Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Lakewood, CA.

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


Anxiety Counselor

Stephanie Weston, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Lakewood

Stress and anxiety play a big role in our lives. We live in an information heavy world, which along with the daily grind of life, can make people feel overwhelmed and anxious. One of the problems is that it isn’t just felt by the person suffering, but by all those around the person as well. That’s why it’s crucial to learn techniques to alleviate your stress. I believe that in order to really work through your anxiety, you need to figure out where it’s coming from and learn your triggers. Reducing your stress will result in better relationships, greater confidence in your abilities, and renewed enjoyment in experiences to just name a few.

Anxiety Counselor

Eris Huemer, PsyD, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Lakewood

Eliminate your anxiety, worry and stress and get back in control. Stop your self-destructive behaviours and negative thinking. Stop living in the past and get over your anger and resentment. Dr. Eris Huemer will help you change the patterns of thought and behaviour that keep you stuck. With her solution focused approach, she will help you change your thoughts and behaviours in new, and positive, directions while helping you envision your future without today's problems.

Anxiety Counselor

Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.

Psychologist

Within driving distance of Lakewood

Stress or anxiety don’t always get in the way, but sometimes they do. Learn to identify the sources, recognize how they stop you, and change the impact they have on you and your life. Learn how old patterns shape your self-image, self-esteem, and expectations, and discover new ways of dealing with that. Fear doesn’t have to stop you from having what you want in life. And, sometimes it’s a valuable asset, like knowing which is the lion and which is the lamb. Psychotherapy with me helps you to sort out when to listen to the fears and when they no longer apply. You’ll also learn coping strategies that can help when you’re caught up in the fear. Your fears don’t have to control you.

Anxiety Counselor

Rebecca Bokoch, PsyD

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Lakewood

Anxiety can leave many clients feeling completely powerless. I would empower clients to take control of their anxiety by separating themselves from their anxiety and working towards their preferred relationship with anxiety. I would encourage clients to use mindfulness to decrease their anxiety by focusing on the present moment, acknowledging their anxiety, and accepting that their anxiety will not last forever.

Anxiety Counselor

Miriam Davis, M.A., M.F.T.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Lakewood

I work with many patients who are struggling with anxiety and stress, whether it is due to relationship or life pressures, difficult family dynamics, or long-term individual anxiety that is preventing them from experiencing life in a freer, stronger, more peaceful and productive manner. We work together to determine the underlying causes that have produced (or may be continuing to provoke) their anxiety; then we focus on ways to see their lives and their problems more clearly, giving them more ability to have realistic expectations & more impact on their life situations. I help them find (and practice) concrete ways to reduce stress in their lives, increasing strength and lessening anxiety.

Anxiety Counselor

Stephenie Champlin, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Lakewood

Have you ever been somewhere and your pulse began to race and your heart is pounding and you start to sweat and the room seems to get smaller and you can’t breathe and you can’t find the way out? You may be suffering from panic and anxiety. This condition can be exacerbated by a multitude of different stressors. I can help you make it less overwhelming, less debilitating and less severe. I can help you learn to get control of your life. Call me now at 714-432-9856!

Anxiety Counselor

Lori Shnorhokian, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Lakewood

Many people experience anxiety and stress at any given time. Once it becomes part of your life, it can start effecting you and the people around you. Therapy can help identify where the anxiety is and where it is originated. Therapy can be benefited by decreasing your anxiety and be able to manage your everyday functioning. Tools will be offered to minimize your anxiety regardless of the situation given.

Anxiety Counselor

Steven Harris, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Lakewood

I find that the most important part of working with anxiety and stress is to work with creating a safe environment to explore and work on these feelings together. This is an important goal. Without safety, and a feeling of genuine and concern and compassion for you, I do not think we will be able to get very far. From here learning to approach, tolerate and understand what makes you anxious and stressed out, the things you avoid talking about and are fearful about being overwhelmed by are the things I want to help you master. So much of anxiety is feeling smaller than what we are up against. Getting confidence in yourself and coping effectively with your anxiety is what I will help you do.

Anxiety Counselor

Anthony Fiore, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of Lakewood

We treat anxiety and stress by first helping you identify what may be causing it. Causes may include external stressors (like economic stress or marital stress), or internal stressors like being too hard on yourself, or not feeling fulfilled in life. depending on the cause, we then teach teach you find ways to perhaps think differently about the stressing situation, ways to change your life to reduce the stress, or techniques for stress inoculation such as relaxation training, meditation, or deep breathing exercises. If you have a panic disorder, we teach you specific coping techniques to deal with it in the future.

Anxiety Counselor

Betsy Sansby, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Communication Expert for over 30 years

Within driving distance of Lakewood

As the late Claire Weeks once wrote, “Anxiety is nothing more than over-sensitized nerves kept alive by bewilderment and fear.” I can help you create an action plan to heal over-sensitized nerves and manage your stress more effectively. Develop your ability to recognize the stress response more quickly and respond in ways that: reduce fear and anxiety and increase self-mastery.

Anxiety Counselor

Jim Tauber and Laura Newman, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapists

Within driving distance of Lakewood

Conflict in relationships is inevitable and when couples cannot find resolution, anxiety builds. Often, this leads to shutting down or blowing up--both triggering behaviors that can drive a wedge between two people. As co-therapists, we help couples find ways to maintain differences while staying connected. Intimacy also triggers old unresolved issues that create stress. These old wounds have nothing to do with our partners. We help couples understand how these memories can interfere in the repairing with your partner.

Anxiety Counselor

Kristen Gardenhire, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Lakewood

Clients will be able to decrease the worries that plague them and find relief from their anxious feelings through therapy. Therapy will help them to re-frame their thinking and thus their feelings and behaviors - it will help to teach a new way of living and dealing with anxiety. Clients will also be able to develop healthy coping mechanisms for day to day stress.

Anxiety Counselor

Ellen Klavan, MA, MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Lakewood

The first thing we'll need to do when you come in with anxiety and stress is to work on understanding together the source of the problem. Is your life unavoidably busy? Are there unresolved traumas that keep your system on high alert? Has it always been like this? There are many practical steps you can take to relieve anxiety and stress, including mindful meditation, body awareness, self-care and slowing down. We'll work on those but also explore whatever obstacles have kept you so far from using techniques like these. We'll look at what may have kept you stuck in patterns of anxiety and stress and actualize your motivation to change.



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

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

Lakewood is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 9.41 square miles and a water area of 0.05 square miles.  The population of Lakewood is 81,611 people with 26,083 households and a median annual income of $79,193. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Lakewood, CA

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Lakewood for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees