Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Laguna Woods, CA.

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


Sue Shepard, MFT
Anxiety Counselor

Sue Shepard, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92612 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

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.

Christine Brown, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Christine Brown, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90742 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

A little bit of anxiety and stress can be helpful and even enjoyable. If that weren't true, we wouldn't ride roller coasters, or push through to meet that deadline! But too much anxiety or stress can be harmful, both to relationships and bodies. Therapy cannot necessarily remove the sources of stress or anxiety in your life, but it can help you respond to them differently. You will learn that your perception of events is what dictates your response. As you learn to perceive things as less-threatening, you will feel calmer. This calmer response will result in better health, both physically and mentally.

Laura Adams, Psy.D., MFT
Anxiety Counselor

Laura Adams, Psy.D., MFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist & Psychoanalyst

In 92692 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Dr. Laura Adams (949) 244-1992 www.SouthOCTherapist.com, is a marriage and family therapist and Psychoanalyst with offices in Newport Beach and Mission Viejo. Dr. Laura Adams specializes in psychodynamic psychotherapy for long-term depression, stress and anxiety issues for individuals, couples and families. Dr. Adams works with patients by listening for unconsious communications that contain understandings that can bring to light the underlying roots of the symptoms. Dr. Adams has been in private practice in South Orange County since 2004 and can be verified on the Psychology Today website.

The A Treatment Center, LPCC, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

The A Treatment Center, LPCC, LMFT

The A Treatment Center; Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92657 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Panic attacks? Things like panic attacks, trichotillomania, obsessive behaviors, even brain freeze can all be helped with the proper tools. Stress about taking a big exam like the BAR, State Boards, LMFT, LPCC, LCSW, CPA, SAT or other standardized tests. We offer specialized hypnosis sessions where symptoms are often reduced within 3-5 sessions. Fear of driving, flying or a special performance. Hypnosis is a fast effective solution. We also offer traditional psychotherapy using behavioral modification, positive psychology, and solution focused techniques to help you find the courage to face your fears. We offer tools to reduce your anxiety and manage your emotions.

Donna Carollo, M.A., LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Donna Carollo, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92677 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Together, we can break the automatic and unhealthy patterns of thought that are leading to your anxiety and stress. I employ Cognitive Behavior Therapy (CBT) - which is currently the most successful, scientifically proven method of psychotherapy to combat depression and anxiety. Using CBT, we can track and replace the irrational thoughts that are bringing you the most anxiety and stress.

Colleen Young, M.S., LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Colleen Young, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92653 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

In this fast-paced world of many challenges and pressure to keep up, stay involved and be successful, we often find ourselves worried that our "best" is simply not good enough. Stress and axiety are common reasons many seek counseling and I believe this is the beginning of the solution. Many do not realize they are contributors to their own distress by setting unreasonably high standards and expectations for themselves. Still, others contend with life's pressures and demands which are placed on them by other circumstanes. PTSD is a devastating disorder many face in the wake of war, poverty and the breakdown of their support systems. I am passionate about finding solutions together.

Alia Kaneaiakala, Psy.D, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Alia Kaneaiakala, Psy.D, LMFT

Licensed Psychologist and Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92656 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Phoenix Rising provides individualized treatment plans and therapy for anxiety and stress. Our clinicians are highly experienced and will provide you with a customized treatment plan for your unique situation. You do not have to experience this struggle alone, we have compassionate team members who are waiting to help. We invite you to call for a free confidential telephone assessment and schedule an appointment today.

John Mayfield, MFT
Anxiety Counselor

John Mayfield, MFT

Marriage Family Therapist

In 92832 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

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.

Mathew Carver, JC Accredited
Anxiety Counselor

Mathew Carver, JC Accredited

Mental Health Retreatment Center

In 92627 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Anxiety and stress have been ignored far too long. At Barn Life Recovery we aim to treat people on a long term basis and help them overcome the debilitating effects of stress and anxiety. We offer a "retreatment" style of recovery and help clients gain strength, insight and hope. Our huge campus allows clients to explore their triggers in a safe and nurturing environment.

John Kane, AMFT, APCC
Anxiety Counselor

John Kane, AMFT, APCC

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92882 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

I take a practical approach to treating anxiety and stress. I help you identify the sources of anxiety if you do not already know them. I support you in learning skills to regulate your emotions and increase awareness of body sensations and experiences in order to help you be able to control and reduce feelings of anxiety. I also use a combination of exposure therapy, if appropriate, and adjustment to lifestyle to help you reduce or eliminate sources of anxiety or stress. I know that every experience of anxiety or stress is unique and I will work with you to develop a plan of support tailored to your needs. I will provide a safe environment for you to challenge and overcome your fear/stress

Marijane Ward, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Marijane Ward, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 92618 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

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.

Catherine Wheeler, MFT
Anxiety Counselor

Catherine Wheeler, MFT

Dr.

In 92879 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Tools are specific for your wounds. Stress and anxiety limits our capacity to really connect with life and with love. Anxiety and stress often stems from wounds in the core of the personality that are long ago forgotten. Buried feelings can keep you so wound up and compulsive that you can't relax and feel present. Anxiety can keep you stuck living "in your head" disconnected from the rich, full life you are meant to feel! Don't settle, learn to use the tools to release anxiety and stress!

Susan Purrington, Psy.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Susan Purrington, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 92866 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

When anxiety and stress become overwhelming, it has the power to keep you from feeling like yourself. It takes away from your ability to be present in your day to day experiences, makes it difficult to enjoy your relationships, and takes your energy and time away from important things. You may not have control over stressful situations, but you can be empowered to handle them constructively and not be debilitated by anxiety. In the safety of therapy, we can explore and understand your stressors, identify constructive coping tools for you to draw on, and process through and release the burden of anxiety so that you can be free to enjoy the life you deserve.

