Anxiety Psychiatrists in Minneapolis, MN

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Tina Alexander
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Minneapolis, MN 55439  (Online Only)
Are the shadows of depression, anxiety, ADHD, or PTSD casting a heavy toll on you or your daily life? I am a dedicated Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner here to provide more than just clinical expertise, I offer a listening ear, a guiding hand, and a personalized path towards healing. Have you found yourself struggling to navigate your emotions, sleep patterns, or concentration? I specialize in crafting tailored treatment plans that consider your unique experiences. Let's embark on a collaborative journey, where your concerns are not just heard but form the foundation of a comprehensive approach to mental well-being.
Are the shadows of depression, anxiety, ADHD, or PTSD casting a heavy toll on you or your daily life? I am a dedicated Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner here to provide more than just clinical expertise, I offer a listening ear, a guiding hand, and a personalized path towards healing. Have you found yourself struggling to navigate your emotions, sleep patterns, or concentration? I specialize in crafting tailored treatment plans that consider your unique experiences. Let's embark on a collaborative journey, where your concerns are not just heard but form the foundation of a comprehensive approach to mental well-being.
(507) 565-0946 View (507) 565-0946
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Karl Olson
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, APRN, PMHNP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Minneapolis, MN 55439
I have immediate openings at SensibleMentalHealth.com. Make your life easier by removing the barriers of traditional psychiatric care. I am a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with experience serving adults with mood, anxiety, thought, trauma, eating, and substance use disorders. I believe in teaching people about the intricacies of mental illness and treatment and advocating for their recovery. I believe medications play a powerful – yet in some cases proportionally small – role in mental health recovery. I am authentic, direct, and empathetic.
I have immediate openings at SensibleMentalHealth.com. Make your life easier by removing the barriers of traditional psychiatric care. I am a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner with experience serving adults with mood, anxiety, thought, trauma, eating, and substance use disorders. I believe in teaching people about the intricacies of mental illness and treatment and advocating for their recovery. I believe medications play a powerful – yet in some cases proportionally small – role in mental health recovery. I am authentic, direct, and empathetic.
(763) 951-1825 View (763) 951-1825
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Dr. Anne Phan-Huy
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Dr. Phan-Huy treats adults of all walks of life. Backed by medical and specialty training from the University of Michigan coupled with broad clinical experience, she provides bespoke care for various psychiatric concerns, including anxiety, OCD, depression, bipolar disorder and trauma-related disorders. Her treatment philosophy is to combine medication where indicated with psychotherapy, including cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and psychodynamic therapy. This integrative approach sets the foundation for healing and life-long well-being.
Dr. Phan-Huy treats adults of all walks of life. Backed by medical and specialty training from the University of Michigan coupled with broad clinical experience, she provides bespoke care for various psychiatric concerns, including anxiety, OCD, depression, bipolar disorder and trauma-related disorders. Her treatment philosophy is to combine medication where indicated with psychotherapy, including cognitive behavioral therapy, dialectical behavior therapy, and psychodynamic therapy. This integrative approach sets the foundation for healing and life-long well-being.
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VirtualPsychiatricCare.com
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, APRN, PMHNP
Verified
Minneapolis, MN 55403  (Online Only)
Accepting new patients via telehealth visits in Minnesota for psychiatric evaluations and medication management. We treat anyone suffering with depression, anxiety, or other mental health issue adversely affecting optimal functioning at work, deterring their best social self, or preventing being fully present for loved ones. Our clients are looking to be properly diagnosed and treated using the safest prescribing principles. Make your appointment on our website. Evening and weekend hours are available. We offer affordable rates-Initial Psychiatric Eval $199, Follow-ups $99. Accepting some insurance plans.
Accepting new patients via telehealth visits in Minnesota for psychiatric evaluations and medication management. We treat anyone suffering with depression, anxiety, or other mental health issue adversely affecting optimal functioning at work, deterring their best social self, or preventing being fully present for loved ones. Our clients are looking to be properly diagnosed and treated using the safest prescribing principles. Make your appointment on our website. Evening and weekend hours are available. We offer affordable rates-Initial Psychiatric Eval $199, Follow-ups $99. Accepting some insurance plans.
