Anxiety Therapists in Tucson, AZ

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Photo of Pamela Hays, Counselor in Tucson, AZ
Pamela Hays
Counselor, MBA, MA, LPC
Verified
Tucson, AZ 85704
I provide psychotherapy to individuals, couples, families, adolescents and children. My general areas of interest are autistic spectrum disorders, anxiety, depression, addictions, relationships, eating disorders and trauma, and obsessive compulsive problems. My experience has been that psychological change and changes in life circumstances become possible and more probable when a person understands how their mind works; how thoughts and feelings influence what happens internally and in relation to others. Therapy can help a patient obtain a greater degree of control in managing feeling states and the thoughts related to these.
I provide psychotherapy to individuals, couples, families, adolescents and children. My general areas of interest are autistic spectrum disorders, anxiety, depression, addictions, relationships, eating disorders and trauma, and obsessive compulsive problems. My experience has been that psychological change and changes in life circumstances become possible and more probable when a person understands how their mind works; how thoughts and feelings influence what happens internally and in relation to others. Therapy can help a patient obtain a greater degree of control in managing feeling states and the thoughts related to these.
(520) 549-4145 View (520) 549-4145
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Helena Fotopoulos
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, LPC
Verified
Tucson, AZ 85748  (Online Only)
Areas of specialty include depression, anxiety, trauma, stress management, self esteem, confidence, life transitions and disordered eating issues.
I am a Licensed Professional CBT Therapist licensed in New Jersey, Arizona and Florida available to help you achieve the life you hope for. Through my empathic, direct and experienced clinical skills I can work with you on managing anxiety, depression, trauma, self esteem, confidence and life transitions. I provide a safe and therapeutic setting for emotional, social and familial growth to motivate you or your family members be successful in life.
Areas of specialty include depression, anxiety, trauma, stress management, self esteem, confidence, life transitions and disordered eating issues.
I am a Licensed Professional CBT Therapist licensed in New Jersey, Arizona and Florida available to help you achieve the life you hope for. Through my empathic, direct and experienced clinical skills I can work with you on managing anxiety, depression, trauma, self esteem, confidence and life transitions. I provide a safe and therapeutic setting for emotional, social and familial growth to motivate you or your family members be successful in life.
(520) 277-2322 View (520) 277-2322
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Shannon L King
Licensed Professional Counselor, MS, APCC, LPC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Tucson, AZ 85743  (Online Only)
I promise you that even when it feels like you just can't do it anymore.. you really can! I personally have experienced much of life's hardships but I'm grateful for that because it gave me the opportunity to help others! I love helping people find their passion and understand how to cope through life. I primarily work with narcissistic abuse survivors as well as empaths and HSP's. Understanding how to function in a world that you seemingly don't fit into can be a huge challenge that comes with what seems like, debilitating anxiety, depression, and more. Being an empath myself, I can completely understand and relate to my clients!
I promise you that even when it feels like you just can't do it anymore.. you really can! I personally have experienced much of life's hardships but I'm grateful for that because it gave me the opportunity to help others! I love helping people find their passion and understand how to cope through life. I primarily work with narcissistic abuse survivors as well as empaths and HSP's. Understanding how to function in a world that you seemingly don't fit into can be a huge challenge that comes with what seems like, debilitating anxiety, depression, and more. Being an empath myself, I can completely understand and relate to my clients!
(520) 222-9774 View (520) 222-9774
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Linda A Chernus
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW, BCD
Verified
Tucson, AZ 85713
As a psychodynamically oriented therapist with forty years of experience treating individuals, couples, and families, I have a passion for my work and a capacity to engage well even with difficult and challenging clients. In addition to people experiencing anxiety, depression and other problems associated with daily living, I have expertise working with individuals and families struggling with PTSD, dissociative disorders, bipolar disorders, and dual diagnoses of substance abuse and mental health problems. I especially enjoy helping adolescents and young adults experiencing identity issues and challenging life transitions.
As a psychodynamically oriented therapist with forty years of experience treating individuals, couples, and families, I have a passion for my work and a capacity to engage well even with difficult and challenging clients. In addition to people experiencing anxiety, depression and other problems associated with daily living, I have expertise working with individuals and families struggling with PTSD, dissociative disorders, bipolar disorders, and dual diagnoses of substance abuse and mental health problems. I especially enjoy helping adolescents and young adults experiencing identity issues and challenging life transitions.
