Each patient at Lindner Center of HOPE begins recovery with a treatment plan for mental illness that combines the appropriate blend of psychotherapy and effective education for the patient and supporting family. Patients may also be candidates for medication therapy. Clinicians who are recognized experts in treating anxiety work one-on-one with patients in gaining a strong understanding of the individual’s needs and underlying problems. After assessment, these highly skilled specialists apply various proven therapies, such as Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to support the patient’s specific care needs.
CBT is a progressive therapy that helps identify and challenge a patient’s negative thought patterns and encourages behaviors designed to counter-act depressive symptoms. Clinicians may also use systematic desensitization as part of treatment.
The approach to treating anxiety at Lindner Center of HOPE returns control to patients and family. By actively involving family members in therapy, clinicians at Lindner Center of HOPE better equip the patient with critical support for continued success at home.
Lindner Center of HOPE clinicians effectively treat a variety of anxiety and co-occurring conditions, including generalized anxiety disorder (GAD), panic disorder, specific phobias, social anxiety disorder, posttraumatic stress disorder (PTSD), acute stress disorder, dissociative disorders, and substance-induced anxiety disorder.