Our anxiety program focuses on group treatment, where we teach children, teens and parents about anxiety and skills to face and overcome fears. Groups for parents are offered at the same time as groups for children and teens. The children and teen groups are separated by age. Our programs are based on well-researched cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) interventions that have proven success.
Most patients we evaluate take part in our anxiety group program as the first treatment. Some children with severe anxiety may start in individual therapy first and work on building up to group treatment.
After you and your child complete the group program, we will review progress with you and your child and decide on next steps. This may include individual therapy in our clinic or a referral to a community provider.