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"It was only when I began my proactive work with Dr. April that I felt a true understanding and dissolve of circulating fears. The tools he teaches assisted me and continue to -- I felt a difference quickly."

-Nicole
Marketing Executive, Los Angeles

Anxiety Treatment Services at The April Center for Anxiety Attack Management - Los Angeles

The April Center for Anxiety Attack Management - Los Angeles is committed to helping you remove the destructive barriers of anxiety, so that you may lead a calmer, healthier, happier life.  We treat all anxiety related conditions, including Panic Disorder, OCD (Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder), Anxiety Attacks, all phobias, Social anxiety and more.  For a full list see the section entitled About The April Center.  Our expert approach to anxiety treatment is in providing CBT (Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy), which is the only form of counseling treatment for anxiety syndromes and symptoms proven effective through scientific research.  

For anxiety that has led to limitation and suffering, you could benefit from specialized strategies and treatment provided by a Doctor of Psychology/professional with the highest level of training and education.  This is what we offer at The April Center for Anxiety Attack Management - Los Angeles.

Two office locations:

  • - Los Angeles (serving Los Angeles, West Los Angeles, Beverly Hills, West Hollywood)
  • - The South Bay (serving Manhattan Beach, Redondo Beach, Hermosa Beach, Palos Verdes, Torrance and El Segundo)

Anxiety Treatment Services Available at The April Center for Anxiety Attack Management - Los Angeles

  • Individual Therapy: Individual 50-minute CBT counseling sessions with Dr. April or staff therapists focused on anxiety reduction techniques and their implementation so that you can make progress as quickly as possible. 
  • Group Therapy: Attending anxiety support groups with the CBT model at The April Center is a powerful way to reduce anxiety due to the support and validation one experiences by meeting others with similar struggles.  Additionally, there tends to be an increase in motivation to complete anxiety reduction homework assignments and do what is necessary to reduce anxiety. Each group is limited to a maximum of 8 people with clear boundaries maintained to protect your confidentiality.  We have support groups for OCD, Panic Disorder, Phobia, and General/Social Anxiety.  Read more about our Group Therapy services.
  • Family Therapy: If advisable, other family members are welcome to join sessions in order to reduce behaviors/conflicts that may be contributing to anxiety.  These counseling sessions are focused on encouragement, support, and reduction of anxiety provoking family dynamics.

 

*We have options that fit most budgets!

Based on appropriateness and need, we also provide:

  • Half-Day Anxiety Treatment Packages
  • Phone Appointments 

More Testimonials

I am so grateful for the opportunity to work with The April Center for Anxiety! I had been suffering with Emetophobia since I was twelve years old and my life was so limited. When I called on Dr. April for help it had gotten to a point where I felt as though I was living in a box. I was unable to eat in public. Unable to be a passenger in a car or any other form of transportation. Too afraid to travel far from home, and deathly afraid of germs. I felt so alone in this struggle for so long. It’s a lonely phobia. Being an “Emet” was shameful and embarrassing for me. I tried to hide it the best I could. Most people hadn’t heard of the phobia, and I didn’t even know what I suffered from for well over two decades.

I knew I needed help so I called Dr. April. I wanted a life I could be proud of and I knew I was headed for a life of regrets.

The first big step would be to actually show up at the first session and talk about me and my phobia. The thought of this nearly paralyzed me but I made it in. You see, the only way to really squash this irrational fear (as well as all other irrational fears) is to face it head on. It’s to do the work. The hardest part is sticking with it and doing the homework given in order to really rid the fear.

I can honestly say without a doubt, I did the work and am reaping the benefits. It wasn’t easy but the life I have now is what was intended for me.

I wouldn’t have been able to make it through without the tools The April Center provided me in my treatment. I know I can deal with anything in my life now with dignity.

Today, I accept the fact that there are many things in life I have no control over and this is okay with me. Life happens and I can embrace all aspects of it.

Tami, Los Angeles, CA

Since working with Dr. April, my teenage son has experienced rapid change and has made great strides in self-confidence. Dr. April is gifted in his work and is an inspiration to those fortunate to connect with him. He is not only an excellent psychologist, but a mentor as well.

- Julia, Consultant, CoeurAlign Design

I had suffered from intense, debilitating anxiety and severe panic attacks for 8 months before I contacted Dr. Craig April. I had seen several specialists, invested in books and recorded programs and even completed an outpatient program, yet I was still suffering. I thought I would never be "normal" again. It was not until I met Dr. April that I finally realized I could overcome my fears. He presented everything in a compassionate, straight forward and understandable new way that really made sense and put me in control. From the first contact I had with him I knew that there was something different. He took time to speak with me at length on our first phone conversation and gave me hope that I could be well again.

After only one session with him I felt better and learned powerful techniques to take care of myself. After the second session I was confident enough to take two trips back East and handle my anxiety with no problem. Before meeting with Dr. April I could barely leave the house. Today I consider myself recovered and not only am I "normal" again but I am better and stronger than I was before the anxiety disorder. I continue to recommend Dr. April to anyone that needs help with anxiety or panic and feels that there is no hope. There is.

- Marcy, married executive, Los Angeles

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