We found 6 providers with an interest in anxiety and who accept Self-Pay/Uninsured near Buffalo, NY.

Dr. Carol Ann Munschauer, PhD
Specializes in Psychology, Psychoanalysis
605 Lebrun Road
Amherst, NY
 

Dr. Carol Munschauer specializes in psychology and psychoanalysis and practices in Amherst, NY. Dr. Munschauer's clinical interests include crisis intervention, depression, and infertility. She is an in-network provider for Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. She welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Robert James Graham, PhD, EdD
Specializes in Psychology
36 Dorchester Road
Buffalo, NY
 

Dr. Robert Graham is a psychologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Graham include behavioral medicine, depression, and behavior therapy. He honors Self-Pay/Uninsured and Medicare insurance. Dr. Graham welcomes new patients.

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Dr. Jonathan L. Wilson Treible, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
719 Englewood Avenue
Buffalo, NY
 

Dr. Jonathan Treible works as a psychologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Treible include anger management, meditation, and group therapy services. Dr. Treible is in-network for Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and Self-Pay/Uninsured, as well as other insurance carriers. In addition to English, he speaks German. He is accepting new patients.

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Dr. Jennifer Anne Fendya, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
408 Franklin Street
Buffalo, NY
 

Dr. Jennifer Fendya practices psychology. Areas of expertise for Dr. Fendya include depression, phobias, and dissociative disorders. She takes Blue Cross/Blue Shield, Cigna, and Aetna, in addition to other insurance carriers. She is open to new patients.

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Dr. Renee Carol Wert, PhD
Specializes in Psychology
406 Linwood Avenue
Buffalo, NY
 

Dr. Renee Wert works as a psychologist. Areas of expertise for Dr. Wert include depression, domestic abuse, and phobias. She accepts Magellan Health Services, Blue Cross/Blue Shield, and Cigna, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Wert's office for an appointment.

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Specializes in Psychology, Counseling
1207 Delaware Avenue; Suite 207
Buffalo, NY
 

Dr. Meredith Beck-Joslyn is a psychologist and counselor. Her areas of expertise include the following: adoption issues, sexuality, and life transitions. She honors Aetna and Self-Pay/Uninsured insurance. Dr. Beck-Joslyn 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.