We found 11 providers with an interest in anxiety and who accept Cash Pay near Sarasota, FL.

Dr. Geoffrey D P Kanter, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Neuropsychology
1250 S Tamiami Trail; Suite 201
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Geoffrey Kanter's specialties are psychology and neuropsychology. He practices in Sarasota, FL. His areas of expertise include behavioral medicine, depression, and psychopharmacology. Dr. Kanter is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, as well as other insurance carriers. He speaks Polish. Dr. Kanter is accepting new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
51 Wallace Avenue
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Marie Hetu is a psychologist in Sarasota, FL. These areas are among Dr. Hetu's clinical interests: depression, behavior therapy, and geriatric consultation. She accepts Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. She welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Carol A Twitchell, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
1608 Oak Street
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Carol Twitchell is a psychologist in Sarasota, FL. Clinical interests for Dr. Twitchell include depression, domestic abuse, and infertility. She accepts ValueOptions, Self-Pay/Uninsured, and Medicare, as well as other insurance carriers. Dr. Twitchell is open to new patients.

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Dr. Barbara J Lorry, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
1714 South Drive
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Barbara Lorry's area of specialization is psychology. Dr. Lorry's areas of expertise include the following: hypnosis (hypnotherapy), depression, and life transitions. She honors Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. She is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Katherine Frawley Gibson, MA, BS, PsyD
Specializes in Psychology
4071 Bee Ridge Road; Suite 204
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Katherine Gibson practices psychology. These areas are among her clinical interests: depression, adolescent issues, and systematic desensitization. She accepts Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. Dr. Gibson's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Daniel Bass Goldman, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
5971 Cattlemen Lane
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Daniel Goldman's specialties are psychology and counseling. He practices in Punta Gorda, FL, Sarasota, FL, and Port Charlotte, FL. Areas of expertise for Dr. Goldman include behavioral medicine, depression, and existential psychotherapy. He is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured, Medicare, and TRICARE insurance. Dr. Goldman's practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. David Stephen Peters, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
73 S. Palm Avenue
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. David Peters is a psychologist in Sarasota, FL. His clinical interests include behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. Dr. Peters accepts Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. He is open to new patients.

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Specializes in Social Work, Psychology
2844 Proctor Road Tr146
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Jill Bressler's specialties are social work and psychology. She practices in Sarasota, FL. Her areas of expertise include behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. She is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Bressler's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Psychology, Neuropsychology
4370 S Tamiami Trail; Suite 237
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Jane Zarzecki is a psychologist and neuropsychologist. Her areas of expertise include behavioral medicine, case management, and depression. She accepts the following insurance: Self-Pay/Uninsured, Medicare, and TRICARE. Dr. Zarzecki welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
330 S Pineapple Avenue; #110
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Rona Ross specializes in psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Ross include depression, infertility, and education consultation. Dr. Ross accepts several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze. She has an open panel.

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Specializes in Neuropsychology
5104 N Lockwood Ridge Road; Suite 105
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Federica Priano's area of specialization is neuropsychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Priano include depression, immigration issues, and grief. Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Priano honors. Dr. Priano's practice is open to new patients. Dr. Priano is conversant in Italian.

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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.