Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Kitchener, ON.

Licensed professional counselling for anxiety, stress, phobias, and panic in Kitchener, Ontario.


Elisabeth Needham, M.T.S.
Anxiety Counsellor

Elisabeth Needham, M.T.S.

Therapist

28 Weber Street, Kitchener, Ontario N2H 3Z2 | 905-319-1488

Stress: It’s a part of our everyday lives. You may experience panic attacks, feel overwhelmed - that you’re falling apart at the seams. You may be crippled with worry. How does this affect your present and your future? You may be obsessing so much about what will happen, what should be done and your fears that your ‘today’ is ruined. Let’s work together to learn a balanced approach to stress that will free you of your spiraling thoughts!

Rhonda Kane, R.N.B.Sc.N., MTS(PCC), RMFT, RP
Anxiety Counsellor

Rhonda Kane, R.N.B.Sc.N., MTS(PCC), RMFT, RP

Registered Marriage and Family Therapist

The Kane Centre, 330 Trillium Drive, Unit A1, Kitchener, Ontario N2E 3J2 | 226-499-9755

Anxiety is what we experience on an emotional and physical level as a response to stress, Although anxiety can be helpful to motivate and activate us when needed, it can also be distressing to us if we do not learn to regulate it effectively. Rhonda uses a variety of techniques to teach individuals how to down-regulate the negative effects of stress and up-regulate the positive feelings that generate relaxation and peace. Clients are taught how to do breath work, use positive imagery, practice mindfulness, and use simple biofeedback techniques often enhanced through the use of EMDR and other therapeutic equipment. Rhonda will work with your unique needs to tailor a program just for you.

Lisa Clendening, BEd, MSW, RSW
Anxiety Counselor

Lisa Clendening, BEd, MSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker

Available for Online Therapy

Anxiety and stress are epidemic in today's lightning paced society causing the fight/flight/freeze response to constantly be active. This chronic activation gradually wears down the body, mind, emotions, and spirit. Learn to switch off the stress response and bring yourself back into balance so you can approach your daily challenges with all aspects of your being healthy and optimally responsive.

Bojena Kelmendi, M.S.W. R.S.W.
Anxiety Counsellor

Bojena Kelmendi, M.S.W. R.S.W.

Registered Social Worker, Therapist

12-421 Greenbrook Dr., Kitchener, Ontario N2M 4K1 | 226-600-1714

Stress and anxiety when present within healthy limits can stimulate, motivate, challenge, warn and activate our bodies to react accordingly to the situation. When it's too much, too intense and for too long, stress and anxiety lead to poor functioning, impairment and exhaustion resulting in stress and anxiety overload, contributing heavily to triggering anxiety disorders. In my therapy, I use therapeutic approaches and techniques that help reduce stress and anxiety and enhance the quality of your life and build your emotional resilience. You develop skills to minimize distress and maximize efficacy in many areas of your living and live life in a happier and healthier manner

James Morgan, M.Div., M.A.Sc.
Anxiety Counsellor

James Morgan, M.Div., M.A.Sc.

Psychotherapist

21 Lydia, Kitchener, Ontario N2H 1V2 | 519 7453602

Anxiety has many sources and can mean many different things. It is always experienced physiologically in the same way, no matter the source or meaning. Anxiety arises when we move into unknown territory. This is normal. It arises when something of value to us is threatened. We can think of this as "sacred" anxiety. Or we can become anxious about being anxious, worried about things over which we have no control. This is neurotic anxiety. I work with people to first understand the source and meaning of their anxiety. Then work to help them learn to calm the anxiety down in order to take appropriate action in dealing with its source.

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

At Home or Private Discreet Intensives

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.

Patti Moses, MSW RSW
Anxiety Counsellor

Patti Moses, MSW RSW

Registered Social Worker MSW RSW

Kitchener, Ontario N2H 6J1 | 519-503-0400

With regards to Anxiety, we will work together to explore what stressors and triggers create and feed your anxiety. Some level of 'exposure' therapy may be used along with a 'mindful' approach to learn how to 'BE WITH your anxious symptoms in that 'moment' of challenge and 'ride the wave' to a better place. Everyone experiences stress and some stress is good for us. But what do you do with the overwhelming kind? I tend to use a Mindfulness approach to stress, again being in the moment, and being okay with what you are experiencing. We'll also work to reduce that stress too. Call today 519-503-0400 or email pattimoses@gmail.