Beth Siegel, PsyD.,LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Beth Siegel, PsyD.,LCSW

Doctor of Psychology in Psychoanalysis

In 92626 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

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.

Carolyn Hudson, M.A., LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Carolyn Hudson, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92821 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

I offer a safe environment for individuals to work through their anxiety and stress through "talk therapy" in a supportive atmosphere. I will utilize cognitive-behavioral therapy and other evidence-based therapies, as well as offer tools and techniques to help you reduce your stress and anxiety. Referrals for EMDR or a psychiatric evaluation for medication will be given when indicated.

Carla DeFraine, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Carla DeFraine, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 92618 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

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.

Jamie Stodola, MA., LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Jamie Stodola, MA., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92660 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Anxiety and stress is havoc on our overall life system. It affects our social life, work life, emotional life, family/relational life and especially our health and sometimes it is these exact areas that we are allowing to cause us to have the anxiety and stress. I believe in helping my clients by considering their whole being and considering all areas of life. Anxiety and stress lead to many many known health problems and diseases. Grab on to the health that you have to improve it starting with where you are today by managing anxiety and stress.

Adrienne Clements, MA LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Adrienne Clements, MA LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92626 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

I have extensive training in phobias, panic attacks, obsessions, compulsions, rumination, worrying, withdrawal, avoidance, shame, guilt, self-hatred, suicidality, hopelessness, lack of motivation, and social disengagement. These are all behaviors that can result from life stressors and anxiety. Our minds are on overdrive when we are stressed, and our bodies are on high alert. I will teach you skills to quiet your mind, relax your body, and to face the fears you have that are stopping you from living the life you want.

Terry Anderson, M.S., Psy.D, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Terry Anderson, M.S., Psy.D, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92780 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Many people feel anxious from time to time. But when feelings of anxiety and stress occur regularly and begin to interfere with your relationships, your social life, your job or other aspects of your life, it is time to consider professional treatment. I help people better understand and manage the physical and psychological effects of stress and anxiety. We will together seek to identify, explore and understand the sources of your anxiety and the thoughts and feelings associated with it, revealing how together we can work to change and resolve the anxious feelings you are experiencing. This resolution will help you feel and function better as you move forward in life. Feel free to call.

Rochelle Green, PhD, RPS
Anxiety Counselor

Rochelle Green, PhD, RPS

Research Psychoanalyst Candidate

In 92780 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Anxiety and stress are often difficult to assess and even more difficult to overcome. In a caring and compassionate setting, I work with clients to develop insights regarding the sources of anxiety and the nature of patterns contributing to stress. With deep understanding of the ways in which stress and anxiety are operating, we can create strategies of dealing with both.

Susan Melchior, MFT, MASC
Anxiety Counselor

Susan Melchior, MFT, MASC

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92612 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Having been a psychotherapist for 30 years, I consistantly work a great deal with clients in the area of stress and anxiety (as well as panic attacks). I have a very objective, and professional approach to these areas and a solution oriented way of assisting my clients to achieve relief and results fast. Through working with me you will develop an arsenal of new "tools" which you may immediately apply in daily life and situations. This will help you gain control over particular areas or situations in which you are currently "stuck" and may feel helpless or unaffective. Please give me a call so that I might help you "get your life back". My website: www.therapyhelp4you.com

Heather Browne, PsyD, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Heather Browne, PsyD, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

In 92647 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Anxiety is a necessary message that you need to pay attention to something that is at dis-ease in the body. My focus, using Burns techniques, is to help the individual find what they need to hear from the anxiety/stress while giving them very specific tools to distract the unnecessary messages. I show them body relaxation techniques as well as breathing exercises to lessen their tension and stress.

Larry Smith, LAADC CA
Anxiety Counselor

Larry Smith, LAADC CA

Licensed Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counselor

In 92675 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Get Real Recovery offers outpatient therapy for those suffering from co-occurring substance abuse and anxiety and stress. We offer If you or your loved one needs help, call our Admissions Helpline today for a free confidential assessment and insurance check. We accept most private insurance plans and can arrange private pay as well.

Gail Desilets, MA, MS, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Gail Desilets, MA, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92604 - Nearby to Laguna Woods.

Are you stressed out? Do you have panic attacks? I will help you feel more in control of your life. Using CBT, solution focussed brief therapy, and positive psychology we will have you feeling much better. I will help you learn the important benefit of relaxation and teach you techniques that you can use at any time. Let's get started right away! You are cordially invited to view my blog at: www.blogger.com/profile/05583261728767907328

Christi Lindsay, PsyD
Anxiety Counselor

Christi Lindsay, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

The modern world we live in is full of amazing technological advancements and organizational wonders, but it is also more complex and demanding than ever before. The myriad competing demands of our lives, how busy we are, the continual pressure to do and be more creates enormous stress for all of us. This stress can escalate into anxiety and the added strain of these issues easily begins to short-circuit our ability to function at our best, to feel good, to maintain relationships and responsibilities. I can help you understand the internal and external forces creating these negative feelings, and together we can find strategies for minimizing stress and anxiety so you can feel better.



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Laguna Woods is located in Orange County, California. It has a land area of 3.34 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Laguna Woods is 16,406 people with 11,306 households and a median annual income of $38,674. .


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Counseling in this region can be difficult to afford for many people without insurance. Most people in Laguna Woods are not able to commit to a weekly therapy session without proper budgeting. The good news is that counselors in Laguna Woods may offer sliding scale fees or low cost options. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your therapist to learn more. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Laguna Woods public health department.