(513) 808-4442 View (513) 808-4442
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Shannon Carmona
Licensed Professional Counselor, MA, LPC
Verified
Tucson, AZ 85749  (Online Only)
As a parent, I want you to be free from the pain of worrying, knowing that someone is there to help your child work through their depression/anger and anxiety/stress.
I believe one of the bravest things you can do is begin to understand your own story. I want to help you achieve whatever solutions and life changes you are looking for and enjoy the process along the way. It does not have to be all bad. There are reasons why you think a certain way, do not have control over emotions or repeat mistakes. Let us get to the bottom of those reasons.
As a parent, I want you to be free from the pain of worrying, knowing that someone is there to help your child work through their depression/anger and anxiety/stress.
I believe one of the bravest things you can do is begin to understand your own story. I want to help you achieve whatever solutions and life changes you are looking for and enjoy the process along the way. It does not have to be all bad. There are reasons why you think a certain way, do not have control over emotions or repeat mistakes. Let us get to the bottom of those reasons.
(520) 636-8748 View (520) 636-8748
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Sandra Guilfoyle
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, EMDR, Somatic, Yoga
Verified
3 Endorsed
Tucson, AZ 85711
My specialties include working with adults with relationship, depression, anxiety, LGBTQ issues, PTSD/Trauma healing, and substance abuse.
I believe one of the bravest things you can do is begin to understand your own story. Whatever your problem, I will help you find a solution. Therapy is enriching and life changing as you raise your awareness and learn new ways to handle your life and emotions. There is no reason to stay in bad relationships, a job you hate, being stuck in anxiety/anger/depression or trauma. I will guide you to emotional freedom full of meaning and purpose.
My specialties include working with adults with relationship, depression, anxiety, LGBTQ issues, PTSD/Trauma healing, and substance abuse.
I believe one of the bravest things you can do is begin to understand your own story. Whatever your problem, I will help you find a solution. Therapy is enriching and life changing as you raise your awareness and learn new ways to handle your life and emotions. There is no reason to stay in bad relationships, a job you hate, being stuck in anxiety/anger/depression or trauma. I will guide you to emotional freedom full of meaning and purpose.
(520) 214-7058 View (520) 214-7058
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Grazi Martins
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, MSW, LCSW
Verified
Tucson, AZ 85704
I am an outgoing, thoughtful, and compassionate therapist who believes in developing therapy goals together. I approach each clinical situation, therapeutic challenge, and client with positivity, respect, and exuberance. I work best with adolescents and young adults struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, and other mood disturbances. I hope to help my clients meet their identified goals. Please visit my website at thrivetherapyaz.com to request a free 15-minute consultation.
I am an outgoing, thoughtful, and compassionate therapist who believes in developing therapy goals together. I approach each clinical situation, therapeutic challenge, and client with positivity, respect, and exuberance. I work best with adolescents and young adults struggling with anxiety, depression, trauma, and other mood disturbances. I hope to help my clients meet their identified goals. Please visit my website at thrivetherapyaz.com to request a free 15-minute consultation.
(520) 783-7254 View (520) 783-7254
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Christine Acosta
Counselor, MA, LAC, CYT
Verified
Tucson, AZ 85711
My approach is holistic and acknowledges that each person is unique with diverse interests, strengths, goals, weaknesses, and fears. I believe we continue to learn and grow throughout our lives, and we all have the capacity within ourselves for positive change. Sometimes we can feel overwhelmed by life circumstances or stuck in the patterns of our lives. We might be experiencing depression or anxiety. We could be going through a life transition or just everyday stress. Or maybe we are on a journey to heal after trauma or loss. Whatever it may be, sometimes we need help and support along the way.
My approach is holistic and acknowledges that each person is unique with diverse interests, strengths, goals, weaknesses, and fears. I believe we continue to learn and grow throughout our lives, and we all have the capacity within ourselves for positive change. Sometimes we can feel overwhelmed by life circumstances or stuck in the patterns of our lives. We might be experiencing depression or anxiety. We could be going through a life transition or just everyday stress. Or maybe we are on a journey to heal after trauma or loss. Whatever it may be, sometimes we need help and support along the way.
(520) 394-8718 View (520) 394-8718
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Susana Villa
Licensed Professional Counselor, LPC, MC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Tucson, AZ 85712
We all seek and need support, understanding and emotional wellbeing. We may be grappling with issues such as anxiety, stress, or life changes. We deserve a therapeutic environment where you feel safe and can openly explore your thoughts and feelings without judgment. We strive for personal growth, resilience, and coping mechanisms to navigate life's challenges more effectively, strengthen our sense of purpose and emotional regulation.
