Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Irvine, CA.

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


Deborah Farnsworth, Psy.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Deborah Farnsworth, Psy.D.

Psychotherapist/Psychoanalyst

1151 Dove Street, Suite 278, Newport Beach, California 92660 | 949-257-7178

Anxiety and stress can be caused by many things; job challenges, marital discord, family crisis and financial difficulties to name a few. I first try to determine i this anxiety can be lifted through problem solving. Sometimes just talking through an issue with an objective listener is helpful. For deeper issues I work on incorporating stress reduction into your daily life in a way that is helpful and do-able. Depending on the level of stress, I may refer you for medication if you want it. I have many ways of working with stress and anxiety and use what works with each patient.

Carla DeFraine, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Carla DeFraine, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

15615 Alton Pkwy., Suite 450, Irvine, California 92618 | 949-357-4206

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.

Edward L. De La Loza, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Edward L. De La Loza, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

Over the course of time, a client may start to experience increased anxiety and find themselves beginning to become more and more tentative as they approach their relationships and personal and professional goals. I provide a comprehensive assessment, that takes into account biopsychosocial (biological, psychological and social) areas of life, and together we are able to develop a holistic and integrative plan that is adjusted to the client's changing life circumstances. When clients redesign their approach to life, they have greater insight, are transformed, and better skilled to attain a higher degree of life satisfaction.

Tracy Kuhar, MA, CM, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Tracy Kuhar, MA, CM, LMFT

MA, CM, CA LMFT

1151 Dove Street, Suite 245, Newport Beach, California 92663 | 949-300-8004

Anxiety disorders such as OCD, Panic, Stress can become crippling and debilitating. Most of these disorders are FEAR based. Clinically, anxiety is an emotion characterized by an unpleasant state or inner turmoil often occompanied by panic-like, nervous and unsettling behaviors and or thoughts. In therapy clients learn how to identify the fears and avoid "Future Tripping". Learn how to Face Everything And Recover.

Beth Siegel, PsyD.,LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Beth Siegel, PsyD.,LCSW

Doctor of Psychology in Psychoanalysis

3151 Airway, I-1, Costa Mesa, California 92626 | 714-376-6235

Stress is something we experience when our circumstances feel too demanding for our control. We can feel the symptoms of stress both emotionally and physically. Stress can cause us to feel anxious and out of control. Therapy can help to reduce the feelings of stress and anxiety by reframing these situations. It's a safe place to talk about the problems you are feeling anxious about and to work on different solutions to these problems. My framework is a problem solving approach but with a search for a deeper understanding as to why these situations may be causing anxiety and stress.

Marijane Ward, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Marijane Ward, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

1151 Dove Street Suite 230, Newport Beach, California 92660 | 949 388-3741

How does anxiety and stress play out in your life? It is a vital aspect of our lives, important at very specific times. Yet when anxiety is the ruler and someone is helpless it becomes a life limiting function. Anxiety might also be an avenue to avoid more intense emotional feelings and thoughts. A valuable goal might be to respect and manage one's anxiety and stress in order to live a more free and productive life.

Rimon Naji
Anxiety Counselor

Rimon Naji

Licensed Therapist

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.

Tim Gergen, Ph.D
Anxiety Counselor

Tim Gergen, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist

2192 Martin, Suite 125, Irvine, California, UNITED STATES 92612 | 949-851-8001

When becoming anxious and stressed, it can be very difficult to think clearly and not feel overwhelmed with all your emotions. You do not have to suffer in silence or be alone with your worries and concerns. Get help from an experienced Psychologist and feel what it is like to live with less anxiety and to free yourself up for a more meaningful and enriching life. Please visit my website at www.orange-county-counseling-psychologist.com.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

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.

Elizabeth Armstrong,  MA, AMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Elizabeth Armstrong, MA, AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

2900 Bristol Street Suite C-208, Costa Mesa, California 92626 | 949-444-3899

Anxiety is a powerful force that can take hold of your life and leave you feeling out of control. Loss of control and the associated uncertainty can be terribly distressing. When anxiety becomes overwhelming, we will work together to discover ways to keep it from taking over. We will leverage your strengths and incorporate mindfulness techniques, thus diminishing the anxiety and returning control to you.

Sue Shepard, MFT
Anxiety Counselor

Sue Shepard, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

2900 Bristol St., Suite G-201, Costa Mesa, California 92626 | 714-751-0888

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.

Maria Darcy, Ph.D., ABS
Anxiety Counselor

Maria Darcy, Ph.D., ABS

Licensed Psychologist PSY 26246, Certified Sex Therapist

4425 Jamboree Road, Suite 270, Newport Beach, CA 92660, Irvine & Newport Beach, California 92660 | 949-698-0590

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.

Brenda Gesell, Ph.D., MFT
Anxiety Counselor

Brenda Gesell, Ph.D., MFT

Gesell Psychotherapy

1000 Quail Street, Suite 275, Newport Beach, California 92660 | 714-421-1975

I specialize in helping people who struggle with never feeling quite “enough" and want freedom from shame and anxiety. The torment of living with an inner critical voice is exhausting. Achieving more is not the answer. Looking better and trying harder are not the solutions. You deserve to trust yourself and feel comfortable in your own skin. I would like to help you discover self-acceptance and find liberation from anxiety.



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Irvine is located in Orange County, California. It has a land area of 65.58 square miles and a water area of 0.34 square miles.  The population of Irvine is 256,927 people with 87,235 households and a median annual income of $92,278. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Irvine, CA

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Irvine 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. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Irvine public health department.