Taylor Newendorp, M.A., LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Location: 6160 N. Cicero Ave. Suite 304, Chicago

The first step in overcoming Anxiety is understanding how it impacts you on a daily basis. I will help you recognize your earliest warning signs that you are becoming anxious or stressed and teach you positive coping skills you can use to manage those feelings before they become overwhelming. If you struggle with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Social Anxiety, Panic Attacks, or Specific Phobias, I will use CBT & Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) techniques to help you learn how to face and conquer the very things that are causing that Anxiety. You can live a life where you can effectively manage your thoughts and feelings instead of feeling like they control you.

Mary Lynn Meyers, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Location: 1167 Wilmette Avenue Suite 207, Wilmette

I have worked with many clients experiencing anxiety and stress in relationships with family, friends and colleagues or as a result of addiction and relapse, or health issues. Mindfulness practices are incorporated directly into my therapy sessions from the very beginning to allow my clients to begin to calm their overactive stress response systems and feel a reduction in their anxiety immediately. Over the long term, clients see the benefits of taking a moment to pause and reflect that they have a choice in how they respond in the moment to challenging interactions.

Jacqueline Duke, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Location: 3330 Old Glenview Rd, Suite 5, Wilmette

Stress, stress, everywhere. What is a stressor anyways? A stressor can be defined as anything that knocks the body out of homeostatic balance. A stressor could also be the anticipation (thoughts, memories, etc.) of a knock out of homeostatic balance. Our anxiety response does wonderful things short-term by mobilizing energy in the body. But this response did not evolve to be chronically activated as it often is in our fast-paced culture. Dr. Duke offers a combination of biofeedback and cognitive-behavioral therapy to enhance parasympathetic (calming) bodily responses and re-frame harmful thought patterns that contribute to stress and anxiety.

Jens Hussey, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor & Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Location: , Evanston

Anxiety is miserable but it's also one of the easier things to treat in therapy. Whether you are stressed out and worried about "everything" or if your anxiety has a compulsive side to it I can help. I enjoy working with anxious people because there is a lot of energy that can get channeled towards fast improvement. I initially approach anxiety work from a cognitive side as to how the thought processes generate the anxiety. Understanding the emotions underneath the anxiety is an important part of the process as well. I work with generalized anxiety (worriers), OCD, social anxiety, and specific anxieties. Believe it or not - anxiety work can actually be fun and there's often a lot of laughs.

William Schmidt, PH.D.

Licenced Clinical Professional Counselor

Location of Therapist: Evanston, IL

Anxiety is probably the most common of human emotional/spiritual ailments, and can be powerful enough to overwhelm us. All of our anxiety comes from somewhere, and I help clients come to understand the sources of their anxiety and find the capacity to manage and overcome the negative and destructive forms of anxiety. I use a variety of approaches to address this concern, from psychological insight, to behavioral approaches, to spiritual resources. Greater freedom from anxiety is a very reachable goal.

Cari Levin, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Educational Advocate

Location: 1609 Sherman Ave. Suite 203, Evanston

Parenting a child with special needs often creates stress and anxiety in your marriage, social relationships and family dynamics. Parents often disagree about their parenting approach and their understanding of their child's disability. My approach uses stress-management techniques, mindfulness, CBT, relationship therapy and solution-focused therapy.

Urban Wellness, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Location: 6601 N. Avondale Suite 203, Chicago

The therapists at Urban Wellness specialize in treating clients with anxiety and stress related disorders. From Hoarding to OCD to Panic Disorder, our staff is trained to help minimize the thoughts and behaviors associated with these issues. If stress or anxiety are affecting your personal or professional life, do not hesitate to call us! We will help you use your strengths to overcome your stress or anxiety.

Nathaniel Hope, LCSW, LLC

Nathaniel Hope

Location: 2400 Ravine Way, Suite 200, Glenview

When working with anxiety the first thing I'll do as your therapist is listen. I'll need you to tell me what is happening in as much detail as you feel comfortable providing.  The second thing I'll do is help to educate you on some of the neurology and mechanics behind this experience. And finally I'll teach some very simple relaxation techniques. There are many good books we can read together as well that offer good insight along side therapy.  

Glenview Counseling Group

Counseling for youths, adults, families and couples

Location: 1247 Milwaukee Avenue, Suite 207, Glenview

OCD and anxiety disorders are treated with a combination of methods, but the bulk of treatment is done through Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Exposure & Response Prevention (ERP). CBT works by exploring the root thoughts of your fears and anxieties, challenging those thoughts, and replacing them with thoughts that are more realistic. ERP works by creating a list of the situations that cause anxiety then, slowly exposing you to these situations for long enough time for the anxiety to subside. This method of treatment is mainly used for the treatment of OCD, Social Phobia and Specific Phobias, but is at times effective for other anxiety disorders.

Gary Phillips, S.T.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Pastoral Counselor

Location: 550 Sunset Ridge Road, Northfield

If you are anxious and stressed out, you will be able to (1) know how to decrease and manage your anxiety and stress through (2) knowing what causes the anxiety and stress you have (3) discovering three to five ways to reduce and manage your anxious feelings and thoughts (4) discovering three techniques for managing and reducing your stress (5) finding new meaning and purpose in your life


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Anxiety Skokie.

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