Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Monrovia, CA.

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


Yeshiva Davis, LMFT, MA, MBA
Anxiety Counselor

Yeshiva Davis, LMFT, MA, MBA

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90008 - Nearby to Monrovia.

Are your worries and fears overwhelming, preventing you from living your best life? Do you feel paralyzed by panic and doubts? If this sounds like you, and you want to make some changes, I’d like to help. The good news is that excessive worrying is a habit you can learn to break. We can work together to teach your brain to stay calm and collected and to look at life from a more realistic and positive perspective. Together we will decrease your preoccupation with ‘what ifs’ and ‘worse case scenarios.’ Through tailored relaxation techniques, and VERY SLOWLY exposing you to your fears, we can reduce your anxiety to a manageable level, so your fears are no longer interfering with your life.

Jeanne Clevenger, PsyD
Anxiety Counselor

Jeanne Clevenger, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91106 - Nearby to Monrovia.

Stress is a part of life...but ongoing anxiety can negatively impact our well-being, including our relationships, jobs, and families. If you suffer from chronic worrying and the stress is just too much, there IS a better way to live. I will not only help you develop stress management techniques that work for you, but I will also help you shift the way you have typically coped with unwanted thoughts and feelings. Moreover, we can work to build self-awareness and insight into the core reasons behind your anxiety, which typically produces longer lasting transformation.

David Highfill, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

David Highfill, LCSW

Therapist & Counselor

In 91101 - Nearby to Monrovia.

Anxiety and stress are among the most common symptoms people experience in their everyday lives. When these start to feel uncontrollable, it may be time to seek assistance. I will start where you are, learning from you what issues are contributing to your anxiety and stress, how long these issues have been contributing to your stress level, what you have tried to do so far, what you may have thought about but haven't yet attempted, and barriers you have that maintain these stressors in your life. Together, we will practice ways to prioritize your issues, allow you to tackle them individually, and develop relaxation techniques to help you through this process.

Kristi Dechairo Ahern, APCC, LMHC, CGCS
Anxiety Counselor

Kristi Dechairo Ahern, APCC, LMHC, CGCS

Registered Associate Professional Clinical Counselor (APCC)*, Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC)

In 90027 - Nearby to Monrovia.

We all experience anxiety and stress on some level, but when it becomes chronic or increases in intensity, it can make it difficult to function at our best. The good news is that both anxiety and stress are highly treatable. I am trained in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) which has been proven to be a highly effective tool in treating anxiety and stress. I hope you will reach out soon so we can talk more about how I can help you.

Rebecca Bokoch, PsyD
Anxiety Counselor

Rebecca Bokoch, PsyD

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to Monrovia.

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.

Cristina Cano, M.S., LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Cristina Cano, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90703 - Nearby to Monrovia.

Stress related Anxiety is the most common factor affecting individual’s overall health. It can cause many health complications and emotional difficulties. Occasional anxiety and stress are part of daily life, but when anxiety interferes with relationships and pleasurable activities therapy can help to decrease the excessive worry about future events and this decrease the disruption.

Anne Marie Ruta Buchanan, LPCC. BC-DMT, NCC
Anxiety Counselor

Anne Marie Ruta Buchanan, LPCC. BC-DMT, NCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

In 92806 - Nearby to Monrovia.

Anxiety and stress- you get sucked in and find you are like Alice falling down the rabbit hole. I understand the whirl-wind and can help . Together we identify the fears that have you paralyzed and defeated. We uncover areas of strength to build from so to gain the confidence to take on the challenges. I present stress management exercises such as progressive relaxation, grounding, breath work, guided imagery and mindset shifts to help you handle your stress and anxiety. We work on implementing small lifestyle choices that increase your tolerance and boost your ability to problem- solve, knowing you can get through the difficult experiences in your life whenever and however they manifest.

Schwarz and Associates, Rebecca L Schwarz
Anxiety Counselor

Schwarz and Associates, Rebecca L Schwarz

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90703 - Nearby to Monrovia.

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.

Diane Thorp, MSW, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Diane Thorp, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Psychotherapist

In 91106 - Nearby to Monrovia.

Many individuals are surprised when I tell them that not all anxiety is necessarily negative, in fact, it was crucial to our survival for hundreds of year. We still can experience this with our fight, flight, or freeze responses when we preceive danger; however, these are often used to extreme when they are not necessary as they may have been back in the cave man days. Anxious behaviors may stem from inherited characteristics, environmental or learned behaviors, or a combination of these. The result may lead to a significant decrease in functioning for individuals and in many domains in their lives, i.e., work, school, social life; psychotherapy can make a significant positive impact.

Terence Cochran, Ph.D., MFT
Anxiety Counselor

Terence Cochran, Ph.D., MFT

Marriage and Family Therapist, Psychoanalyst

In 92831 - Nearby to Monrovia.

Anxiety can either be genetically based, or it can be a learned condition based on early family programming or the pressures of an increasingly demanding and technology-based environment. Learning how to live in the moment and how to detach from worry and perfectionism is often itself the goal of effective psychotherapy.

Ute Zimmermann, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Ute Zimmermann, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91106 - Nearby to Monrovia.

Stress and Anxiety can be limiting ones potential in life as well as cause health complications in the long run. Both stress and anxiety can be managed. Together we will look at coping techniques that can work for you to help alleviate some of the anxiety and stress you are experiencing. We will then turn to the causes and find ways to navigate them.

