Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Gardena, CA.

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


Schwarz and Associates, Rebecca L Schwarz
Anxiety Counselor

Schwarz and Associates, Rebecca L Schwarz

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90703 - Nearby to Gardena.

Everyone feels anxiety at some point in their lives but when it starts to interfere with your life, counseling can help. Although anxiety can feel debilitating, it is treatable. People with anxiety don’t always share the same symptoms, they vary from person to person. Therapy will help you to reclaim your life and function in a chronically stressful world.

Jean Powers, M.A., L.M.F.T.
Anxiety Counselor

Jean Powers, M.A., L.M.F.T.

Psychotherapist, Individual & Family Therapist

In 90290 - Nearby to Gardena.

Do you feel like you live at the intersection of Anxiety Avenue and Stress Street? In the atmosphere that most of us experience in this country, we are likely to reside near or on one of these corners. I can help with your phobias, whether they are external or internal. Stress relief is incredibly important for vitality and health. I know how crucial peace of mind is to a healthy life, and I am dedicated to helping you reach it.

Miriam Davis, M.A., M.F.T.
Anxiety Counselor

Miriam Davis, M.A., M.F.T.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91505 - Nearby to Gardena.

I work with many patients who are struggling with anxiety and stress, whether it is due to relationship or life pressures, difficult family dynamics, or long-term individual anxiety that is preventing them from experiencing life in a freer, stronger, more peaceful and productive manner. We work together to determine the underlying causes that have produced (or may be continuing to provoke) their anxiety; then we focus on ways to see their lives and their problems more clearly, giving them more ability to have realistic expectations & more impact on their life situations. I help them find (and practice) concrete ways to reduce stress in their lives, increasing strength and lessening anxiety.

Beverly Scott, Beverly J Scott MS, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Beverly Scott, Beverly J Scott MS, LMFT

Beverly Scott LMFT

In 90277 - Nearby to Gardena.

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!

Kristen Caron, MA, MFT
Anxiety Counselor

Kristen Caron, MA, MFT

Licensed Psychotherapist, Eating Disorder Specialist

In 90212 - Nearby to Gardena.

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.

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC
Anxiety Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC

Psychotherapist

In 90026 - Nearby to Gardena.

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.

Elvina Lui, M.A., MFT
Anxiety Counselor

Elvina Lui, M.A., MFT

California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91103 - Nearby to Gardena.

At its core, anxiety and stress is fear. A stressed or anxious person might not think of it as the feeling of fear, but fear is what drives a person to worry and tense up. My clients have frequently told me how they cannot help it, that life just piles heavy responsibilities and problems onto their shoulders. This is true, that life hands us unthinkable challenges. That is exactly why you cannot afford to let anxiety and fear take over your mind--fear and worry cannot solve a single thing, but give you emotional suffering. I know how to help you better manage your stress and anxiety. Therapy does not take your problem away, but it helps you gain control over your stress and anxiety.

Nicole Thorn, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Nicole Thorn, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 90805 - Nearby to Gardena.

I have been working with anxiety and stress for many years and utilize somatic experiencing therapy in this work. Many of the symptoms of anxiety and stress are experienced in the body and it is important to incorporate these bodily experiences into the therapy process. Somatic experiencing helps the body to expand its tolerance of unpleasant anxiety sensations and increases its ability to experience positive emotional and physical states. This combined with traditional talk therapy is very effective for treating anxiety and stress.

Negar Khaefi, MFT, LPCC
Anxiety Counselor

Negar Khaefi, MFT, LPCC

Psychotherapist, Anxiety Specialist, EMDR Practitioner

In 90048 - Nearby to Gardena.

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.

Craig Clark, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Craig Clark, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91030 - Nearby to Gardena.

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.

Lucy Cotter, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Lucy Cotter, LMFT

Psychotherapist

In 90004 - Nearby to Gardena.

I provide counseling for anxiety and stress at the Narrative Couples Center. Through collaborative conversations, we discover alternatives that can replace the oppression of anxiety. Are you wanting peacefulness, more balance, less overwhelm? I look at how problems interfere with people’s hopes, and use a strength-based approach that supports resourcefulness.

Mary Ann Aronsohn, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Mary Ann Aronsohn, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91030 - Nearby to Gardena.

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.

James Gilbert, MFTI, LPCCI
Anxiety Counselor

James Gilbert, MFTI, LPCCI

Marriage and Family Therapist Intern

In 91436 - Nearby to Gardena.

Anxiety and stress effect everyone to some degree, but often these factors can become overwhelming and debilitating when allowed to run free in our minds. By identifying the causes and providing understanding of the way anxiety works I can help you address, manage, and overcome the the issues that anxiety and stress can bring into your life. Let me join you in the process to a happier and more balanced life.

Harris Marriage & Family Therapy Inc., LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Harris Marriage & Family Therapy Inc., LMFT

Harris Marriage & Family Therapy, Inc.

In 90631 - Nearby to Gardena.

