Dealing with anxiety can be extremely painful. Anxiety almost never responds to direct efforts to reduce it, which can lead to a great deal of frustration. You may feel you should be able to control your anxiety, and yet you cannot. Struggling to contain your anxiety can take up most of your time, and you start to miss out on the things in your life that really matter to you.
Dr. Schwerzler believes first and foremost that your therapy should work. He therefore use a straightforward, evidence-based approach. Dr. Schwerzler’s first option for helping you is always to use whatever treatment has been shown by research to be most effective for your specific issue. He also aims to make your treatment work as quickly as possible.
Dr. Schwerzler is especially proficient in Exposure Therapy (also known as Exposure and Response Prevention, or ERP), which has been shown through extensive research to be the most effective therapy for any type of anxiety problem. Most people who undergo Exposure Therapy for their anxiety problem respond very well to treatment and can go on to live healthy, fulfilling lives.
Examples of Anxiety Disorders:
- Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
- Panic Disorder
- Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
- Social Anxiety Disorder
- Sports Performance Anxiety