(651) 315-7493 View (651) 315-7493
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Dr. Chenhang Zou
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Minneapolis, MN 55404
Dr. Zou is welcoming new patients seeking specialized treatment for anxiety, depression, trauma, OCD, bipolar disorder, and other psychiatric concerns. As a holistic psychiatrist, Dr. Zou draws from a wide-ranging toolbox of treatment options - including psychotherapy, psycho-education and lifestyle adaptations in addition to medication where appropriate. Consequently, patients benefit from a well-integrated approach to care that is both systematic and thorough.
Dr. Zou is welcoming new patients seeking specialized treatment for anxiety, depression, trauma, OCD, bipolar disorder, and other psychiatric concerns. As a holistic psychiatrist, Dr. Zou draws from a wide-ranging toolbox of treatment options - including psychotherapy, psycho-education and lifestyle adaptations in addition to medication where appropriate. Consequently, patients benefit from a well-integrated approach to care that is both systematic and thorough.
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Patterns Psychiatry
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNP, BC
Verified
Minneapolis, MN 55401
Often, the struggle of feeling alone in a thought pattern cycle leads to isolation, hopelessness, loneliness, worry, and sometimes, addiction. Relationships, work performance, values, and goals suffer as a result of unaddressed negative patterns. The treatment for most mental illnesses is seeking effective therapy. However, some need a little more than therapy. How would you know if you could benefit from medications? If you have been suffering for a long time in a limited and/or negative cycle, most likely your brain will need some help; the right, safe, psychotropic medication plus therapy will help improve your symptoms.
Often, the struggle of feeling alone in a thought pattern cycle leads to isolation, hopelessness, loneliness, worry, and sometimes, addiction. Relationships, work performance, values, and goals suffer as a result of unaddressed negative patterns. The treatment for most mental illnesses is seeking effective therapy. However, some need a little more than therapy. How would you know if you could benefit from medications? If you have been suffering for a long time in a limited and/or negative cycle, most likely your brain will need some help; the right, safe, psychotropic medication plus therapy will help improve your symptoms.
(763) 878-6530 View (763) 878-6530
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Telemental Associates
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP, BC
Verified
6 Endorsed
Minneapolis, MN 55408
Are you feeling the weight of a demanding career, the academic demands of school, or the general stresses of everyday life? If you or your loved ones, aged 12 and up, are navigating the challenges of ADHD, anxiety, or depression, I'm here to extend a helping hand. My name is Gerard Balan, a seasoned psychiatric nurse practitioner who understands you need mental health support that adapts to your lifestyle. With our services, you'll find discrete, effective care without having to step away from your work, school, or personal commitments.
Are you feeling the weight of a demanding career, the academic demands of school, or the general stresses of everyday life? If you or your loved ones, aged 12 and up, are navigating the challenges of ADHD, anxiety, or depression, I'm here to extend a helping hand. My name is Gerard Balan, a seasoned psychiatric nurse practitioner who understands you need mental health support that adapts to your lifestyle. With our services, you'll find discrete, effective care without having to step away from your work, school, or personal commitments.
(612) 314-8967 View (612) 314-8967
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Dr. Jose Rengifo
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
1 Endorsed
Minneapolis, MN 55408
He focuses on treating adults experiencing depression, anxiety, major life transitions and sleep disorders.
Dr Rengifo is a Harvard trained board-certified psychiatrist who has expertise in medical education and diagnosing & treatment of various psychiatric conditions in adults. He completed his education at Cornell University and Rush Medical College as well as completing a psychiatry residency at Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School. Most recently, he has an appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor in Psychiatry through Brown Medical School in Providence, RI with several teaching awards. Dr Rengifo brings a passion for teaching and excellent beside manner to all his patients.
He focuses on treating adults experiencing depression, anxiety, major life transitions and sleep disorders.
Dr Rengifo is a Harvard trained board-certified psychiatrist who has expertise in medical education and diagnosing & treatment of various psychiatric conditions in adults. He completed his education at Cornell University and Rush Medical College as well as completing a psychiatry residency at Cambridge Health Alliance/Harvard Medical School. Most recently, he has an appointment as Clinical Assistant Professor in Psychiatry through Brown Medical School in Providence, RI with several teaching awards. Dr Rengifo brings a passion for teaching and excellent beside manner to all his patients.
