Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in West Los Angeles, CA.

Licensed professional counseling for anxiety, stress, phobias, and panic in West Los Angeles, California.


Lauren Stevenson, Psy.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Lauren Stevenson, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91020 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

My approach to the treatment of anxiety is to use the most effective intervention strategies possible. My treatment for anxiety (including panic disorder and OCD) utilizes exposure therapy, which works by helping a person confront a specific fear or memory while in a safe and supportive environment. The main goals of exposure therapy are to help my clients learn that by stopping the avoidance of what they fear, they actually become MORE comfortable and can reduce their anxiety to a substantial degree - all of which opens doors of hope and increases the potential to reach your desired goals with an improved quality of life.

Kevin Bergen, MA, MFT
Anxiety Counselor

Kevin Bergen, MA, MFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90505 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

Do you feel a blanket of anxiety over you all day? Is it sometimes hard to get a good breathe? Ever experience feelings of panic? Stress and anxiety are the most common ailments affecting our present-day society. But you can change that! At CCRG, you'll learn proven methods to reduce your stress, live with peace, and get back your emotional health. Whether in a group setting at The Panic Assistance League or in individual coaching or counseling, your personal needs will be addressed and met.

Ann O'Brien, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Ann O'Brien, LCSW

Licensed Therapist

In 90066 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

I have seen psychotherapy benefit people who are struggling with anxiety and stress enormously. Most importantly, I will try to establish a safe and supportive space for you to discuss your concerns. As we identify your specific goals and needs, we can explore and practice specific skills that help manage and decrease anxiety and stress. Some of those techniques may include mindfulness and changes to thought and behavior patterns that enhance your well-being. Please reach out and take the next step in getting the right support.

Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Carl H. Shubs, Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 90212 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

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.

Alaleh Selkirk, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Alaleh Selkirk, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90210 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

Anxiety is an inability to be fully relaxed. It is mental and physical tension. Many things cause it and many things perpetuate it. Not all anxiety is bad or needs to be extinguished. I work with the client to understand the meaning of their anxiety. I find sometimes people are not consciously aware of the real reasons they cannot feel relaxed. Enlisting the client's sense of curiosity about their own thoughts, feelings, and bodily sensations I aim to identify their symptoms of anxiety and the origins of them. I utilize cognitive behavioral and mindfulness strategies to identify and replace unhelpful thoughts with more productive ones.

Brenda Perry, M.A, AMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Brenda Perry, M.A, AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90266 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

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.

Drew Carr, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Drew Carr, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 91101 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

Sometimes things go sideways despite your best planning. And unfortunately, nothing can protect you from that. Anxious about this lack of control is pretty normal even if its all you think of. What if you could get back all the time you spend avoiding, worrying, planning, etc.? What would you do? My approach is to help you live in the midst of struggle and get a life you really want.

Negar Khaefi, MFT, LPCC
Anxiety Counselor

Negar Khaefi, MFT, LPCC

Psychotherapist, Anxiety Specialist, EMDR Practitioner

In 90048 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

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.

Lori Shnorhokian, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Lori Shnorhokian, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90405 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

Many people experience anxiety and stress at any given time. Once it becomes part of your life, it can start effecting you and the people around you. Therapy can help identify where the anxiety is and where it is originated. Therapy can be benefited by decreasing your anxiety and be able to manage your everyday functioning. Tools will be offered to minimize your anxiety regardless of the situation given.

Ronit Meshie Mai Lami, MSc, PhD
Anxiety Counselor

Ronit Meshie Mai Lami, MSc, PhD

Money Wealth and Relationship Consultant/Coach/Psychologist

In 90035 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

It can be hard for people who experience various challenges to have the confidence or desire to approach a professional. Not only we are generally too embarrassed to ask for help in unraveling our feelings, healthy functional people suffer the double stigma. Since they are used to being highly functional in most, if not all aspects of their lives, when they face unfamiliar emotional challenges it can be hard to accept or understand it. In many occasions it is not easy to say: hey, I am dealing with something that I don’t have the tools to resolve! I truly care about them and want the best possible results.

Dustin Vander Haar, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Dustin Vander Haar, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91106 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

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 West Los Angeles.

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.

Beth Siegel, PsyD.,LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Beth Siegel, PsyD.,LCSW

Doctor of Psychology in Psychoanalysis

In 90802 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

Stress is something we experience when our circumstances feel too demanding for our control. We can feel the symptoms of stress both emotionally and physically. Stress can cause us to feel anxious and out of control. Therapy can help to reduce the feelings of stress and anxiety by reframing these situations. It's a safe place to talk about the problems you are feeling anxious about and to work on different solutions to these problems. My framework is a problem solving approach but with a search for a deeper understanding as to why these situations may be causing anxiety and stress.

