Anxiety Therapy New York City

Anxiety is one of our most basic states. Evolutionarily, it has helped us to recognize external threats and respond accordingly. However, there is a threshold after which anxiety can be debilitating. According to the National Institutes of Mental Health, over 30% of U.S. adults suffer from an anxiety disorder in their lifetime.

Can therapy for anxiety help?

Therapists are trained to treat anxiety and anxiety disorders. If you are struggling at work, in your social life, or in other domains, consider starting psychotherapy. A therapist can help you identify the sources of your anxiety, triggers, and means of coping to manage your distress and make improvements.

What kind of therapist for anxiety do I need?

Most therapists are trained to treat anxiety. Anxiety is one of our most basic states, and we all go through anxiety at different points in our lives. Some therapists have additional training in specific anxiety disorders (e.g., OCD, social anxiety, panic disorder). Please get in touch to discuss your specific concerns.

Why therapy for anxiety works?

Psychotherapy for anxiety is evidence-based and has lasting long-term outcomes. Psychotherapy has been found to have similar outcomes to CBT in terms of symptom reduction. An advantage of psychodynamic psychotherapy over CBT is that these outcomes tend to last longer. With CBT, symptom reduction tends to decay sooner.

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