We found 9 providers with an interest in anxiety and who accept Blue Shield PPO near Sacramento, CA.

Dr. Ray Arch Brown, MS, PhD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
418 Alhambra Boulevard; Office 1
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Ray Brown's specialties are family therapy and counseling. His clinical interests include person-centered therapy, adjustment disorders, and eclectic therapy. He is in-network for Magellan Health Services, Blue Shield, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Brown is open to new patients.

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Audrie L Meyer, MBA
Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
1321 Howe Avenue; Suite 212
Sacramento, CA
 

Ms. Audrie Meyer specializes in family therapy and counseling and practices in Sacramento, CA. Ms. Meyer's clinical interests include depression, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and domestic abuse. She accepts the following insurance: Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Western Health Advantage. Ms. Meyer (or staff) speaks the following languages: German and French.

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Dr. Carol B Ekstrom, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
949 University Avenue; Suite 200
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Carol Ekstrom's area of specialization is psychology. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, life transitions, and stress management. Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Ekstrom accepts. Dr. Ekstrom is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Phobias, Existential Psychotherapy, Humanistic Psychotherapy, Grief, Men's Health ... (Read more)

Dr. Lori Klett Roberto, PhD
Specializes in Health Psychology
2001 N Street; #220
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Lori Roberto practices health psychology in Sacramento, CA. Her areas of expertise include behavioral medicine, depression, and life transitions. Magellan Health Services, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Roberto accepts. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Psychology
3560 J Street; #6
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Lauriane Tondow's specialty is psychology. Her clinical interests include depression, behavior therapy, and life transitions. Dr. Tondow is an in-network provider for Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Aetna, and more. She is accepting new patients.

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Kathleen Oravec III
Specializes in Family Therapy, Complementary and Alternative Medicine, Counseling
1116 22nd Street
Sacramento, CA
 

Ms. Kathleen Oravec works as a family therapist, alternative medicine practitioner, and counselor. Her areas of expertise include the following: crisis intervention, infidelity issues, and separation. She accepts Blue Shield, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Western Health Advantage, as well as other insurance carriers. Ms. Oravec is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Sandra Nevis, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
2001 N Street; Suite 230
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Sandra Nevis works as a psychologist in Sacramento, CA. Areas of expertise for Dr. Nevis include depression, life transitions, and gay and lesbian issues. She honors several insurance carriers, including Magellan Health Services, Blue Shield, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield. She welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Jeffrey A Graham, MD
Specializes in General Obstetrics & Gynecology
2725 Capitol Avenue; #304
Sacramento, CA
 

Dr. Jeffrey Graham's specialty is general obstetrics & gynecology. He has a special interest in women's health issues. Dr. Graham's average patient rating is 4.0 stars out of 5. He is in-network for several insurance carriers, including Anthem, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Medi-Cal. Dr. Graham studied medicine at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science, Chicago Medical School. His medical residency was performed at Valley Medical Center. He speaks Spanish. He is professionally affiliated with Sutter Medical Network, Sutter Medical Center, Sacramento, and Sutter Medical Group (SMG). He is accepting new patients.

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Sara Ashworth Galbraith, MS
Specializes in Family Therapy
2620 J Street; 2nd Floor
Sacramento, CA
 

Ms. Sara Galbraith is a family therapist in Sacramento, CA and Carlsbad, CA. Clinical interests for Ms. Galbraith include depression, behavior therapy, and domestic abuse. She accepts Magellan Health Services, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers. Ms. Galbraith is accepting new patients.

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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.