Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Tappan, NY.

Licensed professional counseling for anxiety, stress, phobias, and panic in Tappan, New York.


David B. Alexander, Psychotherapist/GestaltTherapist
Anxiety Counselor

David B. Alexander, Psychotherapist/GestaltTherapist

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 11361 - Nearby to Tappan.

Good therapy helps uncover the root causes of anxiety, and finds ways to transcend the specific current issues and deals with the underlying sense of worry that seems to arise from nowhere. Anxiety arises due to one's own natural energies being turned back on oneself. I help you see that the anxiety and circular, repeated thinking are due to deeply-held messages. These restrictive messages cause you to feel that authentic self-expression is dangerous, not wanted, and unhealthy. Gradually discovering old traumas and hidden beliefs so they are fully understood and digested, frees you to live in more peace and more fulfilled.

Chris Colasuonno, LCSW-R, MBA, CASAC
Anxiety Counselor

Chris Colasuonno, LCSW-R, MBA, CASAC

Licensed Clinical Social Worker - Credentialed Alcohol Substance Abuse Counselor

In 10598 - Nearby to Tappan.

Many individuals have anxiety and stress in their lives. Chris has treated clients for stress and anxiety through effective counseling and psychotherapy in Westchester and Putnam County. As a therapist, I partner with clients to offer techniques such as cognitive behavior therapy and solutions oriented counseling yielding good results. Many clients have generalized anxiety, panic attacks, or phobias that Chris has experience in treating these types of anxiety. Stress can impact clients in many ways where depression and anxiety effect your quality of life. With proper stress management counseling, clients can go back to normal functioning and enjoy life again.

Michael Lepak, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Michael Lepak, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07042 - Nearby to Tappan.

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.

Joel Stukalin, PHD, ABPP, FAACP, MS
Anxiety Counselor

Joel Stukalin, PHD, ABPP, FAACP, MS

QUEENS COUPLES COUNSELING CENTER

In 11375 - Nearby to Tappan.

Dr. Joel and Dr. Sara work supportively and educatively to help you gain a sense of mastery with respect to your anxiety and stress. For over 40 years, we have helped the victims of abusive relationships, work stress, emotional burnout, identity concerns, & perfectionsitic personalities who partake in unhealthy habits. Clients have often reported a sense of relief and appreciation over being well-understood and accepted by Dr. Joel and Dr. Sara. Our practical and reasonable therapeutic approaches build your healthy self-esteem and provide you with the tools for enhanced growth and effectiveness while facing life's challenges. Often within a few sessions, clients feel better.

Cathy Roberts, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Cathy Roberts, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 07042 - Nearby to Tappan.

Every human being faces some degree of anxiety and stress but there are times when their magnitude can become overwhelming and can rob you of your ability to function and enjoy life. Together we will explore the roots of your stress and anxiety, be they relational, job related, or from some other source. I will give you concrete strategies for dealing with them in the moment as well as helping you understand what changes you can make long term whicht will decrease your levels of stress and anxiety.

Mars & Venus Counseling Center, LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, LCADCs, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Mars & Venus Counseling Center, LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, LCADCs, Ph.D.

LCSWs, DCSW, LPCs, LAC, LCADCs, and Ph.D.

In 07666 - Nearby to Tappan.

We live in an age of high anxiety and stress. Anxiety symptoms include muscle tension, feelings of restlessness, feeling on edge, irritability, and fatigue. Many people also experience difficulty sleeping. Other symptoms of anxiety can also include constant worry, obsessive thinking or compulsions, that is, uncontrolled behaviors, such as excessive hand washing. Some people also experience fears or phobias, as well as panic attacks. The symptoms of all of the above can be on a continuum from mild to severe. Some of our staff here at the Mars & Venus Counseling Center are experienced in the treatment of anxiety disorders. Our experienced counselors, trained in the techniques of leaders in the field of anxiety disorders, will provide extensive...(view profile to read more)

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW
Anxiety Counselor

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW

Michael G Mruz, Psychotherapist

In 10583 - Nearby to Tappan.

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) If you feel uncontrollable or excessive anxiety and worry more days than not during any six month period, you may be experiencing Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD). You may feel constantly on-edge, irritable, tired, unable to concentrate, complain of muscle tenseness or have other physical complaints, or your sleep pattern may be disturbed. If anxiety or worry is creating emotional distress, hindering your life, or causing you a lack of achievement or satisfaction in your life, even if you are not experiencing panic attacks, a psychotherapy consultation for General Anxiety Disorder is recommended and I would welcome your inquiry.

