Anxiety Therapists in Columbus, OH

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Jennifer Davis
Counselor, MSEd, LPCC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Columbus, OH 43214  (Online Only)
anxiety, depression, motivation concerns, career concerns, life transitions, young adult concerns, self-esteem, relationship concerns, grief, compassion fatigue, etc.
Let me begin by congratulating you on making the choice to start counseling. It can be a difficult, yet rewarding, first step to take for yourself. Life might be overwhelming right now but it does not have to be forever. We can work together to identify ways to improve it. My goal as your therapist is to create a safe, supportive, and comfortable space for you to be yourself.
anxiety, depression, motivation concerns, career concerns, life transitions, young adult concerns, self-esteem, relationship concerns, grief, compassion fatigue, etc.
Let me begin by congratulating you on making the choice to start counseling. It can be a difficult, yet rewarding, first step to take for yourself. Life might be overwhelming right now but it does not have to be forever. We can work together to identify ways to improve it. My goal as your therapist is to create a safe, supportive, and comfortable space for you to be yourself.
(614) 683-5206 View (614) 683-5206
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Anna Schott
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW-S
Verified
6 Endorsed
Columbus, OH 43230
I offer EMDR Intensives that focus on long lasting healing and improvement. I am passionate about working with individuals to heal complex trauma, attachment trauma, PTSD, dissociation, depression, anxiety, and addiction, and EMDR Intensives allow us to reprocess trauma and the associated negative beliefs to discover your best self in these concentrated, extended sessions.
I offer EMDR Intensives that focus on long lasting healing and improvement. I am passionate about working with individuals to heal complex trauma, attachment trauma, PTSD, dissociation, depression, anxiety, and addiction, and EMDR Intensives allow us to reprocess trauma and the associated negative beliefs to discover your best self in these concentrated, extended sessions.
(614) 924-8026 View (614) 924-8026
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Richelle Walker
Counselor, LPCC
Verified
2 Endorsed
Columbus, OH 43215  (Online Only)
My passion is empowering women to improve their skills in setting boundaries as well as helping clients to manage & improve anxiety & depression.
Right now, life may feel hard. You’ve faced many challenges that seemed to have come out of nowhere, and you're constantly doing your best to navigate through them. You struggle to set healthy boundaries and often feel overwhelmed. Asking for help isn't always easy. You may say to yourself, “What will people think? I can figure it out on my own.” It’s tough because you usually go at it alone, carrying the load and bearing the burden. However, deep down inside, you know that something isn't quite right and that you could use some support. Does this sound familiar?
My passion is empowering women to improve their skills in setting boundaries as well as helping clients to manage & improve anxiety & depression.
Right now, life may feel hard. You’ve faced many challenges that seemed to have come out of nowhere, and you're constantly doing your best to navigate through them. You struggle to set healthy boundaries and often feel overwhelmed. Asking for help isn't always easy. You may say to yourself, “What will people think? I can figure it out on my own.” It’s tough because you usually go at it alone, carrying the load and bearing the burden. However, deep down inside, you know that something isn't quite right and that you could use some support. Does this sound familiar?
(513) 949-4168 View (513) 949-4168
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Home Remedy
Verified
Columbus, OH 43235
Home Remedy works well for families that: Are considering out-of-home treatment options, but aren’t sure if their child truly needs that level of care. Are transitioning bringing their child home from out-of-home treatment (wilderness therapy, residential treatment center, therapeutic boarding school, or the hospital) and would like support in that transition. Feel like like they are being held hostage or walking on eggshells in their own home. Feel like they've lost authority and the ability to parent within the family. Are worried about their child's safety at home and at school. Are struggling to parent a child with mood or anxiety symptoms that cannot be managed with traditional outpatient care. Are dealing with school avoidance or having difficulty getting out of the house. Have a treatment team that has recommended a high level of care or doesn’t know what to do next. Want more caregiver/family involvement in the treatment process. Need support managing their child’s behaviors at school and advocacy to help their school understand their child’s symptoms.
Home Remedy works well for families that: Are considering out-of-home treatment options, but aren’t sure if their child truly needs that level of care. Are transitioning bringing their child home from out-of-home treatment (wilderness therapy, residential treatment center, therapeutic boarding school, or the hospital) and would like support in that transition. Feel like like they are being held hostage or walking on eggshells in their own home. Feel like they've lost authority and the ability to parent within the family. Are worried about their child's safety at home and at school. Are struggling to parent a child with mood or anxiety symptoms that cannot be managed with traditional outpatient care. Are dealing with school avoidance or having difficulty getting out of the house. Have a treatment team that has recommended a high level of care or doesn’t know what to do next. Want more caregiver/family involvement in the treatment process. Need support managing their child’s behaviors at school and advocacy to help their school understand their child’s symptoms.
(740) 908-8062 View (740) 908-8062
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Lauren House
