Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Franconia, VA.

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


Susan Gorman, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Susan Gorman, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 22101 - Nearby to Franconia.

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 Franconia.

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.

Beth Levine, LCSW-C
Anxiety Counselor

Beth Levine, LCSW-C

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 20852 - Nearby to Franconia.

I want to help you get relief from your anxiety. Living with a lot of anxiety can feel like you don’t quite get to be yourself. It can leave you not enjoying life as much as you’d like. Sometimes it can impact your relationships. We’ll look at the situations that trigger your anxiety. We’ll track what your perceptions are, what behaviors you do, what other feelings are there along with the anxiety. Once we have a better understanding of the anxiety, we can explore more effective ways of managing it. I will also help you learn the practice of self-compassion, as well as other tools that can help reduce anxiety.

Robert Castle, M.S., LCPC, NCC
Anxiety Counselor

Robert Castle, M.S., LCPC, NCC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 20850 - Nearby to Franconia.

To help you manage your stress and anxiety symptoms, we start with understanding the nature and patterns of your symptoms in relation to environmental triggers, traumatic life events, and unhelpful thinking patterns that influence your daily perspective. Using a collaborative alliance, we will look for better ways to manage both your external stressors and internal reactions. A cognitive-behavioral approach offers practical methods to understand how thought patterns influence emotional reactions and behaviors. By redirecting and re-framing your thoughts with alternative thoughts, you can experience a reduction in unpleasant emotions and an increase in personal effectiveness.

Mary Lou Lyon, LPC
Anxiety Counselor

Mary Lou Lyon, LPC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 22101 - Nearby to Franconia.

You may be experiencing anxiety and stress in this current unpredictable financial and job related climate or stemming from a breakdown in relationships or family. Addressing your concerns in the presence of a counselor can help to bring perspective. My counseling style brings a calming and reassuring sense of hope no matter what you may be facing.

Kathleen Hanagan, LCSW, TEP
Anxiety Counselor

Kathleen Hanagan, LCSW, TEP

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 22301 - Nearby to Franconia.

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.

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Kevin Fleming, Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

In 20016 - Nearby to Franconia.

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.

Carlos Durana, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Carlos Durana, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Licensed Professional Counselor

In 20814 - Nearby to Franconia.

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.

Marsha Lucas, PhD
Anxiety Counselor

Marsha Lucas, PhD

Licensed Psychologist

In 20036 - Nearby to Franconia.

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.

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

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

Conflict Resolution Specialist

In 20190 - Nearby to Franconia.

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.

Kathryn Ziemer, PhD
Anxiety Counselor

Kathryn Ziemer, PhD

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 22314 - Nearby to Franconia.

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.

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

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

Psychologist

In 20036 - Nearby to Franconia.

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.

Laurieann Duarte, LCSW-C
Anxiety Counselor

Laurieann Duarte, LCSW-C

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 20895 - Nearby to Franconia.

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.

Sapna Doshi, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Sapna Doshi, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 22201 - Nearby to Franconia.

Anxiety can be quite debilitating. Using evidence-based treatment, learn how to face your fears and overcome your anxiety. Learn to take control over your mind and focus on the things that really matter to you in life. Together we will work towards helping you live in the present moment instead of running with your mind into the future or your past. Start living the life you value. Call today for a free phone consultation!

Cynthia Rebholz, M.S., LCMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Cynthia Rebholz, M.S., LCMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

In 20878 - Nearby to Franconia.

Stress and anxiety have always existed. Our brains encode fear easily as a way to protect us from danger. A small amount of angst can help us feel motivated, but when it grows, it can stop us in our tracks. With the rise of technology, many people feel submersed in stress. Constant emails make us feel like work never ends. We text at meals times instead of having real conversations. Consider the stressful impact of 24/7 access to negative news reports, traffic filled commutes, over-schedulled lives, and its easy to see a recipe for anxiety. Learning to be mindful, taking breaks and truly connecting emotionally can create confidence to face fears and even dissolve them.

Dr. Beverly Wright, (D.Min.)
Anxiety Counselor

Dr. Beverly Wright, (D.Min.)

Licensed Clinical Christian Counselor

In 20006 - Nearby to Franconia.

Anxiety and stress go hand in hand. Anxiety is a customary reaction to a stressful situation. But, in some cases it becomes excessive and can cause sufferers to dread everyday situations. Stress is a reality for all of us. But, it does not have to overwhelm us. Some people may have a genetic predisposition to anxiety. Early traumatic experiences can also reset the body's normal fear-processing system so that it is hyper-reactive to stress. The goal would be to; rid the exaggerated worries and negative outcomes in unknown situations. I will counsel you on the many ways to reduce the amount of stress in your life, along with techniques to adjust your reaction to those factors.

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

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

Psychotherapist

In 20007 - Nearby to Franconia.

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.

Alison Huang, NCC, LCPC
Anxiety Counselor

Alison Huang, NCC, LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 20910 - Nearby to Franconia.

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.

Jade Wood, MA, LMFT, MHSA
Anxiety Counselor

Jade Wood, MA, LMFT, MHSA

Psychotherapist

In 20036 - Nearby to Franconia.

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.

Christina Schultz, MA, LPC, NCC
Anxiety Counselor

Christina Schultz, MA, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 22039 - Nearby to Franconia.

I approach clients facing issues due to anxiety and stress from existential, acceptance and commitment therapy, and cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) perspectives. I employ assessments to evaluate the progress of anxiety symptoms over the course of therapy. I encourage and use mindfulness or prayer practices, CBT techniques, evaluation of choices and values, and other spiritual and physical coping techniques to build stress and anxiety tolerance, which fosters increased well-being and acceptance of uncertainty and lack of control.

Laurie Levine, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Laurie Levine, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 20170 - Nearby to Franconia.

There are few things worse than being paralyzed by anxiety and/or stress. I have worked with people experiencing symptoms that mirror a heart attack when faced with a panic attack; it is scary, overwhelming and debilitating. The good news is that there are ways to minimize this overpowering discomfort. I have helped my clients learn simple breathing exercises, relaxation techniques and other helpful coping skills to help them function better when facing overwhelming stress. I want to help you to navigate your life so that anxiety and/or stress is not winning and robbing you of joy in your daily activities. Trust me on this one, I have seen the smiles on my clients who have won.

Becky Roth, MSW, LMSW, CPC
Anxiety Counselor

Becky Roth, MSW, LMSW, CPC

Career Counselor, Career Coach, and Life Coach

In 20878 - Nearby to Franconia.

Are you having stress thinking about going back to work or going to work each day? As your life coach I can help you get a life plan to help decrease your stress. Together we navigate the path to realizing your ideal life vision. During the coaching process, we work to identify your core values, enhance your strengths, and to ensure that we find a life plan.

Elizabeth Nyang, Ed.D., LCPC
Anxiety Counselor

Elizabeth Nyang, Ed.D., LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 20906 - Nearby to Franconia.

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.

Paul Kelner, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Anxiety Counselor

Paul Kelner, Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Certified Sex Addiction & Anger Management Therapist

In 20852 - Nearby to Franconia.

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.

Earta Norwood, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Earta Norwood, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 22304 - Nearby to Franconia.

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.



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Franconia is located in Fairfax County, Virginia. It has a land area of 3.48 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Franconia is 19,439 people with 7,473 households and a median annual income of $116,844. .


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