We help you to reduce your stress and anxiety, by first connecting you with the therapist you feel most comfortable. Then we obtain your background and current stressor to help you better identify your triggers. Once you have some insight , then we teach you relaxation and stress management techniques to help you to reduce your anxieties and stress.

Jeffrey Salinas, MS, MFT
Anxiety Counselor

Jeffrey Salinas, MS, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90755 - Nearby to Gardena.

The demands placed on us to be available, in touch and productive increase with each new technology that appears on the store shelves. The pressures placed on our everyday activities has increased dramatically over the last 20 years. Anxiety arises and intensifies with each new demand and expectation whether it be self or externally induced from obligations at work or home. Managing ever increasing stress and anxiety levels is an on going challenge for each of us. In therapy we identify the sources of our stress and anxiety, set and work goals to find the balance necessary to bring sanity and peace back into our lives. Have you been abused? Have you experienced Trauma, PTSD? EMDR Trained

Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 90212 - Nearby to Gardena.

Stress or anxiety don’t always get in the way, but sometimes they do. Learn to identify the sources, recognize how they stop you, and change the impact they have on you and your life. Learn how old patterns shape your self-image, self-esteem, and expectations, and discover new ways of dealing with that. Fear doesn’t have to stop you from having what you want in life. And, sometimes it’s a valuable asset, like knowing which is the lion and which is the lamb. Psychotherapy with me helps you to sort out when to listen to the fears and when they no longer apply. You’ll also learn coping strategies that can help when you’re caught up in the fear. Your fears don’t have to control you.

Luz Kyncl, LCSW, CHC
Anxiety Counselor

Luz Kyncl, LCSW, CHC

Psychotherapist, Health Coach

In 90211 - Nearby to Gardena.

I offer support while teaching reduction strategies that address both the mind and body to help break free from anxiety, not only by controlling it but also by keeping it in remission. This means not only being free of symptoms, but also having the ability to live a happy, healthy and productive life. You will will gain the ability to cope more effectively with stressful situations

Rich Painter, M.S., LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Rich Painter, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to Gardena.

Life has a way of making us feel overwhelmed and out of control at times. Stress and anxiety can build up and consume your thoughts and feelings. I believe that by exploring unmet needs from the past, people can develop healthier relationships today. By working through painful losses and wounds, people can release unhelpful beliefs about themselves and others in order to live more fully in the present and with hope for the future. We are hurt in relationships; we are also healed in relationship, and the therapeutic relationship can be a useful resource. If you are ready to take the next step I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you!

Adam Sheck, PsyD
Anxiety Counselor

Adam Sheck, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90048 - Nearby to Gardena.

We all face stress in our lives, more and more every year it seems. Some manage it better than others, yet when anxiety is our neurological response, we are severely challenged to face life in a skillful way. Whether your anxiety stems from a current situation or from the past, it CAN be treated successfully. Learn how to "reprogram" your neural network for a more optimum response to stress. You CAN live the life that you deserve!

Jeffrey Chernin, Ph.D., MFT
Anxiety Counselor

Jeffrey Chernin, Ph.D., MFT

Licensed Psychotherapist

In 90048 - Nearby to Gardena.

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.

Jennifer Flores, M.Ed., MS, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Jennifer Flores, M.Ed., MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91604 - Nearby to Gardena.

Anxiety and stress must be tended to on multiple fronts. If you are seeking help with anxiety and stress today, you are looking for immediate relief. I will work with you to identify immediate lifestyle changes, coping skills, and tools that may make anxiety more manageable. There is no quick fix or immediate cure, but some changes truly help. Anxiety often has deep sources and is an adaptive response to conscious and unconscious beliefs about yourself and the world. This type of therapeutic work moves more slowly as we work together to fully understand who you are, your unexplored ideas of who you are, and arrive at new places of understanding that can be freeing and calming.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 90291 - Nearby to Gardena.

While most treatment approaches for anxiety and stress are effective on the surface, they don’t treat the real problem. Mantras, deep breathing, and rational dialogues about your fear being irrational rarely work---for most people don’t believe it or you! Imagine if you can trick the brain into changing without you telling your conscious mind that you are changing it? Problem with anxiety and stress is that the brain in this state knows you want to change it and it resists. Contact Kevin@kevinfleminphd.com for the ultimate stress and anxiety solution that will literally change your brain's autonomic nervous system patterns while you sit on your butt. 877-606-6161.

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 Gardena.

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.

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 Gardena.

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.

Drew Carr, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Drew Carr, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 91101 - Nearby to Gardena.

Sometimes things go sideways despite your best planning. And unfortunately, nothing can protect you from that. Anxious about this lack of control is pretty normal even if its all you think of. What if you could get back all the time you spend avoiding, worrying, planning, etc.? What would you do? My approach is to help you live in the midst of struggle and get a life you really want.



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Gardena is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 5.82 square miles and a water area of 0.03 square miles.  The population of Gardena is 60,447 people with 20,897 households and a median annual income of $47,674. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Gardena, CA

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While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Gardena, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Gardena may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Gardena public health department.