Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Gardena, CA.

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


Anxiety Counselor

Kristen Caron, MA, MFT

Licensed Psychotherapist, Eating Disorder Specialist

Within driving distance of 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.

Anxiety Counselor

Ellen Roese, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Gardena

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.

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

Karine Echighian, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Gardena

Learning to overcome stress and anxieties can be a challenge. Therapy can help you learn tools to understand the cause of your anxieties and stressors, their roles in your life and ways to reduce their impact on your life. Tools can include meditation, art therapy and various other techniques to identify the root cause while learning what works and does not work for you.

Anxiety Counselor

Michelle Harwell, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Gardena

Life's challenges can often shape our personalities and behavior and get in the way of letting us experience a fulfilling life. I am committed to helping you restore parts of your life that has been shaken by anxiety and stress. Together, we will work through overcoming painful events, establishing healthy connections with others, and building trust and security that is essential to having meaningful relationships.

Anxiety Counselor

Bruce Levine, Ph.D., ABPP

Board Certified Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Gardena

Dr. Levine is an expert in treating anxiety and stress-related disorders. Employing cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and/or biofeedback therapy (for stress-related and pain disorders) he uses what are known as "evidence-based treatments." Dr. Levine received exceptional specialized training in this field by completing a 2-year Post-Doctoral Fellowship in Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (CBT) at Temple University Medical School in Philadelphia. He was also a clinical psychologist for the hit TV series "Hoarders" on the A&E Network. He specializes in anxiety disorders, phobias and OCD and is a member of the OC Foundation. He is ready to help you.

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

Jordan Kirschner, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Gardena

As people, we all deal with anxiety, and I remind clients that it’s a normal part of life. However, when it becomes a daily, pervasive problem, we can feel overwhelmed by its power over us. My approach treats more just the symptoms of the problem, and helps uncover the underlying causes of your worries and fears. I will offer you the tools to overcome anxiety and teach you how to use them, teaching you how to relax, transform unhelpful/negative thoughts into more realistic/constructive ones, and offer mindfulness meditation techniques when appropriate.

Anxiety Counselor

Lauren Stevenson, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Gardena

My approach to the treatment of anxiety is to use the most effective intervention strategies possible. My treatment for anxiety (including panic disorder and OCD) utilizes exposure therapy, which works by helping a person confront a specific fear or memory while in a safe and supportive environment. The main goals of exposure therapy are to help my clients learn that by stopping the avoidance of what they fear, they actually become MORE comfortable and can reduce their anxiety to a substantial degree - all of which opens doors of hope and increases the potential to reach your desired goals with an improved quality of life.

Anxiety Counselor

Sue Shepard, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Gardena

People rarely come to counseling when their anxiety first starts causing them problems. Most people try to handle it on their own and try the “white knuckle” approach until they are exhausted and overwhelmed. Often life becomes unmanageable and depression sets in when anxiety is not dealt with. Anxiety commonly focuses on illogical things that may seem foolish or kind of crazy, so you have kept these to yourself. Don’t keep struggling alone. Call me so I can help you reduce the hold anxiety has on you and restore freedom to live your life fully again. Contact me at 714-751-0888 and I promise I won't think you are crazy.

Anxiety Counselor

Verdant Oak Behavioral Health, Psy.D. and Ph.D.

Psychologist

Within driving distance of Gardena

Anxiety can impact your life in many ways, from causing panic attacks to persistent worry to avoiding activities you once loved and enjoyed. Anxiety can hinder your quality of life and rob you of a fulfilling existence. Many of our clinicians at VOBH have extensive experience treating anxiety disorders so that you can stop worrying and start loving your life again.

Anxiety Counselor

Laura MacRae-Serpa, M.A., CCLS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Gardena

Stress and anxiety feel bigger in isolation. Therapy can help identify the source of stress, what triggers stress reactions, fears and worries, negative thought patterns, and how to manage and cope with stressors in positive ways. If you or your child / adolescent are overwhelmed with stress and are experiencing increased anxiety then I would like to help.

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