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LPCC-S, LICDC
Verified
Columbus, OH 43212
My primary focus areas are anxiety, depression, emotion regulation, and stress management.
Sometimes, life can leave us feeling overwhelmed, burned out, or stuck, and we’re often unsure of how to manage it, or even harder, make a change. Adjusting to the unexpected, dealing with transitions, and trying to show up for ourselves while juggling relationships, work, family and responsibilities are all things that can lead to this. While coming to this realization is difficult, taking the next step by reaching out for help can feel like the most overwhelming task. I am here to offer a non-judgmental, supportive, and compassionate space to build fulfillment in your life and help you achieve the growth you’ve been looking for.
My primary focus areas are anxiety, depression, emotion regulation, and stress management.
Sometimes, life can leave us feeling overwhelmed, burned out, or stuck, and we’re often unsure of how to manage it, or even harder, make a change. Adjusting to the unexpected, dealing with transitions, and trying to show up for ourselves while juggling relationships, work, family and responsibilities are all things that can lead to this. While coming to this realization is difficult, taking the next step by reaching out for help can feel like the most overwhelming task. I am here to offer a non-judgmental, supportive, and compassionate space to build fulfillment in your life and help you achieve the growth you’ve been looking for.
(614) 368-9628 View (614) 368-9628
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Lisa Pringle
Counselor, LPCC
Verified
Columbus, OH 43212
Lisa Pringle is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Coach with over 20 years of experience working in community-based mental health and corporate America. She has worked with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families in counseling and coaching settings and is well-versed in a variety of treatment and therapeutic modalities. Lisa has worked with a diverse population throughout her career and has experience treating a broad range of issues including anxiety, depression, adjustment, relationship concerns, conflict/anger management, career and job performance, self-esteem, and self-awareness.
Lisa Pringle is a Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor and Coach with over 20 years of experience working in community-based mental health and corporate America. She has worked with children, adolescents, adults, couples, and families in counseling and coaching settings and is well-versed in a variety of treatment and therapeutic modalities. Lisa has worked with a diverse population throughout her career and has experience treating a broad range of issues including anxiety, depression, adjustment, relationship concerns, conflict/anger management, career and job performance, self-esteem, and self-awareness.
(380) 212-2051 View (380) 212-2051
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Tracy Wheeler
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LISW, LICDC
Verified
Columbus, OH 43220
I assist clients who struggle with trauma, PTSD, anxiety, and depression and want to bring about change in their lives. I help clients who want to find a balance and stability within themselves to learn and reconnect to a more desired life.
I assist clients who struggle with trauma, PTSD, anxiety, and depression and want to bring about change in their lives. I help clients who want to find a balance and stability within themselves to learn and reconnect to a more desired life.
(380) 600-8722 View (380) 600-8722
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Paige Velez
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LSW
Verified
4 Endorsed
Columbus, OH 43230
I have an undergraduate degree from Charleston Southern University in Sociology and a Masters in Social Work from Wesleyan University. I have worked with adults, adolescents, children, and families for over 18 years. I specialize in depression, anxiety, PTSD, self-esteem issues, navigating conflict, boundary issues, and effective communication.
I have an undergraduate degree from Charleston Southern University in Sociology and a Masters in Social Work from Wesleyan University. I have worked with adults, adolescents, children, and families for over 18 years. I specialize in depression, anxiety, PTSD, self-esteem issues, navigating conflict, boundary issues, and effective communication.
(614) 656-7025 View (614) 656-7025
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David Lach
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LCP
Verified
Columbus, OH 43220
I believe in collaboratively working with clients to help them become empowered to overcome their challenges and have greater fulfillment in their lives. I work with clients facing a variety of difficulties including anxiety, depression, OCD, and grief. As a Catholic counselor, I believe in the inherent dignity of every person, and I hope that through the counseling process, people may rediscover their inherent value and begin to find healing and wholeness.
I believe in collaboratively working with clients to help them become empowered to overcome their challenges and have greater fulfillment in their lives. I work with clients facing a variety of difficulties including anxiety, depression, OCD, and grief. As a Catholic counselor, I believe in the inherent dignity of every person, and I hope that through the counseling process, people may rediscover their inherent value and begin to find healing and wholeness.
(740) 982-1546 View (740) 982-1546
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Steve Cartell
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW, MSW
Verified
5 Endorsed
Columbus, OH 43230  (Online Only)
As a strengths and solution focused therapist, I believe we each have the power to process our issues and find the key to unlock often untapped potential; taking care of one’s mental health is vital to living a peaceful and fulfilling life. I work with anxiety, depression, trauma, addiction, and men’s issues. As a member of the LGBTQIA+ community, I understand the struggles many encounter and work to create a safe and welcoming space for all!
