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

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


Anxiety Counselor

Aleksandra Drecun, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Valley Center

If you suffer from unmanageable stress, panic attacks, obsessive thoughts, a difficulty to relax or release your worries, you may experiencing stress and anxiety. You can live free of distress, anxiety or fear. When it comes to treating anxiety disorders or stress-management, research shows that therapy is the most effective option. Therapy can help you uncover the underlying causes of your stress, worries and fears; learn how to relax; look at situations in new, less frightening ways; and develop better coping and problem-solving skills. Therapy gives you the tools to successfully manage stress, overcome anxiety and teaches you how to use them.

Anxiety Counselor

Sue Cates, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Valley Center

Anxiety and stress are part of living in our busy world. When your anxious thoughts and fears seem overwhelming and are impacting your life in negative ways, therapy can help. I create a warm, engaged, and supportive atmosphere where your experiences can be understood and accepted. Using a holistic approach that includes body-based mindfulness and stress reduction strategies, we can work together to help you get back to living a life that brings joy and meaning.

Anxiety Counselor

Deborah Moyer, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Valley Center

Anxiety and stress sometimes seem like they are impossible to escape in today’s world. But when they are your constant companions, therapy can help you find ways to put them back in perspective and restore a sense of peace and calm. I work with you not only to manage the symptoms but also to identify underlying reasons for the anxiety. By employing a “top down and bottom up” approach, you can experience long-lasting relief from your anxiety.

Anxiety Counselor

Rakefet Benderly, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Valley Center

Anxiety is a very common and devastating condition. As a licensed clinical psychologist, I have successfully treated anxiety for over 20 years. Most people who come to my office report feeling excessive worry and that they can not stop the worry. I educate my clients so they understand their own anxiety and how to manage their stress. I teach various coping skills, using a variety of treatment modalities tailored to my client's unique needs. Feeling anxious and stressed is very difficult. My goal is to have my client's feel more calm and enjoying their life as soon as possible.

Anxiety Counselor

Rebecca Friese, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Valley Center

Do you feel stressed out most of the time? Do you worry constantly? Do you struggle with panic attacks? I help people to identify the underlying causes of their anxiety and to reduce stress in their lives. I provide a supportive, accepting environment where people can explore their deepest fears and develop true peace of mind. It would be a privilege to talk with you and see what I can do to help. Feel free to call me at 760 566-5513.

Anxiety Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within driving distance of Valley Center

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

Thomas Schmierer, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Valley Center

You don't have to be anxious anymore! The biggest secret to being anxiety free, lies in understanding what anxiety really is. It is a generalized "fear" with no object. This means that the anxious person honestly answers the question, "What are you afraid of?" with "I don't know." When you come to therapy with me, I will teach how to answer the most important question that you can ask yourself, "What is behind the anxiety?" When you pay attention to the bodily sensations that exist "behind" your anxiety, the change process begins. In time, with successful treatment, you will experience a sense of peace. Calm confidence can become your usual or normal experience as the anxiety fades.

Anxiety Counselor

Elisabeth Caetano, MA, MFT #37010

Licensed Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Valley Center

I have over 17 years of experience helping people manage anxiety and stress. I use a combination of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and mindfulness and meditation techniques to help you learn how to manage your own anxiety and stress. Learning new tools and skills for managing stress is especially effective and CBT is scientifically proven to help manage anxiety.

Anxiety Counselor

Adrienne Levy, MA LMFT

Licensed Marriage Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Valley Center

It might be helpful to have behavioral tools to manage anxiety and stress, but those tools might not be instantly available when a person is under extreme duress. I have begun to use hypnosis to help clients access a felt sense of calm and inner peace even while upset occurs in daily life. Hypnosis can help clients identify and access their own strengths and resources, to apply to stress management in new ways.

Anxiety Counselor

The Center for Change, M.S., M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Valley Center

This has been labeled the age of anxiety. It is easy to see why - we live in a constant state of stress-inducing issues. Money, employment, children, marriage, health, aging, can all lead to feelings of stress and sometimes overwhelming anxiety. But we do not have to live with the stress. We can learn how to respond in a healthy way to the stress in our lives. I can help you address these issues, as well as make a plan to live as stress-free as you possibly can.

Anxiety Counselor

Daryl Temkin, Ph.D

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

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

Pamela Polcyn, Ph.D, MFT

Licensed Marriage And Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Valley Center

Anxiety and stress are prevalent conditions in our society that require a skilled and trained hand to effectively treat. Constant worry, tension, and fear create havoc in the day to day life of a person. The correct combination of stress reduction techniques, cognitive behavioral therapy, mindfulness, and emotional release contribute to a reduction in the symptoms of Agoraphobia, Panic Attacks, Generalized Anxiety, Social Anxiety, and PTSD. New understanding and behavioral patterns can get you out of the painful cycle of anxiety and depression that continue without appropriate treatment . An eye of the storm exists in every situation and therapy can assist in finding this peaceful place.

Anxiety Counselor

Peter Lambrou, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Valley Center

I see anxiety conditions as unproductive responses to stress. While there are predisposing factors, the catalyst for triggering anxiety, fears, even phobias is stress. I focus on 4 basic and proven factors: 1) Psychoeducation - understanding what's happening in your mind and body that causes anxiety and stress; 2) Relaxation training - providing you with a wide range of ways to relax and de-stress, not just deep breathing, but many; 3) Cognitive (thought) changes - learning how to change unproductive thinking to productive - Stopping the What ifs and a dozen others; 4) Lifestyle/behavioral changes - balancing life is vital - sleep, nutrition (stop caffeine), exercise, and assertiveness.



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

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

Valley Center is located in San Diego County, California. It has a land area of 27.44 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Valley Center is 9,872 people with 3,079 households and a median annual income of $82,799. .


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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Valley Center 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