Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Blue Island, IL.

Licensed professional counseling for anxiety, stress, phobias, and panic in Blue Island, Illinois.


Anxiety Counselor

Samantha Elliott, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Blue Island

I help my clients identify where their anxiety and stress is stemming from. Not what triggers it, but what ideas about themselves and the world causes them to respond to triggers with anxiety and stress. After identifying the causes of these uncomfortable feelings, we can find ways to be present and aware of when this comes up and learn to accept and manage it in the moment.

Anxiety Counselor

Melissa Sanchez, LCPC, BC-DMT

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Board Certified Dance/Movement Therapist

Within driving distance of Blue Island

Consistent worry, fear and a feeling of being unsafe or unsettled can have a serious impact on relationships, work and self-esteem. Stress slowly diminishes are ability to live a full and engaged life and is often difficult to control on one's own when it has spiraled to unmanageable levels. My work with mindfulness and meditation, on a personal and professional level, has led me to believe that it is very effective for teaching us how to successfully walk through a world that is becoming increasingly hectic and often overwhelming. We will work together to recognize what patterns in the mind/body can be eliminated to leave room for joy and ease to enter into daily life.

Anxiety Counselor

Donald Olund, MA, LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Blue Island

Anxiety is an intruder! It interferes in an individual's daily life and interpersonal relationships. My approach to anxiety is straightforward: "Either you manage anxiety or it will manage you." The good news is that with knowledge about anxiety and the right tools you can manage this intruder. I teach my clients about the two primary responses to anxiety (one good and the other not good) and give them the strategies and management tools they need to keep this intruder from ruling their thoughts, feelings and behaviors.

Anxiety Counselor

Janet Wichmann, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Blue Island

Anxiety and stress counseling benefit by sorting through those parts of your life that are unsettling or overwhelming. Anxiety is based on fears, whether conscious or unconscious that counseling discusses in order to understand, problem solve and make peace with. I also teach Breathing lessons to reduce stress from my practice as a yoga teacher.

Anxiety Counselor

Amanda Atkins, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Blue Island

Anxiety is everywhere. Technology, business, parenting, relationships - we seem to be inundated with anxiety and stress. Therapy with Amanda can help you to slow down and better understand your triggers. Living a more mindful life is possible. Working with Amanda will allow you to identify your coping skills and decrease your anxiety and stress.

Anxiety Counselor

Taylor Newendorp, M.A., LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Blue Island

The first step in overcoming Anxiety is understanding how it impacts you on a daily basis. I will help you recognize your earliest warning signs that you are becoming anxious or stressed and teach you positive coping skills you can use to manage those feelings before they become overwhelming. If you struggle with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Social Anxiety, Panic Attacks, or Specific Phobias, I will use CBT & Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) techniques to help you learn how to face and conquer the very things that are causing that Anxiety. You can live a life where you can effectively manage your thoughts and feelings instead of feeling like they control you.

Anxiety Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Blue Island

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.

Anxiety Counselor

Christensen and Sons, LLC, One Family Serving Others

Erik Christensen, LCSW***Lloyd Christensen, MSW, LSW

Within driving distance of Blue Island

Have you ever wished your favorite superhero could save you from you stress and anxiety. We can help you become your own stress busting superhero. Everyone has the power to reduce the impact of stress as it is happening in the moment. We can help you take control and identify stressors before the pressure builds and effects your life. Stress can hurt you mentally and physically. Do not put offer learning how to manage your stress.

Anxiety Counselor

Jens Hussey, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor & Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor

Within driving distance of Blue Island

Anxiety is miserable but it's also one of the easier things to treat in therapy. Whether you are stressed out and worried about "everything" or if your anxiety has a compulsive side to it I can help. I enjoy working with anxious people because there is a lot of energy that can get channeled towards fast improvement. I initially approach anxiety work from a cognitive side as to how the thought processes generate the anxiety. Understanding the emotions underneath the anxiety is an important part of the process as well. I work with generalized anxiety (worriers), OCD, social anxiety, and specific anxieties. Believe it or not - anxiety work can actually be fun and there's often a lot of laughs.

Anxiety Counselor

Flavio Vega, PsyD, PhD, HSPP

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Blue Island

Anxity and stress have become parts of our lives. we live in a very demanding world which makes a lot of demands on us. Sometimes we are so overwhelmed that we can not fulfill those demands and we collapse and can not hold it together on our own. At this juncture we need help from processionals who can provide support. My approach is supportive, empathic, psycho dynamic and behavioral to treat anxitya nd stress.

Anxiety Counselor

Teri Murphy, MS, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Blue Island

I work extensively with Anxiety issues in all forms: Generalized Anxiety, Panic Disorder, Phobias and life stressors. I have been a member of ADAA (Anxiety Disorders of America) for over 20 years. Working with my clients in a solution-oriented approach brings about positive change in a managable amount of time. You do not need to suffer with anxiety. Please feel free to contact me with any questions that you may have. There is always hope for a better life and freedom from anxiety.

Anxiety Counselor

Corinne (Cory) Kalat, MS, LCPC

LCPC - Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Blue Island

Anxiety and Stress (and Phobias) are common and can be treated with many tools. We can examine the source of your stress or anxiety, determine how it plays itself out in your day-to-day life, and develop very specific, customized strategies for your unique situation and issues. For example, with Fear of Flying - we can use printed material, homework assignments, educational information/teaching approaches, hypnosis.

Anxiety Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

Within driving distance of Blue Island

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.



You have Found the Top Therapists for Stress, Anxiety, and PTSD in Blue Island, IL.

Thank you for visiting our Illinois page of stress therapists in Blue Island, Illinois 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 Blue Island, IL 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.

Blue Island is located in Cook County, Illinois. It has a land area of 4.07 square miles and a water area of 0.08 square miles.  The population of Blue Island is 23,652 people with 8,471 households and a median annual income of $37,670. .


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Counseling in this region can be difficult to afford for many people without insurance. Most people in Blue Island are not able to commit to a weekly therapy session without proper budgeting. The good news is that counselors in Blue Island may offer sliding scale fees or low cost options. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your therapist to learn more