Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Scotts Valley, CA.

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


Anxiety Counselor

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Scotts Valley

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.

Anxiety Counselor

Donald Dufford, Ph.D. Director

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Scotts Valley

Get Anxiety Relief Now. Regular talk therapy is not enough, Dr. Dufford teaches specific tools and techniques to overcome Anxiety and Sress related problems. Dr. Dufford, Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist, Director of Anxiety Treatment Services has specialized training and experience in treating Anxiety Disorders: Panic, Agoraphobia, Phobias, Social Anxiety, Generalized Anxiety, OCD, PTSD and related issues such as Depression, Insomnia, Anger, IBS, BDD, & Addictions. Get to the bottom of the issue and create lasting positive change with Individual Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Hypnotherapy, EMDR, Psychotherapy, Nutrition, Mindfulness, Group Support and Home Visits for Behavioral Coaching.

Anxiety Counselor

Randi Fredricks, Ph.D., LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Scotts Valley

I am a licensed marriage and family therapist with a Masters and Ph.D. in Psychology and a Doctorate in Naturopathy. I specialize anxiety treatment for individuals, couples, and family therapy using traditional psychology and integrative medicine. My landmark book Healing & Wholeness: Complementary and Alternative Therapies for Mental Health discusses the many types of natural methods that have shown in research to improve the symptoms of anxiety and successfully treat all types of anxiety disorders.

Anxiety Counselor

Verna Nelson, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Scotts Valley

Your stress may be triggered by job loss, illness, relationships or by "positive" stressors like a new job or a baby. I provide a solution-oriented and healing environment for people who are suffering from the stress of living a "real" life. I provide a place to change the way you talk to yourself so you will stop beating yourself up and start predicting and creating positive results in your, or your family's, future. We will join together to increase your ability to cope with stress and appreciate your strengths as a human being. You can increase your tolerance for making important changes, learn to accept uncertainty, and cope with the things in life that can't be changed.

Anxiety Counselor

Tom Cheney, M.A.

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Scotts Valley

Anxiety is a fire fueled by our attention and frantic efforts to "put it out." I will help you end your battle with your own thoughts and physical sensations. I will empower you with the latest scientific adaptations of the mindfulness, compassion, and gratitude traditions. Thus armed, you will replace the "fear of fear" with acceptance. We will shift your focus from preoccupation with threat to gratitude for your courage, strength, and sources of support.

Anxiety Counselor

Eileen Goldman, MA MFT

Liscensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Scotts Valley

Anxiety and Stress are part of the human condition. Many of us don't realize how much of our brain's real estate anxiety and stress take up - robbing us of being able to be present for what is in front of us instead of reacting to some fear or past trauma. I can help you build your inner resilience and recognition of when you are being driven by anxiety/stress so that you can find your way out of a historic reaction and into a more current narrative.

Anxiety Counselor

Robin Bates-Pualuan, MS, LMFT, LPCC

Marriage & Family Therapist, Professional Clinical Counselor

Within driving distance of Scotts Valley

Is the weight of the world on your shoulders? Is it difficult to get up in the morning and face the day, even though it was difficult to fall asleep and turn off your mind the night before? Are your relationships suffering because you feel stressed and worried most of the time? A little anxiety can be a positive push toward action, but too much anxiety and stress are unhealthy and unhelpful. I can help you learn to de-stress with relaxation techniques and anxiety management. It doesn’t have to be this hard.

Anxiety Counselor

Jason Esswein, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Scotts Valley

Anxiety is an internal alarm system that gives us information about our internal state as well as possible danger in the external world. Often, anxiety is a signal of deeper, more intense emotions such as sadness, anger, and fear. It can also be a consequence of not living authentically. Once these deeper feelings are identified and expressed, they can be readily released. For example, when we say "Yes" when we really mean "No," we will often experience anxiety. In this case, the anxiety is providing us with a warning that we are not being honest (living authentically) with ourself and/or another. Therapy is the perfect place to explore this common emotion.

Anxiety Counselor

Magda Wroblewska, MA, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Scotts Valley

Our busy lives provide plenty of anxiety and stress. Some stress is normal, even helpful. But if you feel tense, anxious, or fearful most of the time, worry and obsess about the future, or feel psychological tension is beginning to affect your physical health, it may be time to get help. I use a variety of techniques to help people manage stress, including guided imagery, meditation, and EMDR, which is very effective for those whose anxiety stems from previous emotional wounds or trauma. No matter what approach we choose, I'll make sure you feel safe, supported, and free to explore the causes of your anxiety and stress so you can overcome them and take back control of your life.

Anxiety Counselor

Carrie Elizabeth Lin, MA, LPCC

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor

Within driving distance of Scotts Valley

I can help you overcome anxiety and live a calmer, more relaxed life. I practice what I call "holistic anxiety treatment," which means we look at physical, cognitive, relationship, and spiritual factors contributing to your anxiety. One size doesn't fit all, so I take an individualized approach to anxiety treatment. Your treatment plan might include dietary changes, exercise and movement, changing your thoughts and beliefs, meditation and other mindfulness practices, spiritual involvement, or family support. Depending on your circumstances, I might also help you learn to tolerate anxiety rather than just trying to get rid of it.

Anxiety Counselor

Barbara Pannoni, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Scotts Valley

Recent studies show that moderate stress can actually make us more productive and successful. But when stress and anxiety become too much to handle, they can make life miserable. I use mindfulness-based therapy to help you increase your own innate ability to decrease anxiety and keep stress manageable. If your symptoms are related to past experiences such as painful or difficult childhood experiences, abuse or trauma, I offer Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy. EMDR therapy is a highly effective for relieving symptoms of PTSD and improving performance. Come experience it for yourself!

Anxiety Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within driving distance of Scotts Valley

While most treatment approaches for anxiety and stress are effective on the surface, they don’t treat the real problem. Mantras, deep breathing, and rational dialogues about your fear being irrational rarely work---for most people don’t believe it or you! Imagine if you can trick the brain into changing without you telling your conscious mind that you are changing it? Problem with anxiety and stress is that the brain in this state knows you want to change it and it resists. Contact Kevin@kevinfleminphd.com for the ultimate stress and anxiety solution that will literally change your brain's autonomic nervous system patterns while you sit on your butt. 877-606-6161.

Anxiety Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Scotts Valley

Everyone experiences anxiety at some point, but for some the anxiety is so frequent or intense that it interferes with their lives or even triggers panic attacks. I use Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to help my clients get a sense of control over their own anxiety. We collaborate to learn skills to reduce the frequency or intensity of the anxious feelings, to tolerate the anxiety when it does occur so they can still function through it, and to practice habits that reduce stress and improve general mental health.



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

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

Scotts Valley is located in Santa Cruz County, California. It has a land area of 4.61 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Scotts Valley is 11,945 people with 4,332 households and a median annual income of $101,475. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Scotts Valley, CA

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Scotts Valley 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