What We Treat at the ADC

Anxiety disorders affect people of all ages and backgrounds.

The Anxiety Disorders Center/Center for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy offers assessment and treatment for a wide range of anxiety and related disorders and behaviors for children, adolescents, adults and the elderly.

See the list below for the types of problems treated at the Anxiety Disorders Center/Center for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. Click on each treatment or disorder to learn more.


Major Depressive Disorder (MDD) is associated with a depressed mood and a loss of interest in one’s usual activities.

Generalized Anxiety Disorder

Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) is characterized by extreme, persistent worry.

Hoarding Disorder

Compulsive hoarding is a common and potentially disabling problem, characterized by the accumulation of excessive clutter, to the point that parts of one's home can no longer be used for their intended purpose.


Insomnia occurs when an individual has persistent difficulty falling asleep and/or staying asleep.

Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

People with Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) suffer from persistent and recurring thoughts or "obsessions" that they find very disturbing.

Panic Disorder

Panic Disorder is marked by repeated panic attacks, sometimes called "anxiety attacks."

Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder

Most people experience an extremely distressing or traumatic event at some point in their lives.

School Refusal

Children may refuse school due to strong feelings of anxiety, such as fears of separating from their parents or caregivers.

Separation Anxiety Disorder

Separation Anxiety Disorder is usually seen in children and adolescents, although it can be present in adults as well.

Social Anxiety Disorder

People with Social Phobias exhibit symptoms when they are meeting new people, giving speeches, or being evaluated.

Specific Phobias

Specific Phobias used to be called "Simple Phobias". However, for people who have these fears, there is nothing simple about them.

Trichotillomania (hair pulling) and Skin-Picking Disorder

Trichotillomania is an impulse control disorder characterized by repeatedly pulling out one's hair, resulting in visible alopecia (hair loss).

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