As a strengths and solution focused therapist, I believe we each have the power to process our issues and find the key to unlock often untapped potential; taking care of one’s mental health is vital to living a peaceful and fulfilling life. I work with anxiety, depression, trauma, addiction, and men’s issues. As a member of the LGBTQIA+ community, I understand the struggles many encounter and work to create a safe and welcoming space for all!
(614) 796-4179 View (614) 796-4179
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Christina Salameh
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor , LPCC
Verified
Columbus, OH 43235  (Online Only)
I am licensed professional clinical counselor licensed in Ohio. I have a master’s in clinical counseling from John Carroll University. I specialize in working with children, adolescents, and adults. Areas of treatment include but are not limited to, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, self-esteem issues, and career challenges. I also have experience in working with individuals who have experienced trauma.
I am licensed professional clinical counselor licensed in Ohio. I have a master’s in clinical counseling from John Carroll University. I specialize in working with children, adolescents, and adults. Areas of treatment include but are not limited to, anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, self-esteem issues, and career challenges. I also have experience in working with individuals who have experienced trauma.
(614) 820-8924 View (614) 820-8924
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Kelsie A Salmen
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified
Columbus, OH 43221
Dr. Salmen's approach to therapy is one that places great value on the therapeutic relationship. When a strong and trusting working relationship is built, clients are able to feel safe to express themselves, share their fears, celebrate their successes, and set important and attainable goals. Dr. Salmen's therapeutic style is a blend of techniques, which can be tailored to fit each client's unique needs. These techniques include psychodynamic psychotherapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and interpersonal and relational approaches.
Dr. Salmen's approach to therapy is one that places great value on the therapeutic relationship. When a strong and trusting working relationship is built, clients are able to feel safe to express themselves, share their fears, celebrate their successes, and set important and attainable goals. Dr. Salmen's therapeutic style is a blend of techniques, which can be tailored to fit each client's unique needs. These techniques include psychodynamic psychotherapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and interpersonal and relational approaches.
(614) 930-6249 View (614) 930-6249
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Elizabeth Williams
Licensed Professional Clinical Counselor, LPCC
Verified
Columbus, OH 43230
I approach counseling in a client-centered way in order to guide and support clients to help them reach their goals and live authentic lives. My experience includes school, community agency and private practice settings. I assist teens and adults of all ages to navigate the challenges that come with depression, anxiety, self-esteem, self confidence, relationship issues and life changes. I use a variety of different techniques in order to help clients to build a deeper understanding of themselves as well as a more secure sense of self.
I approach counseling in a client-centered way in order to guide and support clients to help them reach their goals and live authentic lives. My experience includes school, community agency and private practice settings. I assist teens and adults of all ages to navigate the challenges that come with depression, anxiety, self-esteem, self confidence, relationship issues and life changes. I use a variety of different techniques in order to help clients to build a deeper understanding of themselves as well as a more secure sense of self.
(614) 363-2769 View (614) 363-2769
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Cheryl Colvin
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Columbus, OH 43235
I am committed to helping children and adults overcome stress and anxiety and live their best lives. This includes coping with fear and panic, social anxiety, chronic worries, obsessive thinking, and compulsive habits. We all experience stress and distressing thoughts. It is easy to feel stuck and not know how to move forward. Therapy can help you express your feelings, give you strategies to cope with intense emotions, improve relationships, and reduce the hold anxiety has over you. I would love to walk through this process with you and/or your child.
I am committed to helping children and adults overcome stress and anxiety and live their best lives. This includes coping with fear and panic, social anxiety, chronic worries, obsessive thinking, and compulsive habits. We all experience stress and distressing thoughts. It is easy to feel stuck and not know how to move forward. Therapy can help you express your feelings, give you strategies to cope with intense emotions, improve relationships, and reduce the hold anxiety has over you. I would love to walk through this process with you and/or your child.
(614) 980-0798 View (614) 980-0798
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Allyson Cordle
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LISW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Columbus, OH 43215
I have experience with adolescents and young adults in different levels of care (PHP/IOP/individual). I enjoy working with clients with trauma, anxiety, depression, & ADHD. For adolescents: Life is hard & I want to be able to make sure you have all the tools & resources you need to succeed in life. I want you to have time to work through problems in therapy while empowering you to talk with your parents about problems as needed. Your voice is so important! For young adults: In therapy. I work to empower you to make your own choices, identify/feel your emotions, and process your needs. Your feelings & struggles are valid!
