Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Cerritos, CA.

Licensed professional counseling for anxiety, stress, phobias, and panic in Cerritos, California.


Anxiety Counselor

David Silverman, LMFT

Free 20 minute phone consult

Within driving distance of Cerritos

In treating anxiety, the most impotant issues is interupting the cycle of worry, obessing over worry, fearing the return of worry, and allowing worry to spread to every aspect of your life. Discriminating realistic reasons to worry from irrational reasons can help clients with excessive stress to cope. Interupting and redirecting thoughts of anxiety to more productive thoughts and activities will interupt the cycle that creates habitual anxiety. We will look at times you may over-react to triggers (be it an upcoming social situation, or a stumbling block that creates more stress and predictions of failure). We will take this path together. You are not alone.

Anxiety Counselor

Sandra Lambert, LMFT, LPCC, Ed.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Cerritos

Some stress and anxiety are normal. It helps us get things done, like starting a new job or school, moving or getting married.. It becomes a problem when we feel overwhelmed and exhibit physical and emotional symptoms. Physical symptons could include a racing heart, rapid breathing, sweating, trembling and dizzyness. Traumatic events can trigger these responses as well. This is accompanied by negative thoughts such as catastrophizing, overgeneralizing and "shoulds". By providing a safe, peaceful place and proven strategies that work, I can help you sort things out to end the self-perpetuating cycle of harmful stress and anxiwty.

Anxiety Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Cerritos

Everyone experiences anxiety at some point, but for some the anxiety is so frequent or intense that it interferes with their lives or even triggers panic attacks. I use Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to help my clients get a sense of control over their own anxiety. We collaborate to learn skills to reduce the frequency or intensity of the anxious feelings, to tolerate the anxiety when it does occur so they can still function through it, and to practice habits that reduce stress and improve general mental health.

Anxiety Counselor

Carolyn Hudson, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Cerritos

I offer a safe environment for individuals to work through their anxiety and stress through "talk therapy" in a supportive atmosphere. I will utilize cognitive-behavioral therapy and other evidence-based therapies, as well as offer tools and techniques to help you reduce your stress and anxiety. Referrals for EMDR or a psychiatric evaluation for medication will be given when indicated.

Anxiety Counselor

Stephenie Champlin, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Cerritos

Have you ever been somewhere and your pulse began to race and your heart is pounding and you start to sweat and the room seems to get smaller and you can’t breathe and you can’t find the way out? You may be suffering from panic and anxiety. This condition can be exacerbated by a multitude of different stressors. I can help you make it less overwhelming, less debilitating and less severe. I can help you learn to get control of your life. Call me now at 714-432-9856!

Anxiety Counselor

Dustin Vander Haar, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Cerritos

Anxiety and stress come from a variety of sources for children and young adults. Further, the behavioral outcome of anxiety and stress varies from one individual to the next. While some may become isolated and avoid stressful situations, others can become behaviorally aggressive and aggitated. I work closely with my clients and families on identifying the underlying causes of this anxiety, and by using cognitive behavioral therapy and solution focused methods my clients learn the skills to manage and resolve these stressors.

Anxiety Counselor

Jim Tauber and Laura Newman, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists

Within driving distance of Cerritos

Conflict in relationships is inevitable and when couples cannot find resolution, anxiety builds. Often, this leads to shutting down or blowing up--both triggering behaviors that can drive a wedge between two people. As co-therapists, we help couples find ways to maintain differences while staying connected. Intimacy also triggers old unresolved issues that create stress. These old wounds have nothing to do with our partners. We help couples understand how these memories can interfere in the repairing with your partner.

Anxiety Counselor

Rochelle Green, PhD, RPS

Research Psychoanalyst Candidate

Within driving distance of Cerritos

Anxiety and stress are often difficult to assess and even more difficult to overcome. In a caring and compassionate setting, I work with clients to develop insights regarding the sources of anxiety and the nature of patterns contributing to stress. With deep understanding of the ways in which stress and anxiety are operating, we can create strategies of dealing with both.

Anxiety Counselor

Steven Harris, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Cerritos

I find that the most important part of working with anxiety and stress is to work with creating a safe environment to explore and work on these feelings together. This is an important goal. Without safety, and a feeling of genuine and concern and compassion for you, I do not think we will be able to get very far. From here learning to approach, tolerate and understand what makes you anxious and stressed out, the things you avoid talking about and are fearful about being overwhelmed by are the things I want to help you master. So much of anxiety is feeling smaller than what we are up against. Getting confidence in yourself and coping effectively with your anxiety is what I will help you do.

Anxiety Counselor

Tracy Kuhar, MA, CM, LMFT

MA, CM, CA LMFT

Within driving distance of Cerritos

Anxiety disorders such as OCD, Panic, Stress can become crippling and debilitating. Most of these disorders are FEAR based. Clinically, anxiety is an emotion characterized by an unpleasant state or inner turmoil often occompanied by panic-like, nervous and unsettling behaviors and or thoughts. In therapy clients learn how to identify the fears and avoid "Future Tripping". Learn how to Face Everything And Recover.

Anxiety Counselor

Duane Osterlind, LMFT, CSAT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Cerritos

I help people overcome their fears and anxieties about taking action in their life. You can feel stuck when you have an unwanted feeling of anxiety that keeps you from your goals. The good news is that you can change how you feel by using emotion regulation skills. I can help you overcome your anxiety by using Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and help you build the strength you need to move forward with your life.

Anxiety Counselor

Hui Reccow, MA, AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Cerritos

Anxiety and Stress permeates our daily lives, they are the energetic components that if we don't address can cause numerous amounts of problems and issues (behavioral, emotional, and intellectual) now or later on. When we learn to work with the energetic component of Anxiety & Stress as nutrients to help our mind-body system grow, we are then able to work with the energies such that a higher quality of life can be met.

Anxiety Counselor

Elizabeth Armstrong, MA, MFTI

Marriage and Family Therapist Registered Intern

Within driving distance of Cerritos

Anxiety is a powerful force that can take hold of your life and leave you feeling out of control. Loss of control and the associated uncertainty can be terribly distressing. When anxiety becomes overwhelming, we will work together to discover ways to keep it from taking over. We will leverage your strengths and incorporate mindfulness techniques, thus diminishing the anxiety and returning control to you.



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Thank you for visiting our California page of stress therapists in Cerritos, California who are skilled and experienced in dealing with anxiety, worry, and panic in all its forms.  Worry and stress can cause a myriad of physical symptoms and wreck havoc on both our personal life and our relationships. Counseling for stress and PTSD in Cerritos, CA will give you healthy tools and help you move forward. Let's get started. Reach out to us today, our contact forms are "open" 24/7.

Cerritos is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 8.72 square miles and a water area of 0.13 square miles.  The population of Cerritos is 49,975 people with 15,038 households and a median annual income of $90,321. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Cerritos, CA

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Cerritos is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees