Anxiety Counselling in Carlton, VIC

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Friends for Good Counselling and Wellbeing Service
Psychologist, PsyBA - Couns. Psych.
Verified Verified
Carlton, VIC 3053  (Online Only)
Our team have extensive experience helping people with a range of issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, chronic pain, low self-esteem, relationship issues, isolation and loneliness and the stress of modern life.
The Friends for Good Counselling and Wellbeing Service is a team of dedicated Psychologists and Counselors ready to help with mental health challenges via Telehealth. Our service is inclusive, flexible, affordable and person-centered. The service is run by Friends for Good, a national not-for-profit and all proceeds go towards supporting our free services helping people who experience loneliness and social isolation.
Our team have extensive experience helping people with a range of issues including depression, anxiety, trauma, grief, chronic pain, low self-esteem, relationship issues, isolation and loneliness and the stress of modern life.
The Friends for Good Counselling and Wellbeing Service is a team of dedicated Psychologists and Counselors ready to help with mental health challenges via Telehealth. Our service is inclusive, flexible, affordable and person-centered. The service is run by Friends for Good, a national not-for-profit and all proceeds go towards supporting our free services helping people who experience loneliness and social isolation.
(03) 7003 2712 View (03) 7003 2712
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Iain R Davis
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Carlton, VIC 3053
I’m a registered psychologist with a passion for assisting adolescents and adults with anxiety, depression, trauma, emotional regulation, grief, loss, and relationship issues. I have a background working in drug and alcohol counselling and have a special interest in supporting clients with addiction.
I’m a registered psychologist with a passion for assisting adolescents and adults with anxiety, depression, trauma, emotional regulation, grief, loss, and relationship issues. I have a background working in drug and alcohol counselling and have a special interest in supporting clients with addiction.
(03) 9546 0009 View (03) 9546 0009
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Allison Cahill
Psychologist, PhD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Carlton, VIC 3053
I am a Clinical Psychologist with over 20 years of experience and believe in the potential for all of us to continually grow, adapt and heal from the past. Working from a client-centred and evidence-based approach, I aim to provide a warm and non-judgmental space for clients to explore their struggles and achieve their goals. I have worked in private practice, hospitals and universities providing both individual and group therapy. I have an interest in working with people with a range of difficulties including but not limited to relationship issues, family trauma, anxiety, depression, alcohol addiction and low self-esteem.
I am a Clinical Psychologist with over 20 years of experience and believe in the potential for all of us to continually grow, adapt and heal from the past. Working from a client-centred and evidence-based approach, I aim to provide a warm and non-judgmental space for clients to explore their struggles and achieve their goals. I have worked in private practice, hospitals and universities providing both individual and group therapy. I have an interest in working with people with a range of difficulties including but not limited to relationship issues, family trauma, anxiety, depression, alcohol addiction and low self-esteem.
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Dr Jonathan Kettle
Psychologist, PhD, PsyBA Endorsed
Verified Verified
Carlton, VIC 3053
I am a clinical psychologist with more than 15 years' experience in full-time practice. Earlier in my career, I was the Head of Clinical Practice at The Cairnmillar Institute, and a senior psychologist in public mental health. I work with adults and adolescents with a range of issues detailed below. I have particular expertise in working with trauma, abuse and post-traumatic stress, anxiety and depression, complex difficulties, especially in relationships with others, and gender and sexuality issues. My approach is to work with you at your pace as your treatment unfolds over time.
I am a clinical psychologist with more than 15 years' experience in full-time practice. Earlier in my career, I was the Head of Clinical Practice at The Cairnmillar Institute, and a senior psychologist in public mental health. I work with adults and adolescents with a range of issues detailed below. I have particular expertise in working with trauma, abuse and post-traumatic stress, anxiety and depression, complex difficulties, especially in relationships with others, and gender and sexuality issues. My approach is to work with you at your pace as your treatment unfolds over time.
0414 446 403 View 0414 446 403
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Karolina Krysinska
Psychotherapist, PhD, PACFA
Verified Verified
Carlton, VIC 3053
I am interested in working with a wide range of issues, including emotional well-being, anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, bereavement, suicidality, relational difficulties, identity, and self-esteem.