I have experience with adolescents and young adults in different levels of care (PHP/IOP/individual). I enjoy working with clients with trauma, anxiety, depression, & ADHD. For adolescents: Life is hard & I want to be able to make sure you have all the tools & resources you need to succeed in life. I want you to have time to work through problems in therapy while empowering you to talk with your parents about problems as needed. Your voice is so important! For young adults: In therapy. I work to empower you to make your own choices, identify/feel your emotions, and process your needs. Your feelings & struggles are valid!
(380) 210-5296 View (380) 210-5296
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Inspiring Purpose Counseling Group Llc
Marriage & Family Therapist
Verified
Columbus, OH 43229  (Online Only)
Inspiring Purpose Counseling Group, LLC is an independent group practice that provides confidential counseling, assessments, and consultation services to a broad based clientele including children, adolescents, and adults. We specialize in a variety of counseling services including but not limited to marital counseling, couples, individual counseling for anxiety, depression, family, addiction and trauma therapy. Our long term-goal is to create a nonjudgmental environment that helps motivate positive change and inspire our clients to find and live their purpose.
Inspiring Purpose Counseling Group, LLC is an independent group practice that provides confidential counseling, assessments, and consultation services to a broad based clientele including children, adolescents, and adults. We specialize in a variety of counseling services including but not limited to marital counseling, couples, individual counseling for anxiety, depression, family, addiction and trauma therapy. Our long term-goal is to create a nonjudgmental environment that helps motivate positive change and inspire our clients to find and live their purpose.
(614) 420-2639 View (614) 420-2639
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Kailynn VanHoesen
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Columbus, OH 43230
I have the ability to treat clients who find themselves struggling with anxiety, depression, self-esteem/self-worth, family/marital issues, stage of life struggles, trauma, and/or sexual identity/dysphoria. I see clients ranging in age from 12 and older.
I have the ability to treat clients who find themselves struggling with anxiety, depression, self-esteem/self-worth, family/marital issues, stage of life struggles, trauma, and/or sexual identity/dysphoria. I see clients ranging in age from 12 and older.
(614) 881-5804 View (614) 881-5804
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Janaye Guess
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LISW
Verified
Columbus, OH 43220
My ideal client would be anyone struggling with a mental health disorder. I enjoy working with people who struggle with depression and/or anxiety. Ideally, their goals would be to improve their overall functioning and quality of life. My ideal client would be able to put in the necessary work to accomplish their goals. My therapy style is authentic, empathetic, and validating. I believe in incorporating various treatment modalities that are based on the individual needs of my clients.
My ideal client would be anyone struggling with a mental health disorder. I enjoy working with people who struggle with depression and/or anxiety. Ideally, their goals would be to improve their overall functioning and quality of life. My ideal client would be able to put in the necessary work to accomplish their goals. My therapy style is authentic, empathetic, and validating. I believe in incorporating various treatment modalities that are based on the individual needs of my clients.
(380) 207-0237 View (380) 207-0237
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Sara Trembath
Counselor, LPCC
Verified
Columbus, OH 43221
I have experience working with all types of anxiety disorders, mood disorders, and complex trauma. My secondary specialties include severe chronic mental illness, relationship problems, recovery from previous domestic violence, LTGBQ+ concerns, self-harm, and developmental or attachment wounds from childhood. I continue to take continuing education classes to improve my knowledge and skills in these areas. I especially enjoy working with clients motivated to improve their lives and willing to take responsibility for their success rather than expecting others to do their work.
I have experience working with all types of anxiety disorders, mood disorders, and complex trauma. My secondary specialties include severe chronic mental illness, relationship problems, recovery from previous domestic violence, LTGBQ+ concerns, self-harm, and developmental or attachment wounds from childhood. I continue to take continuing education classes to improve my knowledge and skills in these areas. I especially enjoy working with clients motivated to improve their lives and willing to take responsibility for their success rather than expecting others to do their work.
(380) 207-1892 View (380) 207-1892
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Lauren Woodbury
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LSW
Verified
Columbus, OH 43206
Life is constantly evolving and for adolescents, young adults, and young professionals that can be overwhelming and scary. Whether it is experiencing anxiety, depression or life transitions, my goal is to support you through your individualized journey. I also work with clients who seek support around relationships, self-esteem, grief, anger, stress management, women’s issues and identity exploration.
Life is constantly evolving and for adolescents, young adults, and young professionals that can be overwhelming and scary. Whether it is experiencing anxiety, depression or life transitions, my goal is to support you through your individualized journey. I also work with clients who seek support around relationships, self-esteem, grief, anger, stress management, women’s issues and identity exploration.
(380) 888-2830 View (380) 888-2830

