Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Des Plaines, IL.

Licensed professional counseling for anxiety, stress, phobias, and panic in Des Plaines, Illinois.


Anxiety Counselor

Joyce Marter, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

To help clients relieve anxiety and stress, I often incorporate therapeutic techniques that I see would be most effective for each client, including cognitive behavioral therapy, EMDR and other interventions. Overall, I help my clients achieve higher self-esteem, overall wellness and balance, and increased happiness personally and professionally. I very much enjoy the work that I do and find it to be extremely rewarding.

Anxiety Counselor

Amanda Atkins, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

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

Catherine Papagiorgio, NCC, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor ,

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

Learn how to relieve stress. Gain the coping skills you need to handle stress, create balance, and negotiate problem solving behavior. By understanding how your body works, you will be better prepared to deal with your anxiety. You will also be able to be proactive and take the best course of action to you manage both the physical and emotional symptoms.

Anxiety Counselor

Teri Murphy, MS, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

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

D. S. Joel Marquart, MA, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

I am trained in evidence-based CBT, ACT, DBT, Mindfulness, and other effective therapies for anxiety and stress management. However, I believe that therapy goes far deeper than mere symptom management. I treat clients as a whole person. Effective therapy has its roots in a strong therapeutic relationship. Through my clinical experience, I have learned that tangible treatment techniques are only effective in the long-term when combined with a therapist steeped in passion and care for a client. This type of therapeutic relationship is evident in empathy, hope, respect, and an openness for connecting on deeper levels with clients. I am ready to go with you on this journey, whatever your pace.

Anxiety Counselor

Louise Dimiceli-Mitran, MA, MT-BC, FAMI

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

Most of my clients enter into therapy because of stress & anxiety; it is a byproduct of whatever else you're feeling and also of our fast-paced, screen-based society. I have had success helping clients reduce these symptoms with music-based relaxation techniques, breathing, mindfulness, imagery, walking meditation, music meditation, mandala-making, and other ways to self-calm. Then it's working with your fears, how you think about them and perhaps how you respond to the world around you. Anxiety is something you can do something about with guidance, patient practice and understanding it doesn't have to define the way you live.

Anxiety Counselor

Richard Cohen, Ph.D

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

Treating anxiety and stress is a major part of what I do as a Clinical Psychologist. I have a wide range of techniques that I can draw upon, some of which can be utilized for online or telephone therapy, while others can require office visits. When using the telephone I find it very useful to not only analyze and find solutions to your problems, but to also use workbooks, online programs, and the many different CD's that are available. This will certainly increase your coping skills. Medication is always a possibility from an MD.

Anxiety Counselor

Jade Wurster, MAAT, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

Anxiety and stress are two issues I commonly address in therapy and are often the first to be addressed due to the importance of getting back on track with your lives. Adlerian therapy helps to understand past issues that may be affecting you currently, and Internal Family Systems will help to identify and quell the parts of you that feel most anxious or stressed.

Anxiety Counselor

Mark D. Parisi, Psy.D. and Associates, P.C.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist / Company President

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

We offer expert treatment of anxiety and stress. In keeping with the philosophy of our clinic, we start by providing an accurate understanding of what is causing the underlying anxiety and stress. We are then able to tailor targeted treatment strategies to the underlying causes of the anxiety and stress. At Dr. Parisi & Associates, P.C., we offer counseling and psychiatric medicaton management of these problems. We work on improving coping skills and offer specialized training in biofeedback and relaxation techniques. Our staff of psychiatric nurse practitioners provide medical treatment of anxiety and stress.

Anxiety Counselor

Allison Schechter, PsyD

Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

Most people experience normal worry and anxiety from time to time; however, when this anxiety begins to disturb a person's overall functioning, it may be time to seek outside help. Anxiety is a very common disorder and one that can be effectively treated with therapy. People are often able to identify the emotions evoked with anxiety (such as fear or panic), but they are less often able to identify the thoughts involved that lead to this emotion. I work with clients to increase their coping strategies and pay better attention to and identify their thoughts that lead to uncomfortable emotions, and then work to stop or change these negative thoughts to healthier and more productive thoughts.

Anxiety Counselor

Polaris Counseling

Professional Counseling Practice

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

At Polaris, we understand how debilitating anxiety can be. You may feel like you are drowning in a sea of worry, but it does not have to be this way. Our trained professionals are here to help. Some types of anxiety that we treat include, but are not limited to: Generalized anxiety Phobias Social phobias Panic disorders Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD) Our counselors will work with you, using the principals of cognitive behavior therapy and other techniques to help you get your thoughts under control. They will also instruct you in various anxiety management and relaxation techniques. Through treatment, you will learn to free yourself of worry!

Anxiety Counselor

Aldo P. Hernandez, LCSW

Psychotherapist

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

Sometimes we may feel trapped and paralyzed by anxiety and stress. This can have us feeling helpless but still worried. My approach to managing anxiety is focused on address the causes of anxiety and stress in an effort to remove stress and anxiety altogether. We will discuss the external factors or the internal factors that cause you to feel stress or anxious. Good news? We will not die from the symptoms of anxiety nor the thoughts that enter our minds during a panic attack, anxiety or stress attack. :D

Anxiety Counselor

Corinne (Cory) Kalat, MS, LCPC

LCPC - Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

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.



You have Found the Top Therapists for Stress, Anxiety, and PTSD in Des Plaines, IL.

Thank you for visiting our Illinois page of stress therapists in Des Plaines, 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 Des Plaines, 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.

Des Plaines is located in Cook County, Illinois. It has a land area of 14.34 square miles and a water area of 0.14 square miles.  The population of Des Plaines is 58,677 people with 22,191 households and a median annual income of $65,109. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Des Plaines, IL

Generally Affordable

Therapists in Des Plaines 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