Generalized anxiety disorder care at Mayo Clinic


Mayo Clinic's highly skilled experts in psychiatry and psychology services treat more than 7,000 people each year with generalized anxiety disorder.

Team approach

Mayo Clinic experts in psychiatry and psychology services use a team approach to evaluate and diagnose anxiety disorders. Compassionate psychiatrists, psychologists and other mental health professionals listen patiently to thoroughly understand your concerns, health issues and experience with anxiety to create a treatment plan suited to your needs.

Innovative care design

Mayo Clinic mental health experts work within the primary care clinics to provide evidence-based psychological and medication treatments for anxiety disorders. Social workers, psychologists, psychiatrists and nurses work collaboratively with primary care teams to improve access to effective anxiety treatments.

Unique, successful program for children and teens

The Pediatric Anxiety Disorders Clinic at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota is dedicated to the care of children and teens. The clinic provides advanced, evidence-based psychological and medical treatment for anxiety disorders. Parents are thoroughly involved in their children's diagnosis and treatment sessions from beginning to end. This treatment teaches children skills to manage their anxiety and teaches parents to effectively provide support.

Integrating practice and research

Mental health professionals are studying ways to improve the effectiveness of behavioral treatments for anxiety disorders within the primary care setting. The clinicians in the Pediatric Anxiety Disorders Clinic at Mayo Clinic's campus in Minnesota are conducting cutting-edge research into the treatment of childhood anxiety disorders and using that knowledge to deliver the highest quality care.

Top ranked

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked as one of the top psychiatry hospitals in the nation by U.S. News & World Report.