Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Westbury, NY.

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


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

Joel Stukalin, PHD, ABPP, FAACP, MS

QUEENS COUPLES COUNSELING CENTER

In 11375 - Nearby to Westbury.

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.

Walter Masterson, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Walter Masterson, LCSW

Psychotherapy and Counseling

In 11023 - Nearby to Westbury.

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.

Philip Kolba, MA
Anxiety Counselor

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Available for Online Therapy

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.

David Mark, MS, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

David Mark, MS, LCSW

School Psychologist, Licensed Social Worker, Certified Gottman Therapist

In 11598 - Nearby to Westbury.

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.

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

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

Licensed Professional Counselor & Board Certified Coach

In 06830 - Nearby to Westbury.

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)

Donna Schinik, L.C.S.W.
Anxiety Counselor

Donna Schinik, L.C.S.W.

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10605 - Nearby to Westbury.

Most individuals will encounter stress and anxiety throughout different times in life. How you manage stress is of key importance. When stress and anxiety overwhelm us we lose our footing. The Cognitive Behavioral approach to how we manage these stressors has become one of the most effective ways to regain control over our thoughts and behavior. Learning mindfulness techniques and recognizing ineffective thought patterns are tools you will learn to regain that footing. Let's work together so stress and anxiety does not continually become so overwhelming. Life's stressors are manageable wen you employ the right tools.

Jaclyn Sullivan, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Jaclyn Sullivan, MA, LMFT

Marriage & Family Therapist

In 11701 - Nearby to Westbury.

Anxiety and stress can be very overwhelming and consuming. I have a variety of different techniques and skills that I implement to help those to reduce some of these consuming thoughts and behaviors. It is most important to feel comfortable, safe and understood when facing stress and anxiety and I provide a very calm, soothing environment to help individuals and couples achieve their goals.

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Marc Shulman, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 11530 - Nearby to Westbury.

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.

Lauren Levy, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Lauren Levy, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 10128 - Nearby to Westbury.

I have several strategies that have proven to be very effective in helping my clients decrease their anxiety. I utilize cognitive therapy to help clients develop a toolbox with as many tools as possible to help them cope with their anxiety. This helps them get through they day, the hour or the minute so that they can successfully complete daily tasks and pursue personal and professional goals. I utilize psychodynamic psychotherapy to help clients become aware of the underlying issues that may be contributing to their anxiety. Once they have gained this insight, they are able to cope with their anxiety better and live their lives with more confidence and joy.

Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, LMHC, PhD, MD
Anxiety Counselor

Comprehensive Counseling LCSWs, LMHC, PhD, MD

Licensed Clinical Social Workers, Psychologists & Psychiatrists

In 10463 - Nearby to Westbury.

Anxiety- a condition affecting nearly 20 million Americans. It can impair a person’s ability to function in a work or school environment, social situations or in other areas of life. Symptoms can include: • excessive worry • apprehensive anticipation or avoidance of situations • intrusive and worried thoughts or concerns • restlessness • feeling “on edge” • difficulty concentrating • irritability • sleep disturbance (difficulty falling asleep, staying asleep, nightmares, etc.) Anxiety may also cause a number of physical symptoms (muscle tension, excessive sweating, headaches, elevated blood pressure, etc.) Talk therapy and medication have proven to be helpful in treating anxiety.

Adam Lukeman, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Adam Lukeman, LCSW

Psychotherapist

In 10709 - Nearby to Westbury.

There are six major types of anxiety disorders: post-traumatic stress disorder, panic disorder, obsessive-compulsive disorder, generalized anxiety disorder, social anxiety disorder and phobias. Each type of anxiety has overlapping qualities, but there are distinct symptoms between them as well. Many of my clients come to me suffering from anxiety and, depending upon which type of anxiety my client is experiencing, I customize my treatment to help them find relief. For a therapist, having intimate knowledge about the different types of anxiety is critical in order to provide the best treatment possible.

Amy Rosenberg, PsyD
Anxiety Counselor

Amy Rosenberg, PsyD

Licensed Psychologist

In 11791 - Nearby to Westbury.

Every person out there can relate to feeling anxiety or stress at some point in their life. However, it is a different story when that stress or anxiety impedes your ability to function on a day to day basis. For those who struggle in this manner, it is difficult to convey how horrific the experience is. After working in the field and helping people successfully overcome debilitating anxiety, I truly believe that psychotherapy and the right treatment approach can help anyone become the best version of themselves. It has always been a pleasure of mine seeing the transition take place and knowing that treatment has made such a difference for so many who never thought they could do it!

Elissa Grunblatt, LCSW-R
Anxiety Counselor

Elissa Grunblatt, LCSW-R

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 11701 - Nearby to Westbury.

Fear is about the past, anxiety is about what we imagine will happen in the future. Fear and Anxiety mean, by definition, that you are not living in the moment. In order to help you identify what is causing you anxiety, the approach is for you to vent what you are feeling and how it is hindering you. I will ask strategic questions that will make you think, behave differently, and take back your life! I will offer you as many approaches to handle your anxiety as you will need to relinquish the hold it has had over you. Stress occurs when we feel out of control. I will help you manage it and even reduce the instances of stress in your life.



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Westbury is located in Nassau County, New York. It has a land area of 2.34 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Westbury is 15,379 people with 4,851 households and a median annual income of $85,510. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Westbury, NY

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Establishing weekly sessions with a professional therapist is considered affordable in Westbury for the average family. While sustaining a commitment to therapy is usually not an issue, if mental health treatment feels like a burden please ask your counselor about accepted insurance plans or sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Westbury public health department.