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Anxiety Therapy in NYC

Looking for professional Anxiety therapy in NYC? Visit The Compassion Practice in Manhattan today. Our empathetic therapists help you rediscover the joy, peace, and fulfillment that anxiety may have taken away.

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Anxiety Symptoms At The Compassion Practice, NYC

Every year, millions of people in New York City face the invisible yet debilitating effects of anxiety. At The Compassion Practice our goal is to help individuals navigate the stormy seas of anxiety with personalized anxiety therapy in NYC. 

Common Anxiety Symptoms:

Anxiety can present itself through a variety of symptoms, which can vary significantly from person to person. But if the answer to most of the questions below is ‘YES’, you need treatment ASAP!

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Give us a call at (347) 391-0086 to find out more about Anxiety Therapy in NYC. The Compassion Practice offers Therapy services to Manhattan & Brooklyn in New York City. Or click “Get Started Now” to schedule an appointment online with our Anxiety Therapist today.

What types of anxiety disorders does The Compassion Practice treat

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD): People with GAD worry excessively about various aspects of their life, such as health, work, or finances. The worry is often out of proportion to the actual situation and can be difficult to control.

Panic Disorder: This involves recurrent, unexpected panic attacks. Panic attacks are sudden episodes of intense fear that trigger severe physical reactions when there is no real danger or apparent cause. People with panic disorder live in fear of having another panic attack and may avoid places where panic attacks have occurred in the past.

Social Anxiety Disorder (SAD): SAD, also known as social phobia, involves high levels of anxiety, fear, and avoidance of social situations due to feelings of embarrassment, self-consciousness, and concern about being judged or viewed negatively by others.

Phobias: Phobias are intense fears about specific things or situations, such as heights (acrophobia), flying (aviophobia), spiders (arachnophobia), or enclosed spaces (claustrophobia). The level of fear is usually inappropriate to the situation and can cause the person to go to great lengths to avoid the feared object or situation.

Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD): While not classified as an anxiety disorder in the latest version of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual of Mental Disorders (DSM-5), OCD involves unwanted and intrusive thoughts (obsessions) that cause anxiety, leading to repetitive behaviors (compulsions) to try to alleviate the distress.

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD): PTSD can develop after exposure to a traumatic event, such as warfare, sexual assault, or a serious accident. Symptoms include flashbacks of the trauma, nightmares, and severe anxiety, as well as uncontrollable thoughts about the event.

Anxiety Affects People from Every Walk of Life

  1. Genetics: Anxiety disorders can run in families. Having a close relative with an anxiety disorder might increase your risk.
  2. Personality: Certain personality types are more prone to anxiety disorders. For instance, children who are timid, inhibited, shy, or avoidant may be more likely to develop anxiety disorders later in life.
  3. Experiences: Traumatic life events, particularly those occurring in childhood or adolescence, can increase the risk of anxiety disorders. This includes experiences like physical, sexual, or emotional abuse, the death of a loved one, or being involved in a serious accident or disaster.
  4. Other mental health disorders: People with other mental health disorders, such as depression, may be more likely to also have an anxiety disorder.
  5. Physical health conditions: Certain physical conditions can also increase risk for anxiety disorders, including heart disease, diabetes, respiratory disorders (such as asthma), or thyroid problems.
  6. Substance use: Misuse of or withdrawal from addictive substances, including alcohol, nicotine, and other drugs, can cause or worsen anxiety.
  7. Chronic Pain or Chronic Illness: People dealing with long-term physical health problems like chronic pain or a chronic illness like cancer or multiple sclerosis can have a higher risk of developing an anxiety disorder.
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Anxiety Treatment Can Transform your Life

At Compassion Practice, the Anxiety Therapy treatment is not just about controlling symptoms, it’s about reclaiming your life and rediscovering the joy, peace, and fulfillment that anxiety may have been masking. This transformative journey, while challenging, is absolutely achievable and can lead to a life characterized by greater wellness, productivity, and happiness.

Anxiety often brings with it constant worry and racing thoughts that cloud your mind. Therapy, however, equips you with effective strategies to manage these thoughts, quiet your mind, and regain your mental clarity. This newfound clarity can enhance your ability to concentrate, make decisions, and perform at your best.

