Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Hercules, CA.

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


Anxiety Counselor

John Snyder, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Hercules

I help men, women, and teens who are feeling anxious and stressed out, develop the skills they need to succeed. I understand that we in the Bay Area live in a "high expectations" environment. As a clinical psychologist with more than 10 years of experience, I have treated countless individuals for anxiety and stress-related concerns. My approach to therapy is client-centered, authentic, and based on current research. Psychotherapy can be transformative and life-changing. I am happy to offer a free initial phone consultation and to answer any question you may have. Give me a call today!

Anxiety Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Hercules

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.

Anxiety Counselor

Judith Wyatt, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Hercules

Looking at the symptoms of the anxiety, we will identify the onset and the triggers. Anxiety may be a constriction of excitement, a cover for sadness or loneliness, a pushing away of anger. We will look for underlying feelings, past traumas or losses, negative belief patterns that may underlie the anxiety and work them through, choosing from a variety of techniques. We can create affirmations and practice relaxation techniques or guided visualization that apply to your particular situation. At all times we will make sure we are going at your pace, and that we are doing whatever we need to make you feel safe and relatively relaxed with me.

Anxiety Counselor

Dietmar Brinkmann, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Hercules

The key to overcoming excessive stress and anxiety is to understand the role of mind and body in regulating your nervous system. Learning to soothe and relax your body changes your mind and general outlook on life. And taking conscious control over your thoughts has a calming effect on your body’s nervous system. My integrative mind/body approach to psychotherapy offers you effective learning strategies to join the power of your mind with the innate relaxation response of your body. I can also help you addressing other issues that often lie at the root of anxiety such as relationship conflict or disconnect, intimacy issues, workplace stress, low self-confidence, depression, and trauma.

Anxiety Counselor

Aaron J Feldman, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Hercules

Any change – or a need for change is stressful and can cause anxiety. Some of us live in a constant state of anxiety. Both are natural. One is struggling to adapt, the other is sensitive to the ongoing uncertainties that we live with day-to-day. Being in a constant state of stress or anxiety may be due to a traumatic experience or it could simply be how you are made. In either scenario, learning to recognize and manage your anxiety can add years to life, pleasure to your relationships, and happiness to your daily experience. This is accomplished through identifying the sources and working with our own particular patterns of response to change, dissatisfaction, and uncertainty.

Anxiety Counselor

Jennifer Twardowski, MA, MFTi

Holistic Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Hercules

My approach to working with anxiety and stress management is integrative. I like to incorporate the use of mindfulness, breath work, guided imagery and body-based therapies as well as a psychodynamic and experiential approach to help uncover potential underlying causes for the anxiety and stress. With this kind of approach, I've helped clients feel calmer, more relaxed and more in control of their reactions to daily stressors and experiences.

Anxiety Counselor

Larry Lease, JD, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Hercules

As a relationship therapist with over 30 years experience working with problems of anxiety and stress, I will help you identify the cognitive and emotional patterns which trigger your anxiety, and replace them with more effective coping strategies, including more realistic expectations and calming techniques for body and mind. The goal: to reclaim feelings of well-being and self-confidence and to be better equipped to meet life's challenges. Please visit KinseyLeaseCounseling.com for more.

Anxiety Counselor

Chloe Lankshear, M.Ed, Ed.S, MFTI

Marriage & Family Therapist Registered Intern

Within driving distance of Hercules

If you are experiencing symptoms of stress and anxiety such as numbness or tingling, wobbliness in your legs, heart pounding, difficulty breathing and you have a fear of losing control, counseling can help you. I will work with you to give you tools that will help to calm you and help you to deal with the anxiety and stress you are feeling. I will also work with you to help you identify the thoughts that are leading you to feel anxious and help you to change them.

Anxiety Counselor

Charis Khoury, MA, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Hercules

I can teach you specific tools to help with anxiety and stress reduction on the physical level. We may also explore the deeper causes of anxiety, your history, and how to find ground in the midst of uncertainty. It is easy to become anxious when our minds are consumed with thoughts of the past or future speculations. By guiding awareness, I will help you to return to the present moment even as we talk, to feel your body and senses in the here and now. Building your capacity to be aware in the present moment greatly reduces anxiety.

Anxiety Counselor

Lisa Bograd, MA, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Hercules

When people become disconnected from themselves and from their bodies due to overwork, chronic relational conflicts, or inattention to bodily signals of fatigue, it is not uncommon for them to experience high levels of stress and anxiety. I work with my clients to help understand what these symptoms of stress and anxiety are trying to communicate to them and to help them to listen. I am trained in both depth psychotherapy and Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction, so I use both of these approaches to help my clients understand what they may be repeating from their past that may be contributing to their high levels of stress and anxiety and to help them to be more mindful in the present moment.

Anxiety Counselor

Cressida Forester, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist PSY18902

Within driving distance of Hercules

Anxiety tends to feed on itself, and can hit you just when you can least handle it. It can become a vicious cycle. Talking with me about your anxiety or panic attacks may seem hard, but can actually give you some immediate relief. For that relief to last, you need to allow yourself time - both to understand what triggers you, and to practice thinking in a different way that will help you respond differently. This helps to break the vicious cycle, and begins to create a virtuous cycle so you can handle more and more situations with less anxiety, or with confidence rather than fear. I'll walk with you through this, listening, helping you take each step, giving practical suggestions.

Anxiety Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within driving distance of Hercules

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.

Anxiety Counselor

Kristin Avicolli, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker/Therapist

Within driving distance of Hercules

Does your mind always go to the worst case scenario? Are you constantly thinking about the past and the future instead of the present moment? Many times anxiety stems from vulnerability and fear. Using mindfulness, relaxation techniques and cognitive behavioral therapy, we will work to increase coping skills, slow down your racing mind and get you back to living the life you deserve.



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

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

Hercules is located in Contra Costa County, California. It has a land area of 6.41 square miles and a water area of 13.57 square miles.  The population of Hercules is 25,314 people with 8,135 households and a median annual income of $101,018. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Hercules, CA

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Hercules 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