Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Ladera Heights, CA.

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


Schwarz and Associates, Rebecca L Schwarz
Anxiety Counselor

Schwarz and Associates, Rebecca L Schwarz

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90703 - Nearby to Ladera Heights.

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.

Duane Osterlind, LMFT, CSAT
Anxiety Counselor

Duane Osterlind, LMFT, CSAT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90803 - Nearby to Ladera Heights.

I help people overcome their fears and anxieties about taking action in their life. You can feel stuck when you have an unwanted feeling of anxiety that keeps you from your goals. The good news is that you can change how you feel by using emotion regulation skills. I can help you overcome your anxiety by using Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and help you build the strength you need to move forward with your life.

Patricia McMahon, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Patricia McMahon, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90017 - Nearby to Ladera Heights.

Anxiety is both inherit in our genes as well as manifested from reactions to our environment. Learning how to regulate ourselves during stressful moments can empower us and help us achieve more from life. I can help you develop a unique plan that better equips you with tools to manage your anxiety. Over time, with mindfulness you can learn new ways to adapt to life stressors and feel more empowered in the process.

Lauren Stevenson, Psy.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Lauren Stevenson, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91020 - Nearby to Ladera Heights.

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.

Rick Deaton, Psy.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Rick Deaton, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90048 - Nearby to Ladera Heights.

Stress at work or school, relationship stress, financial stress, health issues often are precursors for people to seek psychotherapy. Disturbances in sleep and appetite and an inability to attend and concentrate can undermine one's work performance or a student's ability to successfully master the demands of school. I have experience treating teachers, nurses, doctors and lawyers with anxiety and stress and, as well, see college and graduate and law school students form universities in the Los Angeles area, including USC, UCLA and Loyola.

Bruce Levine, Ph.D., ABPP
Anxiety Counselor

Bruce Levine, Ph.D., ABPP

Board Certified Clinical Psychologist

In 90048 - Nearby to Ladera Heights.

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.

Todd Hurtubise, LMFT, M.A.
Anxiety Counselor

Todd Hurtubise, LMFT, M.A.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90004 - Nearby to Ladera Heights.

Anxiety and stress can have a huge impact on not only your mental health, but also your physical health (sleep, appetite), your relationships with others and your regular activities of daily life. Working with a therapist to understand your anxiety and help you manage those feelings that trigger anxiety in your life can help you get back to your regular routine and regain a sense of control over your own life.

Beverly Scott, Beverly J Scott MS, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Beverly Scott, Beverly J Scott MS, LMFT

Beverly Scott LMFT

In 90277 - Nearby to Ladera Heights.

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!

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

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

Psychologist

In 91030 - Nearby to Ladera Heights.

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.

Phyllis Chase, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Phyllis Chase, MA, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90048 - Nearby to Ladera Heights.

Anxiety and stress come from not tapping into your true feelings & vulnerability. I help you go there with compassion and support. We can use hypnosis and many other strategies to keep you calm and get a good night's sleep. Many people don't know they are stressed because it's a normal way of life for them yet they know something is off. We all have stress, even good stress like a new marriage, new baby, a new job or a new home. All good reasons to get some counseling. Meditation is also offered at my office.

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D
Anxiety Counselor

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90035 - Nearby to Ladera Heights.

Anxiety and stress seem to the two factors that are running most people's lives. Between, work, performances, home, family, friends, returning phone calls and emails and all the additional pressures of life, stress and anxiety can simply become overwhelming. Counseling and psychotherapy has an outstanding track record for helping people cope with their anxieties and stressors in life. The therapeutic relationship established by a professional counselor often substantially decreases and relieves the wave of anxiety that can paralyze anyone. Counseling along with if needed medical intervention will under most circumstance return needed control, comfort and success.

Behnam Keyvan, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Behnam Keyvan, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91364 - Nearby to Ladera Heights.

I apply Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques in helping individuals suffering from Anxiety Disorders. These techniques have been shown to be highly effective in treating anxiety disorders. I help clients examine, challenge and dismiss fears and core-beliefs that underlie and fuel their anxiety symptoms. These techniques have been extremely effective with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD), General Anxiety Disorder, Panic attacks, and others Phobias.

Elvina Lui, M.A., MFT
Anxiety Counselor

Elvina Lui, M.A., MFT

California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91103 - Nearby to Ladera Heights.

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.

Chevvy Cheung, LCSW, PsyD.
Anxiety Counselor

Chevvy Cheung, LCSW, PsyD.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 90293 - Nearby to Ladera Heights.

