Anxiety Therapists in Montréal, QC

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Bassam Khoury
Psychologist, PhD, OPQ, Postdoc, Harvard, Prof
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Montréal, QC H3X
Are you overwhelmed by anxiety and depression? Are you struggling to manage your emotions and symptoms? Maybe your struggle is impacting your relationships, and taking away your hope and objectives. You may know that you are not alone in your suffering. If you allow me, I will be here to help you. My goal is to help you transcend difficult life experiences, symptoms of depression and anxiety, and regain a sense of ease, peace, emotional balance. I work with individuals and groups in-clinic and on-line (via Skype) with a cognitive-behavioral, mindful, accepting, non-judgmental, and compassionate approach.
Are you overwhelmed by anxiety and depression? Are you struggling to manage your emotions and symptoms? Maybe your struggle is impacting your relationships, and taking away your hope and objectives. You may know that you are not alone in your suffering. If you allow me, I will be here to help you. My goal is to help you transcend difficult life experiences, symptoms of depression and anxiety, and regain a sense of ease, peace, emotional balance. I work with individuals and groups in-clinic and on-line (via Skype) with a cognitive-behavioral, mindful, accepting, non-judgmental, and compassionate approach.
(438) 500-1186 View (438) 500-1186
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Dr. Krista Pratte
Psychologist, PsyD
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H4A
I specialize in anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD), mood disorders, binge eating disorders, bariatric surgery and related body image issues.
Best reached by Email. For more info please visit: www.avenuepsy.com. Feeling anxious, depressed, lost? Feeling a sense of loss of control and having difficulty understanding the factors responsible for these feelings? I am a bilingual licensed clinical psychologist, member of the Ordre des Psychologues du Québec(OPQ). I offer an open inviting and non-judgmental space that aims to unpack and make sense of each individuals pain and suffering in order to foster significant lasting change.
I specialize in anxiety disorders, obsessive-compulsive disorders (OCD), mood disorders, binge eating disorders, bariatric surgery and related body image issues.
Best reached by Email. For more info please visit: www.avenuepsy.com. Feeling anxious, depressed, lost? Feeling a sense of loss of control and having difficulty understanding the factors responsible for these feelings? I am a bilingual licensed clinical psychologist, member of the Ordre des Psychologues du Québec(OPQ). I offer an open inviting and non-judgmental space that aims to unpack and make sense of each individuals pain and suffering in order to foster significant lasting change.
(438) 806-0495 View (438) 806-0495
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Catherine Mereb
Psychologist, MEd
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H4C
I am a psychologist, member of the Ordre des psychologues du Québec (OPQ) since 2005. I completed my training at McGill University and specialize in working with individuals who are experiencing personal difficulties that interfere with their lives. I help these individuals in identifying, assessing, and resolving concerns, which may be affecting their personal, professional, academic, and/or emotional growth. Among the concerns commonly presented are low self-esteem, stress, relationship or family issues, identity issues, burn-out from work, difficult life transitions, as well as over-riding feelings of anxiety and depression.
I am a psychologist, member of the Ordre des psychologues du Québec (OPQ) since 2005. I completed my training at McGill University and specialize in working with individuals who are experiencing personal difficulties that interfere with their lives. I help these individuals in identifying, assessing, and resolving concerns, which may be affecting their personal, professional, academic, and/or emotional growth. Among the concerns commonly presented are low self-esteem, stress, relationship or family issues, identity issues, burn-out from work, difficult life transitions, as well as over-riding feelings of anxiety and depression.
(866) 272-7342 View (866) 272-7342
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Rebecca Pollak
Registered Social Worker, MSW
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H3J  (Online Only)
I'm here to listen. I understand that talking about personal challenges can be difficult, and reaching out for support is not always easy. My ultimate goal is to increase your well-being and life satisfaction by helping you understand what is standing in the way of your happiness. I work with individuals who struggle with relationship issues, anxiety, low self esteem, post-traumatic stress and anger management issues.
I'm here to listen. I understand that talking about personal challenges can be difficult, and reaching out for support is not always easy. My ultimate goal is to increase your well-being and life satisfaction by helping you understand what is standing in the way of your happiness. I work with individuals who struggle with relationship issues, anxiety, low self esteem, post-traumatic stress and anger management issues.