We all seek and need support, understanding and emotional wellbeing. We may be grappling with issues such as anxiety, stress, or life changes. We deserve a therapeutic environment where you feel safe and can openly explore your thoughts and feelings without judgment. We strive for personal growth, resilience, and coping mechanisms to navigate life's challenges more effectively, strengthen our sense of purpose and emotional regulation.
(520) 379-7427 View (520) 379-7427
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Christina Romano
Licensed Professional Counselor, MEd, LPC, LISAC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Tucson, AZ 85712  (Online Only)
The essence of my counseling approach is that I know each person to be whole and unique regardless of what is currently being experienced. I help clients focus on areas of difficulty with kind acceptance. Knots of anxiety, depression and unhappiness unravel and resolve into greater peace. One begins to know oneself as bigger than the problem. I teach cognitive behavioral skills of mindfulness, centering and focusing to allow a greater repertoire of responses to habitual problem areas. I provide a safe place to explore one's deeper self and resolve issues that block happiness and the realization of potential.
The essence of my counseling approach is that I know each person to be whole and unique regardless of what is currently being experienced. I help clients focus on areas of difficulty with kind acceptance. Knots of anxiety, depression and unhappiness unravel and resolve into greater peace. One begins to know oneself as bigger than the problem. I teach cognitive behavioral skills of mindfulness, centering and focusing to allow a greater repertoire of responses to habitual problem areas. I provide a safe place to explore one's deeper self and resolve issues that block happiness and the realization of potential.
(520) 704-9199 View (520) 704-9199
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Katy Kottabi @ Entune Behavioral Health
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified
Tucson, AZ 85712
I have experience assisting clients with depression, anxiety, self-esteem, stress, trauma, relationship issues, life transitions, grief, chronic and terminal medical conditions.
“We all have a past. We have all made choices that maybe weren’t the best ones. None of us are completely innocent, but we all get a fresh start everyday to a be a better person than we were yesterday.” Life’s challenges are an opportunity for growth! I believe therapy has the capacity to provide insight into ourselves, help us understand who we are and why, and increase awareness and authenticity.
I have experience assisting clients with depression, anxiety, self-esteem, stress, trauma, relationship issues, life transitions, grief, chronic and terminal medical conditions.
“We all have a past. We have all made choices that maybe weren’t the best ones. None of us are completely innocent, but we all get a fresh start everyday to a be a better person than we were yesterday.” Life’s challenges are an opportunity for growth! I believe therapy has the capacity to provide insight into ourselves, help us understand who we are and why, and increase awareness and authenticity.
(520) 896-1400 View (520) 896-1400
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Brittany Dorsey @ Entune Behavioral Health
Counselor, LAC
Verified
Tucson, AZ 85712
Brittany has extensive experience working with adults, couples, and adolescents experiencing anxiety, depression, relational issues, impulsivity, substance use, and other real-life concerns.
Brittany has extensive experience working with adults, couples, and adolescents experiencing anxiety, depression, relational issues, impulsivity, substance use, and other real-life concerns.
(520) 896-1400 View (520) 896-1400
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Present Hope Therapy
Counselor, MA, LAC
Verified
1 Endorsed
Tucson, AZ 85704
There are times in life when additional support is necessary to ensure our success at effectively meeting and overcoming challenges. Therapy provides us with a safe space to explore our needs, fears, and desires and an opportunity to grow, learn, and experience a more fulfilling, productive, and balanced life. Psychotherapy does not offer solutions or take sides. Instead, you will be supported in working out solutions according to your own personal values and lifestyle. Seeking professional support shows courage and willingness to deal with many changes.
There are times in life when additional support is necessary to ensure our success at effectively meeting and overcoming challenges. Therapy provides us with a safe space to explore our needs, fears, and desires and an opportunity to grow, learn, and experience a more fulfilling, productive, and balanced life. Psychotherapy does not offer solutions or take sides. Instead, you will be supported in working out solutions according to your own personal values and lifestyle. Seeking professional support shows courage and willingness to deal with many changes.
(520) 666-8139 View (520) 666-8139
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A Pawsitive Change Counseling, LLC
Counselor, LAC, NCC, MSc, BA, EMDRIA
Verified
1 Endorsed
Tucson, AZ 85715
I have been through many challenges of my own and have used my experiences, as well as my training and education, to treat numerous disorders such as depression, anxiety, grief, and trauma.