Nicole Borger, M.A., LMHC
Anxiety Counselor

Nicole Borger, M.A., LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 11242 - Nearby to Tappan.

Many of my clients deal with severe levels of anxiety and stress. Whether it be work, relationship or simply life related, stress and anxiety can interfere with all areas of an individual’s life and make it difficult to achieve a sense of calmness and peace of mind. I use a CBT minded approach to help my clients learn to understand their stress and anxiety while at the same time learning how to control and manage the impact of stress and anxiety on their daily life.

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA
Anxiety Counselor

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10003 - Nearby to Tappan.

Many people have anxiety. Anxiety is the most common problem that clients bring into psychotherapy. Anxiety can create feelings of fear, worry, uneasiness, and dread. Sometimes you can say what it is bothering you. Your job or relationship may be causing you stress and you want to solve the problems. You don’t know how to deal with the mounting pressures. Friends will often say “don’t worry about it” but that doesn’t help. Sometimes you don’t really know what is bothering you it just is. I can show you how spot these feelings before they overwhelm you and what you can do about it. We’ll get clear on what has been difficult for you and how have you been feeling.

Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP
Anxiety Counselor

Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 10001 - Nearby to Tappan.

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.

Rebecca Mitchell, LCSW, MSEd, SIFI
Anxiety Counselor

Rebecca Mitchell, LCSW, MSEd, SIFI

Psychotherapist

In 10003 - Nearby to Tappan.

Anxiety and stress are are essential to a productive life. However, like fuel in a car. Too little or too much can cause you to stall or damage your engine. Often the things we worry about are fantasies (or nightmares) about the future. Therapy for anxiety and stress often begin with developing mindfulness based practices. These practices will help you to non-judgmentally accept the present moment, find compassion for yourself and others, and learn techniques to cope with and tolerate distress and emotional overwhelm.

Lauren Spinella, LPC, NCC, CCATP
Anxiety Counselor

Lauren Spinella, LPC, NCC, CCATP

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 07481 - Nearby to Tappan.

I am highly experienced in the area of anxiety and stress management, working with clients to truly understand the inner workings of their anxiety and stress responses so that they can find real, sustainable relief and liberation from them, and function in a way that feels better long term. I help clients not only build insight, but develop practical, effective skills to cope with anxiety and alleviate the stress that they are experiencing.

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 Tappan.

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....

Diane Davis, L.C.S.W.
Anxiety Counselor

Diane Davis, L.C.S.W.

Licensed Psychotherapist

In 10010 - Nearby to Tappan.

Anxiety can take many forms, including excessive stress, low self-esteem, panic attacks, phobias and compulsions. When fear or anxiety is experienced on a daily basis it can become so familiar that it goes un-noticed until problems arise that grab our attention. These can include health problems, insomnia or feeling stuck in bad relationships. Addressing anxiety can free up your energy and enjoyment, and give you back your life.

Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez, LPC,CST,NCC,BCC,MS,MSEd
Anxiety Counselor

Kelley Hopkins-Alvarez, LPC,CST,NCC,BCC,MS,MSEd

Licensed Professional Counselor & Board Certified Coach

In 06830 - Nearby to Tappan.

I help people identify the triggers to their anxiety and develop a system to deal with stress before it deals with them! What would your life be like if you weren't continually activated in negative ways by stress? We will work together to make small steps toward change. Clients report less chronic pain when they are managing anxiety in healthy ways. It is possible to reduce anxiety and live life in a more vivid way, even if you situation is not optimal. I can teach you to acknowledge and release these negative thoughts, thus releasing the "trauma" that has built up in your body (stored stress and anxiety)

Charles Wininger, LP, LMHC
Anxiety Counselor

Charles Wininger, LP, LMHC

Licensed Psychotherapist, Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10016 - Nearby to Tappan.

Managing anxiety and stress often means learning some new skills, and that's where I come in. I've helped countless people with techniques that help them regain control. Sometimes medication is necessary, but more often anxiety and stress can be greatly reduced simply by using the right techniques. Actually, I've helped people turn their stress or anxiety into learning experiences that leave them feeling more empowered and competent in controlling their lives. If you like, I can help you do the same.

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10011 - Nearby to Tappan.

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, as babies aren't born believing that the world is a dangerous place. We might progress to uncovering important thoughts and feelings your anxiety may be distracting you from. "Going to university about yourself" can be instrumental in providing relief from anxiety and reassure you that you are not alone.

James Pearl, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

James Pearl, Ph.D.

