Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Cerritos, CA.

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


Suzette Vaughan, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Suzette Vaughan, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90004 - Nearby to Cerritos.

I specialize in anxiety, fear, worry, and stress. My motto is "manage your life not your anxiety" because too many people spend their lives trying to work around their fears, distract from their anxiety, and avoid scary body sensations. I understand because I was affected by an anxiety disorder that controlled my life for many years. Today, I am helping others get their lives back and start experiencing joy and calmness.

Lyndsay Elliott, PsyD
Anxiety Counselor

Lyndsay Elliott, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist

In 92648 - Nearby to Cerritos.

Most days, everyone experiences anxiety and stress on some level. The problem arises when the anxiety begins to interfere with normal functioning and you become paralyzed to be more productive. Anxiety can be a specific fear (worries about safety/security) or more generalized where you just constantly feel “anxious” and do not know why. When you are in that state, it is hard to recognize the triggers, or what thoughts/behaviors may be exacerbating your symptoms. Therapy helps to uncover those patterns while also offering techniques to stop them from being debilitating, so you can move forward with a more satisfying, productive everyday life.

Robert Puff, M.A., M.Div., Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Robert Puff, M.A., M.Div., Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 92821 - Nearby to Cerritos.

I’d like to offer you 3 quick tips on managing the stress or anger in your life. Although I’ve written more extensively on this in other publications, this is just a quick, short list of three things you can do to tone things down a notch and improve your life. First, make sure that you are exercising regularly. While you exercise, become aware of what is bothering you. As you focus on your stressors, let the physiological energy generated by your anger or angst be burned off by your body. Let the exertion cleanse you… body, mind and soul. This is what I call Anger Work. Second, use “On-the-Spot Tension Tamers.” These are helpful when you are in the middle of a conflict or stressful meeting....

Mary Ann Aronsohn, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Mary Ann Aronsohn, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91030 - Nearby to Cerritos.

We all have stress and anxiety; the question is how we deal with them. Therapy can teach various ways of handling these natural states so that they do not hold us back from reaching our goals. Together we will choose and try out ways of helping you through stress and anxiety. Thought-stopping, examining illogical thoughts, self-talk, and hypnotherapy are a few of these techniques.

The A Treatment Center, LPCC, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

The A Treatment Center, LPCC, LMFT

The A Treatment Center; Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91030 - Nearby to Cerritos.

Panic attacks? Things like panic attacks, trichotillomania, obsessive behaviors, even brain freeze can all be helped with the proper tools. Stress about taking a big exam like the BAR, State Boards, LMFT, LPCC, LCSW, CPA, SAT or other standardized tests. We offer specialized hypnosis sessions where symptoms are often reduced within 3-5 sessions. Fear of driving, flying or a special performance. Hypnosis is a fast effective solution. We also offer traditional psychotherapy using behavioral modification, positive psychology, and solution focused techniques to help you find the courage to face your fears. We offer tools to reduce your anxiety and manage your emotions.

Simina Eshtehardi, Ph.D., Hypnotherapy
Anxiety Counselor

Simina Eshtehardi, Ph.D., Hypnotherapy

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist, Somatic Psychotherapy (holistic approach)

In 92660 - Nearby to Cerritos.

Regardless of its cause, anxiety is firmly rooted within our bodies, and needs to be addressed on both an emotional and physical level. Dr. Simina uses body-mind techniques as well as hypnotherapy to help loosen the grip of anxiety on the mind and body. With Dr. Simina's approaches, you will learn how to restore the physical and emotional sense of wellbeing that anxiety all too often robs from us. Her clients with stress and anxiety related issues mostly report a sense of freedom from feeling overwhelmed in life and renewed sense of aliveness after few sessions.

Rebecca Bokoch, PsyD
Anxiety Counselor

Rebecca Bokoch, PsyD

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to Cerritos.

Anxiety can leave many clients feeling completely powerless. I would empower clients to take control of their anxiety by separating themselves from their anxiety and working towards their preferred relationship with anxiety. I would encourage clients to use mindfulness to decrease their anxiety by focusing on the present moment, acknowledging their anxiety, and accepting that their anxiety will not last forever.

Steven Harris, PhD
Anxiety Counselor

Steven Harris, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 92660 - Nearby to 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.

Todd Hurtubise, LMFT, M.A.
Anxiety Counselor

Todd Hurtubise, LMFT, M.A.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90004 - Nearby to Cerritos.

Anxiety and stress can have a huge impact on not only your mental health, but also your physical health (sleep, appetite), your relationships with others and your regular activities of daily life. Working with a therapist to understand your anxiety and help you manage those feelings that trigger anxiety in your life can help you get back to your regular routine and regain a sense of control over your own life.

Lilia Sheynman, PhD
Anxiety Counselor

Lilia Sheynman, PhD

Psychologist

In 90755 - Nearby to Cerritos.

Do you worry all the time? Is stress negatively impacting your life? Does the anxiety that you experience cause you to miss out on living life to the fullest? Allow me to help you to master your worry, stress and anxiety. Although some worry and anxiety is a normal part of life, it should not interfere with life itself. Together, we can discover strategies to improve your overall well-being.

Kristen Caron, MA, MFT
Anxiety Counselor

Kristen Caron, MA, MFT

Licensed Psychotherapist, Eating Disorder Specialist

In 90212 - Nearby to Cerritos.

Stress and anxiety are often the root causes leading to unhealthy coping mechanisms such as addiction and eating disorders. By evaluating triggers for stress and/or anxiety and developing healthy coping strategies (often with cognitive behavioral interventions), patients learn to self regulate and experience significant mood improvement. When necessary, referrals for medications are made as an adjunct to psychotherapy.

Nancy Bubica, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Nancy Bubica, LMFT

Nancy Bubica

In 90815 - Nearby to Cerritos.

Individuals experience and process stress and anxiety differently. When the stress hormone, Cortisol, spikes too high, it can reek havoc on the mind and body. Since each person's stress and anxiety manifests differently, each person's anxiety symptoms respond differently to various treatment methods. Anxiety is as diverse as one's DNA. Therefore, I take into account one's family history, environmental influences, past experiences, basic temperaments, hereditary features, etc. to help customize your coping tools for anxiety.

Adrienne Clements, MA LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Adrienne Clements, MA LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92626 - Nearby to Cerritos.

I have extensive training in phobias, panic attacks, obsessions, compulsions, rumination, worrying, withdrawal, avoidance, shame, guilt, self-hatred, suicidality, hopelessness, lack of motivation, and social disengagement. These are all behaviors that can result from life stressors and anxiety. Our minds are on overdrive when we are stressed, and our bodies are on high alert. I will teach you skills to quiet your mind, relax your body, and to face the fears you have that are stopping you from living the life you want.



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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. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Cerritos public health department.