(612) 482-7011 View (612) 482-7011
Jeannie Campe
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, CNP, PMHNP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Minneapolis, MN 55401
I am a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Minneapolis whose treatment approach focuses on warm and compassionate care. I treat individuals living with various mental health diagnoses including anxiety, depression, ADHD, OCD, PTSD, and insomnia. I will work with you, treating you as a whole person, to help you feel more like yourself, and to find balance in your life. My practice offers a non-judgmental and empathetic environment that ensures you feel heard and respected.
I am a Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner in Minneapolis whose treatment approach focuses on warm and compassionate care. I treat individuals living with various mental health diagnoses including anxiety, depression, ADHD, OCD, PTSD, and insomnia. I will work with you, treating you as a whole person, to help you feel more like yourself, and to find balance in your life. My practice offers a non-judgmental and empathetic environment that ensures you feel heard and respected.
(763) 265-7124 View (763) 265-7124
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Top Health Center
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified
Minneapolis, MN 55408
My name is Funsho King, and I am a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) with a focus on treating mental health disorders such as depression, anxiety, ADHD, etc. throughout the lifespan. My goal as a provider is to provide the care that you deserve. I am a good listener, compassionate, genuine, and empathetic.
My name is Funsho King, and I am a board-certified Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP) with a focus on treating mental health disorders such as depression, anxiety, ADHD, etc. throughout the lifespan. My goal as a provider is to provide the care that you deserve. I am a good listener, compassionate, genuine, and empathetic.
(612) 453-3101 View (612) 453-3101
Dr. Anna Ludowese
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, APRN, CNP, PMHNP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Minneapolis, MN 55406
Hello there! I provide medication management and psychotherapy services both in person in Minneapolis and online. I work with a variety of mental health concerns including depression, anxiety, trauma, ADHD, and other psychiatric illnesses. I see individuals aged 14 and up with a special interest in working with ages 16 to 40 years old. I strive to create a warm and welcoming environment so that you feel comfortable and safe as we address your mental health concerns.
Hello there! I provide medication management and psychotherapy services both in person in Minneapolis and online. I work with a variety of mental health concerns including depression, anxiety, trauma, ADHD, and other psychiatric illnesses. I see individuals aged 14 and up with a special interest in working with ages 16 to 40 years old. I strive to create a warm and welcoming environment so that you feel comfortable and safe as we address your mental health concerns.
(612) 662-5958 View (612) 662-5958
Genevieve Utley
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, FNP, PMHNP
Verified
Minneapolis, MN 55406
I diagnose, treat and prescribe for mental health conditions including Depression, ADHD, Anxiety, PTSD, Mood Disorders, OCD, and Prenatal & Postpartum mental health. I treat adults and adolescents age 16 and older at my Minneapolis clinic where I provide both in-person and telehealth visits. My practice is gender affirming, LGBTQ+ positive and anti-racist. I integrate complementary and alternative treatments with western medicine to provide each patient with a unique treatment plan. I provide psychotherapy for adults and adolescents.
I diagnose, treat and prescribe for mental health conditions including Depression, ADHD, Anxiety, PTSD, Mood Disorders, OCD, and Prenatal & Postpartum mental health. I treat adults and adolescents age 16 and older at my Minneapolis clinic where I provide both in-person and telehealth visits. My practice is gender affirming, LGBTQ+ positive and anti-racist. I integrate complementary and alternative treatments with western medicine to provide each patient with a unique treatment plan. I provide psychotherapy for adults and adolescents.
(612) 662-8908 View (612) 662-8908
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Ethan Hamilton
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, MSN, PMHNP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Minneapolis, MN 55408  (Online Only)
Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, PTSD, OCD or psychosis, Ethan is here to help.
Ethan is a psychiatric nurse practitioner with over 10 years of experience in various mental health settings including inpatient, emergency care, and outpatient clinic. Ethan is committed to welcoming patients of all backgrounds and helping them achieve their goals for wellness through evidence-based treatment options.
Whether you're struggling with depression, anxiety, bipolar disorder, PTSD, OCD or psychosis, Ethan is here to help.
