Psychiatrists located in Murray Hill, Midtown East, New York, NY


About Anxiety

Are you struggling with persistent feelings of unease, restlessness, or worry? At NYC Psychiatric Associates, located in the Murray Hill neighborhood of Manhattan, New York, the team of seasoned psychiatrists have extensive experience and are here to guide you on a path toward a calmer, more balanced life. They provide anxiety treatment services with personalized care, addressing your unique needs. To learn more, call the office or request an appointment online today.

Anxiety Q&A

What are the symptoms of anxiety?

Anxiety can manifest in various ways, impacting both your mental and physical well-being. Common symptoms include:

Excessive worry

If you have anxiety, you may often find yourself caught in a cycle of constant apprehension about everyday events, often with no clear reason.

Physical symptoms

Anxiety may cause you to have physical manifestations, such as muscle tension, headaches, fatigue, and sleep disturbances.


Feelings of being on edge, restless, or irritable are also signs of an underlying anxiety issue.

What are the different types of anxiety?

Anxiety is a broad term that covers various kinds of disorders. Understanding more about them can help tailor an effective treatment plan. Common types include:

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)

GAD is defined as experiencing excessive worry about a range of everyday concerns, affecting your ability to function normally.

Social anxiety disorder

This type of anxiety is characterized by an intense fear of social situations, leading to avoidance of social interactions.

Panic disorder

Panic attacks, marked by sudden and intense fear, are a hallmark of panic disorder. These attacks can be debilitating and may occur without warning.

How is anxiety treated?

At NYC Psychiatric Associates, the team offers a holistic approach to ensure the highest level of treatment. The psychiatric specialists offer in-office and virtual evaluations through an online telemedicine platform.

To determine the exact cause of your anxiety symptoms, your practitioner performs a comprehensive evaluation. This typically involves a 90-minute assessment session, a review of medical history, and any input from your previous or current mental health providers. 

In some cases, genetic testing can provide an accurate diagnosis and determine your ideal treatment plan.

Your treatment may include:


Engaging in talk therapy allows you to explore and address the root causes of your anxiety and develop coping mechanisms for healthier thought patterns.

Medication management

In some cases, medication may be prescribed to alleviate your symptoms. The team carefully monitors and adjusts medications as needed to ensure optimal results.

Lifestyle modifications

Simple lifestyle changes, such as incorporating regular exercise, maintaining a balanced diet, and practicing relaxation techniques, can significantly contribute to anxiety management.

If you’re struggling with anxiety, take the first step toward a brighter future by scheduling a consultation today. The NYC Psychiatric Associates team is committed to providing compassionate and effective care. 

Call the friendly staff today or book an appointment online as a convenient option.