Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Whittier, CA.

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


Susan Purrington, Psy.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Susan Purrington, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 92866 - Nearby to Whittier.

When anxiety and stress become overwhelming, it has the power to keep you from feeling like yourself. It takes away from your ability to be present in your day to day experiences, makes it difficult to enjoy your relationships, and takes your energy and time away from important things. You may not have control over stressful situations, but you can be empowered to handle them constructively and not be debilitated by anxiety. In the safety of therapy, we can explore and understand your stressors, identify constructive coping tools for you to draw on, and process through and release the burden of anxiety so that you can be free to enjoy the life you deserve.

Gary Aris, LPC, CTC
Anxiety Counselor

Gary Aris, LPC, CTC

Licensed Pastor Counselor, Certified Temperament Counselor

In 92807 - Nearby to Whittier.

Does the future scare you? Is your current life situation causing you stress? This is not uncommon and happens to most people. We create a custom made system that fits your life to bring the greatest results. We can help by discovering your temperament and then finding healthy ways to deal with them. Call us so we can talk more about your anxiety or stress.

Lauren Muhlheim, Psy.D., FAED, CEDS
Anxiety Counselor

Lauren Muhlheim, Psy.D., FAED, CEDS

Clinical Psychologist

In 90010 - Nearby to Whittier.

I provide cognitive-behavioral treatment for adults with anxiety disorders including phobias, panic disorder, and generalized anxiety disorder. Treatment is individualized and short-term with a focus on breaking the anxiety cycle via psychoeducation, challenging problematic thoughts, and facing feared situations through exposure. Clients are asked to keep records and do homework outside of session to facilitate learning.

Rebecca Bokoch, PsyD
Anxiety Counselor

Rebecca Bokoch, PsyD

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 91101 - Nearby to Whittier.

Anxiety can leave many clients feeling completely powerless. I would empower clients to take control of their anxiety by separating themselves from their anxiety and working towards their preferred relationship with anxiety. I would encourage clients to use mindfulness to decrease their anxiety by focusing on the present moment, acknowledging their anxiety, and accepting that their anxiety will not last forever.

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC
Anxiety Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA LMHC NCC

Psychotherapist

In 90026 - Nearby to Whittier.

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.

Elizabeth Armstrong,  MA, AMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Elizabeth Armstrong, MA, AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92626 - Nearby to Whittier.

Anxiety is a powerful force that can take hold of your life and leave you feeling out of control. Loss of control and the associated uncertainty can be terribly distressing. When anxiety becomes overwhelming, we will work together to discover ways to keep it from taking over. We will leverage your strengths and incorporate mindfulness techniques, thus diminishing the anxiety and returning control to you.

Estelle Raskin, M.A., AMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Estelle Raskin, M.A., AMFT

Registered Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

In 90004 - Nearby to Whittier.

Anxiety and stress have a powerful presence in modern life, intricately woven into the fabric of our days. Pressure to perform optimally dictates our personal and professional arenas, and yet we blame ourselves for how anxiety has it's way with us. Productivity is a rampant and influential player in how we measure ourselves, and the self help movement proclaims there is always room for improvement. How do we find leverage over anxiety and stress? How do we carve a place for ourselves despite it? These are some of the questions that are important to explore in order to better understand the phenomenon of anxiety and stress that is permeating our lives.

Sue Shepard, MFT
Anxiety Counselor

Sue Shepard, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 92648 - Nearby to Whittier.

People rarely come to counseling when their anxiety first starts causing them problems. Most people try to handle it on their own and try the “white knuckle” approach until they are exhausted and overwhelmed. Often life becomes unmanageable and depression sets in when anxiety is not dealt with. Anxiety commonly focuses on illogical things that may seem foolish or kind of crazy, so you have kept these to yourself. Don’t keep struggling alone. Call me so I can help you reduce the hold anxiety has on you and restore freedom to live your life fully again. Contact me at 714-751-0888 and I promise I won't think you are crazy.

Jeanne Clevenger, PsyD
Anxiety Counselor

Jeanne Clevenger, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 91106 - Nearby to Whittier.

Stress is a part of life...but ongoing anxiety can negatively impact our well-being, including our relationships, jobs, and families. If you suffer from chronic worrying and the stress is just too much, there IS a better way to live. I will not only help you develop stress management techniques that work for you, but I will also help you shift the way you have typically coped with unwanted thoughts and feelings. Moreover, we can work to build self-awareness and insight into the core reasons behind your anxiety, which typically produces longer lasting transformation.

Terry Anderson, M.S., Psy.D, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Terry Anderson, M.S., Psy.D, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 92831 - Nearby to Whittier.

Many people feel anxious from time to time. But when feelings of anxiety and stress occur regularly and begin to interfere with your relationships, your social life, your job or other aspects of your life, it is time to consider professional treatment. I help people better understand and manage the physical and psychological effects of stress and anxiety. We will together seek to identify, explore and understand the sources of your anxiety and the thoughts and feelings associated with it, revealing how together we can work to change and resolve the anxious feelings you are experiencing. This resolution will help you feel and function better as you move forward in life. Feel free to call.

Brenda Gesell, Ph.D., MFT
Anxiety Counselor

Brenda Gesell, Ph.D., MFT

Gesell Psychotherapy

In 92626 - Nearby to Whittier.

I specialize in helping people who struggle with never feeling quite “enough" and want freedom from shame and anxiety. The torment of living with an inner critical voice is exhausting. Achieving more is not the answer. Looking better and trying harder are not the solutions. You deserve to trust yourself and feel comfortable in your own skin. I would like to help you discover self-acceptance and find liberation from anxiety.

Verdant Oak Behavioral Health, Psy.D. and Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Verdant Oak Behavioral Health, Psy.D. and Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 91030 - Nearby to Whittier.

Anxiety can impact your life in many ways, from causing panic attacks to persistent worry to avoiding activities you once loved and enjoyed. Anxiety can hinder your quality of life and rob you of a fulfilling existence. Many of our clinicians at VOBH have extensive experience treating anxiety disorders so that you can stop worrying and start loving your life again.

Christine Izquierdo, Psy.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Christine Izquierdo, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 90035 - Nearby to Whittier.

My treatment approach prioritizes interventions that increase resilience, bravery, and control in the things that can be controlled. We all experience anxiety and stress throughout our lives. However when chronically unmanaged, anxiety and stress can start to negatively impact productivity, relationships, happiness, and physical functioning. I have extensive training in integrative mind-body interventions including biofeedback, mindfulness for stress reduction, and compassion focused therapy. All of which are designed to decrease unhelpful anxiety, stress, and related physical symptoms, while increasing inner strength, self-esteem, and empowerment to take control of your well-being!



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Whittier is located in Los Angeles County, California. It has a land area of 14.64 square miles and a water area of 0.01 square miles.  The population of Whittier is 87,438 people with 27,525 households and a median annual income of $66,457. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Whittier, CA

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Whittier are often within budget with some potential challenges for longer term commitments. Your mental health and well being are a top priority. If accessibility is a concern, ask your counselor about sliding scale fees or inquire about accepted insurance plans. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Whittier public health department.