Psychoanalyst

In 10016 - Nearby to Tappan.

Stress is not only an internal problem but is evoked by environmental impingement such as family, business, and political currents. All individuals have varying levels of stress in their lives. One of the focuses of psychotherapy is to help with increasing a capacity to move through it. An enhanced capacity for imagination and creativity can be a result.

Rich Heller, MSW, CPC, ACC
Anxiety Counselor

Rich Heller, MSW, CPC, ACC

Marriage Therapist

In 10803 - Nearby to Tappan.

Anxiety and stress are experienced by everyone!! So what makes one person more or less stressed than another? Why do some people have a greater sense of well-being than others? Well-being and stress live in opposition to one another. Working together, we will get to why some things are stressful and triggering anxiety while others do not, as well as how to reduce stressors and causes of anxiety so that your well-being increases proportionately.

Marty Tashman, Ph.D.(psychology), ACSW, M.S.W.
Anxiety Counselor

Marty Tashman, Ph.D.(psychology), ACSW, M.S.W.

Dr. Marty

In 07043 - Nearby to Tappan.

STRATEGIES FOR CHANGE Dr. Marty has developed his own approach to help folks deal with stress and anxiety which combines short term therapy, EFT, EMDR, short term insight and behavior therapy. When appropriate hypnosis can also be used. Dr. Marty believes that different people need different approaches. If you are going to see a counselor, therapist or psychologist ask how many approaches they use. I believe one size does not fit all. To get more information go to drmartytashman.com. or call (732)246-8484

Christi Lindsay, PsyD
Anxiety Counselor

Christi Lindsay, PsyD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Available for Online Therapy

The modern world we live in is full of amazing technological advancements and organizational wonders, but it is also more complex and demanding than ever before. The myriad competing demands of our lives, how busy we are, the continual pressure to do and be more creates enormous stress for all of us. This stress can escalate into anxiety and the added strain of these issues easily begins to short-circuit our ability to function at our best, to feel good, to maintain relationships and responsibilities. I can help you understand the internal and external forces creating these negative feelings, and together we can find strategies for minimizing stress and anxiety so you can feel better.

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 11530 - Nearby to Tappan.

When working with people who struggle with anxiety I teach skills that enable people to manage the daily stresses of life. This includes those struggling with generalized anxiety disorder, obsessive compulsive disorder, phobias, post traumatic stress disorder, and panic disorder. By learning how to cope more effectively with these symptoms people learn how to live more functional and satisfying lives.

Meredith Silversmith, Relationship Coach
Anxiety Counselor

Meredith Silversmith, Relationship Coach

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 11530 - Nearby to Tappan.

When we are in a committed relationship, our levels of stress and anxiety can be significantly affected by interactions with our partner. If we are in constant turmoil, it can become too much to bear. Our practice works with couples in which one or both partners are experiencing high levels of anxiety to identify triggers for stress, develop strategies for mediating these situations, and enhance each partner's relationship satisfaction. Call/text us at 516-387-5143 for a free 15 minute consultation to see if we're a good fit for your needs.

John Gerson, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

John Gerson, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10536 - Nearby to Tappan.

Isn't it impossible to go through life and not experience anxiety and stress sometimes? A lyric from the song, "Sunny Side of the Street" comes to me in relation to worry and anxiety: "leave your troubles at the doorstep." Of course, this isn't always easy, or even possible. When you're anxious, you experience it as a body sensation, don't you? Coming in for a session will help you listen to your body. Its tension is a message that we will decode together. Sometimes outside stress triggers old reactions, and your body takes a bigger hit than it would if you were only reacting to what's outside. By coming to see me, you will benefit by learning to manage and reduce your anxiety.

Philip Kolba, MA LCPC NCC
Anxiety Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA LCPC NCC

Psychotherapist

In 10013 - Nearby to Tappan.

Everyone experiences anxiety at some point, but for some the anxiety is so frequent or intense that it interferes with their lives or even triggers panic attacks. I use Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to help my clients get a sense of control over their own anxiety. We collaborate to learn skills to reduce the frequency or intensity of the anxious feelings, to tolerate the anxiety when it does occur so they can still function through it, and to practice habits that reduce stress and improve general mental health.



Tappan is located in Rockland County, New York. It has a land area of 2.75 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Tappan is 7,071 people with 2,296 households and a median annual income of $117,059. .


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Widely Affordable

Licensed, professional counseling in Tappan is considered widely accessible by the majority of people who live here and budget is often not a concern for mental health treatment. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Tappan public health department.