Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Dunn Loring, VA.

Licensed professional counseling for anxiety, stress, phobias, and panic in Dunn Loring, Virginia.


Susan Gorman, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Susan Gorman, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 22101 - Nearby to Dunn Loring.

Anxiety comes when the situations of life create negative ideas about people or things. Once these negative thoughts become frequent, they can prevent you from finding joy in life. In therapy, we work through the negativity, exploring its causes, and then find coping strategies to get around them. Once you know where the negative ideas come from, you can face the situations with a fresh outlook. And we act as a team to create it.

Keith Miller & Associates Counseling
Anxiety Counselor

Keith Miller & Associates Counseling

Psychotherapists, Psychiatrist, and Couples Counselors

In 20814 - Nearby to Dunn Loring.

We are counselors that know how to help you with anxiety in its many forms. Our psychotherapy for anxiety and stress can be the relief you need. Anxiety comes in many forms and is not usually a welcome part of our life. Fortunately, there are many ways to improve how you respond to your anxiety so that you can enjoy life, be productive, have healthy relationships, and boost your creativity. Our psychotherapy for anxiety can help you discover your body’s natural relaxation response that you can learn to stimulate through regular practice until it becomes part of your memorized set-point.

Kathryn Ziemer, PhD
Anxiety Counselor

Kathryn Ziemer, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 22314 - Nearby to Dunn Loring.

All of us have times when worries pile up, we face situations that seem impossible, and life feels out of control. There are proven ways of coping with stress and anxiety and you don’t have to deal with it alone. Together, we will explore your fears and understand the stressors in your life. We will use evidence-based techniques to help you quiet the anxious thoughts and cope with the stress. By confronting your anxiety in a supportive environment, you can tap into your strengths and overcome the challenges in your life.

Gina Binder, LPC
Anxiety Counselor

Gina Binder, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 20110 - Nearby to Dunn Loring.

As a normal reaction to stress, mild anxiety is sometimes helpful: you study for a test, or drive within the speed limit. But excessive anxiety and stress make everyday activities much more difficult – they choke the joy out of life. Perhaps you worry way too much about normal things, find it hard to concentrate, or often experience an impending sense of doom or dread. Maybe you’re afraid of having panic attacks you can’t control. Perhaps you avoid social activities because you fear embarrassment or humiliation. Change is possible! With counseling, you can learn to soothe your anxious body, tame your anxious mind, and change your anxious behavior. Please contact me for more info.

Anita Gadhia-Smith, PsyD, LCSW-C, LICSW
Anxiety Counselor

Anita Gadhia-Smith, PsyD, LCSW-C, LICSW

Psychotherapist

In 20007 - Nearby to Dunn Loring.

In today's world, we are stressed as never before. Multitasking has become a way of life for many people, and we are all juggling more balls than ever before.Therapy for anxiety and stress can help you to live and enjoy the life you have chosen. You will learn to be an "actor," rather than a "reactor" in your life. I will help you to discern what is within your control and what is not. Then you will be able to make changes, a step at a time, to live anxiety and stress-free.

Stanley Tamale, LCPC
Anxiety Counselor

Stanley Tamale, LCPC

Licensed Professional Counseling

In 20746 - Nearby to Dunn Loring.

Do you worry all the time that your mind finds it difficult to relax. Do feel overwhelmed stressed about life and all the challenges that come with it at times. Well, you are not alone. Counseling can help you learn new ways to manage and control emotions that cause you to worry. In a safe and non judgmental environment we can work together to develop copying skills to manage your anxiety.

Reginald Cunningham, EdD, LPC, LCPC
Anxiety Counselor

Reginald Cunningham, EdD, LPC, LCPC

Counseling Psychologist

In 20036 - Nearby to Dunn Loring.

I can help you identify and address the thought and situations that are contributing to your anxiety. In a safe, supportive and nonjudgmental environment, you can work through difficult emotions and learn ways to gain more control over your thoughts and your life. In your counseling sessions, you can also develop more self-awareness, breathing techniques and other mindfulness-based stress reduction strategies to reduce anxiety and tension.As you develop more mindfulness, you can also begin to identify, examine and address any self-limiting behaviors or negative self-beliefs that keep you from coping effectively.

Cynthia Turner, LCSW, LSATP, MAC
Anxiety Counselor

Cynthia Turner, LCSW, LSATP, MAC

Insight Into Action Therapy

In 20147 - Nearby to Dunn Loring.

In the fast-paced Northern Virginia area, high levels of stress and anxiety are common. I create an understanding, compassionate therapeutic environment. My approach is to address both anxious thinking and the body’s stress response. You will learn practical skills to help adjust the thought patterns that support anxiety. Because anxiety is also physical I use relaxation and mindfulness techniques to achieve a calmer, more focused state by slowing down racing thoughts. With these skills, we examine all areas of life, including any outside factors that contribute to stress. I never take a “one-size-fits-all” approach to my work. Therapy is a collaborative process, the best results coming from honoring the uniqueness of each person.

