Counseling Services for Stress & Anxiety in Santa Monica.


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Stress & Anxiety

Gary Stollman, Ph.D.

Psychotherapist, Marriage Counselor, Professional Life Coach

Within Driving Distance of Santa Monica, CA

There is an old saying that "stress kills". You cannot function fully when stressed and you must do something about it. There are two types of anxiety. One is a normal reaction to a stressful event. The other is an abnormal reaction which can continue to plague you throughout your life. Anxiety can become overwhelming and debilitating. In time, your anxiety may generalize where you may experience anxious feelings and not even know why. Together we can help you to rid the anxiety from your life. To deal with anxiety you must confront it as the symptoms associated with it will only subside by looking at the source of the anxiety and being proactive in tackling the stress you feel. Feel free to call....

Stress & Anxiety

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

Online Therapist / Coach

Everyone experiences anxiety at some point, but for some the anxiety is so frequent or intense that it interferes with their lives or even triggers panic attacks. I use Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) to help my clients get a sense of control over their own anxiety. We collaborate to learn skills to reduce the frequency or intensity of the anxious feelings, to tolerate the anxiety when it does occur so they can still function through it, and to practice habits that reduce stress and improve general mental health.

Stress & Anxiety

Mary Kay Cocharo, LMFT, CIRT

Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Monica, CA

My goal is to help clients learn a mind/body connection that can help them understand their feelings of anxiety and stress as well as get control over it. In addition to helping individuals explore their thoughts and feelings which are at the root of anxiety, I also teach breathing exercises and mindful awareness. In this way, anxiety and emotional reactivity is calmed, freeing the individual's creativity and making relationships easier to find and negotiate.

Stress & Anxiety

David Silverman, Licensed LMFT Stanford Therapist

Free phone consult/or try a Free First Session.

Within Driving Distance of Santa Monica, CA

In treating anxiety, the most impotant issues is interupting the cycle of worry, obessing over worry, fearing the return of worry, and allowing worry to spread to every aspect of your life. Discriminating realistic reasons to worry from irrational reasons can help clients with excessive stress to cope. Interupting and redirecting thoughts of anxiety to more productive thoughts and activities will interupt the cycle that creates habitual anxiety. We will look at times you may over-react to triggers (be it an upcoming social situation, or a stumbling block that creates more stress and predictions of failure). We will take this path together. You are not alone.

Stress & Anxiety

Kevin Fleming Ph.D.

Coach/Change Agent/Consultant

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.

Stress & Anxiety

Cynthia Henrie, LMFT, BCETS, CATSM

LA Therapy Network - Feminist Therapy, Trauma Experts

1460 7th Street, Suite 206, Santa Monica, CA 90401

We at LA Therapy Network have several therapists whose expertise is in the treatment of anxiety disorders. We offer individual therapy, group therapy, EMDR, sandplay, art, creatve therapy, somatic therapies, cognitive-behavioral, short term treatments, and much much more! We have a number of experts on our treatment team who specialize in the treatment of anxiety and stress. Sometimes you just need a supportive therapist who can understand and relate to your experiences, and at other times you need an expert. We can offer you both! We are a team of 5 private practice therapists with more than 15-25 years experience each. Call us! We CAN help!

Stress & Anxiety

Sandra Dupont, MA, MS, MFT

Counseling, Coaching & Mentoring for Millennials

1247 7th Street, Suite 300, Santa Monica, CA 90401

It takes an act of courage for sensitive young adults to learn to trust and believe in themselves. It takes self-awareness for them to learn to speak their truth. I help sensitive young adults to develop the self-love necessary to fully accept themselves. Ultimately, the key to living a peaceful life lies in knowing who you are and what you feel. I help young people stand strong in what is true for them. I help my clients learn to not waste their time looking to others for approval. Through our work together, I help young people to discover their authentic self-expression and embark on the journey of the dream for their life.

Stress & Anxiety

Jenny Liu, MEd. MFT. NLP. Confidence Coach

Licensed Therapist & Life Coach, Career Counselor

Online Therapist / Coach

Are you worried about things going out of your control? Do you experience overwhelming anxiety and panic attacks? Are you obsessed about someone or something that is driving you crazy? I can help you find the roots of your fears, worries and anxieties, identify destructive patterns, work through inner conflicts, and move on to peace, and a calm state of mind that you deserve.

Stress & Anxiety

Kristen Gardenhire, LCSW

Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Within Driving Distance of Santa Monica, CA

Clients will be able to decrease the worries that plague them and find relief from their anxious feelings through therapy. Therapy will help them to re-frame their thinking and thus their feelings and behaviors - it will help to teach a new way of living and dealing with anxiety. Clients will also be able to develop healthy coping mechanisms for day to day stress.

Stress & Anxiety

Lori Shnorhokian, LMFT

Marriage and Family Therapist

3231 Ocean Park Blvd, Santa Monica, CA 90405

Many people experience anxiety and stress at any given time. Once it becomes part of your life, it can start effecting you and the people around you. Therapy can help identify where the anxiety is and where it is originated. Therapy can be benefited by decreasing your anxiety and be able to manage your everyday functioning. Tools will be offered to minimize your anxiety regardless of the situation given.

Stress & Anxiety

Jamey Hecht, MA, PhD, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Santa Monica, CA

The benefits of therapy for people who suffer from anxiety are the reduction of symptoms, and the development of greater well-being. Anxiety is a kind of friction among the moving parts of the self, an internal conflict that is distracting, depleting, and highly unpleasant. It is closely linked to stress, to boredom, and to fear of sadness. Rather than struggling, we can collaborate to turn toward the source of the anxiety and try to resolve it at the roots.

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