Licensed Clinical Psychologist

CBT Treatment of Anxiety Disorders

Research has shown CBT to be very effective in the treatment of a broad spectrum of anxiety disorder symptoms. In this section I will address the following questions:

What are the different types of anxiety disorder diagnoses?

What are some common features of anxiety disorders?

How is CBT used to treat anxiety disorders?

How long does CBT treatment usually last?


How long does CBT treatment usually last?

Because anxiety problems vary widely, it is difficult to say how long CBT treatment for anxiety will take; it depends on each person’s specific symptoms.  In general, CBT is meant to be short-term and last 12-16 weeks. However, treatment may last substantially longer if a person has a severe form of anxiety and/or has multiple problems to address.




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