Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Falls Church, VA.

Licensed professional counseling for anxiety, stress, phobias, and panic in Falls Church, Virginia.


Susan Gorman, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Susan Gorman, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 22101 - Nearby to Falls Church.

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.

Reginald Cunningham, EdD, LPC, LCPC
Anxiety Counselor

Reginald Cunningham, EdD, LPC, LCPC

Counseling Psychologist

In 20036 - Nearby to Falls Church.

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 Falls Church.

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.

Natalie Bondy, LPC
Anxiety Counselor

Natalie Bondy, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 20148 - Nearby to Falls Church.

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.

Victoria Smith, PhD
Anxiety Counselor

Victoria Smith, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 20814 - Nearby to Falls Church.

Hope+Wellness is a therapy and counseling practice with a unique story. It was created based on our philosophy that hope can be found even in the most difficult seasons of life. We believe that people need hope and resilience to set goals and affect change, to persevere in the face of life challenges and thrive. Our approach is simple — we provide exceptional psychotherapy and assessment services to empower people to live happier, healthier lives. At Hope+Wellness, we provide Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), mindfulness based therapies, and other premier evidence-based treatments. We work with children, teens, young adults, adults, and their families with depression, anxiety, ADHD..

Elizabeth Nyang, Ed.D., LCPC
Anxiety Counselor

Elizabeth Nyang, Ed.D., LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 20906 - Nearby to Falls Church.

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.

Marsha Lucas, PhD
Anxiety Counselor

Marsha Lucas, PhD

Licensed Psychologist

In 20036 - Nearby to Falls Church.

Everyone talks about stress and anxiety, but for many of us, it gets to be too much — interfering with work, sleep, relationships, health, or just being able to enjoy life. There are many options to help reduce the ways anxiety and stress "hijack" you, and to better manage and reduce your stressors. As a psychologist and a neuropsychologist, I'll work with you using the best strategies and practical ways for you to get past the obstacles that stress and anxiety can cause, making excellent use of the ways your brain and mind can shift your response to stress, and helping you move forward in your life with greater freedom and ease.

Laurel Fay, M.S., LCMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Laurel Fay, M.S., LCMFT

Licensed Clinical Marriage and Family Therapist

In 20910 - Nearby to Falls Church.

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 Falls Church.

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.

Kathleen Hanagan, LCSW, TEP
Anxiety Counselor

Kathleen Hanagan, LCSW, TEP

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 22301 - Nearby to Falls Church.

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.

Emily Cook, PhD, LCMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Emily Cook, PhD, LCMFT

Couple and Family Therapist

In 20814 - Nearby to Falls Church.

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.

Linda Ritchie, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Linda Ritchie, Ph.D.

Licensed Professional Counselor/Marriage & Family Therapist

In 20190 - Nearby to Falls Church.

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.

Carlos Durana, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Carlos Durana, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Licensed Professional Counselor

In 20814 - Nearby to Falls Church.

Anxiety disorders develop as a result of long-term and cumulative stress. Recovering from anxiety and coping with stress can be successfully addressed through the use of a holistic and educational therapeutic model. I will help you to: • Learn to counter negative beliefs and self-talk; • Develop skills for coping with stress, panic attacks and phobias; • Adapt mindfulness strategies to decrease stress and worry; • Improve relationship skills; • Develop self-acceptance, self-esteem and assertiveness; and • Cultivate a sense of direction and purpose. I provide a safe and supportive space to help you achieve your goals.

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

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

Psychologist

In 20036 - Nearby to Falls Church.

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.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 20016 - Nearby to Falls Church.

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.

Jonathan Ladd, LCSW-C
Anxiety Counselor

Jonathan Ladd, LCSW-C

Psychotherapist for Individuals and Couples

In 20878 - Nearby to Falls Church.

Few things are as terrifying as Panic Attacks, which hit fast & hard, and in which you may have the harrowing belief that you are actually 'dying.' Other forms of Anxiety & Stress may linger over time, and be either all-consuming or subtle. They may cause: strained or depleted resources; sapped or jacked-up energy; and mounting senses of pressures or 'overwhelm.' My job is to help you 'transform' your particular (mental, emotional & physical) Anxiety & Stress experiences. I want to help you build resources that will work for you to deal with the kinds of difficulties & discomforts you face, in order to find your way through the 'challenges' to the 'contentment' that lies on the other side.

Nancy Montagna, Ph. D.
Anxiety Counselor

Nancy Montagna, Ph. D.

Clinical Psychologist, Licensed in Maryland and Virginia

In 20910 - Nearby to Falls Church.

There are at least four components to reducing anxiety. The first is to learn self-soothing techniques. the second is to become aware of the thoughts and images which are making you anxious and to deliberately choose other thoughts and images. The third is to discover and face what you are most afraid of. Sometimes, when there has been trauma, this fear is something that has already happened and from which you have not recovered. Often it is something out of your control, a fact of life, like death! We need to make peace with these, accept their reality and make the best of what we have. I have some excellent tools from hypnosis and a field of study called NLP to speed your progress.

Mary Beasley, M.Min, N.C.C.A. LCPC
Anxiety Counselor

Mary Beasley, M.Min, N.C.C.A. LCPC

N.C.C.A. Licensed Clinical Pastoral Counselor

In 20707 - Nearby to Falls Church.

Our Christian counselors can provide problem-solving skills, and enhanced coping strategies for issues such as depression, anxiety, relationship troubles, unresolved childhood issues, grief, and stress management. Many people also find that Christian counselors can be a significant benefit to managing personal and spiritual growth, interpersonal relationships, family concerns, marriage issues, and the stresses of daily life. Christian counselors can provide a fresh perception of difficult problems or refer you in the direction of a solution.

Robyn Brickel, M.A., LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Robyn Brickel, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 22314 - Nearby to Falls Church.

Robyn E. Brickel, M.A., LMFT, LLC uses counseling methods in her therapy practice that are based on research evidence that can help facilitate the rapid resolution of symptoms of anxiety and mood instability, including stress and depression. Robyn incorporates techniques for mind-body integration so insights gained in psychotherapy are internalized and sustained.

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

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

Psychotherapist

In 20007 - Nearby to Falls Church.

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.

Kathryn Ziemer, PhD
Anxiety Counselor

Kathryn Ziemer, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 22314 - Nearby to Falls Church.

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.

Earta Norwood, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Earta Norwood, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 22304 - Nearby to Falls Church.

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.

Wayne Bullock, Psy.D., M.Ed.
Anxiety Counselor

Wayne Bullock, Psy.D., M.Ed.

Licensed Psychologist

In 20006 - Nearby to Falls Church.

Anxiety takes many forms in life, and many activities in life that can be rewarding or meaning can also cause anxiety. When anxiety is too high, it inhibits us from living a life that feels full and worthwhile. Therapy can help you to understand the underlying dynamics of what contributes to feeling anxious and the sense of risk in engaging in your life in a more full way.

Gina Binder, LPC
Anxiety Counselor

Gina Binder, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 20110 - Nearby to Falls Church.

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.

Stanley Tamale, LCPC
Anxiety Counselor

Stanley Tamale, LCPC

Licensed Professional Counseling

In 20746 - Nearby to Falls Church.

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.



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Falls Church is not part of any county and is located in Virginia. It has a land area of 2.05 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Falls Church is 13,892 people with 5,166 households and a median annual income of $120,522. .


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Licensed, professional counseling in Falls Church is considered widely accessible by the majority of people who live here and budget is often not a concern for mental health treatment. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Falls Church public health department.