We found 4 providers with an interest in anxiety and who accept Humana Silver HMO near Marietta, GA.

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Tanya Kuschnitzky, MA
Specializes in Counseling
1640 Powers Ferry Road; Building 17, Suite 300, Tanya Kuschnitzky / New Level Counseling
Marietta, GA
 

Ms. Tanya Kuschnitzky practices counseling in Marietta, GA. Clinical interests for Ms. Kuschnitzky include child abuse, depression, and narrative therapy. She is an in-network provider for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Blue Cross, Humana HMO, and more. She welcomes new patients. She is conversant in German.

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Dr. Steven Perry Perlow, PhD
Specializes in Group Therapy, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Child Psychology
1827 Powers Ferry Road Se; Building 22, Suite 200
Atlanta, GA
 

Dr. Steven Perlow's areas of specialization are group therapy, cognitive-behavioral therapy, and child psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Perlow include depression, behavior therapy, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). He accepts Amerigroup, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and WellCare, in addition to other insurance carriers. Dr. Perlow is accepting new patients.

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Melisa Melisa Alaba-Yusouf, MA
Specializes in Counseling
2470 Windy Hill Road Se; Suite 319
Marietta, GA
 

Ms. Cal Alaba-Yusouf works as a counselor. Ms. Alaba-Yusouf's clinical interests include child abuse, behavior therapy, and christian counseling. She accepts Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, and Humana Catastrophic, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Counseling
1640 Powers Ferry Road; Building 17 Suite 100
Marietta, GA
 

Dr. Joan Funk practices counseling in Marietta, GA. In her practice, Dr. Funk focuses on anxiety. She honors Humana HMO, Humana Bronze, Humana Catastrophic, and more. Dr. Funk is affiliated with Private Practice.

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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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