(438) 817-4132 View (438) 817-4132
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Earlyn Sharpe
MA, BEd, MHCP, NLPP, ND
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H4A
If you're seeking support for anxiety, depression, relationship issues, or personal growth, I provide compassionate guidance tailored to your unique needs.
Meet Earlyn Sharpe, M.A., M.Ed, MHCP, NLP, ND - a dedicated and experienced counsellor and coach specializing in holistic mental health and personal development. With a background in psychology and education, combined with certifications in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Natural Medicine (ND), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Rational Emotive Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (RECBT) approaches. I offer a unique and comprehensive approach to therapy.
If you're seeking support for anxiety, depression, relationship issues, or personal growth, I provide compassionate guidance tailored to your unique needs.
Meet Earlyn Sharpe, M.A., M.Ed, MHCP, NLP, ND - a dedicated and experienced counsellor and coach specializing in holistic mental health and personal development. With a background in psychology and education, combined with certifications in Neuro-Linguistic Programming (NLP), Natural Medicine (ND), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and Rational Emotive Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (RECBT) approaches. I offer a unique and comprehensive approach to therapy.
(438) 700-1718 View (438) 700-1718
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Laura Gilbert
Marriage & Family Therapist, PhD, MA Psy, Coach
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H2V  (Online Only)
I have over 20 years experience working with adults, adolescents, couples and families with expertise in areas including Depression, Anxiety Disorders, PTSD, Addictions, Grief, Stress Management, and Relationships.
Formerly a California, US, Psychotherapist. Currently a Marriage and Family Therapist, an ADHD/Attention Coach, and Adjunct Professor, Psychology. Learn to effectively manage ADD/ADHD challenges with evidence based interventions and techniques. Develop cognitive, affective, and behavioral skills. Regain control over thoughts and emotions.
I have over 20 years experience working with adults, adolescents, couples and families with expertise in areas including Depression, Anxiety Disorders, PTSD, Addictions, Grief, Stress Management, and Relationships.
Formerly a California, US, Psychotherapist. Currently a Marriage and Family Therapist, an ADHD/Attention Coach, and Adjunct Professor, Psychology. Learn to effectively manage ADD/ADHD challenges with evidence based interventions and techniques. Develop cognitive, affective, and behavioral skills. Regain control over thoughts and emotions.
(438) 255-0978 View (438) 255-0978
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Jean-Philippe Gagné
Psychologist, PhD, OPQ, CPO
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Montréal, QC H4C  (Online Only)
I obtained my Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Concordia University. I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University and a Psychologist in the Centre for CBT Research, Training, and Intervention of the McGill University Health Centre. I help adults who are struggling with anxiety disorders (e.g., panic attacks, social anxiety, worry, phobias, health anxiety), obsessive-compulsive disorder, body dysmorphic disorder, depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, perfectionism, insomnia, hoarding, repetitive behaviours (e.g., tics, hair-pulling, skin-picking), stress, and relationship/self-esteem issues.
I obtained my Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Concordia University. I am an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at McGill University and a Psychologist in the Centre for CBT Research, Training, and Intervention of the McGill University Health Centre. I help adults who are struggling with anxiety disorders (e.g., panic attacks, social anxiety, worry, phobias, health anxiety), obsessive-compulsive disorder, body dysmorphic disorder, depression, posttraumatic stress disorder, perfectionism, insomnia, hoarding, repetitive behaviours (e.g., tics, hair-pulling, skin-picking), stress, and relationship/self-esteem issues.
(438) 701-0993 x118 View (438) 701-0993 x118
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Lori Vinebaum
Registered Social Worker, MSW, PSW
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Montréal, QC H3Z  (Online Only)
I'm a licensed psychotherapist and clinical social worker with over 20 years of experience. I provide a supportive, respectful, and non-judgmental space where you can express whatever thoughts and feelings you're experiencing. Some of the issues I can help you deal with include anxiety, depression, anger, low self-esteem, past trauma, and relationship difficulties. These can be related to current situations, or to past ones that continue to cause pain and get in the way of your happiness.
I'm a licensed psychotherapist and clinical social worker with over 20 years of experience. I provide a supportive, respectful, and non-judgmental space where you can express whatever thoughts and feelings you're experiencing. Some of the issues I can help you deal with include anxiety, depression, anger, low self-esteem, past trauma, and relationship difficulties. These can be related to current situations, or to past ones that continue to cause pain and get in the way of your happiness.