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Anxiety Therapists

What are the most common treatments for anxiety?

Talk therapy, particularly cognitive behavioral therapy, is the most common treatment for anxiety. Studies have shown it is equally effective as medication. Other popular forms of therapy are popular, depending on a patient’s experience. Exposure therapy, for instance, can be useful for people dealing with fears and phobias, or who have experienced traumatic events. Dialectical Behavioral Therapy may be useful for patients who need help with emotion regulation. Anxiolytic medications, like benzodiazepines, can also help with calming a person enough to focus on the skills they’ve learned, and physical exercise has been shown to help symptoms of anxiety across the board.

How long does therapy for anxiety take to work?

The amount of time needed to alleviate symptoms depends on the severity of a person’s condition. Some therapies may take 5-20 weekly sessions to show results. Anti-depressant medications typically take two to four weeks before a benefit is felt. Anti-anxiety medications are felt typically within 20-30 minutes. Medications are best used to offer a patient a better headspace in which to work on techniques learned in therapy. Exercise, improved sleep habits, and meditation are effective, but takes weeks or months to show results.

When should I seek treatment for anxiety?

Everyone feels anxious at times, but when anxiety causes disruption to your daily life, it may be time to seek help. Such disruption can be mental, physical, or both: having fear dominate your thoughts, avoiding situations or objects that bring on feelings of anxiety, or experiencing shortness of breath, sweating, dizziness, or panic attacks. When these symptoms are recurrent and distressing, it may be time to talk to someone.

How effective is treatment for anxiety?

Treatment for anxiety has been shown to be moderately to highly effective, according to a large body of psychology studies and analyses. For some people, treatment using CBT or exposure therapy alone is effective. Others respond best to a combination of medication and therapy.