I am a Gestalt psychotherapist with a background in psychology and 25 years of experience in the field of mental health. My work is based on respectful exploration of client’s experience in the here and now, including our ongoing psychotherapy relationship. We look together at patterns of emotional reactions and behaviours, new (yet) unfamiliar ways of being oneself and being with others, and possibilities for change and growth. My interest in Gestalt psychotherapy reflects my passion for a deeper understanding of psychological and emotional well-being and satisfactory human relationships.
I am interested in working with a wide range of issues, including emotional well-being, anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, bereavement, suicidality, relational difficulties, identity, and self-esteem.
I am a Gestalt psychotherapist with a background in psychology and 25 years of experience in the field of mental health. My work is based on respectful exploration of client’s experience in the here and now, including our ongoing psychotherapy relationship. We look together at patterns of emotional reactions and behaviours, new (yet) unfamiliar ways of being oneself and being with others, and possibilities for change and growth. My interest in Gestalt psychotherapy reflects my passion for a deeper understanding of psychological and emotional well-being and satisfactory human relationships.
(03) 8595 5359 View (03) 8595 5359
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Helen Krstev
Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA Endorsed
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Carlton, VIC 3053
I have particular expertise in working with trauma, abuse and post-traumatic stress, anxiety and depression, complex difficulties, especially in relationships with others, and gender and sexuality related issues.
I am a clinical psychologist in full-time practice, with experience working since 2004 with adults and families in both public and private sectors. Previously, I worked at Orygen Youth Health, delivered post-graduate clinical training at The University of Melbourne, lectured to clinical Masters students at The Cairnmillar Institute, and have published papers and books on psychotherapy. I provide psychoanalytic therapy, supervise colleagues and students, and work with people with complex presentations. My fees are on a sliding scale.
I have particular expertise in working with trauma, abuse and post-traumatic stress, anxiety and depression, complex difficulties, especially in relationships with others, and gender and sexuality related issues.
I am a clinical psychologist in full-time practice, with experience working since 2004 with adults and families in both public and private sectors. Previously, I worked at Orygen Youth Health, delivered post-graduate clinical training at The University of Melbourne, lectured to clinical Masters students at The Cairnmillar Institute, and have published papers and books on psychotherapy. I provide psychoanalytic therapy, supervise colleagues and students, and work with people with complex presentations. My fees are on a sliding scale.
0406 970 548 View 0406 970 548
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Jamie Lopes
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA Prov
Verified Verified
Carlton, VIC 3053
I am an emotion-based therapist, passionate in helping individuals and couples navigate the complexities of life's challenges. I bring over a decade of experience working with a diverse range of clients across various ages and backgrounds. I am trained and skilled in integrating various evidence-based approaches, including Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), to tailor treatment to your unique needs. Whether you're struggling with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, or navigating existential concerns, I can walk alongside you on your journey towards healing and growth.
I am an emotion-based therapist, passionate in helping individuals and couples navigate the complexities of life's challenges. I bring over a decade of experience working with a diverse range of clients across various ages and backgrounds. I am trained and skilled in integrating various evidence-based approaches, including Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) and Emotionally Focused Therapy (EFT), to tailor treatment to your unique needs. Whether you're struggling with anxiety, depression, relationship issues, or navigating existential concerns, I can walk alongside you on your journey towards healing and growth.
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Maria Light
Psychologist, MPsych, MACPA
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Carlton, VIC 3053
I am a clinical psychologist currently working in private practice. I work with children, adolescents and adults experiencing a range of difficulties including anxiety, trauma, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, social anxiety and personality disorders. My therapeutic approach is informed by attachment theory, family systems theory, emotion focused therapy (EFT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). I have previously worked in school settings and I have also facilitated therapy groups for social anxiety disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder.
I am a clinical psychologist currently working in private practice. I work with children, adolescents and adults experiencing a range of difficulties including anxiety, trauma, depression, obsessive compulsive disorder, social anxiety and personality disorders. My therapeutic approach is informed by attachment theory, family systems theory, emotion focused therapy (EFT), acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT) and cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT). I have previously worked in school settings and I have also facilitated therapy groups for social anxiety disorder and obsessive compulsive disorder.
(02) 4504 0104 View (02) 4504 0104
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Jesse Muscatello
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Carlton, VIC 3053
Jesse addresses a variety of presentations and problems, including anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, stress management, anger, trauma, life adjustments, grief, ADHD, perfectionism, self-esteem challenges, and more.
