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Dr. Coral Schlosberg Arvon, PhD
Specializes in Family Therapy, Social Work, Counseling
3785 Northwest 82nd Avenue
Doral, FL
 

Dr. Coral Arvon works as a family therapist, social worker, and counselor in Miami, FL, Doral, FL, and Aventura, FL. In addition to English, Dr. Arvon (or staff) speaks Hebrew, Spanish, and Japanese. Dr. Arvon's areas of expertise include the following: acceptance and commitment therapy, phobias, and diagnostic evaluation. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Relevant Interests: , dental anxiety, medical anxiety, anxiety

All Interests: Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Crisis Intervention, Phobias, Diagnostic Evaluation, Dialectical ... (Read more)

Specializes in Family Therapy, Psychology
4471 Nw 36th Street; Suite 201-b
Miami, FL
 

Dr. Andres Nazario works as a family therapist and psychologist. His clinical interests include depression, narrative therapy, and domestic abuse. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Nazario's office for an appointment. In addition to English, he speaks Spanish.

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All Interests: Depression, Developmental Disabilities, Men's Health Issues, Feminist Therapy, Eating Disorders, ... (Read more)

Erika Raquel De Sautu Dominguez
Specializes in Counseling, Psychotherapy
5246 Sw 8 Street; Suite 102-c, Office 1
Coral Gables, FL
 

Ms. Erika De Sautu-Dominguez's areas of specialization are counseling and psychotherapy; she sees patients in Miami, FL and Coral Gables, FL. Her clinical interests include depression, adjustment disorders, and infidelity issues. Ms. De Sautu-Dominguez takes Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and more. She speaks Spanish. New patients are welcome to contact Ms. De Sautu-Dominguez's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Social Work
1000 Ponce De Leon Boulevard; Suite 109
Coral Gables, FL
 

Ms. Mirta Pont is a social worker. She has a special interest in substance abuse, depression, and anxiety. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Ms. Pont honors.

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All Interests: Depression, Substance Abuse, Anxiety, Trauma

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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.
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