Ethan is a psychiatric nurse practitioner with over 10 years of experience in various mental health settings including inpatient, emergency care, and outpatient clinic. Ethan is committed to welcoming patients of all backgrounds and helping them achieve their goals for wellness through evidence-based treatment options.
(612) 887-2502 x3 View (612) 887-2502 x3
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Michelle Kotte
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, DNP, PMHNP
Verified
Minneapolis, MN 55406  (Online Only)
Michelle Kotte is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. Michelle earned her doctorate in nursing from Duke University. She offers a holistic treatment approach to treating adults while providing medication management services. Her areas of specialty include anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, stress management, seasonal affective disorder, anger management, agoraphobia, and couple’s issues. Michelle enjoys working with individuals who are looking to gain insight into themselves and improve their quality of life.
Michelle Kotte is a board certified psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner. Michelle earned her doctorate in nursing from Duke University. She offers a holistic treatment approach to treating adults while providing medication management services. Her areas of specialty include anxiety disorders, depression, bipolar disorder, post-traumatic stress disorder, stress management, seasonal affective disorder, anger management, agoraphobia, and couple’s issues. Michelle enjoys working with individuals who are looking to gain insight into themselves and improve their quality of life.
(612) 887-2469 View (612) 887-2469
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Patterns Psychiatry
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APRN, PMHNP, BC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Minneapolis, MN 55401  (Online Only)
NOW ACCEPTING new virtual patients with same-week appointments. The thought of being all alone in a negative cycle that may be a result of anxiety, trauma, depression, unhealthy coping skills, and/or environmental stressors can be daunting. The treatment for most mental illnesses is effective therapy. However, some need a little more than therapy. How would you know if you could benefit from medications? If you have been suffering for a long time in a limited and/or negative cycle, most likely your brain will need some help; the right psychotropic medication will help improve your symptoms.
NOW ACCEPTING new virtual patients with same-week appointments. The thought of being all alone in a negative cycle that may be a result of anxiety, trauma, depression, unhealthy coping skills, and/or environmental stressors can be daunting. The treatment for most mental illnesses is effective therapy. However, some need a little more than therapy. How would you know if you could benefit from medications? If you have been suffering for a long time in a limited and/or negative cycle, most likely your brain will need some help; the right psychotropic medication will help improve your symptoms.
(319) 220-6751 View (319) 220-6751
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Ann Hruby
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, APN, PMHNP, LCPC
Verified
2 Endorsed
Minneapolis, MN 55406  (Online Only)
I have 28 years of experience providing mental health services and have clinical expertise and interest in depressive and anxiety disorders, substance use disorders, trauma and PTSD, bipolar disorder, and ADHD.
As a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner and licensed clinical professional counselor, I use a biopsychosocial approach to provide comprehensive services that meet patients' complex needs. I use a teamwork approach with patients, and I believe that building supportive relationships is of utmost importance. I value straightforward communication and provide patients with clear information and options. Although medication is something that patients often find useful in managing their symptoms, I also help patients make other positive changes in their lives that can improve their wellness.
I have 28 years of experience providing mental health services and have clinical expertise and interest in depressive and anxiety disorders, substance use disorders, trauma and PTSD, bipolar disorder, and ADHD.
As a board certified psychiatric nurse practitioner and licensed clinical professional counselor, I use a biopsychosocial approach to provide comprehensive services that meet patients' complex needs. I use a teamwork approach with patients, and I believe that building supportive relationships is of utmost importance. I value straightforward communication and provide patients with clear information and options. Although medication is something that patients often find useful in managing their symptoms, I also help patients make other positive changes in their lives that can improve their wellness.
(773) 877-3027 View (773) 877-3027
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Crystal Hopkins
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP
Verified
Minneapolis, MN 55406  (Online Only)
Hopkins’ professional interests include treating mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and psychotic disorders.
Dr. Hopkins (she/her) received her Doctor of Nursing Practice from The University of Alabama in 2013. Dr. Hopkins holds two Masters degrees in nursing from Troy University (conferred in 2007) and The University of Alabama at Birmingham (conferred in 2017). She is dually board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. uring Dr. Hopkins’ many years of clinical experience she has worked in a variety of clinical settings as a nurse practitioner to include mental health/psychiatry, emergency medicine, internal medicine, family practice, women’s health, pediatrics, and geriatrics.
