Anxiety is a normal part of our everyday lives. Sometimes it looks like temporary worry or fear, other times, it may be work related or stress-induced. But anxiety disorders, look more like a severe mental illness where one’s life is negatively impacted on a regular basis. For a person with an anxiety disorder, the fear and worry can worse over time. Some common symptoms of an anxiety disorder include difficulty concentrating, restlessness, irrationality, muscle tension, trouble sleeping, feeling on edge, shortness of breath, heart palpitations and getting easily fatigued. Anxiety disorders are typically treated with psychotherapy, medication or both.

Local Experts in Anxiety

Nikkita Stonner

Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Individual Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy

I help teens and adults suffering from anxiety and depression in Denver to feel less anxious and happier in their lives. I find that when you’re able to relax and feel motivated, it increases your self-esteem and outlook on the future. Your experience is valid and I want to hear it and everything that comes with it. We’ll work together to understand the source of your worries, fear, sadness, etc.

Kathy Temple

Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Child Therapy, Family Therapy

Your child may be calm one moment and exploding in anger or tears the next, complaining of body aches, having difficulty sleeping, avoiding leaving the house, hyper focused on perfection, needing control, defiant, often irritable, or struggling to focus. In turn, perhaps you find yourself with similar symptoms. Or, maybe you constantly worry about your child. I work with both you and your child.

Allison Johandon

Individual Therapy

Anxiety can manifest itself in many different ways. For some people it looks like difficulty managing stress, for others a constant nervousness. However you experience it, it can effect all aspects of your life. We will work together to establish both day to day coping mechanisms and an understanding about how your past is effecting you today.

Shawn Brndiar

Couples Therapy, Individual Therapy, Group Therapy

Out of all of the issues I work with, anxiety seems to be one of the biggest driving factors people come to see me for therapy. Whether it is generalized anxiety, social phobias, shame, or perfectionism; Anxiety, more than anything else, invades every part of life. I help you develop a new relationship with the world that isn't shaped by anxiety.

Sarah Freeze

Individual Therapy

Anxiety is pervasive and robs you from the ability to enjoy the present moment! It can take all sorts of shapes and forms. Therapy looks different between each individual I work with. It can be easy to focus on the problems, but with my help we will be solution-focused, facilitating growth and progress.

Rebecca Frank

Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy

Anxiety comes in all shapes and forms. Learning that emotions do not always have to be overwhelming and that we have permission to have emotions is so important to being able to manage and move through anxiety.

Jenna Griffith

Individual Therapy

Helping people manage anxiety is one of my specialities. Many of my clients are driven individuals, with a tendency to take on a lot of stress and pressure by trying to 'do it all.' I'll provide you with concrete, practical tools for grounding and balancing the nervous system. I'll also help you with setting boundaries, so you'll be able to be more present and less overwhelmed.

Georginia Weygand, Ed.S.

Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Child Therapy, Individual Therapy

With experience in school based counseling as well as private counseling, I can help address anxiety, self-esteem, growth mindset, depression, negative self-comments, and social skills through a combination of play, Cognitive Behavioral and Dialectical Behavioral techniques, and other strategies to help guide children (ages 4-16) to develop coping strategies.

Desiree Carroll

Individual Therapy, Family Therapy

Do you experience worry on a regular basis? Do you find that you are restless, irritated, unable to stop worrying, or fear that something awful might happen? I believe you deserve freedom from anxiety. I can provide space to assist you in developing coping skills to help you break free!

Brittany Wingfield

Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Couples Therapy, Individual Therapy, Group Therapy, Family Therapy

Anxiety can feel isolating. People may tell you to just get over it, or just try and not acknowledge it, but that seems impossible. It feels like a whole body experience that is encapsulating. It has affected your relationships, because you find that you just want to stay home. Maybe it has started to affect your career, as you find it difficult to communicate with other co-workers.

Amanda Rebel

Individual Therapy

Many clients I work, and have worked with, seek out therapy due to feeling anxious, worried or overwhelmed. I have experience working with people to find and implement the right skills that help them feel calm and in control. These skills may include: relaxation activities, de-sensitization, as well as processing and working with underlying issues that may be the cause of the anxiety.

Melanie Smithson

Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Couples Therapy

Somatic psych and Sedona Releasing are profound tools for working with anxiety. I have worked with hundreds of clients over the years who have moved through any number of fears.

Natalie Henry

Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Child Therapy, Individual Therapy

I am a member of the Anxiety and Depression Association of America ADAA and attend monthly consultation and training groups.

Brenda Bomgardner

Individual Therapy

Anxiety is like being on pins and needles all the time. Past mistakes and future uncertainty robs you of your ability to be comfortable in your own skin. Questioning yourself and second guessing yourself are shadows that lurk around the corners of every decision. The solution to anxiety is developing skills that help you live in the here and now. Sounds easy. Be present in your own life today.

