Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Edwardsville, KS.

Licensed professional counseling for anxiety, stress, phobias, and panic in Edwardsville, Kansas.


Jessica Willemsen, MSW, LSCSW, LMAC, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Jessica Willemsen, MSW, LSCSW, LMAC, LCSW

Clinical Social Worker and Addiction Counselor

In 66202 - Nearby to Edwardsville.

Anxiety and stress can be debilitating, affecting all areas of life--school, work and relationships especially. Anxiety and stress are internally self-perpetuating, and can lead to panic attacks or anxiety attacks. Panic and anxiety attacks are scary and can feel like you're dying, making someone feel hopeless and helpless. However, therapy can provide significant relief from anxiety and stress. Through the use of talk therapy, yoga and conscious breathing, art and sand tray therapy, and EMDR; relief is possible. Therapy can provide the relief you're looking for, so you can finally rest peacefully, live life confidently and fearlessly, and finally take a deep breath and breathe.

Alex Ehrsam, M.S., LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Alex Ehrsam, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 66212 - Nearby to Edwardsville.

We are not born with anxiety. Anxiety and stress are a learned way to cope with difficult situations, and they actually do not help the situation, they just make it worse. Medication treats the symptoms, and can be helpful, but it does not heal anything. I want to work with you to help discover what is the reason you react this way and others don't. We can explore how you learned this, and discover if there is indeed a better coping mechanism available to you.

Laura Drinkard, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Laura Drinkard, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 66048 - Nearby to Edwardsville.

Life is full of stress and feelings of anxiety can get in the way of so many things we wish we could do. Anxiety can make everyday tasks feel impossible as it often leaves us feeling paralyzed with physical symptoms. Anxiety is often about a threat or fear of something real or imagined. Let's work together to identify that fear and learn to manage the anxiety that comes along with it.

Adam Lynch, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Adam Lynch, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 64116 - Nearby to Edwardsville.

Let's be honest - there are many experiences and relationships that bring a lot of anxiety and stress into our lives. We can feel uncomfortable in the presence of others, fearful that our vision for life won't unfold how we want it to, or the challenge of making progress and using our time and energy in productive ways. We all struggle with this at different levels, but I believe we can take hope that because of who God is and in a close relationship with Him, we have a future that is incredibly bright. I want to offer clarity on how this is true even when it doesn't feel like it in your life.

Mary Sheridan, LSCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Mary Sheridan, LSCSW

Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker

In 66215 - Nearby to Edwardsville.

Mary experienced her share of anxiety while growing up. She has spent her life understanding the many facets of anxiety and now uses her knowledge to assist others to lead a less-stressed, less anxious life. She is teaching a pregnancy anxiety course. Who isn't anxious when they are pregnant? Mary has taught other mindfulness-based classes, as well. With the latest technologies working for us, more and more is being learned about the harmful effects of stress on our bodies. It is worth the time and effort to educate ourselves and learn tools to help us lead a happier, more balanced life. Let's get started!

Stephen Brannen, PhD, LCSW, CCDP-D
Anxiety Counselor

Stephen Brannen, PhD, LCSW, CCDP-D

Diplomate in Clinical Social Work/Dual Disorders

In 64131 - Nearby to Edwardsville.

My approach to working with anxiety, stress, and trauma recovery (PTSD) is to utilize a supportive, humanistic cognitive approach. I utilize only research supported interventions such as Dialectic Behavioral Therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy , and specific treatments such as Prolonged Exposure and Cognitive Reprocessing Therapy. I also am comfortable in consulting with medical professionals is the management of clients experiencing stress related disorders.

Richard Bates,  LCMFT, RN
Anxiety Counselor

Richard Bates, LCMFT, RN

Richard D Bates, Marriage and Family Therapist

In 66048 - Nearby to Edwardsville.

Ironically, anxiety is the root of most of our problems. Partner distress, sexual dysfunction, career disappointments, parenting troubles, etc. Anxiety, and how to deal with it, is the core of my therapy practice. We will explore your loyalty to fear and what exactly it is that you fear. Ultimately, whatever goal we decide, reducing anxiety is part of it.

