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We found 25 providers with an interest in anxiety near Capitola, CA.

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Dr. Helen R Resneck-Sannes, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
216 Suburbia Avenue
Santa Cruz, CA
 

Dr. Helen Resneck-Sannes is a psychologist in Santa Cruz, CA. Her areas of expertise include the following: crisis intervention, depression, and narrative therapy. She is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. Dr. Resneck-Sannes is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , anxiety

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Infertility, Phobias, Dissociative Disorders, Feminist Therapy, ... (Read more)

Dr. Donald Joseph Seldeen, PhD
Specializes in Group Therapy, Family Therapy, Psychology
740 Front Street; Suite 250
Santa Cruz, CA
 

Dr. Donald Seldeen specializes in group therapy, family therapy, and psychology and practices in Santa Cruz, CA. Dr. Seldeen's areas of expertise include depression, conflict mediation, and existential psychotherapy. He honors Medicare insurance. He is open to new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , anxiety

All Interests: Depression, Eclectic Therapy, Phobias, Existential Psychotherapy, Emotionally Focused Couples ... (Read more)

Dr. Jamie Martin Hollomon, MS, JD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Other, Rehabilitative Services, Counseling, Addiction Therapy
212 May Avenue; Santa Cruz, Ca, Office 1
Santa Cruz, CA
 

Mr. Jamie Hollomon specializes in family therapy, rehabilitative services, and counseling. Areas of expertise for Mr. Hollomon include depression, narrative therapy, and person-centered therapy.

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All Interests: Depression, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Substance Abuse, Feminist Therapy, Psychological Trauma, ... (Read more)

Dr. Donald B Dufford, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
5905 Soquel Drive; Suite 400
Soquel, CA
 

Dr. Donald Dufford works as a psychologist and counselor in San Jose, CA and Soquel, CA. His patients gave him an average rating of 4.5 out of 5 stars. Clinical interests for Dr. Dufford include acceptance and commitment therapy, crisis intervention, and phobias. Dr. Dufford takes Medicare insurance.

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Relevant Interests: , dental anxiety, medical anxiety, anxiety

All Interests: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Crisis Intervention, Phobias, Men's Health Issues, Nutrition ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
1406 Mission Street
Santa Cruz, CA
 

Dr. Pamela Kangas' area of specialization is psychology. Her areas of expertise include depression, geriatric consultation, and life transitions. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Coventry. Dr. Kangas has an open panel.

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Dr. Amy E Barton-Cayton, PhD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling, Addiction Therapy
4630 Soquel Drive
Soquel, CA
 

Dr. Amy Barton-Cayton practices family therapy, counseling, and addiction therapy. Her areas of expertise include the following: substance abuse, depression, and life coaching. Dr. Barton-Cayton is rated highly by her patients.

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Relevant Interests: , anxiety

All Interests: Depression, Eclectic Therapy, Grief, Substance Abuse, Life Coaching, Codependency, Chronic Illness, ... (Read more)

Dr. Mary Blair Bashford, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
735 Chestnut Street
Santa Cruz, CA
 

Dr. Mary Bashford's specialty is psychology. Her areas of expertise include the following: behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. Magellan Health Services, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Bashford takes. Dr. Bashford welcomes new patients.

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All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Men's Health Issues, Sleep Disorders, Feminist Therapy, ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
519 Capitola Avenue; Suite C
Capitola, CA
 

Dr. Fern Selzer specializes in psychology. Dr. Selzer's areas of expertise include the following: depression, behavior therapy, and biofeedback. Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Aetna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Selzer takes. She is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Diane L Bridgeman, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
1362 Pacific Avenue; Suite 210
Santa Cruz, CA
 

Dr. Diane Bridgeman is a psychologist in Santa Cruz, CA. Clinical interests for Dr. Bridgeman include crisis intervention, depression, and life transitions. She is an in-network provider for PacifiCare, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Bridgeman welcomes new patients.

