Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Villa Park, IL.

Licensed professional counseling for anxiety, stress, phobias, and panic in Villa Park, Illinois.


Donna Martino, LCPC, NCC
Anxiety Counselor

Donna Martino, LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60169 - Nearby to Villa Park.

Anxiety is what we feel when we worry too much about the future or overthink events from the past in the present moment. It's a physiological experience that can feel overwhelming, even frightening at times, it can prevent us from making good decisions or prevent us from making any decisions at all! Fortunately anxiety is treatable, in many case without medication. I will help you understand anxiety and provide you with tools and strategies you can use to begin to free your mind. Within a few sessions, most clients are able to think more clearly and make better decisions. They feel more at ease and relaxed to do the things they'd like to do to lead a happier life.

Gary Phillips, S.T.D
Anxiety Counselor

Gary Phillips, S.T.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Pastoral Counselor

In 60093 - Nearby to Villa Park.

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

Rae Mazzei, Psy.D., BCB
Anxiety Counselor

Rae Mazzei, Psy.D., BCB

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 60540 - Nearby to Villa Park.

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.

Janet Wichmann, LCPC
Anxiety Counselor

Janet Wichmann, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60462 - Nearby to Villa Park.

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.

Cheryl Frost, MA,LCPC,NCC,CH
Anxiety Counselor

Cheryl Frost, MA,LCPC,NCC,CH

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60439 - Nearby to Villa Park.

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.

Diane Goodman, Psy.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Diane Goodman, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 60134 - Nearby to Villa Park.

Like some caffeine, some anxiety can motivate people to meet deadlines or complete tasks. Also, as stress seems to be an integral part of our lives, people often say some stress is vital to keep us stimulated or successful. But what if the anxiety and stress you feel seems to be hurting not helping you? Maybe you can't fall asleep or you bite your nails? Perhaps you often interrupt others or get overwhelmed when starting a project? Certainly, medication is a possibility. However, talking with a psychologist is a necessity.

Stenzel Clinical Services, LCPC
Anxiety Counselor

Stenzel Clinical Services, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60187 - Nearby to Villa Park.

Very few things are as paralyzing as anxiety and stress. They can ruin your life and take over. Anxiety and stress can be managed. You can lead a healthier, happier, more peaceful life. We will not only help you with here and now techniques to deal with your anxiety in the moment. We also want to get to the deeper issues that keep the anxiety coming back so you can find true healing.

Sharon Depowski, LCSW, CADC
Anxiety Counselor

Sharon Depowski, LCSW, CADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Alcohol/Drug Counselor

In 60164 - Nearby to Villa Park.

Today's world brings many stressors into our lives. I would encourage the individual to discuss their stressors, and assist them in learning positive coping strategies. Sometimes it is difficult to make these changes after years of habits, but I would stress the benefits of change. I would encourage the individual not to have such impossible standards for their behavior, which often leads to stress and anxiety. I have found that many individuals who are supportive of their friends often over extend themselves, so I would also encourage healthy boundaries.

Payal Sud, LCSW, ICDVP, LCSW,ICDVP
Anxiety Counselor

Payal Sud, LCSW, ICDVP, LCSW,ICDVP

Licensed clinical social worker

In 60515 - Nearby to Villa Park.

Anxiety can be hard to deal with it. Anxiety can cause worries, fears, panic attacks, obsessive thoughts, lack of sleep and concentration. In counseling, you learn about negative thoughts and behaviors can contribute and trigger anxiety. Counseling helps to uncover the underlying causes. Together we find ways to relax, look at situations in a different ways, and to cope.

Regina Rogers, LCPC, NCC, BCC
Anxiety Counselor

Regina Rogers, LCPC, NCC, BCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60504 - Nearby to Villa Park.

Clients seeking therapy for anxiety and stress can benefit from cognitive treatment which aims at changing thinking patterns to ease symptoms and promote positive insight. With cognitive therapy, you will learn to model healthier behaviors and ways of thinking to help change the perception of issues/situations that cause anxiety and stress. The goal of this therapy is for you to gain the ability to differentiate negative or overwhelming thoughts from healthy thoughts to prevent future self-depreciating feelings. Therapy can also help you to assess your need for any anti-anxiety medication to assist with symptom reduction.

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

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

Licensed Clinical Psychologist / Company President

In 60068 - Nearby to Villa Park.

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.

Roberta Vondrak, MA, LCPC, CADC
Anxiety Counselor

Roberta Vondrak, MA, LCPC, CADC

LCPC, CADC

In 60440 - Nearby to Villa Park.

I am experienced in helping clients develop effective coping skills for dealing with stress and anxiety symptoms, and their underlying causes. I have helped clients struggling with general anxiety, panic and fear, post-traumatic stress and obsessive compulsive symptoms, utilizing various treatment modalities and techniques, to minimize and overcome their symptoms and increase their functionality.

Ray Kadkhodaian, MA, PsyD, LCPC
Anxiety Counselor

Ray Kadkhodaian, MA, PsyD, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60004 - Nearby to Villa Park.

Stress and anxiety seems to be on the rise in our society today, and it effects all of us in one way or another. For those that struggle especially with anxiety and stress issues, to the point that it adversely affects their family, their relationships, their job, school or their overall happiness in life, the staff at The Lighthouse Emotional Wellness Center can help.

Mei-whei Chen, Ph.D
Anxiety Counselor

Mei-whei Chen, Ph.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 60712 - Nearby to Villa Park.

