Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Gardena, CA.

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


Anxiety Counselor

Lindsey Rosenthal, M.A., L.M.F.T.

Psychotherapist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Gardena

Anxiety and Stress are prolific and rampant in our society. So many individuals walk around feeling constantly plagued by anxiety and stress. Believe it or not, we all have a choice whether or not we are controlled by stress and anxiety. I work extensively with individuals suffering from anxiety. You do not need to live a life where anxiety is controlling you, vs. you controlling it. Through our therapy process I will help you implement skills and a way of being which will not only minimize anxiety, it will also allow you to control it.

Anxiety Counselor

Sarah Neustadter, PhD

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Gardena

I teach you new tools for looking at the things that cause you anxiety in your life. We focus on stressful thoughts and how to manage them. We also emphasize new ways of self-care and relaxation to augment the cognitive shifts. We also examine your sense of safety in the world and help clear any old traumas that contribute to not feeling safe or ok.

Anxiety Counselor

Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.

Psychologist

Within driving distance of 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.

Anxiety Counselor

Mimi Shagaga, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Gardena

It has been show that stress leads to increased cortisol levels which can be very damaging to the human body. I believe that incorporating mindfulness techniques can be very beneficial to individuals dealing with high levels of stress and anxiety. I often incorporate mind-body techniques in my therapeutic approach to stress and anxiety. I work with clients to alleviate these symptoms in an effort to maintain a healthy mind and body.

Anxiety Counselor

Parisa Zivari, M.A. LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Gardena

it's normal to feel anxious or feel stress out sometimes. Everyone experiences anxiety differently. Some feel it in their bodies where others feel it emotionally (hard time breathing, shortness of breath, feeling overwhelmed, sweaty hands, muscle tension (headache, neck pain, back pain ), racing thoughts, and so on. In therapy, we will work together to find triggers to your worry and find ways to decrease symptoms. ​

Anxiety Counselor

Lucy Cotter, LMFT

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of 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.

Anxiety Counselor

David Highfill, LCSW

Therapist & Counselor

Within driving distance of Gardena

Anxiety and stress are among the most common symptoms people experience in their everyday lives. When these start to feel uncontrollable, it may be time to seek assistance. I will start where you are, learning from you what issues are contributing to your anxiety and stress, how long these issues have been contributing to your stress level, what you have tried to do so far, what you may have thought about but haven't yet attempted, and barriers you have that maintain these stressors in your life. Together, we will practice ways to prioritize your issues, allow you to tackle them individually, and develop relaxation techniques to help you through this process.

Anxiety Counselor

Mark Reid, Mark Reid

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Gardena

One of the most effective treatments for anxiety is EMDR (Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing) which was developed about 30 years ago. The most common anxiety disorders are specific phobias. Other anxiety disorders include social anxiety disorder, panic disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD), and posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD). I will help you find the root cause of the anxiety and process the memory that feeds the current symptoms of worry and fear.

Anxiety Counselor

Dustin Vander Haar, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Gardena

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

Hope for Healing Counseling, Inc., LMFTs and LCSWs

LMFT's and LCSW's

Within driving distance of Gardena

We recognize the debilitating effects of anxiety and work to support our clients in challenging negative behavior patterns. We equip our clients with effective coping skills while identifying triggers. Next we engage our clients in developing a plan to better manage difficult triggers. As treatment proceeds, we also facilitate identification and processing of issues, early trauma from which anxiety stems. Addressing these areas brings resolution and results in clients gaining a greater sense of freedom and control.

Anxiety Counselor

Harris Marriage & Family Therapy Inc., LMFT

Harris Marriage & Family Therapy, Inc.

Within driving distance of 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.

Anxiety Counselor

Dr. Chris Nikolaidis, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Gardena

Do you feel stressed and on edge? Do you feel your life is consumed by anxiety and panic? Do you have difficulty concentrating? Do you experience shortness of breath, nausea, decreased appetite? Do you have excessive anxiety and worry? Do you suffer from obsessions and compulsions? PTSD? Social anxiety? Do you have muscle tension, tiredness, restlessness, shaking, and trembling? I am a specialist in anxiety. I help people reduce their stress and anxiety so that their daily functioning is not impaired. In addition, I'll help you see the big picture so you can resolve the the deeper source of the anxiety and feel peace and joy in your life once again. Call, text 24/7 days (949)791-7127.

Anxiety Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of 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.



You have Found the Top Therapists for Stress, Anxiety, and PTSD in Gardena, CA.

Thank you for visiting our California page of stress therapists in Gardena, 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 Gardena, 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.

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

Some budgeting needed

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