Nancy Bortz

Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Individual Therapy

Anxiety is a manifestation of suppressing our emotions. My approach will support you in understanding your emotions and how your emotions keep you from living more in the here and now. We are a product of our past, and if we are continuing to feel resentful, victimized, and wounded from our past, then that further fosters anxiety. Therapy with me will teach you how to let go to free yourself .

Jenna Rosenfeld

Individual Therapy

Anxiety feels so troubling, but it doesn't have to be. I employ cognitive behavioral therapy techniques to assist those with anxiety and help them produce more rational, comforting thoughts.

Allison Harvey

Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Individual Therapy, Group Therapy

Together, we can take a look at your anxiety, create more understanding and support and decrease your symptoms!

Carolyn Duhn

Individual Therapy

Anxiety can show up in many different forms- from feeling nervous, on edge, or like something bad could happen any moment to having muscle tension, upset stomach or indigestion frequently or unexplainedly. It is here for some reason and together we will learn skills to come back to calm and ease as well as work towards addressing the core issue(s) that is driving it for you. Your body can heal!

Cindy Gordon

Individual Therapy

I teach mindfulness, cognitive- and body- based awareness to notice, label and compassionately observe their thoughts and emotions. I also focus on the inner critic and perfectionism, which are interrelated with anxiety issues.

Jamie Gandolph

Individual Therapy, Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Couples Therapy

Many times when we push down and cover up our core emotions we tend to experience anxiety. Through processing and EMDR therapy clients can access their core emotions, processing them completely, and stop anxiety from unnecessarily arising.

Carl Fritzen

Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Group Therapy, Individual Therapy, Family Therapy, Child Therapy

Having worked inpatient for many years, I have gained the experience needed to help those suffering from anxiety disorders overcome their anxiety.

Heidi Letko

Individual Therapy

I have been a psychotherapist for almost 20 years during which time I have treated clients who are dealing with generalized anxiety, panic attacks, obsessive/compulsive behaviors, and social anxiety.

Alli Guerrero

Individual Therapy, Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Child Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Group Therapy

I will help you learn tools to manage anxiety that has gotten in the way of you living the thriving life you want. Sometimes anxiety can keep you from doing what you love; other times it can bring up thoughts of suicide because you just can't figure out how to control it. I will use CBT, DBT, and my expertise in crisis management to assist you with finding the right coping skills for you.

Danelle Chapman

Individual Therapy, Couples Therapy, Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Child Therapy

My approach with anxiety is very bottom up, I work with my clients to calm their body to calm their mind. By learning to regulate the downstairs brain (fight, flight, freeze response) you can then access your upstairs brain (reasoning, decision making). Once the skills are built to feel safe in ones body we can dig in to understand the story of our anxiety and change our relationship with it.

Cadence Chiasson

Individual Therapy, Adolescent/Teen Therapy

It seems that more people than ever suffer from anxiety and I'd love to help you move to a more calm state in your daily life. Please check out my website for more information or to request an appointment!

Shannon Heers

Individual Therapy

I employ CBT, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, as treatment for anxiety and have many years experience and coursework in CBT.

Angela Dotzenrod

Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Individual Therapy

As someone who used to experience significant anxiety herself, Angie knows how debilitating this can be, and how much it can interfere with achieving our most important goals. She loves to help people work through this barrier, so others can experience the relief that currently hard to imagine.

Arianna Smith

Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Individual Therapy, Group Therapy

I love working with people who have anxiety, perfectionism, or \'Type A\' tendencies. Often folks with anxiety spend their life obsessing about the past or worrying in the future. Together, we can get to the root of your anxiety, learn how to enjoy the moment and get your life back to where it was before anxiety took over.

Joanna Ford

Individual Therapy

I say both optimism and anxiety can exist within us. We are encouraged by society to “view the glass as half full.” If we are unable, it is okay, optimism may return. If you are finding that it is not, using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy can assist folks living with anxiety to live in accordance with their values.

Paula Stephani

Individual Therapy

Anxiety is not something we can eliminate completely - it's our brain's natural protective response to a perceived threat. But out-of-control anxiety can keep us from living and enjoying our lives fully. The good news is that anxiety is a well-researched mechanism in the brain and effective strategies based on neuroscience have been developed by psychologists to reduce anxiety.

Jennifer Kilgo

Individual Therapy

Anxiety has reached epidemic proportions in our society today. In our fast-paced, pressured, nonstop lives and culture, it can be incredibly challenging to keep up. As women, we also tend to put an enormous amount of pressure on ourselves to be everything to everyone. At Root Counseling, we specialize in helping women break from anxiety using effective, cutting-edge therapies.

Helene Simons

Adolescent/Teen Therapy, Child Therapy, Couples Therapy, Family Therapy, Individual Therapy

Life can be hard to manage when you are experiencing stress and anxiety. I help people manage these feelings and prevent them from getting in the way of their personal and professional lives.

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