Almost everyone experiences anxiety in different forms at some time or another. In fact, it is estimated that almost 44 million American adults suffer from anxiety. Broadly speaking, anxiety is characterized by fear and worry. If it becomes overwhelming, and disrupts everyday life, an anxiety disorder may exist.
At Union Square Practice, our entire team has experience and expertise in treating many forms of anxiety.
Some of the most common types of anxiety we see are:
- Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
- Career-Related Stress
- Panic Attacks
- Social Anxiety
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
The good news is that many types of anxiety respond well to treatment. For each person, we evaluate and recommend a treatment plan based on the individual’s needs.
We have found that these types of treatment work well for many people to minimize anxiety:
- Behavior Therapy
- Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
- Medication Supportive Therapy
- A combination of the above