Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in San Pedro, CA.

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


Anxiety Counselor

Heather Browne, PsyD, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Within driving distance of San Pedro

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.

Anxiety Counselor

Dr. Chris Nikolaidis, PhD

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of San Pedro

Do you feel stressed and on edge? Do you feel your life is consumed by anxiety and panic? Do you have difficulty concentrating? Do you experience shortness of breath, nausea, decreased appetite? Do you have excessive anxiety and worry? Do you suffer from obsessions and compulsions? PTSD? Social anxiety? Do you have muscle tension, tiredness, restlessness, shaking, and trembling? I am a specialist in anxiety. I help people reduce their stress and anxiety so that their daily functioning is not impaired. In addition, I'll help you see the big picture so you can resolve the the deeper source of the anxiety and feel peace and joy in your life once again. Call, text 24/7 days (949)791-7127.

Anxiety Counselor

Kristen Caron, MA, MFT

Licensed Psychotherapist, Eating Disorder Specialist

Within driving distance of San Pedro

Stress and anxiety are often the root causes leading to unhealthy coping mechanisms such as addiction and eating disorders. By evaluating triggers for stress and/or anxiety and developing healthy coping strategies (often with cognitive behavioral interventions), patients learn to self regulate and experience significant mood improvement. When necessary, referrals for medications are made as an adjunct to psychotherapy.

Anxiety Counselor

Lyndsay Elliott, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of San Pedro

Most days, everyone experiences anxiety and stress on some level. The problem arises when the anxiety begins to interfere with normal functioning and you become paralyzed to be more productive. Anxiety can be a specific fear (worries about safety/security) or more generalized where you just constantly feel “anxious” and do not know why. When you are in that state, it is hard to recognize the triggers, or what thoughts/behaviors may be exacerbating your symptoms. Therapy helps to uncover those patterns while also offering techniques to stop them from being debilitating, so you can move forward with a more satisfying, productive everyday life.

Anxiety Counselor

Anthony Fiore, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

Within driving distance of San Pedro

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

Gary Brown, PhD, LMFT, FAPA

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of San Pedro

Without a doubt, the most common problems that people come to see me is related to anxiety and stress in their lives. Quite often they feel unsettled, scared, confused, and frustrated when they first come to see me. Some have panic attacks as well. This is a terrible way to live. And here's some good news: anxiety and stress can be treated, quite often with great success. I like to take a good history to see how much of your anxiety and stress is related to current circumstances, perhaps an underlying health condition, and possible genetic causes. Then we can explore different treatment options that work for you. I like to use a collaborative approach. This gets the best results.

Anxiety Counselor

Kate Boswell, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of San Pedro

Is anxiety, panic, or stress overload taking over your life? Is it keeping you from things you need to do or want to do? It is very common to try to avoid anxiety or panic, or lower the stress, by avoiding situations that trigger it. By avoiding anxiety triggers, your world starts becoming smaller. It may feel safer, but it starts feeling like a prison. A prison created by fear. There is hope and help. I specialize in helping anxious people become more confident and to enjoy life more. I offer effective, drug free tools and strategies, mostly based on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT). We would work together to create a plan that works for you. Call me today to learn more.

Anxiety Counselor

Tom Andre, MA

MFTI

Within driving distance of San Pedro

Most of us have some relationship with stress and anxiety, and it's no wonder: our society offers us daily opportunities to deepen our anxiety or increase our stress level. One or more sources of anxiety is often quite manageable, but life has a way of throwing multiple stressors at us at once. When several problems work together to conspire against us, it is often overwhelming.

Anxiety Counselor

Duane Osterlind, LMFT, CSAT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of San Pedro

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.

Anxiety Counselor

Susette Magana, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of San Pedro

Anxiety & Stress are present both in the mind and the body. Through Cognitive Behavioral techniques, I help clients to identify underlying thoughts that trigger anxious symptoms, which are often physical. We use breathing techniques and muscle relaxation to address the physical symptoms in the moment. I will help you to identify negative thinking that can get in the way of fighting anxiety. For some, talking about your stress helps to relieve it... we'll do that, too. For Christian clients, I incorporate truth from the Bible to use to fight hopelessness and overwhelming thoughts that trigger anxiety.

Anxiety Counselor

Negar Khaefi, MFT, LPCC

Psychotherapist, Anxiety Specialist, EMDR Practitioner

Within driving distance of San Pedro

I specialize in treating ANXIETY DISORDERS such as OCD, Phobia, Panic Disorder, Social Phobia, chronic stress and worry regarding career and relationships, and PTSD. Anxiety related problems enjoy excellent recovery rates with the specialized treatment at a pace that is comfortable for you. Let's get started with a complimentary phone consultation.

Anxiety Counselor

Betsy Walli, MS, PhD

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist 85860

Within driving distance of San Pedro

Babies are born with a drive to stay close to a caregiver. This human survival instinct persists into adulthood as the drive to form a secure bond with a partner. No matter how old we are, emotional connection still feels like safety, while isolation feels like danger. It makes sense then that if you don’t feel securely connected to another person, you will be more vulnerable to anxiety. Yet often the anxiety itself makes it difficult for you to form the secure connection you need so much. Emotionally Focused Therapy can help you break this cycle and form secure bonds that serve as both a safe haven when you need support, and a secure base from which you can confidently go out into the world

Anxiety Counselor

Adam Sheck, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of San Pedro

We all face stress in our lives, more and more every year it seems. Some manage it better than others, yet when anxiety is our neurological response, we are severely challenged to face life in a skillful way. Whether your anxiety stems from a current situation or from the past, it CAN be treated successfully. Learn how to "reprogram" your neural network for a more optimum response to stress. You CAN live the life that you deserve!



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

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

San Pedro is located in Los Angeles County, California.  The population of San Pedro is 86,000 people.