Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Lawrence, KS.

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


Alex Ehrsam, M.S., LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Alex Ehrsam, M.S., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 66212 - Nearby to Lawrence.

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.

Jennifer Asbury, MA, LPC, NCC
Anxiety Counselor

Jennifer Asbury, MA, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 66212 - Nearby to Lawrence.

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.

Terri Clinton-Dichiser, MA, JD, LCPC, NCC
Anxiety Counselor

Terri Clinton-Dichiser, MA, JD, LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 66223 - Nearby to Lawrence.

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.

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

Jessica Willemsen, MSW, LSCSW, LMAC, LCSW

Clinical Social Worker and Addiction Counselor

In 66202 - Nearby to Lawrence.

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.

Debra Neal, LCPC, ICCGC
Anxiety Counselor

Debra Neal, LCPC, ICCGC

Professional Counselor

In 66212 - Nearby to Lawrence.

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.

Kristal Krahl-Camp, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Kristal Krahl-Camp, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 66102 - Nearby to Lawrence.

Anxiety and stress can wreak havoc on your body and life. You can only take so much. Sometimes things get so overwhelming that you feel paralyzed and cannot function. I offer ways to learn and understand your anxiety and stress, ways to manage it, and reduce it. I will give you the tools to identify the triggers and ways to prioritize the things that are important to you. Anxiety can also be helpful to us. I will help you find the healthy ways to use your anxiety to move forward in life. Let me help you turn your anxiety from a negative to a positive.

Richard Bates,  LCMFT, RN
Anxiety Counselor

Richard Bates, LCMFT, RN

Richard D Bates, Marriage and Family Therapist

In 66048 - Nearby to Lawrence.

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.

Laura Drinkard, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Laura Drinkard, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 66048 - Nearby to Lawrence.

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.

Cheryl Pendell, MA, LPC, NCC, CPT
Anxiety Counselor

Cheryl Pendell, MA, LPC, NCC, CPT

Licensed Professional Counselor, Certified Play Therapist

In 64152 - Nearby to Lawrence.

If anxiety and stress are keeping you from enjoying life to the fullest we need to explore the source of both and process together ways in which you can reduce your stress levels or find ways to cope until your circumstances change. It is important to me that you feel that someone understands what you are going through and how difficult your anxiety makes your life. You will benefit from my work with Cognitive Behavioral Therapy that is designed to reduce anxiety. This approach is proven to give you tangible tools to utilize to create a more comfortable life for you. I provide a warm and caring place for you to feel supported while you are going through this difficult time.

Hannah Sedgwick, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Hannah Sedgwick, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 66048 - Nearby to Lawrence.

Everyone experiences anxiety or stress in some from or another at some point in their lifetimes. But with those who suffer severely from them, anxiety and stress can make it very difficult to make it through a normal day. When working with clients who suffer from anxiety and stress my goal is to teach them a variety of ways cope. In my sessions I teach easy techniques that can be used in a pinch, to more in depth anxiety and stress reductions techniques. My goal is for my clients to feel like they are not alone I their suffering and that anxiety and stress can get better with work.

Barbara Cleverdon, M.S., LCMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Barbara Cleverdon, M.S., LCMFT

Licensed Clinical Marriage & Family Therapist

In 66112 - Nearby to Lawrence.

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.

Sara Minges, LPC
Anxiety Counselor

Sara Minges, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 66215 - Nearby to Lawrence.

Stress prevents us from achieving balance and overall health and wellness. I help my clients learn simple, fun ways to feel better and let go of their past and things they cannot change. We also teach them how to stop emotional eating and to savor their food, to avoid overeating or using food to avoid dealing with emotional issues. Clients learn ways to improve sleep, identify and maintain personal boundaries and feel excited about life.

Sherrie Pucket, LPC,NCC
Anxiety Counselor

Sherrie Pucket, LPC,NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 66216 - Nearby to Lawrence.

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.


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

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

Lawrence is located in Douglas County, Kansas. It has a land area of 34.13 square miles and a water area of 0.78 square miles.  The population of Lawrence is 93,917 people with 34,913 households and a median annual income of $46,406. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Lawrence, KS

Some budgeting needed

While counseling can certainly be an expense for individuals and families in Lawrence, with proper budgeting, it is entirely do-able and the risk/reward is worth it. For some families, it may be difficult to sustain a commitment to therapy without proper insurance coverage. If this is you, ask your therapist about low cost options as practitoners in and around Lawrence may have flexibility or sliding scales. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Lawrence public health department.