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Anxiety Specialist

Wellness Road Psychology

Psychologists located in Financial District, New York, NY & Tarrytown, NY

Anxiety can be a difficult and overwhelming experience. It can affect your daily life and make it difficult to enjoy the things you once loved. At our practice, we understand the challenges of living with anxiety and we're here to help. Our therapists are trained to work with individuals dealing with anxiety and can provide you with the support and guidance you need to manage your symptoms and improve your quality of life.

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What is Anxiety?

Anxiety is a common and treatable condition that can cause excessive worry, fear, and other distressing symptoms. These symptoms can interfere with daily life and relationships, but with the right treatment, people with anxiety can find relief and learn to manage their symptoms.

At Wellness Road Psychology, we offer a range of treatments for anxiety disorders, including cognitive-behavioral therapy, exposure therapy, and mindfulness based practices. Our experienced therapists can work with you to develop a personalized treatment plan that addresses your specific needs and goals.

Causes of Anxiety:

There are many potential causes of anxiety, including genetics, brain chemistry, environmental factors, and past trauma or stress. Some people may be more at risk of developing anxiety disorders, but anyone can experience anxiety at some point in their life.

Types of Anxiety Disorders:

There are several different types of anxiety disorders, including generalized anxiety disorder, panic disorder, social anxiety disorder, and specific phobias. Each type of anxiety disorder has its own unique symptoms and challenges, but all anxiety disorders share some common symptoms, such as excessive worry, difficulty relaxing, and physical symptoms like racing heart and shortness of breath.

Treatment Options for Anxiety:

Treatment for anxiety can include therapy, medication, or a combination of the two. Cognitive-behavioral therapy, or CBT, is a common type of therapy for anxiety disorders. It can help people identify and change negative thought patterns and behaviors that contribute to anxiety. Exposure therapy is another type of therapy that can be effective for anxiety disorders, especially phobias. Medications such as antidepressants can also be helpful in managing anxiety symptoms. In addition to therapy and medication, lifestyle changes like exercise and stress management can also be beneficial for people with anxiety.

Coping with Anxiety:

  • Learning to cope with anxiety on a daily basis is an important part of treatment and recovery. Here are some tips for managing anxiety symptoms:
  • Practice relaxation techniques like deep breathing, meditation, or progressive muscle relaxation.
  • Exercise regularly to reduce stress and improve mood.
  • Get enough sleep and eat a healthy diet.
  • Avoid alcohol and drugs, which can worsen anxiety symptoms.
  • Set aside time each day to worry, and try to limit worrying to that designated time.
  • Seek support from friends, family, or a support group.

Next Steps:

If you or someone you know is struggling with anxiety, it's important to seek help. Our therapists are here to provide the support and guidance you need to manage your anxiety and improve your quality of life. To make an appointment, please contact us at 646-535-1416 or reach out in the chat below. Remember, anxiety is treatable and recovery is possible.