Patients treated at A Pawsitive Change are ready to move forward in their lives in a calm and caring environment. Patients can expect effective treatment for various conditions. Patients may come from a trauma background where EMDR will be helpful or this may be their first time seeking counseling, either way, A Pawsitive Change is a place to start your journey towards a better life. This is a supervised private practice. It is owned and/or managed by a master's level, non-independent licensee, under Board approved clinical supervision, pursuant to A.A.C. R4-211. The Board approved Clinical Supervisor: Linda Ouellette, LPC
I have been through many challenges of my own and have used my experiences, as well as my training and education, to treat numerous disorders such as depression, anxiety, grief, and trauma.
Patients treated at A Pawsitive Change are ready to move forward in their lives in a calm and caring environment. Patients can expect effective treatment for various conditions. Patients may come from a trauma background where EMDR will be helpful or this may be their first time seeking counseling, either way, A Pawsitive Change is a place to start your journey towards a better life. This is a supervised private practice. It is owned and/or managed by a master's level, non-independent licensee, under Board approved clinical supervision, pursuant to A.A.C. R4-211. The Board approved Clinical Supervisor: Linda Ouellette, LPC
(520) 214-1363 View (520) 214-1363
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Sydney Arkowitz
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
Tucson, AZ 85716
Varieties of anxiety are a focus.
It's not easy to seek therapy. I am so interested in those initial steps. My experience has led me to appreciate that some traumatic experience generally is part of the presenting problem. Many clients are surprised to discover this. Because I have spent pro bono time evaluating asylum seekers, I have learned a great deal about the varieties of how trauma haunts. I also have come to respect how strengths and capacities nevertheless endure. This is what I bring to my work---to help sort it all out so that pain is diminished and individuality flourishes.
Varieties of anxiety are a focus.
It's not easy to seek therapy. I am so interested in those initial steps. My experience has led me to appreciate that some traumatic experience generally is part of the presenting problem. Many clients are surprised to discover this. Because I have spent pro bono time evaluating asylum seekers, I have learned a great deal about the varieties of how trauma haunts. I also have come to respect how strengths and capacities nevertheless endure. This is what I bring to my work---to help sort it all out so that pain is diminished and individuality flourishes.
(520) 350-9710 View (520) 350-9710
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Mary Martin Hayden
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
Tucson, AZ 85748  (Online Only)
Waitlist for new clients
Whether you are going through a life transition; struggling from depression or anxiety; suffering from the grief of a loved one; or just feeling overwhelmed; allow me to assist you in feeling better and seeking out a better life for yourself.
For many people, searching for a therapist that they can trust is intimidating. I want to make this process as comfortable and stress-free as possible. I promise to offer you a safe and non-judgmental place where you can talk and be heard. I believe that the answers lie within you and processing how you feel inside is the first step in unlocking the life that you seek. I will gently nudge but never push you towards your goals. Step into my virtual room and let me help you achieve the solutions you are looking for in your life.
Whether you are going through a life transition; struggling from depression or anxiety; suffering from the grief of a loved one; or just feeling overwhelmed; allow me to assist you in feeling better and seeking out a better life for yourself.
For many people, searching for a therapist that they can trust is intimidating. I want to make this process as comfortable and stress-free as possible. I promise to offer you a safe and non-judgmental place where you can talk and be heard. I believe that the answers lie within you and processing how you feel inside is the first step in unlocking the life that you seek. I will gently nudge but never push you towards your goals. Step into my virtual room and let me help you achieve the solutions you are looking for in your life.
(520) 412-2781 View (520) 412-2781
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Jennifer Krug
Psychologist, PhD
Verified
3 Endorsed
Tucson, AZ 85711  (Online Only)
NOTE: Only online sessions available at this time. Do you struggle with day to day activities? Feeling regret from the past? Feeling stuck? Worried about the future? Life events that have changed you? As a clinical psychologist I work with individuals in a caring and nonjudgmental environment. Issues include: Anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, aging, teenage struggles, gender identity/fluidity issues, meaning in life, spiritual & religious issues, near-death experience (NDE)/exceptional human experiences (EHE). Please note: I only work with individual clients; no couples or family therapy.
NOTE: Only online sessions available at this time. Do you struggle with day to day activities? Feeling regret from the past? Feeling stuck? Worried about the future? Life events that have changed you? As a clinical psychologist I work with individuals in a caring and nonjudgmental environment. Issues include: Anxiety, depression, trauma, grief, aging, teenage struggles, gender identity/fluidity issues, meaning in life, spiritual & religious issues, near-death experience (NDE)/exceptional human experiences (EHE). Please note: I only work with individual clients; no couples or family therapy.
