Marilyn Smith, LCSW, ACSW has over 25 years of experience in the treatment of anxiety disorder and depression.

• Agoraphobia
• Generalized Anxiety
• Obsessions and Compulsion
• Panic Attacks
• Post-Traumatic Stress

• Social Anxiety
• Specific Phobias
• Mixed Anxiety & Depression
• Health & Illness Anxiety

Cognitive behavioral treatment includes relaxation training and controlled exposure to feared situations. Relaxation is taught through mindful breathing and body scanning. Other techniques include cognitive restructuring of negative thoughts, in vivo desensitization, supportive psychotherapy, and EFT (emotional freedom techniques, ie tapping of acupressure points) to eliminate unwanted symptoms.

Individual and group sessions for adults and adolescents experiencing problems related to depression, marital problems, and anxiety.

By appointment. Accepts some insurance, including Medicare. Office in Plainview, Long Island.