Generalized anxiety disorder care at Mayo Clinic

Experience

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 among the Best Hospitals for psychiatry by U.S. News & World Report.

Expertise and rankings

Outstanding ranking

Mayo Clinic in Rochester, Minn., is ranked among the Best Hospitals for psychiatry by U.S. News & World Report.

Innovative care approach

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 collaborate 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 provides special expertise in diagnosing and treating children and teens. The clinic provides advanced, evidence-based medical and psychological treatment for anxiety disorders.

New developments in the evaluation and treatment of anxiety

The Mayo Clinic research team has developed Mayo Clinic Anxiety Coach, an iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch app for anxiety management in children. Researchers also developed an electronic assessment system for evaluating pediatric psychiatric symptoms.

Locations, travel and lodging

Mayo Clinic has major campuses in Phoenix and Scottsdale, Arizona; Jacksonville, Florida; and Rochester, Minnesota. The Mayo Clinic Health System has dozens of locations in several states.

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Costs and insurance

Mayo Clinic works with hundreds of insurance companies and is an in-network provider for millions of people.

In most cases, Mayo Clinic doesn't require a physician referral. Some insurers require referrals, or may have additional requirements for certain medical care. All appointments are prioritized on the basis of medical need.

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Please contact your insurance company to verify medical coverage and to obtain any needed authorization prior to your visit. Often, your insurer's customer service number is printed on the back of your insurance card.

Oct. 13, 2017