There are several types of anxiety disorders including panic disorders, social anxiety disorders, OCD, phobias, and generalized anxiety disorders.
Anxiety is a normal human emotion that everyone experiences at times. However, anxiety disorders are different in that they cause marked distress that interferes with a person’s ability to lead a normal life.
Anxiety disorders are treatable and the vast majority of people with anxiety disorders can be helped with professional care. In therapy you will learn cognitive behavioral skills, mindfulness techniques and other skills adapted to your unique situation to decrease anxiety.