Laurieann Duarte, LCSW-C
Anxiety Counselor

Laurieann Duarte, LCSW-C

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 20895 - Nearby to Dunn Loring.

Experiencing levels of worry and stress that create challenges with effective behaviors in your personal, work or academic environments? Feel as if you are tired of the constant feelings of being tired, sad, or lonely? I am interested in helping you overcome these thoughts, feelings, and behaviors. Life can become better for you by simply finding ways to change the way you manage your concerns. Give therapy a try - - you deserve this! Together we can do this. Make a good day - - be well. Give me a call for a free phone consult. 240.292.6127.

Earta Norwood, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Earta Norwood, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 22304 - Nearby to Dunn Loring.

Anxiety and stress is how our body and mind react to the compounding minor stresses of everyday life or major complications. The goal of therapy is to change how the body and mind respond to intense, overwhelming, or uncertain situations. First, you will develop an awareness of your reactions to stress. Next, we will develop and practice strategies that help you feel in control of the present and face the future with courage and strength.

Elaine Klionsky, J.D., Ph.D., CGP
Anxiety Counselor

Elaine Klionsky, J.D., Ph.D., CGP

Psychologist

In 20814 - Nearby to Dunn Loring.

Anxiety and stress steal our time, comfort, confidence, and energy. Whether you are a worrier (ruminating over a problem or something you said/did during the day), or someone who breaks out into a cold sweat thinking about a presentation, getting on a plane, or being exposed to COVID, therapy can help. I use cognitive therapies, behavior modification, compassion, and mindfulness to work with a variety of anxiety symptoms and disorders. I'm also interested in the origin of the anxiety and what maintains it. If you are interested in a pure behavioral approach, I am not the therapist for you. I work to help you understand yourself and lower the baseline level of anxiety in your life.

Megan Szczepanik, LCSW, c-IRT
Anxiety Counselor

Megan Szczepanik, LCSW, c-IRT

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 20852 - Nearby to Dunn Loring.

If you’re not stressed, you’re probably dead! Our world today seems to thrive on it; we work too much, don’t rest enough, eat poorly, and can’t find time to exercise. When we have free time, we often find ourselves staring at a little screen filled with “friends” whose lives seem perfect. This “normal” life causes us physical and emotional distress; add in a propensity for anxiety and chances are you feel really horrible sometimes! Whether you’re simply overwhelmed by life’s responsibilities or are struggling with severe anxiety, panic, and phobias, we can help!

Natalie Bondy, LPC
Anxiety Counselor

Natalie Bondy, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 20148 - Nearby to Dunn Loring.

Life can be overwhelming. Through the use of cognitive behavioral therapy, I help clients explore how their cognitions (thoughts), and behaviors (reactions to those thoughts) are contributing to their anxiety. How we perceive and interpret events and experiences has a direct impact on our behavior, which then colors the lens through which we interpret future events, often in a negative manner. By exploring and correcting the self-defeating messages we are sending ourselves, we can positively alter our experiences, quiet racing thoughts, and find the space for increased self care.

Elizabeth Nyang, Ed.D., LCPC
Anxiety Counselor

Elizabeth Nyang, Ed.D., LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 20906 - Nearby to Dunn Loring.

There are many things that cause us to feel uneasy or uncertain as we move through our daily activities. We may be worried that we will be late for work or may feel anxious about getting a job. Together we will look at ways to reduce stress and make changes to make life less complicated. Sometimes the level of anxiety always is very high and I will help you find interventions to reduce that feeling of being overwhelmed. We may be able to use cognitive behavioral techniques along with meditation and tai chi movements. All sessions will focus on helping you move toward a less stressful life.

Dr. Thomas Luttrell, PhD, LCMFT, LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Dr. Thomas Luttrell, PhD, LCMFT, LMFT

Licensed Clinical Marriage & Family Therapist and Professional Coach

In 20814 - Nearby to Dunn Loring.

I am developing a program called "Success and Serenity" that helps you find peace and serenity in your life. You will learn what you are anxious about. The world tries to sell us the illusion that we derive our worth and value from the external world, where it can be taken away, and where it’s never enough. But when we accept ourselves and others, we paradoxically become more effective and achieve a sense of fulfillment that can’t be taken away. Having a resilient mindset is crucial for achieving personal and professional goals. It involves developing a positive and proactive mindset that empowers you to overcome challenges, and thrive through obstacles.

Linda Ritchie, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Linda Ritchie, Ph.D.

Licensed Professional Counselor/Marriage & Family Therapist

In 22031 - Nearby to Dunn Loring.

There is no doubt that anxiety, shyness, worrying, phobias, and panic attacks can interfere in your life. They can wreck havoc on your professional and personal life. Anxiety can adversely affect your most important relationships especially if you are experiencing severe symptoms. Many people experiencing severe anxiety confuse the symptoms with medical problems. We can help! We can teach you a set of skills, techniques and methods that will help you effectively manage and even eliminate all of these issues. We use techniques that are proven to be effective in treating anxiety such as: Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Clinical Hypnosis, and Emotional Freedom Technique.

