Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Valley Stream, NY.

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


Philip Kolba, MA LCPC NCC
Anxiety Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA LCPC NCC

Psychotherapist

In 10013 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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.

Kirsten Lesch, MSW, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Kirsten Lesch, MSW, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 10001 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

The amount of stress you are under is pretty intense. It's causing you to worry about pretty much everything in your life. It’s like you’re constantly playing over and over again what might happen. It's to the point it's hard to think about anything else. I can help you. I will teach you better coping skills and strategies to help regain a sense of control over the things in life that cause you to worry. Call now to schedule an appointment.

Susan Galperin, LCSW LCADC SAP
Anxiety Counselor

Susan Galperin, LCSW LCADC SAP

Psychotherapist

In 07020 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 11550 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

While most treatment approaches for anxiety and stress are effective on the surface, they don’t treat the real problem. Mantras, deep breathing, and rational dialogues about your fear being irrational rarely work---for most people don’t believe it or you! Imagine if you can trick the brain into changing without you telling your conscious mind that you are changing it? Problem with anxiety and stress is that the brain in this state knows you want to change it and it resists. Contact Kevin@kevinfleminphd.com for the ultimate stress and anxiety solution that will literally change your brain's autonomic nervous system patterns while you sit on your butt. 877-606-6161.

Rebecca Mitchell, LCSW, MSEd, SIFI
Anxiety Counselor

Rebecca Mitchell, LCSW, MSEd, SIFI

Psychotherapist

In 10003 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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.

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.

Nicole Borger, M.A., LMHC
Anxiety Counselor

Nicole Borger, M.A., LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 11242 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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.

Beatrijs Van Steertegem, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Beatrijs Van Steertegem, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 11566 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

Research has found therapy to be a safe and effective way to help manage stress and anxiety. Together we will look for patterns in how your mind works. You will learn about skills and coping tools that will help you manage your thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. We will identify what triggers your anxiety and how to create lifestyle changes and daily habits that can help lower your anxiety. My goal is for you to get better and therapy to be temporary. The skills you will learn in our sessions will give you healthy coping strategies that you can use on your own.

Marcy Abramsky, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Marcy Abramsky, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

My method of working with clients on anxiety , stress and coping varies per individual. How we cope is greatly influenced by how we see the world. Mindset, life experiences, and our current situation can impact that. Overall, integrating Strength- Based, Mindfulness, NLP even DBT approaches enhances our ability to accept, and view our life with a fresh perspective. As we begin to see things through a different lens, this new perspective becomes a powerful tool in developing our mind as a muscle; an essential part of moving toward the life changes you seek. This opens the door to management of unwanted symptoms, anxiety, stress, feelings of overwhelm or low motivation and a path forward.

James Pearl, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

James Pearl, Ph.D.

Psychoanalyst

In 10016 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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.

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

Joel Stukalin, PHD, ABPP, FAACP, MS

QUEENS COUPLES COUNSELING CENTER

In 11375 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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.

David Mark, MS, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

David Mark, MS, LCSW

School Psychologist, Licensed Social Worker, Certified Gottman Therapist

In 11598 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

We have all had moments of anxiety and we remain anxious due to the beliefs we hold about our reality and the thoughts we have about our situation. An individual becomes anxious when they overestimate the negative aspects of their situation and underestimate their ability to cope and function in problem situations. The anxious individual will imagine and create even more negative consequences than are actually present. I guide my clients to a more rational approach of focusing on the task at hand, not engaging in or imagining negative outcomes, and not engaging in or exaggerating possible negative outcomes. We focus together on ways that enable coping, behavioral change and flourishing in that situation.

Mattye Mckibben, MS LCAT CASAC
Anxiety Counselor

Mattye Mckibben, MS LCAT CASAC

Licensed Counselor

Available for Online Therapy

Many people are seeking help for this currently due to the COVID 19 Pandemic. Children, Teens, and Adults have all had success in working in my practice to overcome symptoms of anxiety and stress. I use a mix of traditional Counseling techniques, art therapy, and holistic techniques to help come to terms with the stressors and anxieties produced my today's world.