(438) 300-9516 View (438) 300-9516
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Wendy J Wood
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
1 Endorsed
Montréal, QC H3A
In addition to relational issues, I help people cope with depression, anxiety, stress, burn-out, losses, illnesses, and self-esteem.
Therapy can help people better understand themselves and find greater meaning in their lives. People enter therapy for a wide range of reasons, often involving difficulty solving a problem in their lives on their own. Some people, for example, are having difficulty in a romantic relationship and wonder how to improve the relationship, or end it. Other people experience conflict or anxiety in a wide range of interpersonal relationships and enter therapy as a means of improving their communication skills and the quality of their relationships. I help people in both monogamous and polyamorous relationships.
In addition to relational issues, I help people cope with depression, anxiety, stress, burn-out, losses, illnesses, and self-esteem.
Therapy can help people better understand themselves and find greater meaning in their lives. People enter therapy for a wide range of reasons, often involving difficulty solving a problem in their lives on their own. Some people, for example, are having difficulty in a romantic relationship and wonder how to improve the relationship, or end it. Other people experience conflict or anxiety in a wide range of interpersonal relationships and enter therapy as a means of improving their communication skills and the quality of their relationships. I help people in both monogamous and polyamorous relationships.
(438) 817-3968 View (438) 817-3968
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Lauren Weber
Registered Social Worker, MSW
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H4C  (Online Only)
As a clinical social worker with 11+ years of experience working with adolescents, adults & couples managing depression, anxiety, ADHD, trauma, self-esteem & relationship issues, I believe in empowering people through a person-centered and collaborative approach. My clinical approach combines cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) strategies and a strengths-based process to trigger goal-oriented actions. During each personalized session, I use a multitude of therapeutic models in order to serve my clients needs individually.
As a clinical social worker with 11+ years of experience working with adolescents, adults & couples managing depression, anxiety, ADHD, trauma, self-esteem & relationship issues, I believe in empowering people through a person-centered and collaborative approach. My clinical approach combines cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) strategies and a strengths-based process to trigger goal-oriented actions. During each personalized session, I use a multitude of therapeutic models in order to serve my clients needs individually.
(438) 701-3789 View (438) 701-3789
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Patrick De Bortoli Psychotherapist
Marriage & Family Therapist, MA, CFT
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H4A  (Online Only)
Trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy, a couples therapy approach proven to durably heal wounded relationships, in EMDR, a revolutionary approach to trauma and in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, I bring a radically different perspective to suffering, effective in alleviating anxious and depressive symptoms based on most recent avances in neuroscience.
If today seems like an interminable day, and sets the stage for a profound apprehension for tomorrow, whether individually, within your couple or your family; it is maybe time to consult. Whomever you choose, be sure to be comfortable and feel safe. If you are interested in someone who has a compassionate ear and a reassuring expertise, perhaps we could work collaboratively at finding ways to foster harmony, confidence and peace for you and your close ones. Trained as Couple and Family Therapist at Syracuse University, I work as much with couples, families as individuals.
Trained in Emotionally Focused Therapy, a couples therapy approach proven to durably heal wounded relationships, in EMDR, a revolutionary approach to trauma and in Mindfulness-Based Cognitive Therapy, I bring a radically different perspective to suffering, effective in alleviating anxious and depressive symptoms based on most recent avances in neuroscience.
If today seems like an interminable day, and sets the stage for a profound apprehension for tomorrow, whether individually, within your couple or your family; it is maybe time to consult. Whomever you choose, be sure to be comfortable and feel safe. If you are interested in someone who has a compassionate ear and a reassuring expertise, perhaps we could work collaboratively at finding ways to foster harmony, confidence and peace for you and your close ones. Trained as Couple and Family Therapist at Syracuse University, I work as much with couples, families as individuals.
(438) 834-3002 View (438) 834-3002
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Cenk Matalon
Counsellor, MA
Verified Verified
3 Endorsed
Montréal, QC H1Y
I’ve worked with hundreds of individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma symptoms, and relationship challenges. Through somatic therapy, my clients find the well-being and inner peace they seek. Feeling good about your life is your birthright. Please send me an email (instead of calling) to book your free discovery call.
