General Information
If you are visiting our website, it is likely you are considering treatment for an Anxiety Disorder. We know Anxiety Disorders are common and crippling; in fact, Anxiety Disorders are the most common psychological problems in the United States for adults and children. These disorders are estimated to affect approximately 18% of the adult population and 13% of the child population in a given year. With the proper type of treatment, however, it is possible for individuals to break free from the constraints of anxiety.

When trying to decide on a course of action, we know the symptoms of your anxiety make it difficult to determine the best type of treatment. Hundreds of scientific studies show Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to be the most effective treatment for Anxiety Disorders. On this page we've provided information about each Anxiety Disorder and the specific type of treatment proven to be effective in treating each disorder. We hope that this information is helpful to you and that it will guide you in your decision to reclaim your life.

Anxiety Disorders fall into six general categories. Each of the Anxiety Disorders has different symptoms, but all the symptoms cluster around excessive, irrational fear and dread.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD)
Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD)
Panic (with or without Agoraphobia)
Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
Phobias / Specific Phobia
Social Phobia / Social Anxiety

Other disorders that share characteristics with Anxiety Disorders:
Body Dysmorphic Disorder
Health Anxiety Disorder
Tourette's Syndrome

I read all of your information but I'm still not sure if I have an Anxiety Disorder.
Take a look at ways Anxiety Disorders can interfere with people's lives.

After reading your information, I think it's likely that I have an Anxiety Disorder. But how do I know if I am ready for treatment?
Determining readiness for treatment