Empowered Life Counseling, Inc., Dr. Remy Nelson, LMHC,NCC, CCMHC
Anxiety Counselor

Empowered Life Counseling, Inc., Dr. Remy Nelson, LMHC,NCC, CCMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 10001 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

What are the factors associated with your anxiety? Quite often, individuals who suffer from anxiety do not understand why they are having anxiety. As we engage in therapy together, questions that I ask you in therapy will help me to understand the collaborative factors that may be causing your anxiety. I want to help you understand and resolve the underlying problems that are keeping your anxiety alive. I will use cognitive and dialectical behavior therapy approaches to help you get your anxiety under control. Come join me!

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA
Anxiety Counselor

Heidi Seifert, LCSW-R, MA

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10003 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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.

Walter Masterson, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Walter Masterson, LCSW

Psychotherapy and Counseling

In 10021 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

A simple statement about the states of anxiety, depression and satisfaction might be: Depression is living in the past, Anxiety is living in the future, and satisfaction is living in the here and now. We have habitual patterns of thinking, and whole sets of beliefs underlying those patterns. Escaping from the grip of these is very enlivening. Just by taking the step of reaching out, the process begins.

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Carolyn AlRoy, Psy.D.

Licensed Psychologist

In 10011 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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.

Jayme Albin
Anxiety Counselor

Jayme Albin

In 10022 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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.

Esther Goldstein, LCSW,MSW, Trauma Therapist
Anxiety Counselor

Esther Goldstein, LCSW,MSW, Trauma Therapist

Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist

In 11516 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

Anxiety is the way our minds let us know that something is bothering us. A LOT! When helping you work with your anxiety, I invite anxiety to join us on our journey of discovery; understanding what anxiety is trying to communicate with us and the world. By opening that door, we gain control of the anxiety and can begin lowering symptoms by addressing real life issues that may be causing this uncomfortable feeling within. I have helped anxious clients improve emotional balance, increase feelings of calmness, inner peace, as well as learning how to use anxiety as powerful tool and not a stumbling block.

Joanne Gerr, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Joanne Gerr, LCSW

Licensed Psychotherapist and Adult Educator

In 10017 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

Modern life makes finding balance a challenge for all of us. However, I have helped many women, men, and children learn cognitive skills that have enabled them to overcome the stresses in their lives. Additionally, I offer instruction on communication skills to diffuse stressful misunderstandings at home and at work. I am highly trained in a number of techniques designed to help clients to combat stress. These include: • Positive Psychology techniques • Meditation techniques • Breathing techniques • Time Management strategies • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy • Harnessing wisdom from Yoga teachings

Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP
Anxiety Counselor

Edgard Danielsen, PhD, LP

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 10001 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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.

Diane Georges, LMHC, LPC, BC-TMH
Anxiety Counselor

Diane Georges, LMHC, LPC, BC-TMH

Licensed Mental Health Counselor and Board-Certified Telemental Health Provider

In 11030 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

Anxiety can feel so overwhelming and we often don't realize the things that we may be doing that maintains our anxiety and makes it worse to cope with. I can help you understand where your anxiety is coming from, learn and apply real-world skills to manage it, and teach you how to replace unhelpful behaviors with more meaningful, value-oriented choices and decisions so that you can start feeling better and take back your life.

Rich Heller, MSW, CPC, ACC
Anxiety Counselor

Rich Heller, MSW, CPC, ACC

Marriage Therapist

In 10803 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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.

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW
Anxiety Counselor

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW

Michael G Mruz, Psychotherapist

In 10583 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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.

David B. Alexander, Psychotherapist/GestaltTherapist
Anxiety Counselor

David B. Alexander, Psychotherapist/GestaltTherapist

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 11361 - Nearby to Valley Stream.

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.



Valley Stream is located in Nassau County, New York. It has a land area of 3.47 square miles and a water area of 0.01 square miles.  The population of Valley Stream is 37,962 people with 11,517 households and a median annual income of $90,018. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Valley Stream, NY

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Valley Stream is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Valley Stream public health department.