Acknowledging the complexity of desiring change and not knowing where to start, Jesse prioritises the development of a strong therapeutic relationship. He builds trust by maintaining a person-centred, empathetic, and non-judgmental therapeutic style. Informed by Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) principles, Jesse adopts an evidence-based dynamic and experiential approach to facilitate an in-depth exploration of emotional struggles, fostering insight and resolution of internal conflicts, and promoting personal growth and psychological well-being.
Jesse addresses a variety of presentations and problems, including anxiety, depression, relationship difficulties, stress management, anger, trauma, life adjustments, grief, ADHD, perfectionism, self-esteem challenges, and more.
Acknowledging the complexity of desiring change and not knowing where to start, Jesse prioritises the development of a strong therapeutic relationship. He builds trust by maintaining a person-centred, empathetic, and non-judgmental therapeutic style. Informed by Intensive Short-Term Dynamic Psychotherapy (ISTDP) principles, Jesse adopts an evidence-based dynamic and experiential approach to facilitate an in-depth exploration of emotional struggles, fostering insight and resolution of internal conflicts, and promoting personal growth and psychological well-being.
(03) 7003 2619 View (03) 7003 2619
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Patricia Robertson
Psychologist, MPsych, MAPS
Verified Verified
Carlton, VIC 3053
I am a Clinical Psychologist who has worked in public and private mental health settings since 2008. I understand the many problems that can arise as a result of trauma, childhood abuse, stressful life circumstances and transitions, having worked with people who have experienced childhood and adult trauma, abuse and neglect. I have worked extensively with victims of sexual abuse and assault. I am experienced in the assessment and treatment of depression and mood disorders, panic and anxiety, OCD, anger issues, emotion regulation difficulties, grief and loss, relationship problems, post-traumatic stress, personality disorders.
I am a Clinical Psychologist who has worked in public and private mental health settings since 2008. I understand the many problems that can arise as a result of trauma, childhood abuse, stressful life circumstances and transitions, having worked with people who have experienced childhood and adult trauma, abuse and neglect. I have worked extensively with victims of sexual abuse and assault. I am experienced in the assessment and treatment of depression and mood disorders, panic and anxiety, OCD, anger issues, emotion regulation difficulties, grief and loss, relationship problems, post-traumatic stress, personality disorders.
(03) 7003 2957 View (03) 7003 2957
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Catherine Pihema
Psychologist, MA, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Carlton, VIC 3053
Catherine's professional interests include depression and low mood, anxiety, trauma, emotional dysregulation, and the navigation of difficult life events/ transitions.
Catherine's career in clinical psychology reflects her diverse interests and caring personality. Her experience has equipped her to practice with both sensitivity and safety to one's culture and/or diversity needs. She takes a non-judgmental, warm, and client centered approach, ensuring she creates a setting in which her clients feel safe to be vulnerable without judgement. She ensures her clients’ goals guide the therapy by working collaboratively and by valuing input and feedback. Catherine works to empower clients with an understanding of their difficulties before developing a shared treatment plan of skills to meet their goals.
Catherine's professional interests include depression and low mood, anxiety, trauma, emotional dysregulation, and the navigation of difficult life events/ transitions.
Catherine's career in clinical psychology reflects her diverse interests and caring personality. Her experience has equipped her to practice with both sensitivity and safety to one's culture and/or diversity needs. She takes a non-judgmental, warm, and client centered approach, ensuring she creates a setting in which her clients feel safe to be vulnerable without judgement. She ensures her clients’ goals guide the therapy by working collaboratively and by valuing input and feedback. Catherine works to empower clients with an understanding of their difficulties before developing a shared treatment plan of skills to meet their goals.
(03) 9994 1706 View (03) 9994 1706
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Paco Romeu
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSc, AMHSW
Verified Verified
Carlton, VIC 3053
I am a psychotherapist and an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker. I have particular expertise in trauma, abuse and related complications, emotional dysregulation and preoccupation with sexual activities. These are often woven into the person’s emotional world and can manifest in a range of issues including depression, panic attacks, obsessive thinking, mood swings, and substance misuse. My practice is psychoanalytically oriented and focuses on the notion of listening deeply to each person and their uniqueness. It offers a space in which their sadness, despair and anxieties, and also enjoyment, are heard and reflected upon.
