Stress, PTSD and Anxiety Therapists in Merrifield, VA.

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


Jonathan Ladd, LCSW-C
Anxiety Counselor

Jonathan Ladd, LCSW-C

Psychotherapist for Individuals and Couples

In 20878 - Nearby to Merrifield.

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.

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

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

Psychologist

In 20036 - Nearby to Merrifield.

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.

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

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

Psychotherapist

In 20007 - Nearby to Merrifield.

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 Merrifield.

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.

Jill Weber, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Jill Weber, Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

In 22102 - Nearby to Merrifield.

Anxiety can take on a variety of different forms depending on the individual. Oftentimes people who come into therapy for anxiety because they experience excessive anxiety and worry (apprehensive expectation) over a number of events in their life (work, children, relationships, finances, activities) and the source of the worry can change from day-to-day. People experiencing this kind of anxiety feel they cannot control or lessen the worry and that they are intruded upon by it on an hourly/daily basis. My recent book, Be Calm Proven Techniques to Stop Anxiety Now-offers strategies to reduce anxiety on the spot and I use these strategies in my client work.

Jade Wood, MA, LMFT, MHSA
Anxiety Counselor

Jade Wood, MA, LMFT, MHSA

Psychotherapist

In 20036 - Nearby to Merrifield.

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.

Laurie Levine, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Laurie Levine, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 20170 - Nearby to Merrifield.

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.

C J Medearis, Th.D, Ph.D, D.D, Life Coach
Anxiety Counselor

C J Medearis, Th.D, Ph.D, D.D, Life Coach

An Innovative Theology Social-Psychologist

In 20066 - Nearby to Merrifield.

As we all know stress is from anything in life and left undone, it will start bringing levels of anxiety. If we allow anxiety to grow unchecked it will start overwhelming us and can lead to a life "out of control". Here is one of my principles called "margins". A "margin" is when we give adequate space for the fluctuations of life. If you have put together a serious budget, it needs to have some room for the unexpected. When our "margins" are packed without room to adjust, we are headed for trouble. As we build "margins" with adequate space, we start experiencing rest, hope and joy. For we are not overwhelmed. One cannot have a "crises" management attitude. There is real hope.

Robyn Brickel, M.A., LMFT
Anxiety Counselor

Robyn Brickel, M.A., LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

In 22314 - Nearby to Merrifield.

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.

Nancy Montagna, Ph. D.
Anxiety Counselor

Nancy Montagna, Ph. D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 20910 - Nearby to Merrifield.

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.

Cynthia Turner, LCSW, LSATP, MAC
Anxiety Counselor

Cynthia Turner, LCSW, LSATP, MAC

Insight Into Action Therapy

In 20147 - Nearby to Merrifield.

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.

Keith Miller & Associates Counseling
Anxiety Counselor

Keith Miller & Associates Counseling

Psychotherapists, Psychiatrist, and Couples Counselors

In 20036 - Nearby to Merrifield.

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.

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 Merrifield.

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.

Linda Ritchie, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Linda Ritchie, Ph.D.

Licensed Professional Counselor/Marriage & Family Therapist

In 20190 - Nearby to Merrifield.

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.

Christina Schultz, MA, LPC, NCC
Anxiety Counselor

Christina Schultz, MA, LPC, NCC

Licensed Professional Counselor

In 22039 - Nearby to Merrifield.

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.

Reginald Cunningham, EdD, LPC, LCPC
Anxiety Counselor

Reginald Cunningham, EdD, LPC, LCPC

Counseling Psychologist

In 20036 - Nearby to Merrifield.

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.

Becky Roth, MSW, LMSW, CPC
Anxiety Counselor

Becky Roth, MSW, LMSW, CPC

Career Counselor, Career Coach, and Life Coach

In 20878 - Nearby to Merrifield.

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.

Beth Levine, LCSW-C
Anxiety Counselor

Beth Levine, LCSW-C

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 20852 - Nearby to Merrifield.

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.

Sapna Doshi, Ph.D.
Anxiety Counselor

Sapna Doshi, Ph.D.

Licensed Clinical Psychologist

In 22201 - Nearby to Merrifield.

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!

Laurieann Duarte, LCSW-C
Anxiety Counselor

Laurieann Duarte, LCSW-C

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 20895 - Nearby to Merrifield.

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.

Susan Gorman, LCSW
Anxiety Counselor

Susan Gorman, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

In 22101 - Nearby to Merrifield.

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.

Elizabeth Nyang, Ed.D., LCPC
Anxiety Counselor

Elizabeth Nyang, Ed.D., LCPC

Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor

In 20906 - Nearby to Merrifield.

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.

Katherine Rosemond, LPC, CPC
Anxiety Counselor

Katherine Rosemond, LPC, CPC

Licensed Professional Counselor/Certified Professional Coach

In 20109 - Nearby to Merrifield.

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.

Bertha White, MSW, LCSW-C
Anxiety Counselor

Bertha White, MSW, LCSW-C

Licensed Certified Social Worker - Clinical

In 20602 - Nearby to Merrifield.

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.

Marsha Lucas, PhD
Anxiety Counselor

Marsha Lucas, PhD

Licensed Psychologist

In 20036 - Nearby to Merrifield.

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.



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Merrifield is located in Fairfax County, Virginia. It has a land area of 2.69 square miles and a water area of 0.00 square miles.  The population of Merrifield is 15,873 people with 6,600 households and a median annual income of $108,154. .


Therapy Affordability Meter for Merrifield, VA

Very Affordable

Booking a weekly counseling session with a licensed therapist in Merrifield is not a large financial issue for the majority of people in this area. Sustaining a commitment to mental health treatment is easily accessible for the average family, but ask your therapist if there are any concerns as many will accept insurance or even offer sliding scale fees. Low cost counseling and affordable therapy are also sometimes offered by listed city and university level clinics, check with your local Merrifield public health department.