We found 7 providers with an interest in anxiety and who accept Blue Cross/Blue Shield near Baytown, TX.

Delee Darcy, MA
Specializes in Family Therapy, Counseling
6730 Indepencence Boulevard; Suite 300
Baytown, TX
 

Ms. Delee D'arcy's specialties are family therapy and counseling. She practices in Baytown, TX and Houston, TX. Her clinical interests include person-centered therapy, caregiver issues, and adjustment disorders. Ms. D'arcy takes Aetna EPO, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, in addition to other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Counseling
9529 N Highway 146
Mont Belvieu, TX
 

Ms. Cynthia Nicolini works as a counselor. Areas of expertise for Ms. Nicolini include anxiety. Ms. Nicolini is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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Dr. Mohammad Athari, MD
Specializes in Neurology
4201 Garth Road; Suite #210
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Mohammad Athari is a neurologist in Baytown, TX and Houston, TX. Dr. Athari's average rating from his patients is 4.0 stars out of 5. Areas of expertise for Dr. Athari include facial problems, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and stroke. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. Before completing his residency at Kings County Hospital Center and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine, Dr. Athari attended medical school at Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Iran University of Medical Sciences. In addition to English, Dr. Athari (or staff) speaks Spanish and Persian. He is professionally affiliated with San Jacinto Methodist Hospital. He has an open panel.

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Dr. Mohsin Qayyum, MD
Specializes in Geriatric Psychiatry
4401 Garth Road
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Mohsin Qayyum specializes in geriatric psychiatry. Clinical interests for Dr. Qayyum include depression, pain management, and anxiety. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Dow Medical College and then he performed his residency at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago. He is affiliated with Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Houston Methodist. Dr. Qayyum is accepting new patients.

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All Interests: Depression, Schizophrenia, Pain Management, Anxiety

Dr. Mohamed S Ahmed, MD
Specializes in Pediatric Psychiatry
4201 Garth Road, Suite 212; Plaza 1
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Mohamed Ahmed is a child & adolescent psychiatrist in Baytown, TX and Webster, TX. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ahmed include depression, adolescent issues, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He accepts Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. His practice is open to new patients. He is a graduate of Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine.

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Specializes in Family Medicine, Emergency Medicine
2802 Garth Road; Suite 211
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Mohammad Ahmed's areas of specialization are family medicine and emergency medicine; he sees patients in Baytown, TX. He is a graduate of King Edward Medical University. Clinical interests for Dr. Ahmed include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), depression, and heart problems. He takes Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. His practice is open to new patients.

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Dr. Smita Massey, MD
Specializes in General Internal Medicine
4401 Garth Road
Baytown, TX
 

Dr. Smita Massey specializes in general internal medicine. Patient ratings for Dr. Massey average 4.5 stars out of 5. These areas are among her clinical interests: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), anemia, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Dr. Massey is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, United Healthcare Choice, and more. She is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. New patients are welcome to contact her office for an appointment.

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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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