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Relevant Interests: , anxiety

All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Depression, Grief, Relational Therapy, Pregnancy, Life Transitions, Stress ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychology
3121 Park Avenue; Suite I
Soquel, CA
 

Dr. Earl Lebow's specialty is psychology. Dr. Lebow's clinical interests include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. He honors MultiPlan, Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and more. He is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Behavioral Medicine, Depression, Behavior Therapy, Phobias, Humanistic Psychotherapy, Grief, Men's ... (Read more)

Shannon Ann Silva
Specializes in Counseling
555 Soquel Avenue; Suite 340
Santa Cruz, CA
 

Ms. Shannon Silva works as a counselor in Santa Cruz, CA. Clinical interests for Ms. Silva include anger management, depression, and codependency.

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All Interests: Depression, Anger Management, Codependency, LGBT Issues, Stress Management, Anxiety, Parenting ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Counseling
4113 Scotts Valley Drive; Suite 104
Scotts Valley, CA
 

Ms. Kathryn Vroomen works as a counselor in Scotts Valley, CA. Clinical interests for Ms. Vroomen include anxiety. Ms. Vroomen is an in-network provider for Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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All Interests: Psychological Trauma, Anxiety

Barbara R Monett, MSW
Specializes in Social Work
624 Frederick Street
Santa Cruz, CA
 

Ms. Barbara Monett's area of specialization is social work. Her clinical interests include christian counseling, holistic therapy, and eclectic therapy. She is in-network for Blue Shield, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance. Ms. Monett has received the following distinction: Preferred Provider for Blue Sheild, Blue Cross, Magellen, MHN, Coventry, and others.

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Relevant Interests: , anxiety

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Specializes in Social Work
820 Bay Avenue; Suite 208-c
Capitola, CA
 

Ms. Suzanne Winslow practices social work. Her areas of expertise include the following: psychodynamic therapy, depression, and life transitions. Ms. Winslow takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Viant, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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All Interests: Depression, Diagnostic Evaluation, Psychodynamic Therapy, Life Transitions, Stress Management, ... (Read more)

Antoinette Dasbach, MA
Specializes in Family Therapy
2955 Park Avenue
Soquel, CA
 

Ms. Anna Dasbach practices family therapy in Santa Cruz, CA and Soquel, CA. Areas of expertise for Ms. Dasbach include crisis intervention, adoption issues, and caregiver issues. Ms. Dasbach accepts Anthem and Blue Cross/Blue Shield insurance.

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All Interests: Crisis Intervention, Separation, Neglect, Relationships and Dating Issues, Object Relations ... (Read more)

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Specializes in Psychiatry
137 Navigator Drive
Scotts Valley, CA
 

Dr. Jennifer Athey's specialty is psychiatry. Dr. Athey's areas of expertise include the following: depression, life transitions, and psychotherapy treatment. She graduated from Johns Hopkins University School of Medicine. In addition to English, she speaks French.

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What is Anxiety?

Anxiety is a generic name given to a variety of conditions characterized by unusual amounts of fear and worry, especially unrealistic fears and tension. People who suffer from anxiety often are aware that their fears are irrational, but that knowledge does not make the feeling of being scared and anxious go away. To qualify as anxiety, symptoms must last for 6 months or more and interfere with the way a person lives their daily life. Some cases may be mild, where, for example, a person simply avoids certain situations. Other cases can be severe enough to be disabling.

Some of the specific conditions covered under the general label of anxiety include:
  • Generalized anxiety disorder
  • Obsessive-compulsive disorder
  • Phobias
  • Post-traumatic stress disorder
  • Social phobia
  • Panic disorder

Collectively, anxiety disorders are the most common mental health issues diagnosed in the United States -- even more common than depression. Women are more likely than men to be diagnosed with anxiety, and it is extremely common for a person with anxiety to have another illness at the same time, such as depression, a physical illness, or substance abuse.

Treatment for anxiety usually involves medication and psychotherapy together. Medications used may include antidepressants (which also work for anxiety), anti-anxiety medications, or beta blockers (which can be used to control the physical symptoms of anxiety). Psychotherapy can be useful to teach patients new ways of thinking and reacting so that they can manage their feelings of worry and fear. Support groups can also be very effective for anxiety, and they can be a form of treatment themselves for social phobias. Stress management, relaxation techniques, and meditation all help reduce feelings of anxiety or of being out of control. Finally, having a strong support network of family and friends is an excellent way to help manage the difficulties of life with anxiety.