Anxiety Disorders Clinic

Erika Nurmi, MD, PhD & David Willison, MD, PhD
Thu PM

The Anxiety Disorders Clinic primarily focuses on using Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) to treat Veteran patients with anxiety disorders. Medication management is also available in this clinic.

Learning Objectives:

  1. Residents will learn differential diagnosis of anxiety disorders and will learn to deliver cutting-edge, evidence-based psychotherapeutic approaches to treating these disorders, including the latest methods for delivering CBT and exposure-based treatments.
  2. Residents will receive training and supervision in CBT by a licensed clinical psychologist and/or a psychiatrist with expertise in the treatment of anxiety and related disorders.
  3. Residents will receive training and supervision in medication management for anxiety disorders by a psychiatrist with expertise with this population.
  4. Residents will carry a caseload of 2-3 patients whom will typically receive weekly CBT with or without medication management.