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1,994 people sought anxiety therapy help at Jersey City in the last year

Discover how starting anxiety therapy can support your own journey toward a happier, more fulfilling life.

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Starting Anxiety therapy

What is anxiety therapy?

Anxiety therapy helps people better understand and manage their anxiety. Anxiety therapists at Thriveworks in Jersey City, NJ can develop a treatment plan that will help you better manage your day-to-day anxiety or your anxiety disorder.

How does anxiety therapy work?

Anxiety therapy involves talking to a therapist about symptoms, potential causes, and more. Thriveworks Jersey City therapists will then work with you to determine where your anxiety might stem from and teach you effective coping mechanisms.

How to deal with anxiety?

One of the best ways to deal with anxiety is to learn about your own anxiety: your symptoms, what triggers it, and what coping mechanisms have been effective in the past. When you learn what your anxiety is tied to, it can help you be mindful of what's really happening as well as prevent and mitigate symptoms by processing and working through the issue in therapy. Other strategies that have been shown to help manage anxiety are meditation, challenging anxious thoughts, exercising, and journaling.

Symptoms of anxiety

Common symptoms of anxiety include:

  • Sense of impending danger
  • Nervousness/restlessness
  • Trouble focusing
  • Excessive sweating
  • Shaking
  • Headaches
  • Stomach issues
  • Fatigue
  • Panic attacks
  • Increased heart rate

What is the best therapy for anxiety?

Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) can be incredibly effective in treating anxiety and anxiety disorders. Other effective techniques include exposure therapy, Dialectical behavior therapy (DBT), Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), and EMDR therapy.

Is anxiety therapy conducted in person or online?

Anxiety therapy is conducted both in person and online, depending on the individual's preferences and their therapist's availability. We suggest choosing the option that best suits your needs.

How long does anxiety therapy last?

On average, people can tend to attend 15 to 20 session of anxiety therapy (five or more months). However, this number is heavily dependent on the type of anxiety that's being treated and its severity, with many choosing to attend anxiety therapy for a longer period of time to ensure its effectiveness long-term.

Is therapy worth it for anxiety?

Yes, it is worth going to therapy for anxiety. If you are struggling with regular anxious thoughts and feelings that are affecting your day-to-day life or you suspect that you have an anxiety disorder, you should seek expert anxiety help.

Need more help deciding?

Anxiety overwhelms the individual with racing thoughts, out-of-control worry, fear, and other harmful symptoms that are impossible to ignore. Some people experience these symptoms of anxiety in a range of scenarios, including at work, at the grocery store, even at home. Others people experience symptoms of anxiety in more specific situations, such as in social situations or post-trauma.

It’s important to note that it’s normal to experience worry and fear. However, when this worry and fear become excessive, this signifies that there is a problem that needs to be addressed. If you are experiencing anxiety, it’s important that you talk to a professional about your thoughts and feelings. They can help you assess the severity and take back control.

Did you know that there are therapists who specialize in treating anxiety? Anxiety therapists can assess your symptoms, offer coping strategies that are specific to your needs, and also help you reduce the occurrence of your anxiety. 

Thriveworks Counseling in Jersey City, NJ has anxiety therapists and psychologists on staff. If you think you could benefit or find value in consulting an anxiety specialist, please call our office. Our providers offer both in-person and online help and they can meet with you as soon as today or tomorrow.

Which Anxiety Disorder Do I Have?

The different types of anxiety that we started to explain above can be categorized into different disorders. Again, there are people who experience anxiety in a wide range of scenarios as well as people who experience anxiety in more specific situations or as a result of a life event.

Below are some of the most common forms of anxiety:

  1. Generalized anxiety disorder: Generalized anxiety disorder is characterized by severe and recurrent anxiety that interferes with one’s day to day life. Symptoms include excessive worry, restlessness, and difficulty focusing.
  2. Social anxiety disorder: Social anxiety disorder is characterized by irrational anxiety triggered in social interactions. Symptoms include irrational anxiety and fear, often about what others may think of the individual.
  3. Obsessive compulsive disorder (OCD): OCD is characterized by excessive thoughts and repetitive behaviors. Often, individuals with OCD feel compelled to arrange objects in a certain manner, organize, and/or clean excessively.
  4. Post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD): PTSD is characterized by anxiety caused by trauma. Symptoms include nightmares, flashbacks, depression, hypervigilance, and sleep disturbances.

If any of these struck a chord and you think you might be suffering with anxiety, don’t worry. Remember that there is help available to you. We understand that it can be scary to recognize that you might have an anxiety disorder, but we also know that anxiety therapists can help you.

How Does Anxiety Therapy Work?

The main goal of therapy is to help people manage their mental health issues and live better. Therapy for anxiety, then, helps people manage their anxiety and live better. 

A common approach to therapy for anxiety is cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT), which aims to help individuals understand, recognize, and change harmful thoughts. 

Your anxiety therapist at Thriveworks in Jersey City, NJ will help you…

  • Identify and correct those unhelpful thoughts
  • Analyze any potential causes of your anxiety disorder
  • Learn how to cope with your anxious thoughts
  • Develop a self-care routine that improves your state of mind

If you are feeling anxious, please don’t hesitate to talk to a professional about it. The sooner you discuss your symptoms with a therapist or psychologist, the quicker you can heal and relieve these painful thoughts.

Scheduling Anxiety Counseling at Thriveworks in Jersey City

Thriveworks Counseling helps people just like you every day. We help people manage their anxiety, other mental illnesses like depression, problems in their most treasured relationships, stress, and more.

Our Thriveworks team is made up of skilled and compassionate mental health professionals who specialize in specific areas of mental health. On top of their skills and the personalized care that they can offer, Thriveworks offers other premium counseling benefits like:

  • Online counseling options (telephone and video sessions)
  • Flexible daytime and evening sessions throughout the week and on the weekends
  • Free, exclusive mental health resources
  • And so much more

If you’d like to receive the benefits above, schedule your anxiety therapy appointment at Thriveworks—when you’re ready, of course. We’ll be here.

Pricing & insurance

Our therapists accept most major insurances. We cover 180 million Americans – and offer self-pay options, too.
Learn more about pricing for therapy and counseling services at Thriveworks.

Our Jersey City therapists and counselors accept 27 insurance plans

  • Aetna

  • AmeriHealth

  • Amerihealth Medicare Advantage

  • Blue Cross Blue Shield | Anthem (Blue Card)

  • Carelon

  • Cigna | Evernorth

  • Cigna | Evernorth EAP

  • Cigna | Evernorth Medicare Advantage

  • Compsych

  • EmblemHealth

  • First Health Network

  • Horizon Blue Cross and Blue Shield of New Jersey | BCBS

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Self-pay costs at Jersey City
Talk therapy

Talk therapy

Includes individual, couples, child/ teen, & family therapy

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

Talk therapy

Psychiatry

Includes reducing symptoms with medication & management

First session

$1

Ongoing sessions

$1

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Kory Langton is a grounded, mature and empathic person. She is kind, supportive and a great listener. These skills make her a great therapist!
Read more Kory Langton is a grounded, mature and empathic person. She is kind, supportive and a great listener. These skills make her a great therapist!
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Getting here

Thriveworks Counseling & Psychiatry Jersey City is located at the intersection of Sip Ave and Bergen Ave. Behind the building is Hudson County Community College Park. We currently share the building with Capital One and Blink Fitness, among other businesses.

Phone number

(973) 529-8926

Languages spoken by NJ providers

  • German
  • English
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