We go through our days with constant demands on us-caring for our children, our partners, work, $, laundry, school-the list goes on. Often, we don't pay attention to how stressed and anxious we actually are. Stress can cause physical ailments, it is not just "in our heads". Too much stress is just plainly not good for us. Stress can be managed, it can even be used for good. I can help you become more aware of how stress is experienced in your body and mind. We will use the stress that is inevitable in your life and redirect it towards productivity. I will help you regain control of stress and tell it to "chill out", so that you can be present and enjoy the people and events of life.

Ronit Meshie Mai Lami, MSc, PhD
Anxiety Counselor

Ronit Meshie Mai Lami, MSc, PhD

Money Wealth and Relationship Consultant/Coach/Psychologist

In 90024 - Nearby to Ladera Heights.

It can be hard for people who experience various challenges to have the confidence or desire to approach a professional. Not only we are generally too embarrassed to ask for help in unraveling our feelings, healthy functional people suffer the double stigma. Since they are used to being highly functional in most, if not all aspects of their lives, when they face unfamiliar emotional challenges it can be hard to accept or understand it. In many occasions it is not easy to say: hey, I am dealing with something that I don’t have the tools to resolve! I truly care about them and want the best possible results.

Cristy Pareti, PsyD, MFT
Anxiety Counselor

Cristy Pareti, PsyD, MFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90266 - Nearby to Ladera Heights.

Many clients present with increasing levels of stress and anxiety in their lives. Therapy becomes centered around identifying triggers for anxiety symptoms, recent stressors in their lives, and identifying symptoms. Often times, we find together that anxiety has been in their life for a long time and that old patterns of behavior has accompanied it. We explore some of those patterns to identify the triggers and find new coping skills to practice when stress arrives. I find it helpful to collaborate with the client on setting goals and working at a speed that is comfortable to each client. This provides empowerment and confidence in working toward new ways of handling the stresses of living.

Drew Carr, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Drew Carr, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 91101 - Nearby to Ladera Heights.

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.

Nicole Thorn, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Nicole Thorn, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 90805 - Nearby to Ladera Heights.

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.

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

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

Psychotherapist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90048 - Nearby to Ladera Heights.

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.

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

Jennifer Flores, M.Ed., MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91604 - Nearby to Ladera Heights.

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.

Dana Fogel-Stark, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Dana Fogel-Stark, LMFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

In 91302 - Nearby to Ladera Heights.

My primary area of expertise is the treatment of Anxiety Disorders. There are different anxiety disorders such as Panic Disorder, Agoraphobia, Social Anxiety Disorder, Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Specific Phobia, PTSD and more. My therapeutic approach for the treatment of anxiety consists of: educating my client about their specific anxiety, teaching coping mechanisms to reduce stress/anxious mood, learning to interrupt the development of anxiety that leads to unpleasant physical manifestation and confronting behaviors and thoughts that maintain ongoing anxiety. It is imperative to work on my client's issues that perpetuates anxiety and distress.

Laura Westmoreland, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Laura Westmoreland, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90025 - Nearby to Ladera Heights.

How do you respond to anxiety and stress? Fight, flight, freeze, or collapse? I can assist you in understanding how your body responds to anxiety and stress. We can figure out what triggers anxiety & stress and develop a plan to diminish or alleviate both. You don't have to remain stuck in a cycle of fear and dread. Let's figure this out and get you some relief.

Jennifer Stonefield, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Jennifer Stonefield, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90210 - Nearby to Ladera Heights.

Anxiety and stress is one of the most common reasons for seeking therapy. Anxiety can be triggered in many ways and therefore, it can manifest and impact us in many ways. Living anywhere, especially in a large city such as Los Angeles, can create day-to-day stress, which then has the potential to impact one’s anxiety. Anxiety and stress can also impact one’s sexual needs, as well as be a result of such issues. Goals that target both anxiety and stress can be achieved with the right therapist by your side. I appreciate you trusting your therapeutic needs with me.

Latasha Dixon, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Latasha Dixon, MA, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91105 - Nearby to Ladera Heights.

There are times when you feel overwhelmed with the challenges of life. You have difficulties expressing your thoughts and feelings. Fear seeps in and you begin to second guess yourself and allow fear to lead your thoughts. Find ways to rest easy and feel calm even in the midst of a storm. Together, we can work through handling life while taking care of others and yourself. Discover peace from your fears and worries. Take the next step toward comfort right now.

Marcy Muray, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Marcy Muray, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90232 - Nearby to Ladera Heights.

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.



Ladera Heights is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 2.96 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Ladera Heights is 7,362 people with 2,909 households and a median annual income of $102,281. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Ladera Heights, CA

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Ladera Heights 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 Ladera Heights public health department.