I’ve worked with hundreds of individuals struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma symptoms, and relationship challenges. Through somatic therapy, my clients find the well-being and inner peace they seek. Feeling good about your life is your birthright. Please send me an email (instead of calling) to book your free discovery call.
(438) 701-1938 View (438) 701-1938
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GLOW Up Psychology Inc.
Registered Psychotherapist, MACP, RNBN
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H3B  (Online Only)
Nancy has been dedicated to personal growth for herself and others for the past 25 years. As a Psychotherapist who values excellence, expertise and exceptional service, she has developed a high level of presence and skills which guide her clients to evolve beyond limiting beliefs and dysfunctional patterns. Within Canada and the US, Nancy has a proven track record of helping child, adolescent and adult clients transform issues in relationships; anxiety; depression; addictions; gambling; OCD; eating disorders; PTSD from traumatic incidents such as accidents; war; domestic violence; sexual, physical and emotional abuse.
Nancy has been dedicated to personal growth for herself and others for the past 25 years. As a Psychotherapist who values excellence, expertise and exceptional service, she has developed a high level of presence and skills which guide her clients to evolve beyond limiting beliefs and dysfunctional patterns. Within Canada and the US, Nancy has a proven track record of helping child, adolescent and adult clients transform issues in relationships; anxiety; depression; addictions; gambling; OCD; eating disorders; PTSD from traumatic incidents such as accidents; war; domestic violence; sexual, physical and emotional abuse.
(438) 797-2369 View (438) 797-2369
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Angela Aronson
Registered Social Worker, MSW, PSW
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H4A
I practice a specialized form of therapy culled from the best of available dynamic modalities with the clear objective of getting to the source of a person's problem. It is applicable to a wide range of mental health disturbances such as anxiety, depression, panic attacks, chronic pain, unexplained medical symptoms and/or problems with loss, emotions, relationships, assertion, self-esteem and self-defeat.
I practice a specialized form of therapy culled from the best of available dynamic modalities with the clear objective of getting to the source of a person's problem. It is applicable to a wide range of mental health disturbances such as anxiety, depression, panic attacks, chronic pain, unexplained medical symptoms and/or problems with loss, emotions, relationships, assertion, self-esteem and self-defeat.
(514) 939-0053 View (514) 939-0053
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Howard Magonet
Registered Social Worker, MSW, ts, psychot
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H4B
As a clinical Social Worker and licensed Psychotherapist, I have been providing therapeutic intervention for over 30-years in the greater Montreal area. I have extensive experience working with adolescents and adults. My expertise is in working with individuals and those closest to them suffering from addiction, as well as those dealing with problems associated with anxiety, relationships, depression and other related areas. I work with individuals, those who support them and groups, and use an eclectic approach to customize my techniques to best fit your individual needs.
As a clinical Social Worker and licensed Psychotherapist, I have been providing therapeutic intervention for over 30-years in the greater Montreal area. I have extensive experience working with adolescents and adults. My expertise is in working with individuals and those closest to them suffering from addiction, as well as those dealing with problems associated with anxiety, relationships, depression and other related areas. I work with individuals, those who support them and groups, and use an eclectic approach to customize my techniques to best fit your individual needs.
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Shadi Asadollahi
Counsellor, MA, CCC, co
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H4A
I have several years of experience providing counselling to individuals, couples and families dealing with a wide range of psychological issues including anxiety, depression, OCD, self-esteem, sexual assault, stress, burn out, anger management, life transitions (immigration, career and educational decision making), isolation, and interpersonal and family issues.
If you are suffering from psychological, emotional or interpersonal issues and feel too confused or overwhelmed to make any changes, I can help you. We work as a team to help you resolve your issues. I believe in the uniqueness of individuals and their experiences and provide a non-judgmental, empathic and supportive environment to assist my clients. I offer you new sets of skills and help you to explore new perspectives, not only to overcome your problems but also to increase your resilience and create more meaning and happiness in your life.
I have several years of experience providing counselling to individuals, couples and families dealing with a wide range of psychological issues including anxiety, depression, OCD, self-esteem, sexual assault, stress, burn out, anger management, life transitions (immigration, career and educational decision making), isolation, and interpersonal and family issues.