Physical health can also see a significant improvement with anxiety treatment. Chronic anxiety often manifests as persistent physical symptoms such as headaches, muscle tension, and sleep disturbances. 

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Why Choose The Compassion Practice for Trauma Therapy

At The Compassion Practice, we use a holistic and patient-centered approach to treat anxiety. Our dedicated therapists utilize a range of evidence-based techniques, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction (MBSR), and other therapeutic approaches.

Our therapists are professionally trained to handle anxiety disorders, ensuring you receive the highest level of care and support.

The Compassion Practice has helped many individuals successfully manage their anxiety. Our former and existing clients have consistently praised our empathetic and comprehensive approach.

Choosing The Compassion Practice means selecting a treatment center that provides convenient in-person sessions in NYC. Additionally, we offer a flexible schedule to fit your busy life and accept a variety of insurance plans.

Meet Our Team of Expert Therapists

Director Founder and Clinical Director

PhD, LMHC, JD, Staff Therapist/Postdoctoral

LCSW, Supervising Therapist

LMSW, Staff Therapist

LMSW, Staff Therapist

LMSW, Staff Therapist

LMSW, LSW, ASW, Staff Therapist

Psychology Extern

MSEd,MA,MHC-LP, NCC, Psychology Extern

MA, Psychology Extern

Anxiety Therapy in NYC FAQs

How long does a typical therapy session last?

A typical therapy session at The Compassion Practice lasts for about 50-60 minutes, but this can vary depending on the individual needs and treatment plan of the client.

How many sessions to see an improvement in my anxiety symptoms?

The number of sessions needed varies greatly depending on the individual and the severity of their anxiety. Some clients may start to see improvement within a few sessions, while others may require a longer duration of treatment. Your therapist will discuss an initial treatment plan with you and it will be regularly reviewed and adjusted as needed.

Does The Compassion Practice offer both in-person and virtual sessions?

Yes, The Compassion Practice offers both in-person sessions at our NYC clinic and virtual sessions for clients who prefer remote therapy or who are unable to attend in person.

Does The Compassion Practice accept insurance?

While The Compassion Practice does not directly bill insurance companies, we can provide documentation for out-of-network benefits if your insurance plan allows.

Can I switch therapists if I feel we're not a good fit?

The therapeutic relationship is a critical factor in successful trauma therapy. If you feel your therapist isn’t a good fit, we’ll gladly help you transition to another therapist within our practice.

What can I expect in my first therapy session for anxiety?

In your first session, your therapist will aim to understand your experience with anxiety and any other concerns you might have. You’ll discuss your symptoms, your personal history, and your goals for therapy. It’s an opportunity for you and your therapist to decide if you’re a good fit for each other.

What steps does The Compassion Practice take to ensure confidentiality?

At The Compassion Practice, we adhere to strict privacy and confidentiality guidelines as outlined by the HIPAA. All conversations, records, and correspondences are kept confidential, except in cases where there is a risk of harm to yourself or others, or where we are legally required to share information.

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Our therapists practice many evidence-based approaches from a lens of self-compassion and mindfulness. We have some of the best clinicians specializing in Anxiety therapy in NYC.

“If your compassion does not include yourself, it is incomplete.” 

Who We Serve

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The Whole You

At The Compassion Practice we recognize that mental health conditions do not define a person. People are more than just a label. Instead, we take a holistic approach to treatment that goes beyond solely mental health. Life happens, and we’re here to help.
There is something wonderfully bold and liberating about saying yes to our entire imperfect and messy life.
Tara Brach

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Additional Information

A Note
About Insurance

We focus on providing out-of-network benefits for our clients. We do this to provide the highest level of care for our clients. Our reception team can help you understand and leverage your out of network benefits. Many of our clients are able to get the majority of their therapy costs reimbursed through their insurance’s out of network benefits.

Reception and

We are here to serve you! Please contact us and you will be greeted by one of our intake specialists. They can answer your questions about therapy and help you figure out your out of network benefits. Rest assured that you will be completely taken care of!