I am a psychotherapist and an Accredited Mental Health Social Worker. I have particular expertise in trauma, abuse and related complications, emotional dysregulation and preoccupation with sexual activities. These are often woven into the person’s emotional world and can manifest in a range of issues including depression, panic attacks, obsessive thinking, mood swings, and substance misuse. My practice is psychoanalytically oriented and focuses on the notion of listening deeply to each person and their uniqueness. It offers a space in which their sadness, despair and anxieties, and also enjoyment, are heard and reflected upon.
(02) 4504 0169 View (02) 4504 0169
Dr Matt Cottrell
Psychologist, PsychD, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Carlton, VIC 3053
Matt treats people who are experiencing depression and anxiety as a result of long-standing complex trauma, have relationship difficulties, or are feeling stuck in patterns that they do not find fulfilling.
Matt is a clinical psychologist and advanced certified schema therapy trainer and supervisor. Matt works with people who are dealing with life-long difficulties, and helps them explore ways of breaking out of patterns that keep them stuck. Using a collaborative approach and evidenced-based treatment, Matt works with individuals to help meet their own emotional needs to reduce their distress and move towards a more fulling life. He worked for 12 years in private psychiatric hospitals, and has run his private practice for over 14 years.
Matt treats people who are experiencing depression and anxiety as a result of long-standing complex trauma, have relationship difficulties, or are feeling stuck in patterns that they do not find fulfilling.
Matt is a clinical psychologist and advanced certified schema therapy trainer and supervisor. Matt works with people who are dealing with life-long difficulties, and helps them explore ways of breaking out of patterns that keep them stuck. Using a collaborative approach and evidenced-based treatment, Matt works with individuals to help meet their own emotional needs to reduce their distress and move towards a more fulling life. He worked for 12 years in private psychiatric hospitals, and has run his private practice for over 14 years.
(03) 9111 5394 View (03) 9111 5394
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Joanne Toh
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Carlton, VIC 3053
Joanne is a psychologist with a master’s degree in clinical psychology. She works with youth, adults, and older adults. Her professional interests include depression, anxiety, OCD, bipolar affective disorder, stress management, trauma, grief, and emotional regulation difficulties. She has experience working with clients in schools, private hospitals, and public community mental health settings. It is her vision to create a safe, supportive therapy space for clients to explore their strengths, difficulties and concerns while honing their coping skills and resilience.
Joanne is a psychologist with a master’s degree in clinical psychology. She works with youth, adults, and older adults. Her professional interests include depression, anxiety, OCD, bipolar affective disorder, stress management, trauma, grief, and emotional regulation difficulties. She has experience working with clients in schools, private hospitals, and public community mental health settings. It is her vision to create a safe, supportive therapy space for clients to explore their strengths, difficulties and concerns while honing their coping skills and resilience.
(03) 9111 2665 View (03) 9111 2665
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Chris Carter
Psychologist, MPsych, MAPS
Verified Verified
Carlton, VIC 3053
I am a psychologist with experience working with adults and adolescents in clinical mental health, depression, anxiety, trauma, forensics and addiction. I work with adults with depression, anxiety, personality difficulties and substance use, as well as family and relationship issues, gender and sexuality, anger, life direction, trauma, abuse, self harm and suicidal thoughts. I listen without judgment and provide psychotherapy that is tailored to each individual, the work is confidential.
I am a psychologist with experience working with adults and adolescents in clinical mental health, depression, anxiety, trauma, forensics and addiction. I work with adults with depression, anxiety, personality difficulties and substance use, as well as family and relationship issues, gender and sexuality, anger, life direction, trauma, abuse, self harm and suicidal thoughts. I listen without judgment and provide psychotherapy that is tailored to each individual, the work is confidential.
(03) 9111 5364 View (03) 9111 5364
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Rosemary McDonagh
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
Carlton, VIC 3053
I’m a clinical psychologist who works with adults (18+) of all ages. I offer support in numerous areas: PTSD, anxiety, depression, stress, low self-esteem, relationship troubles, and difficulties coping with emotions. I typically adopt a Schema Therapy approach and if appropriate, EMDR. I have had varied experience with different client groups, working within public mental health, psychological trauma services, assessment clinics, student support and private practice. In each of these settings my aim has been for my clients to feel heard, increase their self-understanding, and gain hope toward their improvement.
I’m a clinical psychologist who works with adults (18+) of all ages. I offer support in numerous areas: PTSD, anxiety, depression, stress, low self-esteem, relationship troubles, and difficulties coping with emotions. I typically adopt a Schema Therapy approach and if appropriate, EMDR. I have had varied experience with different client groups, working within public mental health, psychological trauma services, assessment clinics, student support and private practice. In each of these settings my aim has been for my clients to feel heard, increase their self-understanding, and gain hope toward their improvement.
