Anxiety Therapy

Increase Your Daily Mental Peace With Help From Qualified Black Therapists In Philadelphia

Anxiety Therapy

What is anxiety & how is it treated?

Anxiety is a natural emotional response characterized by feelings of tension, worried thoughts, and physical changes like increased blood pressure. It serves an essential function in helping humans recognize and react to threats, facilitating a state of alertness that is crucial for survival. However, when these feelings become excessive, pervasive, and interfere with daily life, they may signify an anxiety disorder. Anxiety disorders are among the most common mental health conditions, affecting millions worldwide.

The experience of anxiety varies widely among individuals. Symptoms can include persistent worrying, agitation, fatigue, difficulty concentrating, irritability, muscle tension, and sleep disturbances. These symptoms can be triggered by specific situations or may be constant, and their intensity can range from mild to debilitating.

Treating anxiety effectively usually involves a combination of therapy  and lifestyle changes. Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is one of the most effective forms of therapy, focusing on identifying and changing negative thought patterns that fuel anxiety. CBT helps individuals develop healthier thinking patterns and coping mechanisms to manage their anxiety more effectively.

Compassionate and Anti-Oppressive Therapy Services

Anxiety therapy can be a sanctuary to adjust thinking patterns and learn coping mechanisms alongside an experienced and trusted melanated therapist.

Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) is a widely used and effective treatment for anxiety disorders. It is a structured, and goal-oriented psychotherapy approach that focuses on the interconnections between thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.

Components of CBT for Anxiety

  • Cognitive Restructuring: Individuals learn to recognize their patterns of distorted thinking and replace these thoughts with more realistic and positive alternatives.
  • Skill Development: Coping and calming techniques such as deep breathing, progressive muscle relaxation, or mindfulness. These skills help manage anxiety symptoms in the moment and increase overall resilience.
  • Problem Solving: People with anxiety often feel overwhelmed in problematic situations. CBT can enhance problem-solving skills, helping individuals to deal with stressors more effectively and reduce anxiety about future problems.

Anxiety therapy can be a great benefit to those who identify with the following:

Do you often feel nervous, anxious, uneasy, or on edge?

Do you frequently worry about different things, even when there is no clear reason?

Do you find it hard to stop or control your worrying?

Do you avoid certain situations or activities because they make you feel anxious?

Do you have trouble sleeping, either falling asleep or staying asleep, due to your mind racing with thoughts?

Anxiety therapy can help you gain control of your own mind.

Getting Started Is Easy:

Reach Out

Schedule Your First Session

Feel Like You Again

We Accept Insurance:

Frequently Asked Questions:

What are your rates?

Individual Therapy – $155 for each appointment. For more details view our Rates & Insurance page. 

What are your insurance details?

The practice is in-network with Aetna, Highmark, Blue Cross Blue Shield PPO, Anthem, and Federal Employee Program. if your are unsure if we are an in-network provider for your plan, feel free to contact us for more information.

If you have an insurance that the practice is not in-work with (e.g., Independence Blue Cross, Keystone, Personal Choice, Cigna, United Health Care, etc), you can contact the member services or Behavioral/Mental Health number on the back of your card, and ask if your have out of network benefits. If you have out of network benefits, the practice can provide you with a Superbill after each therapy session to submit to your insurance provider.

The following questions can be asked to determine if you have out of network benefits:

  • Does my health insurance plan include out of network mental health benefits?
  • Do I have a deductible? If so, what is it and how much has been accumulated so far?
  • Does my plan limit how many sessions per calendar year I can have? If so, what is the limit?
  • Do I need written approval from my primary care physician in order for services to be covered?
  • What would be covered if I worked with an out-of-network provider?
  • What is the process to be reimbursed for out of network benefits?
How do you accept payment?

Major credit cards are accepted. We also accept payment from a Health Savings Account (HSA) or Flex Spending Account.

What is your cancellation policy?

If you are unable to attend a session, please make sure you cancel at least 24 hours beforehand. Otherwise, you will be charged a $95 missed session fee.

Contact Us

Please enable JavaScript in your browser to complete this form.

Get Started Today

Improve Your Mental Wellbeing and Find Peace in Everyday Life With Help From Qualified Black Therapists


2133 Arch Street, Suite 304
Philadelphia, PA 19103