Leah Valian, MSW, RSW
Anxiety Counsellor

Leah Valian, MSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker / Registered Sex Therapist (BESTCO)

15 Schneider Avenue (at Queen Street), Kitchener, Ontario N2G 1K7 | 519-632-7444

Has anyone ever shown concern for your anxiety, stress or anger? These are common reactions to the pressures of our lives today. Ongoing stress can ravage our closest relationships and even our health. My approach to helping you with stress involves hearing about your unique situation and teaching and coaching coping strategies to help you to manage your thoughts, feelings and actions in our often overwhelming world. Families and couples often want to learn these skills together. Let's begin to co-create your new life where you experience the world with more ease and higher tolerance for frustration. This is the kind of support we all need from time to time.

Bayridge Counselling Centre- Kitchener
Anxiety Counsellor

Bayridge Counselling Centre- Kitchener

Individual, Couples, and Family Counselling

28 Weber Street West, Kitchener/Waterloo, Ontario N2H 3Z2 | 519-914-5026

It is normal to worry and feel stressed about life's problems and pressures. But when compounded symptoms begin to overwhelm us to the point where we are getting headaches, heart palpitations, a churning stomach, cold sweats, sleepless nights, weight loss, obsessive thoughts, a distressed GI tract - then we need help to break the adrenaline-fear cycle. Anxiety feeds on fear and needs to be confronted, appropriately and safely, with relaxation techniques, new perceptions and constructive thinking patterns. A counsellor can help you do this.

Susan Lovelady, MSW, RSW
Anxiety Counsellor

Susan Lovelady, MSW, RSW

Registered Social Worker

39 Murrayhill Court, Kitchener, Ontario N2E 1N8 | 519-743-9689

I can help you learn to stay calm, be unafraid and to enjoy your life. We will focus on self-care and find ways for you to be good to yourself. We will explore the harsh things that you may say to yourself and find ways to help you become your own best friend. I will teach you ways to relax and to clear away unwanted thoughts and feelings. We will discuss boundaries and I will help you learn how to say no without feeling guilty.

Tressa Porter, R.P., M.A.
Anxiety Counselor

Tressa Porter, R.P., M.A.

Online Registered Psychotherapist and Consultant

Available for Online Therapy

Often we are bombarded by stressful life circumstances that can steal our peace. Many of us have come through very painful and challenging experiences that have shaken our ability to create safety. All of which leave us vulnerable to anxiety and we can easily find ourselves in a constant state of panic. In my approach, I support you to make sense of these feelings and get them to work for you rather than against you. As we make sense of our fears and learn ways to create internal safety, we can create a peace that comes from the inside out. Like the quote says " I am not afraid of the storms, for I know how to sail my ship." Our work is to strengthen your ability to sail the storms.

Laurie Blaikie, MA
Anxiety Counsellor

Laurie Blaikie, MA

Registered Psychotherapist

737 Belmont Ave. West (Belmont Village--near the corner of Union Blvd. and Belmont Ave.), Waterloo, Ontario N2M 1P3 | 519-404-6632

Chronic anxiety can be caused by personal history and/or heredity. The cause I want to focus on is chronic stress (or stress over time). Being stressed with no respite for a long time can make it difficult to control any anxious thoughts, leading to increased worry. We may start to experience physical symptoms such as tension headaches, muscle tightness, and digestive issues. Sleep problems can develop that may lead to increased anxiety. A vicious cycle starts. When we experience this level of anxiety/cycle for at least six months, and it focuses on two more areas of our life, we may be suffering from Generalized Anxiety Disorder.

Brooke Collins, MDiv.; RP
Anxiety Counsellor

Brooke Collins, MDiv.; RP

Registered Psychotherapist

100 Fergus Ave, Kitchener, ON N2A 2H2, Kitchener, Ontario N2A 2H2 | 5193296988

Everyone worries but true anxiety is much more intense and distressing. If you struggle with anxiety, your brain and your body respond in a way that signals that you are in danger, even though sometimes rationally you know that we are not. There is hope that the symptoms can be lessened, managed and even overcome but it is hard work. As a Registered Psychotherapist I can help you. In therapy it is important to find the root causes for the intense anxiety that you are feeling and relearn how to respond in a different way. However, our first step is stabilization- this means learning how to calm and sooth your body through self-awareness, psychoeducation and finding relaxation techniques that work for you. Together we can learn new skills, gain new insights, and heal from past traumas.



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Kitchener is located in Ontario, Canada. It has a land area of 136.77 square kilometers.  The population of Kitchener is 233,222 people with 92,217 households . The population ranking for Kitchener is #21 nationally and #9 for the province of Ontario with a density of 1705.20 people per sq km. Kitchener therapists serve postal code: N2E.