Katelin Hanhart, LCSW LCADC
Anxiety Counselor

Katelin Hanhart, LCSW LCADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

Much of anxiety and stress are related to the negative messages we send ourselves. We worry about what others think of us, what may happen in the future, and how we acted in the past; just to name a few. Because much of anxiety is based in our thoughts; a large portion of the work we do in this therapy is to challenge our thinking. By challenging our negative thoughts, we can experience a more positive shift in emotions and behaviors. We will also discuss and practice mindfulness strategies as a way to work on being more present in the moment and decrease the focus on negative repetitive thinking. Relief from anxiety is possible with effective skills.

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

Jennifer Flores, M.Ed., MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91505 - Nearby to Monrovia.

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.

Carolyn Hudson, M.A., LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Carolyn Hudson, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92821 - Nearby to Monrovia.

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.

Lucy Cotter, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Lucy Cotter, LMFT

Psychotherapist

In 90004 - Nearby to Monrovia.

I provide counseling for anxiety and stress at the Narrative Couples Center. Through collaborative conversations, we discover alternatives that can replace the oppression of anxiety. Are you wanting peacefulness, more balance, less overwhelm? I look at how problems interfere with people’s hopes, and use a strength-based approach that supports resourcefulness.

Emily Rued, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Emily Rued, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, EMDR Therapist

In 90029 - Nearby to Monrovia.

There's so much to feel anxious about in today's world. Anxiety can look different in different people. I'm curious about how you are feeling and how your anxiety and stress shows up for you. Let's see what isn't working and try some new things. We can explore when this anxiety first started showing up for you and gain new insights into yourself and your anxiety. Let's work together to reduce the stress and anxiety in your life so you can feel better.

Michelle Harwell, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Michelle Harwell, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90041 - Nearby to Monrovia.

Life's challenges can often shape our personalities and behavior and get in the way of letting us experience a fulfilling life. I am committed to helping you restore parts of your life that has been shaken by anxiety and stress. Together, we will work through overcoming painful events, establishing healthy connections with others, and building trust and security that is essential to having meaningful relationships.

Latasha Dixon, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Latasha Dixon, MA, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91105 - Nearby to Monrovia.

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.

Joelle Allman, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Joelle Allman, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 90703 - Nearby to Monrovia.

Life can be overwhelming at times resulting in increased anxiety and stress. If you are experiencing difficulty sleeping, worrying constantly, and increased irritability, you can benefit from additional support. Talking about issues you are dealing with may be hard, but avoiding issues can be even more devastating. Lack of sleep and fearful thoughts often do not go away by themselves. Learning new techniques on how to cope with stress and anxiety can improve your relationships, your outlook on life, and your overall health and well being. Reaching out for help is not a weakness, it shows strength and willingness to learn skills to improve your life.

John Kane, AMFT, APCC
Anxiety Counselor

John Kane, AMFT, APCC

Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91710 - Nearby to Monrovia.

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

Dustin Vander Haar, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Dustin Vander Haar, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91106 - Nearby to Monrovia.

Anxiety and stress come from a variety of sources for children and young adults. Further, the behavioral outcome of anxiety and stress varies from one individual to the next. While some may become isolated and avoid stressful situations, others can become behaviorally aggressive and aggitated. I work closely with my clients and families on identifying the underlying causes of this anxiety, and by using cognitive behavioral therapy and solution focused methods my clients learn the skills to manage and resolve these stressors.

Laura MacRae-Serpa, M.A., CCLS, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Laura MacRae-Serpa, M.A., CCLS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91030 - Nearby to Monrovia.

Stress and anxiety feel bigger in isolation. Therapy can help identify the source of stress, what triggers stress reactions, fears and worries, negative thought patterns, and how to manage and cope with stressors in positive ways. If you or your child / adolescent are overwhelmed with stress and are experiencing increased anxiety then I would like to help.

Krystal Boothe, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Krystal Boothe, LCSW

Wings of the Future Private Practice Group

In 91790 - Nearby to Monrovia.

My apprach to treating anxiety and stress is by using a psychodynamic apparach coupled with cognitive behavior therapy. I work with client on identify current ife circumstances that may be contributing to the depression. I then help identify distored thinking patterns or perceptions that lead to depression. Also spend time uncover past truma including childhood truma and use inner healing techniques to help client uncover and release trauma from the body and correct negative thinking patterns that resulted from the truama.

John Warrington, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

John Warrington, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 91010 - Nearby to Monrovia.

Anxiety can be debilitating, especially if you have panic attacks. It can feel like and assault on your senses and makes you want to flee to safety. I liken it to feeling as if a lion had walked into the room. Your brain tells you there is danger and you must fight or flee. For those who suffer from anxiety medication can help but there are also ways that you can learn to manage and control it. I try to help my patients to understand the universalized thoughts and feelings that feed the anxious beats and to learn techniques that will improve the quality of their lives.

Rich Painter, M.S., LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Rich Painter, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to Monrovia.

Life has a way of making us feel overwhelmed and out of control at times. Stress and anxiety can build up and consume your thoughts and feelings. I believe that by exploring unmet needs from the past, people can develop healthier relationships today. By working through painful losses and wounds, people can release unhelpful beliefs about themselves and others in order to live more fully in the present and with hope for the future. We are hurt in relationships; we are also healed in relationship, and the therapeutic relationship can be a useful resource. If you are ready to take the next step I am here to support and empower you. I look forward to working with you!



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Monrovia is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 13.60 square miles and a water area of 0.10 square miles.  The population of Monrovia is 37,463 people with 13,048 households and a median annual income of $70,358. .


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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Monrovia 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. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Monrovia public health department.