Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Van Nuys, CA.

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


UniHealth Counseling and Psychology, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

UniHealth Counseling and Psychology, LCSW

LCSW

In 90025 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

Because anxiety is a unique experience from person-to-person, we start by learning about your anxiety. Through dialogue and exploration, we help you map your anxiety and how it shows up in your thinking, emotions, actions and ultimately in your relationships. Having a map as a building block may help you develop a response plan for when symptoms of anxiety begin to fester. Using a blend of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT), mindfulness and dialectical behavioral therapy to develop a wise-mind approach to life and reactive emotions is how we approach anxiety. From there, we explore your psychological and emotional needs to help you build insight on what to do about them.

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

Jennifer Flores, M.Ed., MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91604 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

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.

Brenda Perry, M.A, AMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Brenda Perry, M.A, AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90266 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

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.

Michelle Harwell, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Michelle Harwell, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90041 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

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.

Carine Keenan, M.S., LMFT, CAMS-II
Anxiety Counselor

Carine Keenan, M.S., LMFT, CAMS-II

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91364 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

Anxiety and stress are nature made, preparing us to step up our efforts for the important and meaningful tasks which come up in our lives. Sometimes this system needlessly overreacts and responds to everyday stressors in the environment in a paralyzing way. When this happens, it feels distressing and uncomfortable. It is hard to stay focused, concentrate, and finish what we need to be doing. Often physical signs such as rapid heartbeat, sweaty palms, and shortness of breath can be present as well. This is the point where many clients come to therapy. I find anxiety and stress symptoms are very well treated with CBT (cognitive behavioral therapy) and mindfulness.

Charles R Barr, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Charles R Barr, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 91101 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

Panic, anxiety, and stress rob you of your freedom. Freedom to go places, freedom to do things, and freedom to be with people you love. The fear makes your world small. Using proven methods, called cognitive-behavioral methods, I help you walk your way out of the fear and back into freedom and into your life again. You do not have to stay the victim of fear. Let me show you how.

John Warrington, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

John Warrington, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 91106 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

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.

DeAndrea Knight, MSW, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

DeAndrea Knight, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 91505 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

My goal is to create a warm and inviting space of radical acceptance and empathy, where you can express your deepest thoughts, suppressed feelings, pain and true desires . My goal is to facilitate growth beyond your past and beyond your pain. My goal is to offer fresh, new perspectives and support change within you. My aim is to help you overcome all of your challenges and become resilient, plus happy.

Cristy Pareti, PsyD, MFT
Anxiety Counselor

Cristy Pareti, PsyD, MFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90266 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

Many clients present with increasing levels of stress and anxiety in their lives. Therapy becomes centered around identifying triggers for anxiety symptoms, recent stressors in their lives, and identifying symptoms. Often times, we find together that anxiety has been in their life for a long time and that old patterns of behavior has accompanied it. We explore some of those patterns to identify the triggers and find new coping skills to practice when stress arrives. I find it helpful to collaborate with the client on setting goals and working at a speed that is comfortable to each client. This provides empowerment and confidence in working toward new ways of handling the stresses of living.

Parisa Zivari, M.A. LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Parisa Zivari, M.A. LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91403 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

it's normal to feel anxious or feel stress out sometimes. Everyone experiences anxiety differently. Some feel it in their bodies where others feel it emotionally (hard time breathing, shortness of breath, feeling overwhelmed, sweaty hands, muscle tension (headache, neck pain, back pain ), racing thoughts, and so on. In therapy, we will work together to find triggers to your worry and find ways to decrease symptoms. ​

Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 90212 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

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.

Eris Huemer, PsyD, MFT
Anxiety Counselor

Eris Huemer, PsyD, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90068 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

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.

Sean Sprigle, LPCC
Anxiety Counselor

Sean Sprigle, LPCC

Licensed professional clinical counselor

In 90048 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

Anxiety and stress are like an evil and corrosive thread that work their way through every aspect of a life. It can rob the joy that can make life worth living. I know from both personal and professional experience how anxiety and stress can take the joy out of life and also how to overcome these issues and put them in your past. With the aid of tools like EMDR CBT and guided visualizations I can help you overcome this issue and heal from the issues that drive it. Additionally, I can provide tools, coping skills, and other resources to help you manage this particular issue, and experience increased relief from these symptoms with each session.

Larry Goodman, MA, MFT
Anxiety Counselor

Larry Goodman, MA, MFT

Marriage Family Therapist (MFT)

In 90210 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

When you're struggling with anxiety and stress, you want help as quickly as possible. For some clients, medication is appropriate but talk therapy can reduce stress and anxiety quickly. Learning how to relax yourself with breathing can stop panic attacks and is an easy-to-learn technique For most clients, talk therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) are very helpful in working with anxiety and stress. As you begin to understand how to challenge the negative thoughts that lead to anxiety and stress, you will feel more in control and be able to reduce the normal stress and anxiety the is part of life.

