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

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

Dr. Katherine Gibson's area of specialization is psychology. These areas are among Dr. Gibson's clinical interests: depression, adolescent issues, and systematic desensitization. She accepts Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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

Dr. Geoffrey Kanter is a psychologist and neuropsychologist. His areas of expertise include behavioral medicine, depression, and psychopharmacology. Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Kanter accepts. Dr. Kanter is conversant in Polish. He welcomes new patients.

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Specializes in Psychology
51 Wallace Avenue
Sarasota, FL
 

Dr. Marie Hetu's area of specialization is psychology. Clinical interests for Dr. Hetu include depression, behavior therapy, and geriatric consultation. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, and more. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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

Dr. Barbara Lorry is a psychologist. Dr. Lorry's areas of expertise include the following: hypnosis (hypnotherapy), depression, and life transitions. She is in-network for Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. She welcomes new patients.

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

Dr. Carol Twitchell's area of specialization is psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Twitchell include depression, domestic abuse, and infertility. She accepts ValueOptions, Self-Pay/Uninsured, Medicare, and more. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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

Dr. David Peters practices psychology. His areas of expertise include behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. Dr. Peters takes Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. He 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 works as a psychologist and counselor in Punta Gorda, FL, Sarasota, FL, and Port Charlotte, FL. His areas of expertise include behavioral medicine, depression, and existential psychotherapy. He is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured, Medicare, and TRICARE insurance. Dr. Goldman welcomes new patients.

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

Dr. Jane Zarzecki's specialties are psychology and neuropsychology. She practices in Sarasota, FL. Dr. Zarzecki's areas of expertise include the following: behavioral medicine, case management, and depression. She accepts the following insurance: Self-Pay/Uninsured, Medicare, and TRICARE. She is accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Jill Bressler works as a social worker and psychologist in Sarasota, FL. Clinical interests for Dr. Bressler include behavioral medicine, crisis intervention, and depression. Dr. Bressler is in-network for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. She is accepting new patients.

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

Dr. Rona Ross' specialty is psychology. Her areas of expertise include depression, infertility, and education consultation. She is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross Blue Shield EPO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, as well as other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Ross's office for an appointment.

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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. These areas are among Dr. Priano's clinical interests: 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 takes. In addition to English, she speaks Italian. She is open to 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.
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