Anxiety is common and it’s corrosive effect over time on a person’s ability to function can be dangerously underestimated. Apart from a number of specific anxiety disorders, it’s also a very common feature of most other psychiatric conditions, substance misuse issues and personality difficulties.

We do however understand that all anxiety is not the same and that certain types of anxiety require particular management. This should influence the choice of medication and psychological approach taken, which then needs specialist assessment to get it right.