, LCPC, ICCGC

Professional Counselor

Within Driving Distance of Merriam, KS

Using practical, proven, and small techniques, clients learn to manage anxiety and stress more effective day by day. Focused on best practice interventions that work well over time to manage this painful emotion, this clinician uses a collborative, nonjudgmental style with individuals and couples who want to live more fully with less of the negative influences of fear, anxiety and depression.

Stress & Anxiety

Aaron Mitchum, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within Driving Distance of Merriam, KS

I use Self Psychology (a branch of psychoanalysis that uses human developmental science, sustained empathy and the therapy relationship itself to understand and bring healing to problems). I work from a warm, empathic standpoint in which I try to enter your shoes and understand your experiences as you do, not as others do. Insight is not the main goal (although that certainly happens), rather formative moments of feeling tuned into, deeply understood and emotionally held are the goal. These offer new emotional experiences that really catalyze psychological growth and healing. Benefits include increased: feelings of vitality and realness, hope, self-esteem, emotion regulation, etc.

Stress & Anxiety

Kristal Krahl-Camp, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Merriam, KS

Anxiety and stress can wreak havoc on your body and life. You can only take so much. Sometimes things get so overwhelming that you feel paralyzed and cannot function. I offer ways to learn and understand your anxiety and stress, ways to manage it, and reduce it. I will give you the tools to identify the triggers and ways to prioritize the things that are important to you.


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Anxiety in Merriam KS.

Anxiety disorders can affect anyone at any age. Panic attacks, stress, OCD (obsessive compulsive disorder), GAD (generalized anxiety disorder), social phobias, agoraphobia, and PTSD are just some of the symptoms and conditions that a licensed therapist in Merriam KS, Kansas who specializes in anxiety can assist with. If you are seeking help, contact a Theravive therapist in Merriam KS for anxiety and stress counseling and find new hope for a better life.

Welcome to our network of anxiety, stress, and worry treatment therapists and PTSD counselors in Merriam, KS who specialize in anxiety disorders and conditions. If you or a loved one is suffering from extreme anxiety, stress, or panic attacks, anxiety counseling Merriam KS through Theravive is your source for treatment and healing. A Kansas counselor or psychologist in Merriam who specializes in stress, panic, and anxiety disorders is ready and capable to help you or your loved one find hope and resolution.