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Anxiety Disorder Treatments in Bridgeville, PA

Anxiety Disorder

At Stepping Stones Psychiatric Care in Pittsburgh, PA, we understand that living with an anxiety disorder can be overwhelming and disabling. That's why we offer a range of personalized treatments to help you manage your symptoms, gain control over your life, and experience lasting change.

Our board certified psychiatrist, Dr. Muhammad Shaikh, specializes in evidence-based treatment options such as psychotherapy for anxiety, mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques, medication management and more. We utilize a hybrid telemedicine and in-person approach to ensure the best care, while still following all safety protocols.

With compassionate care and guidance from our team of professionals, you can take the first steps towards successful recovery and improved mental health. If you’re ready to start taking control of your life, contact Stepping Stones today for more information about our services and to schedule an appointment. We look forward to helping you on the path to healing.

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Treatment for Anxiety Disorder Symptoms

Anxiety disorders affect different individuals in different ways, and at Stepping Stones, we offer personalized treatment plans to meet the unique needs of each person. Some of the most prevalent symptoms of anxiety include:

  • Persistent fear and worry
  • Panic attacks or overwhelming panic-like symptoms
  • Trembling, sweating, or hot flashes
  • Racing heart rate or rapid breathing
  • Shortness of breath or difficulty breathing deeply
  • Chest pain, tightness, or discomfort

Panic attack treatment and treatment for anxiety disorders can take a number of different forms. Our compassionate experts at Stepping Stones in Pittsburgh are here to help you create a personalized treatment plan that works for you.

Treatments for anxiety disorders include:

  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT): A type of psychotherapy that focuses on recognizing and changing negative thinking patterns and behaviors.
  • Medication Management: Dr. Shaikh can work with you to create an individualized medication regimen if necessary.
  • Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction (MBSR): A technique that emphasizes bringing awareness to the present moment, allowing feelings to pass without judgment.
  • Professional Support: Our team is dedicated to providing compassionate care and support as you manage your anxiety disorder.

Frequently Asked Questions

What causes anxiety disorders to occur?

Common causes of anxiety disorders can include genetics, traumatic events, stressful life changes, and medical issues. Other contributing factors may include negative thought patterns or behaviors, family history of mental health issues, and substance use.

Will medication for anxiety disorder help my symptoms?

Depending on the severity and type of your anxiety disorder, our board certified psychiatrists may suggest medication in addition to other treatments such as cognitive behavior therapy or mindfulness-based stress reduction techniques. Dr. Shaikh can help determine the best medication for anxiety in order to treat your unique symptoms.

How does therapy help with anxiety disorders?

Therapy helps to address any underlying issues that could be contributing to anxious feelings as well as learning new coping skills to manage symptoms. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a popular form of therapy for managing anxiety.

How can I get started with the best anxiety specialist near me?

At Stepping Stones, we make it easy to get started on the road to feeling better and living well. Just fill out our simple online form.