Laura Pescione, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Laura Pescione, Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 91403 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

Are you tired of feeling anxious and fearful? Do you have too much stress in your life? I am a psychologist that specializes in helping you decrease feelings of anxiety, fear, and stress. With empathy and compassion, I work collaboratively with you to gain understanding and insight into the situations that cause you anxiety so that you can finally thrive in your life rather than survive it!

Myda Krboyan, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Myda Krboyan, LCSW

Psychotherapist / Clinical Director

In 91505 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

Anxiety can come in the many forms, such as stress anxiety, social anxiety, panic attacks, spiritual anxiety, general anxiety, and more. It can be difficult to go through the motions in life while holding tension in your body and mind. Anxiety does not have to be a constant in your life. Through scientifically proven anxiety management strategies, such as cognitive behavioral therapy and mindfulness practices, I will help you master how to manage challenging feelings, manage triggers, and get back to feeling in control, at ease, and uplifted.

Beverly Scott, Beverly J Scott MS, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Beverly Scott, Beverly J Scott MS, LMFT

Beverly Scott LMFT

In 90277 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

I handle anxiety and stress in many ways but a few ways are through TRAUMA counseling, I can use EMDR which is a way to handle almost any trauma, Brain Spotting, or Havening Touch. All these methods are gentle and can be used on children as well. I also love the 12 step models for using good boundaries and just sometimes learning how to say NO. I was trained by Pia Melody, a master in teaching her CoDependence method. I have also used Hypnosis in the past and can easily use Visualization for my clients. I always give homework for my clients to continue the work at home. Many clients don't know that after they leave my office their therapy keeps on working and may manifest in change!

Suzette Vaughan, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Suzette Vaughan, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90036 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

I specialize in anxiety, fear, worry, and stress. My motto is "manage your life not your anxiety" because too many people spend their lives trying to work around their fears, distract from their anxiety, and avoid scary body sensations. I understand because I was affected by an anxiety disorder that controlled my life for many years. Today, I am helping others get their lives back and start experiencing joy and calmness.

Olga Aguilar, M.A. LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Olga Aguilar, M.A. LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90041 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

Everyone experiences stress and anxiety at one time or another in their lives. Stress interferes in peoples lives at least moderately; however, chronic stress can affect your health, causing symptoms from headaches, high blood pressure, and chest pain to heart palpitations, skin rashes, and loss of sleep. Talk therapy has been proven to alleviate stress and in my practice I also use breathing, relaxation, and meditation techniques that help clients alleviate their stress symptoms.

Todd Deutsch, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Todd Deutsch, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 90025 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

I go by the motto “the more you scare yourself, the more you grow.” This is why I encourage every my clients to scare themselves daily and sit with the fear that comes up. I call this the “Leap of Faith.” You see, the more you can experience the vulnerability of fear, the more likely the chance that you will not experience the anxiety related to it down the road. Each time you face your fears, you gain more CONFIDENCE, and this confidence/faith is the key to everything.

Diane Thorp, MSW, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Diane Thorp, MSW, LCSW

Licensed Psychotherapist

In 91106 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

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.

Curtis Miller, MFT, Psy.D., D. Min., M.A., M.Div.
Anxiety Counselor

Curtis Miller, MFT, Psy.D., D. Min., M.A., M.Div.

Marriage and Family Therapists, Psychotherapy

In 91107 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

It is a given! The issue is not that we have anxiety, rather it is not being able to make sense out of what is making us anxious. Anxiety is a warning signal that something is wrong and we need to be alert to what we need to take care of ourselves. Anxiety changes when we can be in dialogue with someone who can help us understand what the surrounded issues are that need our attention. Being alone in our anxiety keeps us trapped. Being connected in our fear changes it. This is what good therapy does. It provides a space to no longer be alone in your anxious feelings. Being responded adequately in your fear allows confidence and peace to return.

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 West Los Angeles.

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.

Latasha Dixon, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Latasha Dixon, MA, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91105 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

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.

Carl Wells, Carl S. Wells Ph.D
Anxiety Counselor

Carl Wells, Carl S. Wells Ph.D

California Licensed Clinical Psychologist, MFT

In 90745 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

You have emotional pain, feel overwhelmed and your body is probably sending emergency alarms. You feel desperate and weighted with a heavy load. You want quick results to get relief and definite advice on what to do. . You may have exhausted efforts to have some peace or feel safe. Now's the time to take see a professional. Find out how you can put into effect useful tools and see your progress with the steps you take. Call for quick response from an experienced therapist.

Sheryl Colby, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Sheryl Colby, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91316 - Nearby to West Los Angeles.

Anxiety and stress are a part of our every day existence. It is when anxiety and stress become unmanageable that we need tools to help us cope. By providing a safe environment and teaching anxiety and stress reducing techniques, I have seen clients greatly improve the quality of their lives. When these simple techniques are used, they enable you to have more of an ability to think clearly and make better decisions for yourself.



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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in West Los Angeles 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 West Los Angeles public health department.