Alison Huang, NCC, LCPC
Anxiety Counselor

Alison Huang, NCC, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 20910 - Nearby to Dunn Loring.

A lot of people experience anxiety when they feel stressed out. In fact, stress and anxiety go hand by hand. Hence, learning to deal with stress can also help you to manage anxiety in a better way. Anxiety is not really a bad thing as anxiety can motivate us to do things better, but anxiety can become a problem when it gets too much. Hence, how to keep “good” anxiety and get rid of “bad anxiety” and this is something that we can work on together.

Emily Racic, PhD
Anxiety Counselor

Emily Racic, PhD

Life Coach, Relationship Coach, Former Couple and Family Therapist

In 20814 - Nearby to Dunn Loring.

Anxiety and stress often get in the way of a fulfilling life and I believe therapy can help. I am a marriage and family therapist (MFT), so I have been trained to help clients think about the stress in their lives in the context of their relationships. This type of 'systems thinking' is unique to Licensed MFTs. Clients benefit from this approach because it brings your stress outside of your own self and into the world of your relationships. This is very freeing! We work together to achieve your goals, always reaching toward a more peaceful life.

Kathleen Hanagan, LCSW, TEP
Anxiety Counselor

Kathleen Hanagan, LCSW, TEP

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 22301 - Nearby to Dunn Loring.

Anxiety comes from conflicting emotions, and can end up creating crossed wiring in the brain that is difficult to imagine Getting to the root of anxiety is key, and I do that through brainspotting (https://brainspotting.pro/) and biofield tuning (https://biofieldtuning.com/). Working with the body is essential, so that the person can begin to manage the intense feelings and release the stress.

Ashburn Psychological Services
Anxiety Counselor

Ashburn Psychological Services

Ashburn Psychological Services

In 20147 - Nearby to Dunn Loring.

Ashburn Psychological Services has psychologists and psychiatrists available to diagnose and treat anxiety conditions, which include: Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Panic Disorder, OCD, Phobias, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Separation Anxiety and Childhood Anxiety Disorders. Typically, cognitive-behavior therapy is a successful therapy approach for anxiety. However, at times, medication may also be needed to reduce symptoms and to bring about positive outcomes. Ashburn Psychological Services is here to help.

Paul Kelner, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Anxiety Counselor

Paul Kelner, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Certified Sex Addiction & Anger Management Therapist

In 20852 - Nearby to Dunn Loring.

Many clients considering psychotherapy are dealing with two levels of anxiety and stress. The idea of consulting with a therapist can be stressful and anxiety provoking. Anxiety and stress can also be experienced when discussing issues of compulsive sexual behaviors, or anger issues, that one has not been successful in managing. I approach my psychotherapy practice with a non-judgmental, compassionate and respectful attitude. You will find a confidential and safe environment in which to discuss the difficult issues that have disrupted your personal and professional lives.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 20005 - Nearby to Dunn Loring.

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.

Laurel Fay, M.S., LCMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Laurel Fay, M.S., LCMFT

Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist

In 20910 - Nearby to Dunn Loring.

Anxiety and stress seem to be everyone's typical standard way of life these days...but that doesn't make them any easier to deal with. Though they can certainly be linked, stress and anxiety can be very different, including the way they are treated. From everyday issues to healing from past traumas and losses, anxiety can steal your quality of life. The good news is that anxiety is one area that is particularly receptive to therapy and counseling - much can change in a short period of time with the right intervention and help.

Jade Wood, MA, LMFT, MHSA
Anxiety Counselor

Jade Wood, MA, LMFT, MHSA

Psychotherapist

In 20036 - Nearby to Dunn Loring.

Life can present you with difficult situations which are hard to process and move past. These challenges are not on your timeline and affect everything. Having worked in many healthcare settings, I am familiar navigating life-changing events and grief. I understand the territory of encountering loss, coping with trauma, the complexity of the medical system and living with illness. These issues can have ripple effects on your relationships, sense of self and perceptions of the world. I know how complex things can get, and I will support you during this process.

Ken Newberger, Ph.D., Th.M.
Anxiety Counselor

Ken Newberger, Ph.D., Th.M.

Conflict Resolution Specialist

In 20190 - Nearby to Dunn Loring.

Couples interact in 1 of 3 ways to anxiety and stress. (1) They turn toward each other. (2) They turn against each other. (3) They turn away from each other. The latter two responses cause or compound existing stress and anxiety. Instead finding support from the other, a bad situation is made worse when a couples are not there for each other. I help spouse's reduce their stress and anxiety by assisting them to turn toward each other and find relief and gain the knowledge that whatever one is facing, he or she is not facing it alone.



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Dunn Loring is located in Fairfax County, Virginia. It has a land area of 2.36 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Dunn Loring is 9,360 people with 2,923 households and a median annual income of $151,688. .


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Therapy in Dunn Loring is easily accessible for the vast majority of families. This area ranks high nationally among the top of all income earners, making mental health treatment and counseling in Dunn Loring an affordable option for individuals and families here with or without insurance coverage. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Dunn Loring public health department.