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

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


Anxiety Counselor

Ralph Whetstine, Psy.D., ACHT

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Within driving distance of Villa Park

Similar in approach to the treatment of depression, I take a holistic approach to the treatment of anxiety and stress disorders. I seek to restore function and break the momentum cause by ineffective habits that were created as a knee-jerk way of responding to anxiety symptoms. The instinct to try to control our emotional experience is strong and understandable, but often creates difficulties that make anxiety symptoms more entrenched and difficult to treat. Learning techniques of relaxation and mindfulness are instrumental in the effective treatment of anxiety symptoms and regaining the kind of balance lost in the unrestrained experience of anxiety symptoms.

Anxiety Counselor

Gary Phillips, S.T.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologist; Pastoral Counselor

Within driving distance of 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

Anxiety Counselor

Charles Hughes, MA, LCPC, DCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor, Tele-Counselor

Within driving distance of Villa Park

There are three things you need to learn about stress, worry and anxiety. First, you need to learn to ignore unhelpful thoughts. Second, you need to learn to accept uncomfortable feelings. Neither of these is easy. Meditation will help and I can teach you to do that; meditation is easy, despite what you may have heard and the research says it is the best way known to minimize the effects of anxiety and worry. The third thing you need to learn is what role worry and anxiety play in your life. You may not be able to be worry free, but you can learn to worry a lot less.

Anxiety Counselor

Paul McNulty, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within driving distance of Villa Park

Do you long for relationships with others but are afraid to take risks because of how you might be perceived? Do you avoid people, places or experiences? Is your life feeling more constrained and difficult to enjoy things you once experienced. If so you may be dealing with something commonly known as an Anxiety Disorder. Everyone experiences anxiety from time to time. It is a normal feeling that we are born with to keep us safe from danger. The problem is when anxiety levels b/c elevated it can be very debilitating and keep people from a full life. Approximately 25% of the population experiences elevated levels of anxiety and there is help. Contact us to set up a consultation.

Anxiety Counselor

Samantha Elliott, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Villa Park

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

Denise Ambre, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker and Psychoanalyst

Within driving distance of Villa Park

Most people think of anxiety as a terrible enemy. It doesn’t have to be. Anxiety is a normal part of life, and it’s a vital part of your survival. You actually need some anxiety to perform efficiently. The problem isn't anxiety. The problem is when anxiety gets out of control ... That's when you have an anxiety disorder. Diagnosis of an anxiety disorder means you have problems dealing with stress and pressure. You may be ashamed of it, but you really shouldn’t be: as many as 15% of the population suffers from anxiety. Along with depression, anxiety disorders are the most common and widespread psychological conditions. I can help with this condition.

Anxiety Counselor

Kristen Jacobsen, MA, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor / Therapist

Within driving distance of Villa Park

Everyone experiences some level of stress and/or anxiety, but what happens when it becomes debilitating or starts affecting other areas of your life? This is where I step in and provide the benefits of therapy. I can provide a safe and empathetic environment for you to navigate through these stressors, develop healthier means of coping, and ultimately alleviate most of your distress.

Anxiety Counselor

Kuhn Counseling Center, LPC, LCPC, PhD

Therapists of Kuhn Counseling Center, P.C.

Within driving distance of Villa Park

Feeling like life is over taking you? Feeling like you are struggling to make it through the day without a breakdown? Many people struggle with anxiety as the demands in life get greater and greater and as we live in a rushed society. Throughout counseling, client will learn to identify their triggers to stress and anxiety, build coping skills to better manage stress and anxiety, and learn positive strategies to integrate into their lives.

Anxiety Counselor

Thomas Heroldt, MA, LCPC, CADC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

Within driving distance of Villa Park

Anxiety and fear comes in many forms yet stems from living a life in the future not the present. Walking through what the fear might be helps the client become strong face what life in the present has in store for them. Focusing not he here and now eliminates many fears and anxieties. Understanding if brain chemistry is playing a significant role in the intense sometimes out of control emotions will need to be determined before effective psychotherapy can be utilized.

Anxiety Counselor

Sheldon Isenberg, LCSW, BCD

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Board Certified Diplomate

Within driving distance of Villa Park

I personally have suffered from anxiety and come from a family where anxiety was a pervasive undertow. I know how anxiety can dominate a life and stress the lives of others. Medications may have been tried and and medical services utilized and proven not enough. In counseling I work with my clients individually, sometimes together with a spouse, in a conversational manner to get at the thought patterns contributing to stress and anxiety. Helping the client to get to the base of their anxiety, how they are stressing themselves out in their given life situation and how specifically to change these entrenched patterns is my goal. Referrals are made for other forms of help as necessary,

Anxiety Counselor

Rebecca Esser, MA, NBCC, LPC.

Clinical Therapist

Within driving distance of Villa Park

Stress in a normal part of life. Yet, it weight us down - with enough stress, one's physical health starts to deteriorate - causing heart, weight, sleep, self esteem and a load of other physical and mental concerns. The good news is, the negative cycle that is anxiety and stress can be stopped. We work to identify your stressful feelings and how to regulate emotions so that stress, anxiety or even panic, does not overcome you. In addition to CBT, DBT and talk therapy, I also teach clients the art of mindfulness that helps facilitate positive client well-being.

Anxiety Counselor

Payal Sud, LCSW, ICDVP, LCSW,ICDVP

Licensed clinical social worker

Within driving distance of 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.

Anxiety Counselor

Callan Olive, LAMFT

Licensed Associate Marriage and Family Therapist

Within driving distance of Villa Park

Anxiety is becoming more and more common in today's stressful world. We live at a fast, never-ending pace with high expectations and frustrating outcomes. It can be so difficult to work through the anxiety you experience while still maintaining all of the other aspects of your life. I use a mindfulness-based therapy method called Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) that has been proven through research to help with anxiety and stress. I love helping my clients who struggle with anxiety to find ways to manage those anxious feelings and thoughts and pursue the things that are most meaningful to them.



You have Found the Top Therapists for Stress, Anxiety, and PTSD in Villa Park, IL.

Thank you for visiting our Illinois page of stress therapists in Villa Park, 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 Villa Park, 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.

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. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Villa Park, IL

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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