(03) 7003 2868 View (03) 7003 2868
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Jesse Hooper
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MA, AMHSW
Verified Verified
Carlton, VIC 3053
I have a rich background in assisting adults from various communities and lived experiences, including those within the LGBTIQ+ spectrum, as well as individuals from CALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse) backgrounds and those with disabilities. I am here to support you through life’s challenges, including anxiety, depression, grief, loss, and trauma. Located 5 minutes walk from Melbourne Museum and a short walk from Parliament Station.
I have a rich background in assisting adults from various communities and lived experiences, including those within the LGBTIQ+ spectrum, as well as individuals from CALD (Culturally and Linguistically Diverse) backgrounds and those with disabilities. I am here to support you through life’s challenges, including anxiety, depression, grief, loss, and trauma. Located 5 minutes walk from Melbourne Museum and a short walk from Parliament Station.
(03) 9133 2122 View (03) 9133 2122
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Cindy Tanghal
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA - Clin. Psych
Verified Verified
Carlton, VIC 3053
In my practice, I provide professional, empathetic and validating psychological support and treatment to individuals with Emotion dysregulation; Major Depression; Bi-Polar Affective Disorders; Adjustment Disorder; Anxiety disorders; Social Anxiety; Eating Disorders; Post Traumatic Stress Disorder; Personality Disorders such as Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD); Complex trauma presentations such as self-harm, identity disturbance, impulsivity, and relationship instability; Drug & alcohol and other Addictive Behaviours. Additionally, ​I am a Board approved (AHPRA) psychology supervisor.
In my practice, I provide professional, empathetic and validating psychological support and treatment to individuals with Emotion dysregulation; Major Depression; Bi-Polar Affective Disorders; Adjustment Disorder; Anxiety disorders; Social Anxiety; Eating Disorders; Post Traumatic Stress Disorder; Personality Disorders such as Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD); Complex trauma presentations such as self-harm, identity disturbance, impulsivity, and relationship instability; Drug & alcohol and other Addictive Behaviours. Additionally, ​I am a Board approved (AHPRA) psychology supervisor.
(03) 7003 2463 View (03) 7003 2463
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Cheyne R Bull
Psychologist, MPsych, PsyBA General
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Carlton, VIC 3053
I am experienced in a wide range of presentations including anxiety, depression, grief, life transitions and stress.
I am a registered Psychologist who is passionate about creating safe and transformative therapeutic spaces where people will feel deeply heard and respected, and where together, we will work to facilitate healing, growth and purpose, always based on your individual needs, barriers, aspirations and experiences. My work is grounded in anti-oppressive principles, recognising that individual wellbeing is shaped by the society we live in, our own personal circumstances, and the intersecting identities with which we walk through the world.
I am experienced in a wide range of presentations including anxiety, depression, grief, life transitions and stress.
I am a registered Psychologist who is passionate about creating safe and transformative therapeutic spaces where people will feel deeply heard and respected, and where together, we will work to facilitate healing, growth and purpose, always based on your individual needs, barriers, aspirations and experiences. My work is grounded in anti-oppressive principles, recognising that individual wellbeing is shaped by the society we live in, our own personal circumstances, and the intersecting identities with which we walk through the world.
(03) 9118 9090 View (03) 9118 9090
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Casey Anderson
Psychotherapist, MA, ACA-L2
Verified Verified
Carlton, VIC 3053
Casey Anderson takes a psychoanalytic approach to psychotherapy. This way of working can be particularly helpful to work through unresolved feelings from the past and locate the hidden cause of symptoms; bringing relief from depression, anxiety, somatic disorders, and repetitive relationship issues.
Casey Anderson takes a psychoanalytic approach to psychotherapy. This way of working can be particularly helpful to work through unresolved feelings from the past and locate the hidden cause of symptoms; bringing relief from depression, anxiety, somatic disorders, and repetitive relationship issues.
(03) 7003 2898 View (03) 7003 2898

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Anxiety Counsellors

What are the most common treatments for anxiety?

Talk therapy, particularly cognitive behavioural therapy, is the most common treatment for anxiety. Studies have shown it is equally effective as medication. Other 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 Behavioural 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.