Counseling Services for Stress & Anxiety in Seal Beach CA.


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Stress & Anxiety

Susette Magana, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

3020 Old Ranch Parkway, Suite 300, Seal Beach, CA

Anxiety & Stress are present both in the mind and the body. Through Cognitive Behavioral techniques, I help clients to identify underlying thoughts that trigger anxious symptoms, which are often physical. We use breathing techniques and muscle relaxation to address the physical symptoms in the moment. I will help you to identify negative thinking that can get in the way of fighting anxiety. For some, talking about your stress helps to relieve it... we'll do that, too. For Christian clients, I incorporate truth from the Bible to use to fight hopelessness and overwhelming thoughts that trigger anxiety.

Stress & Anxiety

Ana Arguello, MS, LMFT

Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Within Driving Distance of Seal Beach, CA

Anxiety and stress, commonly misunderstood feelings, and difficult to manage as well. The good side of anxiety and stress, is that in healthy amounts they assist in motivating you to plan and implement goals. In unhealthy amounts, typically high they serve to overwhelm, distract and even take a toll on your physical health, due to disrupting natural body rhythms (ie. sleep, eating,). This has the unfortunate affect of increasing anxiety and stress more and making living your life evermore challenging. I can help you identify your stress/anxiety triggers, give you feedback about your own anxiety triggers and help you adjust your responses in a more healthy manner.

Stress & Anxiety

Robert Puff, M.A., M.Div., Ph.D.

Clinical Psychologist

Within Driving Distance of Seal Beach, CA

I’d like to offer you 3 quick tips on managing the stress or anger in your life. Although I’ve written more extensively on this in other publications, this is just a quick, short list of three things you can do to tone things down a notch and improve your life. First, make sure that you are exercising regularly. While you exercise, become aware of what is bothering you. As you focus on your stressors, let the physiological energy generated by your anger or angst be burned off by your body. Let the exertion cleanse you… body, mind and soul. This is what I call Anger Work. Second, use “On-the-Spot Tension Tamers.” These are helpful when you are in the middle of a conflict or stressful meeting....

Stress & Anxiety

Philip Kolba, MA

Psychotherapist

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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.

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