Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Downey, CA.

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


Susan Purrington, Psy.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Susan Purrington, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 92866 - Nearby to Downey.

When anxiety and stress become overwhelming, it has the power to keep you from feeling like yourself. It takes away from your ability to be present in your day to day experiences, makes it difficult to enjoy your relationships, and takes your energy and time away from important things. You may not have control over stressful situations, but you can be empowered to handle them constructively and not be debilitated by anxiety. In the safety of therapy, we can explore and understand your stressors, identify constructive coping tools for you to draw on, and process through and release the burden of anxiety so that you can be free to enjoy the life you deserve.

Negar Khaefi, MFT, LPCC
Anxiety Counselor

Negar Khaefi, MFT, LPCC

Psychotherapist, Anxiety Specialist, EMDR Practitioner

In 90048 - Nearby to Downey.

I specialize in treating ANXIETY DISORDERS such as OCD, Phobia, Panic Disorder, Social Phobia, chronic stress and worry regarding career and relationships, and PTSD. Anxiety related problems enjoy excellent recovery rates with the specialized treatment at a pace that is comfortable for you. Let's get started with a complimentary phone consultation.

Jeffrey Chernin, Ph.D., MFT
Anxiety Counselor

Jeffrey Chernin, Ph.D., MFT

Licensed Psychotherapist

In 90048 - Nearby to Downey.

Anxiety occurs when you have several different emotions that build up to the point where you become overwhelmed. I provide a particular kind of approach to anxiety that may not only help you to lower your anxiety threshold (leading to less anxiety and fewer panic attacks), but to identify the myriad feelings that make up your particular type of anxiety. Then, as we figure them out, understand them, and find new ways of expression, it may naturally help lower your anxiety level. We might also use certain stress management techniques that I developed when I taught stress management courses for several years.

Gary Brown, PhD, LMFT, FAPA
Anxiety Counselor

Gary Brown, PhD, LMFT, FAPA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90024 - Nearby to Downey.

Without a doubt, the most common problems that people come to see me is related to anxiety and stress in their lives. Quite often they feel unsettled, scared, confused, and frustrated when they first come to see me. Some have panic attacks as well. This is a terrible way to live. And here's some good news: anxiety and stress can be treated, quite often with great success. I like to take a good history to see how much of your anxiety and stress is related to current circumstances, perhaps an underlying health condition, and possible genetic causes. Then we can explore different treatment options that work for you. I like to use a collaborative approach. This gets the best results.

Charles R Barr, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Charles R Barr, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 91101 - Nearby to Downey.

Panic, anxiety, and stress rob you of your freedom. Freedom to go places, freedom to do things, and freedom to be with people you love. The fear makes your world small. Using proven methods, called cognitive-behavioral methods, I help you walk your way out of the fear and back into freedom and into your life again. You do not have to stay the victim of fear. Let me show you how.

Craig Clark, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Craig Clark, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91030 - Nearby to Downey.

These are stressful times! People are working longer hours, often for less pay - - and often feeling exploited, unappreciated, and discouraged about how to make their life better. Anxiety is not a disease, but a sign that things are not going the way you need or would like them to go. Take the first step toward a happier, more gratifying life by making an appointment today.

Ellen Roese, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Ellen Roese, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 90277 - Nearby to Downey.

Stress and anxiety are normal feelings that accompany a loss or a major life change. As a grief and loss therapist I understand that stress and anxiety can leave you feeling paralyzed and unable to face the challenges in front of you. We will work together to reduce your stress and anxiety such that you feel more capable and able to handle the changes that often accompany a significant life transition.

Lara Harris, M.A., M.F.T.
Anxiety Counselor

Lara Harris, M.A., M.F.T.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90004 - Nearby to Downey.

Are you worrying about life on a daily basis? Do you constantly feel on edge, have difficulty falling or staying asleep? Together, we will work to reduce your overall, level, frequency and intensity of anxiety, as well as stabilizing your anxiety level so that you can increase your ability to function on a daily basis. We will do this by identifying what has happened or is currently happening in your life that forms the basis for your present anxiety. Sometimes, anxiety is a response to difficult, real-life stressors and other times it is a response to stressors from your past. Either way, therapy is an effective way to combat anxiety. You don't have to suffer.

Estelle Raskin, M.A., AMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Estelle Raskin, M.A., AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90004 - Nearby to Downey.

Anxiety and stress have a powerful presence in modern life, intricately woven into the fabric of our days. Pressure to perform optimally dictates our personal and professional arenas, and yet we blame ourselves for how anxiety has it's way with us. Productivity is a rampant and influential player in how we measure ourselves, and the self help movement proclaims there is always room for improvement. How do we find leverage over anxiety and stress? How do we carve a place for ourselves despite it? These are some of the questions that are important to explore in order to better understand the phenomenon of anxiety and stress that is permeating our lives.

Cristy Pareti, PsyD, MFT
Anxiety Counselor

Cristy Pareti, PsyD, MFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90266 - Nearby to Downey.

Many clients present with increasing levels of stress and anxiety in their lives. Therapy becomes centered around identifying triggers for anxiety symptoms, recent stressors in their lives, and identifying symptoms. Often times, we find together that anxiety has been in their life for a long time and that old patterns of behavior has accompanied it. We explore some of those patterns to identify the triggers and find new coping skills to practice when stress arrives. I find it helpful to collaborate with the client on setting goals and working at a speed that is comfortable to each client. This provides empowerment and confidence in working toward new ways of handling the stresses of living.

Kristen Caron, MA, MFT
Anxiety Counselor

Kristen Caron, MA, MFT

Licensed Psychotherapist, Eating Disorder Specialist

In 90212 - Nearby to Downey.

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.

Adrienne Clements, MA LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Adrienne Clements, MA LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92626 - Nearby to Downey.

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.

Beverly Scott, Beverly J Scott MS, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Beverly Scott, Beverly J Scott MS, LMFT

Beverly Scott LMFT

In 90277 - Nearby to Downey.

I handle anxiety and stress in many ways but a few ways are through TRAUMA counseling, I can use EMDR which is a way to handle almost any trauma, Brain Spotting, or Havening Touch. All these methods are gentle and can be used on children as well. I also love the 12 step models for using good boundaries and just sometimes learning how to say NO. I was trained by Pia Melody, a master in teaching her CoDependence method. I have also used Hypnosis in the past and can easily use Visualization for my clients. I always give homework for my clients to continue the work at home. Many clients don't know that after they leave my office their therapy keeps on working and may manifest in change!



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Downey is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 12.40 square miles and a water area of 0.15 square miles.  The population of Downey is 114,219 people with 32,738 households and a median annual income of $62,897. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Downey, CA

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Downey are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Downey public health department.