Counseling Services for Stress & Anxiety in Kensington CA.


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Stress & Anxiety

Jeff Cohen, MA, MFT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Kensington, CA

If you suffer from anxiety in any form—including panic attacks, insomnia, having a generally nervous predisposition, experiencing a kind of anxious depression, or general lifestyle stress—the good news is that these are very treatable conditions. By teaching you mindfulness and breathing techniques, as well as using other modalities and working directly with the underlying source of anxiety, I'll help you learn to self-regulate when you're feeling anxious, and teach you how to relate to your anxiety differently, allowing you to feel more natural states of ease and well-being.

Stress & Anxiety

Alex Hoeplinger Patten, M.A., LMFT

LMFT 98700

Within Driving Distance of Kensington, CA

Anxiety and stress have the ability to build up uncontrollably until we are so overwhelmed that we hardly know what to do with ourselves. With rising challenges and demands at work and at home, anxiety and stress have become a daily part of life for most people. These issues can get so burdensome that we hardly have the capability to see the underpinning nuances of our life experiences that are so connected to these feelings. I can help you see the big picture of your life through dialogue so that you can identify how various parts of yourself are interconnected. This will empower you to make the changes that you want or need in working through these tumultuous feelings.

Stress & Anxiety

Bryan Newman, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Kensington, CA

These days, many of us live with a good deal of anxiety and stress in our daily lives. My way of working with both conditions is to help bring relief to the immediate distressing symptoms (worry, panic, fear, etc) as well as to address and heal their underlying root causes. I help clients access their own self-regulating, inner resources to find a sense of calm in themselves, as well as creating a safe place for them to gently "feel into" and release the emotions behind the anxious tension.

Stress & Anxiety

Joanne Davis, M.A.

Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Kensington, CA

Anxiety and Stress has many causes, but is often a symptom of getting stuck in the past, or future, and thus unaware of the present. Or it could be a memory stored in the body (Yes it happens). Whatever the cause, with warmth and caring, I help guide clients to notice where the anxiety shows up in their body. Research shows that this embodied awareness wires in a new healthier way of relating with oneself, others—and with life. Amazingly, this process often yields deep insights and compassion. Another approach I use is to work with the pattern that initially created the anxiety, and “update” with a new healthier pattern, using cognitive reframing.

Stress & Anxiety

Josh Stern, MA, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Kensington, CA

Pick anytime in your life and I bet there was anxiety and stress there. Probably what brings you to seeking therapy now is some sort of anxiety or stress. My belief is that although these things are constants, we can have a different relationship with them. That's what I offer my clients in therapy. The big difference is do I rule over my worries or do they rule over me. I help individuals have the former relationship.

Stress & Anxiety

Todd Harvey, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Kensington, CA

Depression, anxiety, excessive worry, and challenges in relationships are rooted in insufficient emotional attunement in formative years. After providing you practical and effective tools that lower anxiety and reduce stress symptoms in the moment; I focus on really attuning to your experience and helping you experience being accepted. As our relationship develops, I find it normal that you will internalize an internal ability to experience yourself as acceptable. After this happens, you will find that the normal "pain in the ass life experiences" that you find will still be there, but you will have a different sense of self that will allow you to navigate them a deeper sense of self!

Stress & Anxiety

Cheryl Deaner, LMFT

Cheryl Deaner, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Kensington, CA

There is so much anxiety and stress in our world that often, it can seem unavoidable. However, if you are experiencing high stress or anxiety a lot of the time, please don't discount the toll it is taking on your life. It is almost impossible to truly have a happy life you you feel stressed most of the time. I will work with you to identify the situations and patterns in your life that are causing you discomfort, and help you learn ways to reduce your stress as well as set healthy boundaries with people who may be causing you stress. You do not have to live like this. There are many pathways to a more content and fulfilled way of living.

Stress & Anxiety

Charis Khoury, MA, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Kensington, CA

I can teach you specific tools to help with anxiety and stress reduction on the physical level. We may also explore the deeper causes of anxiety, your history, and how to find ground in the midst of uncertainty. It is easy to become anxious when our minds are consumed with thoughts of the past or future speculations. By guiding awareness, I will help you to return to the present moment even as we talk, to feel your body and senses in the here and now. Building your capacity to be aware in the present moment greatly reduces anxiety.

Stress & Anxiety

Natalie Jones, LPCC Lic#LPCC1528, PsyD.

Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Kensington, CA

Often when someone is anxious or stressed, they have difficulty focusing on anything else other than their anxiety. Sometimes, a person will go to extremes to try and relieve their anxiety. This can manifest in the form of impulsive decisions, using alcohol or other substances to self-medicate. Most people who have anxiety see it manifest in different areas. For example, a person who is anxious about public speaking, may also be anxious about being in small spaces. We work together to try and figure out the origin and the severity of your anxiety. I examine your thought process, which ultimately affects your behavior. We work together to retrain how you think and manage your anxiety.

Stress & Anxiety

Theo Reynolds, RC

Relationship Counselor

Within Driving Distance of Kensington, CA

Anxiety is one of the most prevalent problems that so many of us face in our lives. It can feel completely overwhelming sometimes, to the point that even panic attacks are a result. But you don't have to keep suffering from the debilitating effects of anxiety. We've learned so much about how the brain is wired and what causes anxiety. I use methods that help you become more solid in your nervous system so that you are no longer ruled by your overwhelming feels of stress and anxiety. You can have more peaceful days that will allow you to live your life with more aliveness and contentment.

Stress & Anxiety

Matthew Lindgren, MFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Kensington, CA

You're not crazy, but anxiety can make you feel that way. Do you or your child worry about things a great deal, even when you know it is not reasonable? Do you or your child find yourself unable to relax? Do you or your child become easily angered or frustrated? Do you or your child have sleeping problems, digestive concerns, and cannot sit still? If you've answered "yes" to any of these questions, you may want to consult with an anxiety therapist like myself to determine if you're suffering from anxiety, so you can receive the therapy you deserve. Call 415-820-1487 for a free phone consultation. http://www.yelp.com/biz/matthew-lindgren-lmft-oakland-2

Stress & Anxiety

Jayn Rajandran, LMFT, CGE, DTS, MA I/O Psychology

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Kensington, CA

The most important part of anxiety and stress therapy is better understand the way the symptoms affect you and why these conditions developed. I help you understand the underlying factors associated with your condition and formulate a recovery plan that is unique to your situation and circumstances. I assist you with tools and strategies that will help you remain on track so that you can reach your goals. These goals and strategies will assist you in making the healthy changes, keep you on track, get the emotional support and assurance. I will assist in providing ongoing evaluation and support so that your recovery is lasting. In therapy you will address troublesome areas with tools learned

Stress & Anxiety

Valerie V. Veza, L.C.S.W, C.HT.

Psychotherapist, Hypnotherapist

Within Driving Distance of Kensington, CA

Hypnotherapy provides client's the ability to explore issues form a deeply relaxed state. Many find relief from lives challenges and are better able to achieve personal goals. Hypnotherapy can reduce: Pain, Anxiety, Depression, Symptoms of Trauma, Stress, PTSD and more. Many are able to use self -hypnosis with practice and focus to achieve lasting change.


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