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

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


Anxiety Counselor

Camille Williams, MA, NCC, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

Anxiety and stress are a normal part of life, but are problematic when it interferes with your ability to function well. Therapy can provide psycho-education and an understanding of how you experience anxiety and stress in order to best manage it. Physical symptoms, emotional distress, and thought rumination are common aspects of anxiety and stress and we can begin to relieve and treat each of these through therapeutic approaches.

Anxiety Counselor

Matt Frantz, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

Anxiety can feel so isolating. We feel it in our body as well as in our racing thoughts and feelings of fear and panic. It’s hard to describe and sometimes even hard to pinpoint its cause. In therapy you will experience a safe, non-judgmental space to learn more about the causes of your anxiety, gain skills to manage it and ultimately find relief from the physical and emotional symptoms of anxiety.

Anxiety Counselor

Gary Phillips, S.T.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Pastoral Counselor

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

If you are anxious and stressed out, you will be able to (1) know how to decrease and manage your anxiety and stress through (2) knowing what causes the anxiety and stress you have (3) discovering three to five ways to reduce and manage your anxious feelings and thoughts (4) discovering three techniques for managing and reducing your stress (5) finding new meaning and purpose in your life

Anxiety Counselor

Cathy Chec, AMFT, MSMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

Talk therapy for anxiety and stress management can be extremely beneficial. In sessions, you have a space to share your most extreme anxieties without any judgment and you will be given tools to change your behaviors and thoughts to calm your anxiety, as well as tools for relieving panic attacks. Together we will figure out the root of your anxiety and how to take control of your life again with stress and tension relieving techniques and discussions.

Anxiety Counselor

Mary Lynn Meyers, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

I have worked with many clients experiencing anxiety and stress in relationships with family, friends and colleagues or as a result of addiction and relapse, or health issues. Mindfulness practices are incorporated directly into my therapy sessions from the very beginning to allow my clients to begin to calm their overactive stress response systems and feel a reduction in their anxiety immediately. Over the long term, clients see the benefits of taking a moment to pause and reflect that they have a choice in how they respond in the moment to challenging interactions.

Anxiety Counselor

Cassie Whitfield, LCSW

Clinical Therapist

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

Together we can explore how anxiety and stress manifest for you, and then address these symptoms head on. By incorporating tools from CBT, DBT and mindfulness-based intervention we will find what works best for you to better manage the physical, emotional, and relational difficulties of you may face. Through this direct approach, you will begin to feel more confident in yourself and your ability to face daily challenges.

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

Mid America Psychological and Counseling Service, P.C.

Mid-America Psychological and Counseling Services,

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

Anxiety is considered a 'common cold' of psychiatric disorders. We offer psychological and counseling services to patients who suffer from generalized anxiety, panic disorder, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, phobia, social anxiety, and post traumatic stress disorders. Our approach to therapy is individualized which is determined after a careful initial evaluation. In some cases, we offer hypnosis (hypno-analysis) and EMDR as modes of therapies. We also include spiritual counseling in many cases. We have a high rate of success in treating these disorders. We also collaborate with physicians if medication is indicated.

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

Margo Tirado, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

Research shows that during high stress seasons in life individuals are more likely to suffer physical, emotional and relational distress. Thankfully, research also shows that having someone journey with you during these moments of anxiety and stress can greatly reduce the impact in your life. Allow me to walk along side you, carrying the burden with you and resolving the source of the stress and anxiety together. I look forward to working with you, don't go it alone.

Anxiety Counselor

Daniel Kill, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

All of our lives are impacted by stress. Sometimes stress in our lives become overwhelming due to the severity of the situation. We all are familiar with feelings of anxiety during our lives. Anxiety is a healthy signal that allows us to know that something in our environment may be threatening to us and our safety/suvival. When these feelings become so intense that we feel paralyzed and unable to carry out many important tasks of our life, it is important to learn new ways of managing these feelings.

Anxiety Counselor

Tarah Galloway, LCPC, ATR

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Registered Art Therapist

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

Chronic stress and anxiety are so prevalent in our society today. Especially with all of our gadgets and the fast pace of everything. It's difficult, and sometimes even near impossible to slow down. Anxiety can contribute to physical illness, sleep deprivation, and cause you to generally feel miserable. By giving my clients multiple therapeutic techniques, I've helped most of my clients successfully eliminate the need for their anti-anxiety medications. After working with me, my clients have experienced a significant reduction in chronic worrying, physical symptoms (nausea, vomiting, diarrhea, insomnia, etc.), and improved the overall quality of their lives.

Anxiety Counselor

Rae Mazzei, Psy.D., CADC, BCB

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Des Plaines

Are you feeling anxious and stressed? Do you feel like you can't control your anxiety? Working with an anxiety specialist has been shown to be an effective treatment to reduce anxiousness and stress. Within a non-judgmental and supportive therapeutic environment, I will work closely with you to identify the causes of your anxiety, to develop effective coping skills, and to make positive and enduring life changes. I often incorporate relaxation training, mindfulness, thought changing, lifestyle guidance, and biofeedback to help reduce anxiety symptoms.



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