Anxiety is the most common mental health illness in the U.S. affecting 40 million adults in our country. (http://www.nimh.nih.gov/health). Anxiety has many variations from persistent worry and fear, to specific phobias, trauma, panic, obsessions and compulsions, all of which are very treatable through accurate diagnosis and an individualized therapeutic approach. Many continue to suffer from anxiety as a result of not pursuing mental health treatment. This may lead to increased symptoms, work related problems, more hospital visits and doctor consultations. Instead of therapy being a last resort, make it your first priority. Be proactive with your anxiety and schedule an appointment with an experienced therapist at Mass Bay Counseling. A comprehensive assessment with be completed with you to determine a plan of action.