Afton Strate, M.S., LCMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Afton Strate, M.S., LCMFT

Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist

In 66204 - Nearby to Edwardsville.

Daily stress and important life events can have a significant impact on our personal lives and relationships. I believe that having the ability to calm down and express our feelings can foster growth and joy in the midst of difficult circumstances. My hope is that you leave our time together feeling empowered so that you are able to find peace in the midst of whatever life event you are facing.

Diane Schmidt, LSCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Diane Schmidt, LSCSW

Licensed Specialist Clinical Social Worker

In 66210 - Nearby to Edwardsville.

Anxiety is the number 1 mental health issue for women and number 2 for men! For many, waking up in the middle of the night feeling anxious with our minds racing, is not uncommon. We live in an overstimulating society that encourages busyness to the detriment of ourselves! Learning to slow down and rest, assessing the activities of our lives, being able to say no and not feel guilty and learning ways to assess the social media and electronics use is part of the work we do in therapy. It's possible to have a life that is not anxiety-driven!

Debra Neal, LCPC, ICCGC
Anxiety Counselor

Debra Neal, LCPC, ICCGC

Professional Counselor

In 66212 - Nearby to Edwardsville.

Using practical, proven, and small techniques, clients learn to manage anxiety and stress more effective day by day. Focused on best practice interventions that work well over time to manage this painful emotion, this clinician uses a collborative, nonjudgmental style with individuals and couples who want to live more fully with less of the negative influences of fear, anxiety and depression.

Sherrie Pucket, LPC,NCC
Anxiety Counselor

Sherrie Pucket, LPC,NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 66216 - Nearby to Edwardsville.

Anxiety and stress is something we all experience in life. However, if you are overcome with anxiety and unable to function in a healthy manner, counseling may be necessary. In my sessions, I focus on anxious thought patterns that may or may not be rational. Cognitive Behavior therapy is used as a tool to help those who suffer from anxiety and stress to evaluate the source of stress and find ways to alieviate the intensity of the anxiety. Thought patterns are analyzed and new thought patterns are taught. Each client is encouraged to take steps to create a new thought pattern process, and pinpoint areas in their lives that need to be dealt with.

Barbara Cleverdon, M.S., LCMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Barbara Cleverdon, M.S., LCMFT

Licensed Clinical Marriage & Family Therapist

In 66112 - Nearby to Edwardsville.

Anxiety often develops during our growing up years that seem to manifest itself during our adult years when the stresses of life can take its tole. We will explore the root of your anxiety, as well as teach skills to manage it before it gets out of hand. If willing, using hypnosis can help one get in touch with those often forgotten memories. Through hypnosis, one can express the pain, frustration, hurt and anger that often gets stored in our bodies.

Teresa Cote, MA LCPC  LCAC CRAADC NCC SAP
Anxiety Counselor

Teresa Cote, MA LCPC LCAC CRAADC NCC SAP

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 66210 - Nearby to Edwardsville.

As a therapist, I utilize many stress reduction techniques for the treatment of anxiety and stress disorders. One technique I have had succes with is biofeedback. This assists the individual to develop a healthy coherence and reduce symptoms significantly. I generally utilize a holistic approach which addresses every areas within an individual's life. Therapy may target the negative patterns and cycles that cause symptoms such as; self-care and prioritizing, life adjustments and changes, or in some cases, due to abuse or trauma. Whatever the situation, there are healthy and therapeutic techniques to resolve or reduce symptoms significantly.



You have Found the Top Therapists for Stress, Anxiety, and PTSD in Edwardsville, KS.

Thank you for visiting our Kansas page of stress therapists in Edwardsville, Kansas 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 Edwardsville, KS 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.

Edwardsville is located in Wyandotte County, Kansas. It has a land area of 9.04 square miles and a water area of 0.31 square miles.  The population of Edwardsville is 4,390 people with 1,472 households and a median annual income of $56,063. .


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Therapy in Edwardsville is generally within financial reach for the average family, but some budget planning may be needed for a real commitment to weekly counseling. Remember that your mental health and happiness are important. Check with your Edwardsville therapist about insurance coverage or ask about sliding scale fees if there are any difficulties with accessibility. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Edwardsville public health department.