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. Areas of expertise for Ms. D'arcy include person-centered therapy, caregiver issues, and adjustment disorders. She is an in-network provider for Aetna EPO, Anthem, and Blue Cross/Blue Shield, as well as other insurance carriers.

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Specializes in Counseling
9529 N Highway 146
Mont Belvieu, TX
 

Ms. Cynthia Nicolini works as a counselor in Mont Belvieu, TX. Clinical interests for Ms. Nicolini include anxiety. She is in-network for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and more.

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All Interests: Anxiety

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

Dr. Mohammad Athari practices neurology (brain & spinal cord disease). On average, patients gave him a rating of 4.0 stars out of 5. His areas of expertise include facial problems, attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD), and stroke. Dr. Athari is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, as well as other insurance carriers. He graduated from Tehran University of Medical Sciences and Iran University of Medical Sciences and then he performed his residency at Kings County Hospital Center and a hospital affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine. Dr. Athari (or staff) speaks the following foreign languages: Spanish and Persian. He is affiliated with San Jacinto Methodist Hospital. His practice is open to new patients.

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

Dr. Mohsin Qayyum works as a geriatric psychiatrist in Baytown, TX and Friendswood, TX. Areas of particular interest for Dr. Qayyum include depression, pain management, and anxiety. His professional affiliations include Memorial Hermann Southeast Hospital and Houston Methodist. Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Amerigroup Star are among the insurance carriers that Dr. Qayyum takes. Dr. Qayyum's practice is open to new patients. He attended medical school at Dow Medical College. His medical residency was performed at a hospital affiliated with the University of Chicago.

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All Interests: Depression, Schizophrenia, Pain Management, Anxiety

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

Dr. Mohamed Ahmed is a medical specialist in pediatric psychiatry. Areas of expertise for Dr. Ahmed include depression, adolescent issues, and attention deficit disorder (ADD/ADHD). Dr. Ahmed is affiliated with Houston Methodist. He studied medicine at Cairo University, Kasr Al-Ainy Faculty of Medicine. His patients gave him an average rating of 1.5 out of 5 stars. He honors Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. New patients are welcome to contact Dr. Ahmed's office for an appointment.

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All Interests: Depression, Adolescent Issues, Sleep Disorders, Chronic Fatigue Syndrome, Sleep Apnea, Attention ... (Read more)

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

Dr. Mohammad Ahmed sees patients in Baytown, TX. His medical specialties are family medicine and emergency medicine. Dr. Ahmed's clinical interests include gastrointestinal problems (digestive disorders), depression, and heart problems. He is an in-network provider for Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield HMO, and Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, in addition to other insurance carriers. He graduated from King Edward Medical University. He is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. He 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 is a Baytown, TX physician who specializes in general internal medicine. Her areas of expertise include the following: sexually transmitted diseases (STds), anemia, and high cholesterol (hyperlipidemia). Dr. Massey is professionally affiliated with Houston Methodist. Patient ratings for Dr. Massey average 4.5 stars out of 5. She is an in-network provider for several insurance carriers, including Blue Cross Blue Shield Bronze, Blue Cross Blue Shield Gold, and United Healthcare Choice. Dr. Massey's practice 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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