Our modern lives often put us in a state of persistent stress, leading to restlessness, irritability, and anxiety. What perplexes us is: the more we try to get rid of our anxiety, the more the anxiety seems to have a tight control over us — a phenomenon called the "control paradox." People often try to get rid of their anxiety with a coping strategy called “experiential avoidance.” Unfortunately, avoiding what we fear only ends up perpetuating our anxiety. The good news is: anxiety disorders are highly treatable with counseling/therapy. Don't allow anxiety to take your life quality away from you! You can reclaim your inner peace and equanimity. Help is available.

Tom Petit, Ph.D., LMHC, CCMHC, CAP
Anxiety Counselor

Tom Petit, Ph.D., LMHC, CCMHC, CAP

Licensed Mental Health Counselors / Board Certified Coaches

In 60004 - Nearby to Villa Park.

Anxiety seems to have a life of its own. Fear of having anxiety brings more anxiety, even panic. What does one do when anxiety, stress and panic hit? Seems everything that is done makes it worse. Anxiety, stress, panic attacks, seem to come out of nowhere & present with a pressure/demand to “do something” to make them stop or go away. Is it all chemical imbalance…fear from the past or present-a new situation…a fear of the future & what can or might happen...all of the above? I help my clients with understanding of their lives, the roots of their personal anxiety & struggle with it, by providing a safe place and skills that provide “breathing room” to break free from the grips of anxiety.

Pamela Meyerson, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Pamela Meyerson, LCSW

Pam Meyerson

In 60062 - Nearby to Villa Park.

I work with many patients living with daily anxiety and stress. Anxiety and stress can rob a person of their quality of life and can ultimately negatively effect their physical health. Accordingly, I look at it as almost a personal safety issue. Quickly developing strategies to manage anxiety and stress is essential for my patients. Honestly, sometimes a person can not do it without medication, at least in the short term. Accordingly, I refer patients to one of several caring psychiatrists who can treat them as a supplement to talk therapy.

Karen Bridwell, LCPC
Anxiety Counselor

Karen Bridwell, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60121 - Nearby to Villa Park.

Anxiety takes on a variety of different forms; therefore, Karen’s initial approach is to find out the underlying cause(s) of the anxiety. Anxiety disorders differ considerably, and as a result, therapy is tailored to the specific symptoms. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Exposure Therapy (ET) have been shown to be effective in treating individuals suffering from the various forms of anxiety, and these are Karen’s preferred methods of treatment. Worries and fears do not need to be constants in an individual’s life, so Karen and the client will work together to find ways of looking at situations differently, develop coping skills, and consider new ways of problem solving.

David Johnson, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

David Johnson, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 60202 - Nearby to Villa Park.

Stress and anxiety is very prevalent in our society. How it is experienced is very individualistic and therefore requires treatment to be tailor-made for each person. Thoughts and beliefs will be examined because this is where substantial changes can be made. We all have "stressors" in our lives while "stress" is the way we respond. I am very helpful with the individual's stress response and symptoms. I train the client in how to maintain their own regulation which teaching each person how to breathe and stay grounded as we know that when the sympathetic nervous system is aroused, there can be numerous symptoms that need to be addressed which are individual fear responses.

Donald Olund, MA, LCPC, NCC
Anxiety Counselor

Donald Olund, MA, LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60521 - Nearby to Villa Park.

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.

Catherine Gruener, M.A.,M.A., LCPC, NCC
Anxiety Counselor

Catherine Gruener, M.A.,M.A., LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselors, Certified Parent Trainers, and Psychotherapists

In 60523 - Nearby to Villa Park.

More than 1 in 20 Children and Teens suffer from anxiety. Anxiety not only causes avoidance and pain, chronic anxiety can alter the structures of your brain, creating lasting negative thought patterns and loops. We use research based training methods to help you or your child regulate your body, stop negative thoughts, allowing you to focus on what is happening in your life now so that you can make the best choices for yourself and create the life you want to lead.

Debra K. Hirschberg, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Debra K. Hirschberg, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 60118 - Nearby to Villa Park.

Anxiety and stress can keep you locked up from living your life fully. Often anxiety can be biochemical in nature or can result from ongoing stress, lack of balance or unresolved issues. Christians can struggle with these issues and often feel quite guilty in knowing that they shouldn't worry or have fear. In therapy we will carefully assess these issues in a loving, grace based manner so that you can be free from debilitating anxiety and stress.

Emily Zeller, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Emily Zeller, LMFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

In 60189 - Nearby to Villa Park.

Any change – good or bad – can be exhausting. I will help you identify the source of your triggers and find ways to adjust so that life doesn't feel so overwhelming. The racing thoughts you have and anxiety you feel does have to control your life. We’ll identify which ways you are overestimating stress and underestimating your ability to cope. You will be less stressed and more present after we finish our work together.

Camille Williams, MA, NCC, LCPC
Anxiety Counselor

Camille Williams, MA, NCC, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 60555 - Nearby to Villa Park.

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.

Tompkins and Associates, Psy.D. and Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Tompkins and Associates, Psy.D. and Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologists

In 60563 - Nearby to Villa Park.

We are anxiety specialist treating Generalized Anxiety, OCD, Panic Disorder and all other forms of anxiety. We use specific evidence-based treatments designed to put you in control again and bring symptom relief. We help you think through the causes of your stress and what you can do to get back in control. We work closely with physicians and can refer for medication if needed. We offer not only skills to conquer anxiety but our patients walk away understanding why the anxiety developed in the first place. Our patients feel stronger, educated and equipped to handle anxiety and stress as they move forward.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 60007 - Nearby to Villa Park.

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.



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Villa Park is located in DuPage County, Illinois. It has a land area of 4.71 square miles and a water area of 0.04 square miles.  The population of Villa Park is 21,969 people with 7,737 households and a median annual income of $70,176. .


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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Villa Park 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 Villa Park public health department.