Anxiety and Depression

Anxiety and depression are mental health conditions that can leave you feeling very alone and in need of help.  When you are experiencing chronic health problems it is not suprising that anxiety and depression is common. Mindfulness based cognitive therapy (MBCT) and acceptance and committment therapy (ACT) have been shown to be effective for depression and a wide range of anxiety disorders including Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD).  Sleep disturbances are common in both anxiety and depression, which can be treated simultaneously. Dr. Gentry worked several years at the Veterans Affairs and has extensive training in effective treatments for PTSD and working with Veterans.

Dr. Gentry has speciality training in a variety of anxiety and depressive disorders, including the following:

  • Dysthymia
  • Generalized Anxiety Disorder
  • Major Depresssive Disorder
  • Obsessive Compulsive Disorder
  • Panic Disorder
  • Phobias
  • Post Traumatic Stress Disorder
  • Social Anxiety
Please see recent article in NY times on the impact of cognitve behavioral insomnia on depression.

http://www.nytimes.com/2013/11/19/health/treating-insomnia-to-heal-depression.html?smid=pl-share