If you are suffering from psychological, emotional or interpersonal issues and feel too confused or overwhelmed to make any changes, I can help you. We work as a team to help you resolve your issues. I believe in the uniqueness of individuals and their experiences and provide a non-judgmental, empathic and supportive environment to assist my clients. I offer you new sets of skills and help you to explore new perspectives, not only to overcome your problems but also to increase your resilience and create more meaning and happiness in your life.
(514) 700-3561 View (514) 700-3561
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Hoonhei Cho
Counsellor, MA, CCC, ATR-BC
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H2W  (Online Only)
I create collaborative work with clients facing diverse challenges. My clinical focus is working with individuals going through challenging life transition, relationship or family conflict, anxiety, depression, and grief. No Matter what has brought you therapy, your experience is valid. I believe that even life challenges and unique parts of you have a wisdom to be understood, and strength to be discovered.
I create collaborative work with clients facing diverse challenges. My clinical focus is working with individuals going through challenging life transition, relationship or family conflict, anxiety, depression, and grief. No Matter what has brought you therapy, your experience is valid. I believe that even life challenges and unique parts of you have a wisdom to be understood, and strength to be discovered.
(438) 801-8671 View (438) 801-8671
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Sedona Counselling Centre of Montreal
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H4A
Our therapists can help you with anxiety, depression, couples issues, sexual problems, family tensions, addictions, body image, grief counselling, trauma and many more concerns.
The Sedona Counselling Centre of Montreal (led by psychotherapist, Vikki Stark) is a healing hub offering psychotherapy, couple counselling, family therapy, post-divorce services and child/teen therapy. Our exceptional therapists and counsellors are committed to helping you improve your relationships, manage your emotions and resolve problems. Both online and in-person therapy available. Services disponibles en français.
Our therapists can help you with anxiety, depression, couples issues, sexual problems, family tensions, addictions, body image, grief counselling, trauma and many more concerns.
The Sedona Counselling Centre of Montreal (led by psychotherapist, Vikki Stark) is a healing hub offering psychotherapy, couple counselling, family therapy, post-divorce services and child/teen therapy. Our exceptional therapists and counsellors are committed to helping you improve your relationships, manage your emotions and resolve problems. Both online and in-person therapy available. Services disponibles en français.
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Harmony Clinic
Psychologist, PhD
Verified Verified
2 Endorsed
Montréal, QC H3A
It's normal to feel overwhelmed sometimes but that doesn't mean you can't change how you feel. Learn how to navigate life's challenges with us. We provide non-judgemental, friendly space and hands-on solutions so that you have the strength and tools to solve the problems you can solve, accept those you can't and cultivate the wisdom to know the difference between the two. Whether you're anxious about your circumstances, feel stuck in your life or your relationship, or are struggling with debilitating symptoms, we are here to help.
It's normal to feel overwhelmed sometimes but that doesn't mean you can't change how you feel. Learn how to navigate life's challenges with us. We provide non-judgemental, friendly space and hands-on solutions so that you have the strength and tools to solve the problems you can solve, accept those you can't and cultivate the wisdom to know the difference between the two. Whether you're anxious about your circumstances, feel stuck in your life or your relationship, or are struggling with debilitating symptoms, we are here to help.
(438) 701-2172 View (438) 701-2172
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Naomi Ashkenazy
Marriage & Family Therapist, MSW, PSW, CFT
Verified Verified
Montréal, QC H3W
Waitlist for new clients
I am a Psychotherapist, Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Supervisor and licensed Couple and Family Therapist with over 30 years experience. I understand that acknowledging a need for therapy may not be easy. The thought of confronting painful situations and relationships, past or present, may cause discomfort and anxiety. My hope is that in working together, I will be able to ease you through a difficult and challenging process; one which will help you to create healthier pathways to more functional and satisfying relationships, along with an enhanced sense of meaning in your life.
I am a Psychotherapist, Clinical Social Worker, Clinical Supervisor and licensed Couple and Family Therapist with over 30 years experience. I understand that acknowledging a need for therapy may not be easy. The thought of confronting painful situations and relationships, past or present, may cause discomfort and anxiety. My hope is that in working together, I will be able to ease you through a difficult and challenging process; one which will help you to create healthier pathways to more functional and satisfying relationships, along with an enhanced sense of meaning in your life.
(514) 700-4617 View (514) 700-4617

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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.