Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Elizabeth, NJ.

Licensed professional counseling for anxiety, stress, phobias, and panic in Elizabeth, New Jersey.


Jerri Shankler, LCSW, LCADC
Anxiety Counselor

Jerri Shankler, LCSW, LCADC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Licensed Clinical Alcohol & Drug Counselor

In 07058 - Nearby to Elizabeth.

It's hard not to feel stress in today's world. Constant exposure to stress, without tools and practice to manage it begin to affect our physical health as well as emotional and mental well-being. Learning self-hypnosis, mindfulness and breathing techniques and reduce stress and improve how we react to stressful situations. Journaling, doodling, and visioning also reduce the impact of stress. Even if you don't consider yourself an artist, painting and drawing create peace thoughts. Learning a new hobby, such as knitting, whatever your age or gender, is documented to reduce stress. You can learn these techniques, strategies and skills in the comfort and privacy of my office.

Barbara Dietz, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Barbara Dietz, LCSW

Licensed Therapist

In 11231 - Nearby to Elizabeth.

Anxiety is at the root of more personal difficulties than can be imagined. It can prompt unrecognizable or unexpected behaviors. It can push us to make decisions that are not in our best interests. It can account for misplacing trust in untrustworthy people or circumstances, and it can prevent us from allowing close bonds to develop with others. The stress we experience frequently points to anxieties that we are often unaware of. Recognizing when we feel anxiety and stress is necessary to curb their influence on our lives. In work with me you will focus on learning to talk about your feelings and experiences so that together we can discover how to make your inner life less conflicted and mo....

Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP
Anxiety Counselor

Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 10001 - Nearby to Elizabeth.

Anxiety is a signal your mind is sending to alert you of a real or perceived threat. For example, you are stressed about work: perhaps anxiety is a sign that your fear you are not good enough. There are situations in life when you need a signal so that you make the right decision at the right moment; but when anxiety is too intense, you feel paralyzed and cannot make decisions because all options seem to lead to the worst case scenario. I will help you learn from your anxiety so that you can look beyond the discomfort and understand what is the concern or fear underneath it; then we will work directly with that fear or concern.

Bennett Pologe, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Bennett Pologe, Ph.D.

Psychologist

In 10019 - Nearby to Elizabeth.

Here, as with depression, the problems come in many many forms and involved many different additional feelings as part of them - anger, depression, rage, discouragement, frustration, resentment, and so on. Your particular constellation of these feelings, your unique collection of symptoms, and of course your personality - your way of experiencing and handling life - all play into how your therapy will go. Some relief is usually quick with simpler anxiety and stress symptoms. More ingrained anxiety, forming your longer standing mode of interacting with the world, will take longer to abate.

Ariella Soffer, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Ariella Soffer, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical PhD Psychologist

In 10019 - Nearby to Elizabeth.

Many people struggle with anxiety and stress, and I work frequently with these issues in my practice. These issues take different forms for each person, and therapy is individualized for the person with whom I am working. There are thoughts and thought patterns that contribute to a person's anxiety and sometimes panicky symptoms. Through integrating cognitive-behavioral therapy techniques with also exploring the underlying emotions that are contributing to the anxiety, we can work together to reduce your anxiety and stress.

Fabiana Franco, Ph.D. LLC
Anxiety Counselor

Fabiana Franco, Ph.D. LLC

Dr. Fabiana Franco

In 10023 - Nearby to Elizabeth.

Anxiety is fast becoming America's mental health crisis. If you are overwhelmed by feelings of panic and nervousness then you are certainly not alone. Dr. Franco will work collaboratively with you to implement effective strategies that help you to identify, isolate, and neutralize feelings of anxiety before they get the better of you. Some degree of anxiety is unavoidable, and can actually be helpful. With Dr. Franco, you can learn to make your anxiety work for you, not the other way round.

Akeisha Rivera, Psy.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Akeisha Rivera, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 10017 - Nearby to Elizabeth.

The world is a demanding place these days and we get pulled in so many different directions—add to that the stress of having, keeping, or finding a job, family and/or relationship pressures—and anxiety and stress can so easily gain the upper hand. My goal as a therapist is to help you talk though your issues and concerns so that I can give you the tools to help you overcome your sources of anxiety and stress.

Susan Galperin, LCSW LCADC SAP
Anxiety Counselor

Susan Galperin, LCSW LCADC SAP

Psychotherapist

In 07020 - Nearby to Elizabeth.

If you suffer from anxiety or stress then you know how it impacts upon your life. This is such a large topic. It could include ocd, panic attacks, low self esteem, ...poor relationships to numerous other issues. My approach depends upon who you are and what your issues are. I like to think of myself as being non-judgmental, creating an atmosphere where you are comfortable telling me your story. When that happens we can then identify the issue and choose strategic approaches that will fit with your views and personality so in the end you can have a life without the anxiety and stress that you are feeling presently.

Kenneth Jedding, LCSW, MA
Anxiety Counselor

Kenneth Jedding, LCSW, MA

Licensed Psychotherapist

In 10003 - Nearby to Elizabeth.

I often think that anxiety is a difficulty that shows great promise--because it's really misdirected energy moving in unhelpful directions: panic, stress, etc. and energy itself is a gift. The key is how, together, we find ways to make it more productive by identifying whatever fuels it and lends it power. I've treated so many people for anxiety and they have made great progress, either reducing or eliminating the symptoms.

Elizabeth Hill, LCADC
Anxiety Counselor

Elizabeth Hill, LCADC

Licensed Counselor

In 07032 - Nearby to Elizabeth.

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.

Barbara Fane, LCSW, BCD
Anxiety Counselor

Barbara Fane, LCSW, BCD

Licensed Clinical Social Worker Psychotherapist

In 07702 - Nearby to Elizabeth.

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.

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10001 - Nearby to Elizabeth.

I have experience with reducing and eliminating panic attacks, curing phobias, and reducing more generalized anxiety. Anxiety can feel unbearable, and give you the sense that you are in danger. Here also looking at relationships can be very helpful to determine where your anxiety comes from (modeling anxious parents, getting a sense that the world is a dangerous place). and what thoughts and feelings your anxiety may be distracting you from. Getting to know you well can be instrumental in giving you relief from anxiety and reassure you that you are not alone.

Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida
Anxiety Counselor

Maria Sue Butler, LMFT, Supervisor State Of Florida

LMFT Diplomate, Certified of Anger management

In 10022 - Nearby to Elizabeth.

Art focuses on clients to re-encounter the positive skills they have already known and used, but that life problems made them temporarily forget. This way, clients rely on their own strengths and initiatives for their lives. Treatment will also provide opportunities to learn and apply new skills that in time will become part of the clients' lives.Tool Box for Life and Relational Skills When clients graduate from treatment, they take with them a box full of "tools", such as effective anger management techniques, avoiding confrontations that lead to negative expressions of anger, resolving conflict peacefully and quietly, making the right decisions in every aspect of life, and perseverance to alw....



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Elizabeth is located in Union County, New Jersey. It has a land area of 12.31 square miles and a water area of 1.33 square miles.  The population of Elizabeth is 129,007 people with 39,433 households and a median annual income of $43,568. .


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Mental health treatment and therapy in Elizabeth is sometimes a struggle to afford for families and individuals without proper insurance coverage. Finances for many in Elizabeth are not able to cover long term weekly counseling sessions without a budgetary plan in place. The good news is that therapists are often willing to work with you if accessibility is an issue. Low cost therapy and sliding scales are just some of the options that therapists can offer. Insurance may cover your sessions as well. Talk to your counselor to learn more. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Elizabeth public health department.