Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Westbury, NY.

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


Cynthia Taylor Scott, MA, LMHC
Anxiety Counselor

Cynthia Taylor Scott, MA, LMHC

Licensed Mental Health Counselor

In 11797 - Nearby to Westbury.

Let’s transform your anxiety. Let’s remove old patterns of thinking and fearing to believing in the power of who you are ! You can heal your life .... that’s what one of my favorite authors, Louise Hay states in all of her books she wrote. I believe it to be true. Do you ? When you believe, anything is possible!!! When worry and self doubt rear their ugly heads, let’s be more compassionate to ourselves. Don’t you think you are worth it? Let’s change our thoughts. Patterns were constructed when you were young and do not even realize you are still playing them out today. Let’s change that narrative together. I know you can do this ! You are here now. That’s the first step.

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 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)

Kirsten Lesch, MSW, MA, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Kirsten Lesch, MSW, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Available for Online Therapy

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.

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.

Daphne Schuster, EdD, LMFT, LCSW-R
Anxiety Counselor

Daphne Schuster, EdD, LMFT, LCSW-R

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist & Clinical Social Work

In 11803 - Nearby to Westbury.

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.

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.

Gordon Gooding, LCSW, ACSW
Anxiety Counselor

Gordon Gooding, LCSW, ACSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker / Psychotherapist

In 11724 - Nearby to Westbury.

Stress is a normal part of our daily experience. Too much stress can bring devastating consequences including stomach issues, increased blood pressure, difficulty sleeping, increased fatigue, reduced immunity to illness, physical pain and can make us more vulnerable to mood issues like anger and depression. Finding proven ways to cope with stress can provide joy throughout our entire lives. When we stop worrying about our lives and start being present and actively participating in our daily world, we often find the relief and comfort that we have been seeking all along. Together we can find the strategies that work best for you.

Ecclesia Holmes, NCC, LPC, RPT
Anxiety Counselor

Ecclesia Holmes, NCC, LPC, RPT

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 06854 - Nearby to Westbury.

Life has a way of throwing things at you when you least expect it. The first thing I do is listen, it is important for me to understand your life and the things you have going on. I teach practical and realistic coping strategies to help you on a day to day basis. You will learn more about yourself and your triggers so that you can handle anything thrown your way.

David Alexander, Psychoanalyst, Gestalt Therapist
Anxiety Counselor

David Alexander, Psychoanalyst, Gestalt Therapist

Licensed Psychoanalyst

In 11577 - Nearby to Westbury.

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.

Family Guiding, Psy.D
Anxiety Counselor

Family Guiding, Psy.D

Licensed Clinical Psychologists

In 11743 - Nearby to Westbury.

Are you overwhelmed with the demands of daily life? At Family Guiding, we use a collaborative, safe and supportive approach to helping our clients learn to manage anxiety and stress. We will help you explore the roots of your anxiety and provide evidence-based intervention, such as mindfulness, relaxation, visual imagery, cognitive and behavioral strategies to help you alleviate your symptoms and experience greater joy.

Zarna Shah, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Zarna Shah, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 11596 - Nearby to Westbury.

Stress is everywhere, and we all experience its detrimental effects. Finding a balance in our everyday habits is key to managing stress. I will teach you how to find work-life balance as well as support you throughout your treatment with me. Unfortunately, our worries also hamper our ability to cope as it gets in the way of us truly being able to experience joy. I will work with you to teach you proven techniques to recognize and manage your anxieties. You will benefit greatly in making subtle changes in the way you process information, assess your interactions, and cope with problems. I utilize problem-solving tools, cognitive-behavioral modalities along with an insight-oriented approach to help you succeed and find joy.

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.

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.

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!

Esther Goldstein, LCSW,MSW, Trauma Therapist
Anxiety Counselor

Esther Goldstein, LCSW,MSW, Trauma Therapist

Licensed Clinical Psychotherapist

In 11516 - Nearby to Westbury.

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.

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW
Anxiety Counselor

Michael Mruz, LCSW, ACSW, MSW

Michael G Mruz, Psychotherapist

In 10583 - Nearby to Westbury.

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.

Akeisha Rivera, Psy.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Akeisha Rivera, Psy.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 10573 - Nearby to Westbury.

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.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 11550 - Nearby to Westbury.

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.

Atara Wertentheil, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Atara Wertentheil, Ph.D.

Limited Licensed Psychologist

In 11570 - Nearby to Westbury.

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.

Elana Chasser, LCSW, CSAT, CMAT
Anxiety Counselor

Elana Chasser, LCSW, CSAT, CMAT

Licensed Clinical Social Worker, Certified Sex Addiction Therapist, Certified Multiple Addiction Therapist

In 11570 - Nearby to Westbury.

Anxiety and stress are two of the most mind consuming elements people have. They are hard to control and manage. They are emotionally draining and fatiguing. You may be experiencing high levels of anxiety and stress and think that only medication can help you. I believe that people have the power within to be more helpful to themselves than they may believe or know. Having a willingness, desire, and commitment to try new behaviors and feel better prove positive for many people I work with.

Nassau Wellness, Couples Therapy
Anxiety Counselor

Nassau Wellness, Couples Therapy

Marriage and Family Therapists

In 11530 - Nearby to Westbury.

Whether it stems from work, family, or relationship pressure, stress and anxiety can quickly become overwhelming. Don't let anxiety take hold of your life! We can help you manage stress more effectively and reduce symptoms of anxiety through individual, couples, or family therapy. We will work with you to identify triggers for these feelings, develop strategies for coping with them, and help you move on with your life. We are available for a free 15 minute phone consultation to determine whether therapy with us is right for you - to schedule, send an email to info@nassauwellness.com or call/text (516) 387-5143.

Sherry Henig, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Sherry Henig, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 11803 - Nearby to Westbury.

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.

Meredith Silversmith, Relationship Coach
Anxiety Counselor

Meredith Silversmith, Relationship Coach

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 11530 - Nearby to Westbury.

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.

Beatrijs Van Steertegem, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Beatrijs Van Steertegem, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 11566 - Nearby to Westbury.

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.

The Imago Way, Psy.D. & L.C.S.W.
Anxiety Counselor

The Imago Way, Psy.D. & L.C.S.W.

Licensed Psychologist & Licensed Social Worker

In 10543 - Nearby to Westbury.

I teach clients tools that they can use to help calm them when they are feeling stressed. I also teach clients specific strategies to keep their stress and anxiety-related thoughts from interfering with their lives. I give clients positive and adaptive responses to stress. I explore with clients the root of their their fears and the importance of not letting those fears keep them from doing the things they want to do.



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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.