(520) 346-0150 View (520) 346-0150
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Audrey Schackart
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LCSW
Verified
1 Endorsed
Tucson, AZ 85704
I have experience working with a variety of issues and concerns across the lifespan with special focus on depression and anxiety in teens and young adults.
Current Immediate Availability. It starts so small. Some frustration here, some outbursts there, avoiding situations that trigger uncomfortable emotions, occasional episodes of sadness or anxiety. Gradually it gets worse. Suddenly you find little joy in life, you don’t recognize yourself in the mirror, and you are spending the days feeling stuck in the intensity of these emotions and thoughts that control your life. Maybe you are watching your child experience these things and are feeling helpless seeing them struggle. It is time for change, time for healing, but you just are not sure how or where to start.
I have experience working with a variety of issues and concerns across the lifespan with special focus on depression and anxiety in teens and young adults.
Current Immediate Availability. It starts so small. Some frustration here, some outbursts there, avoiding situations that trigger uncomfortable emotions, occasional episodes of sadness or anxiety. Gradually it gets worse. Suddenly you find little joy in life, you don’t recognize yourself in the mirror, and you are spending the days feeling stuck in the intensity of these emotions and thoughts that control your life. Maybe you are watching your child experience these things and are feeling helpless seeing them struggle. It is time for change, time for healing, but you just are not sure how or where to start.
(520) 597-7687 View (520) 597-7687
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Luke Ryan - Gender Identity Center
Counselor, LAC
Verified
8 Endorsed
Tucson, AZ 85704
I have worked with all different ages to process trauma, anxiety, stress and life crises that can occur.
As a Therapist, I am here to help you navigate different life paths, celebrations and barriers. I utilize an integrative approach to therapy, incorporating holistic wellness into my practice. Some Therapeutic Interventions I use include Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Informed Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, and Interpersonal Therapy. I believe reliance on empowerment and self-discovery are crucial to healing. My education includes a Bachelor of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2015 and a Masters of Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Southern New Hampshire University in 2022.
I have worked with all different ages to process trauma, anxiety, stress and life crises that can occur.
As a Therapist, I am here to help you navigate different life paths, celebrations and barriers. I utilize an integrative approach to therapy, incorporating holistic wellness into my practice. Some Therapeutic Interventions I use include Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Informed Therapy, Cognitive Processing Therapy, and Interpersonal Therapy. I believe reliance on empowerment and self-discovery are crucial to healing. My education includes a Bachelor of Arts in Clinical Psychology from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas in 2015 and a Masters of Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Southern New Hampshire University in 2022.
(520) 464-4604 View (520) 464-4604
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Elena Flores
Clinical Social Work/Therapist, LMSW
Verified
Tucson, AZ 85741  (Online Only)
I enjoy helping relieve the symptoms of depression, anxiety, relationship issues and past hurts from childhood.
Are you feeling stuck, alone, lonely or unsupported? Struggling to process emotions, navigate challenging relationships, or learn healthy boundaries? Are you looking for online counseling? I would love to help! Often the process of healing, change and new beginnings can feel overwhelming and unattainable. I specialize in helping others achieve their goals through learning coping skills and processing the roots of these issues. I work with individuals towards hope and healing. I think you'll find that I'm calm, authentic, and nonjudgmental. If you want someone to walk alongside you, let's talk!
I enjoy helping relieve the symptoms of depression, anxiety, relationship issues and past hurts from childhood.
Are you feeling stuck, alone, lonely or unsupported? Struggling to process emotions, navigate challenging relationships, or learn healthy boundaries? Are you looking for online counseling? I would love to help! Often the process of healing, change and new beginnings can feel overwhelming and unattainable. I specialize in helping others achieve their goals through learning coping skills and processing the roots of these issues. I work with individuals towards hope and healing. I think you'll find that I'm calm, authentic, and nonjudgmental. If you want someone to walk alongside you, let's talk!
(928) 224-3250 View (928) 224-3250

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Anxiety Therapists

What are the most common treatments for anxiety?

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

How long does therapy for anxiety take to work?

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

When should I seek treatment for anxiety?

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

How effective is treatment for anxiety?

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