Hopkins’ professional interests include treating mood disorders, anxiety disorders, and psychotic disorders.
Dr. Hopkins (she/her) received her Doctor of Nursing Practice from The University of Alabama in 2013. Dr. Hopkins holds two Masters degrees in nursing from Troy University (conferred in 2007) and The University of Alabama at Birmingham (conferred in 2017). She is dually board certified as a Family Nurse Practitioner and Psychiatric/Mental Health Nurse Practitioner. uring Dr. Hopkins’ many years of clinical experience she has worked in a variety of clinical settings as a nurse practitioner to include mental health/psychiatry, emergency medicine, internal medicine, family practice, women’s health, pediatrics, and geriatrics.
(507) 353-4025 View (507) 353-4025
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Leigh A. Hagglund
Psychiatric Nurse, DNP, APRN, PMHNP
Verified
1 Endorsed
Minneapolis, MN 55406
As a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, I provide both psychotherapy and medication management to treat adults dealing with a variety of mental health issues related to mood and anxiety disorders.
Life is really hard. Plain and simple. Whether you're a college student figuring out what to do with the rest of your life, or you're living the life you thought you always wanted but it just seems like there is always something getting in the way of feeling happy, confident, and at ease with who you are...You might know what the underlying cause is or you might be totally confused about it all. Regardless, you're here, reading this right now because you want to understand and you to want feel better. I can't guarantee I have all the answers but I do know I can help. I offer both online and in-person appointments.
As a Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner, I provide both psychotherapy and medication management to treat adults dealing with a variety of mental health issues related to mood and anxiety disorders.
Life is really hard. Plain and simple. Whether you're a college student figuring out what to do with the rest of your life, or you're living the life you thought you always wanted but it just seems like there is always something getting in the way of feeling happy, confident, and at ease with who you are...You might know what the underlying cause is or you might be totally confused about it all. Regardless, you're here, reading this right now because you want to understand and you to want feel better. I can't guarantee I have all the answers but I do know I can help. I offer both online and in-person appointments.
(763) 280-3770 View (763) 280-3770
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James C. Van Doren, MD
Psychiatrist, MD
Verified
Minneapolis, MN 55403  (Online Only)
I treat adults and adolescents (>12 years); providing comprehensive psychiatric care which includes diagnosis and treatment for conditions such as ADHD, anxiety, panic, agoraphobia, depression, bipolar, PTSD, OCD, chemical dependency, and most other psychiatric disorders.
Dr. Van Doren is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist with over 20 years of experience. Patients can connect quickly through a secure chat on my patient portal, ensuring concierge-level service and accessibility. I provide comprehensive treatment by using medication management with psychotherapy in a holistic approach, recognizing the unique life experiences of each patient.
I treat adults and adolescents (>12 years); providing comprehensive psychiatric care which includes diagnosis and treatment for conditions such as ADHD, anxiety, panic, agoraphobia, depression, bipolar, PTSD, OCD, chemical dependency, and most other psychiatric disorders.
Dr. Van Doren is a Board-Certified Psychiatrist with over 20 years of experience. Patients can connect quickly through a secure chat on my patient portal, ensuring concierge-level service and accessibility. I provide comprehensive treatment by using medication management with psychotherapy in a holistic approach, recognizing the unique life experiences of each patient.
(763) 402-9150 View (763) 402-9150
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Gerard Balan
Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner, PMHNP, BC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Minneapolis, MN 55418
As a nurse practitioner certified in Psychiatry, I believe in providing each patient with holistic, comprehensive care that is effective, efficient, and compassionate. I also believe in a team approach where I collaborate with the patient and other providers to determine a plan that will bring lasting wellness. I am board-certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and have a special interest and expertise in treating major depression, anxiety, ADHD, and narcotic addiction.
As a nurse practitioner certified in Psychiatry, I believe in providing each patient with holistic, comprehensive care that is effective, efficient, and compassionate. I also believe in a team approach where I collaborate with the patient and other providers to determine a plan that will bring lasting wellness. I am board-certified by the American Nurses Credentialing Center and have a special interest and expertise in treating major depression, anxiety, ADHD, and narcotic addiction.
(763) 310-3384 View (763) 310-3384

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Anxiety Psychiatrists

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.