Betsy Walli Sadur, MS, PhD
Anxiety Counselor

Betsy Walli Sadur, MS, PhD

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist 85860

In 90254 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

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

Mimi Shagaga, PsyD
Anxiety Counselor

Mimi Shagaga, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90212 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

It has been show that stress leads to increased cortisol levels which can be very damaging to the human body. I believe that incorporating mindfulness techniques can be very beneficial to individuals dealing with high levels of stress and anxiety. I often incorporate mind-body techniques in my therapeutic approach to stress and anxiety. I work with clients to alleviate these symptoms in an effort to maintain a healthy mind and body.

Leandra Wills, MA, MFT
Anxiety Counselor

Leandra Wills, MA, MFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90266 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

We are all going to encounter stress in our lives. Learn how to handle stress in difficult situations and find new ways to manage your response to stress will help you enjoy your life more. I offer a whole person approach with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy skills to work on Stress and Anxiety. Create the changes that you want to better cope with Stress and Anxiety.

Rich Painter, M.S., LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Rich Painter, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

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!

Wendy Davis, MS, LMFT, EMDRIA Certified
Anxiety Counselor

Wendy Davis, MS, LMFT, EMDRIA Certified

Licensed Psychotherapist

In 91355 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

Suffering from anxiety and stress is one of the leading reasons why people seek therapy. In a supportive, non-judgmental relationship, I will help you to explore and recognize the sources of your worries. As we work together we will identify unconscious thoughts and feelings, make connections between past and present, and you will gain increased clarity and understanding of what gets in the way of your enjoyment and sense of peace. I have helped many clients to progress from a sense of overwhelm and stress to a sense of tranquility and centeredness. I look forward to hearing from you and to accompanying you on this journey.

Elvina Lui, M.A., MFT
Anxiety Counselor

Elvina Lui, M.A., MFT

California Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91103 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

At its core, anxiety and stress is fear. A stressed or anxious person might not think of it as the feeling of fear, but fear is what drives a person to worry and tense up. My clients have frequently told me how they cannot help it, that life just piles heavy responsibilities and problems onto their shoulders. This is true, that life hands us unthinkable challenges. That is exactly why you cannot afford to let anxiety and fear take over your mind--fear and worry cannot solve a single thing, but give you emotional suffering. I know how to help you better manage your stress and anxiety. Therapy does not take your problem away, but it helps you gain control over your stress and anxiety.

Ute Zimmermann, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Ute Zimmermann, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91106 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

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.

Lindsey Rosenthal, M.A., L.M.F.T.
Anxiety Counselor

Lindsey Rosenthal, M.A., L.M.F.T.

Psychotherapist, Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90046 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

Anxiety and Stress are prolific and rampant in our society. So many individuals walk around feeling constantly plagued by anxiety and stress. Believe it or not, we all have a choice whether or not we are controlled by stress and anxiety. I work extensively with individuals suffering from anxiety. You do not need to live a life where anxiety is controlling you, vs. you controlling it. Through our therapy process I will help you implement skills and a way of being which will not only minimize anxiety, it will also allow you to control it.

Luz Kyncl, LCSW, CHC
Anxiety Counselor

Luz Kyncl, LCSW, CHC

Psychotherapist, Health Coach

In 90004 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

I offer support while teaching reduction strategies that address both the mind and body to help break free from anxiety, not only by controlling it but also by keeping it in remission. This means not only being free of symptoms, but also having the ability to live a happy, healthy and productive life. You will will gain the ability to cope more effectively with stressful situations

Dr. Pamela Sobo, Psy. D.
Anxiety Counselor

Dr. Pamela Sobo, Psy. D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 91436 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

Understanding the Role Of Stress In Just About Everything ScienceDaily (Jan. 11, 2008) — Stress, to put it bluntly, is bad for you. It can kill you, in fact. A study now reveals that stress causes deterioration in everything from your gums to your heart and can make you more susceptible to everything from the common cold to cancer. Thanks to new research crossing the disciplines of psychology, medicine, neuroscience, and genetics, the mechanisms underlying the connection are rapidly becoming understood. Dr. Sobo uses mindful techniques to teach patients skills for managing stress.

Andrea von Troschke, M.F.T., A.T.R., B.C.P.C.
Anxiety Counselor

Andrea von Troschke, M.F.T., A.T.R., B.C.P.C.

Marriage and Family Therapist, Art Therapist Registered

In 90049 - Nearby to Van Nuys.

How can therapy help with anxiety and stress? By making sure that your life style does not fuel anxiety… determining necessary changes by implementing relaxation techniques and daily lifestyle habits... exploring past experiences, emotional needs, ways of coping that you developed early on and how they impact everyday reactions (automatic thoughts, feelings, actions)… learning various techniques to take more control of your thoughts and feelings and respond more effectively to emotional triggers.



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Van Nuys is located in Los Angeles County, California.  The population of Van Nuys is 104,000 people.