Arlington, Virginia

The Anxiety Institute nearest you is in...
McLean, VA

Anxiety Institute provides specialized treatment for adolescents and young adults with anxiety and OCD in Arlington, Virginia. Our core modality, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), is supported by extensive research and medical science. With a focus on daily Exposure Therapy, we work diligently to deliver not just coping skills, but long-term relief from anxiety.

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Anxiety Institute

6862 Elm Street, Suite 620
McLean, VA 22101

Approximately 15 min (7.5 miles) via George Washington Memorial Pkwy from Arlington, VA to 6862 Elm St. McLean, VA

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About Anxiety Institute

Conveniently located minutes from Tysons Corner with easy access to Chain Bridge Road, Dolley Madison Boulevard, and Route 495, our office at 6862 Elm St. hosts convenient parking and proximity to local amenities and retail locations.

Our Programs

Intensive Day Program
Addressing moderate to severe OCD and anxiety in youth ages 13-25, Anxiety Institute provides a structured day program.

Dive into CBT during individual sessions, practice coping strategies with exposure coaches, and connect with peers in daily group therapies. Our wellness offerings, from mindfulness to fitness, rejuvenate the mind and body. Parents are not forgotten; we foster stronger family bonds and more effective parenting skills through psychoeducation and parent coaching.

Our concentrated intensive outpatient program occurs Monday through Friday, over a 6-12 week time frame, depending on severity of symptoms. Each day consists of four hours of targeted individual and group work.

Individual Therapy
Holistic, individual-focused therapy from skilled clinicians specializing in anxiety and OCD.

Using a multi-faceted approach including evidence-based CBT, we also employ advanced technologies like bio-feedback, EMDR and virtual reality to suit unique needs.

Parent Coaching Services
Anxiety Institute Coaching Service is committed to transforming the way you support your anxious child.

Using proven strategies from the Yale Child Study Center’s SPACE treatment model, we teach you to replace anxiety-accommodating behaviors with constructive interactions, fostering resilience in your child.

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Staff Highlight

Rebecca Berman, MSS, MLSP, LCSW
Clinical Director

McLean, VA

Her Inspiration A mentor challenged me to ask myself the hard questions, to become genuinely curious and to use my imagination. My goal is to show clients how to embrace curiosity, creativity, and find beauty in imperfection in order to expand their world and create sustainable change.

From the Team in McLean, VA...

“Nothing short of terrific. Patient, kind, supportive. Our clinician was really good about following up and outlining everything we spoke about.”

A Parent of an Anxiety Institute Teen

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About Arlington, Virginia

Arlington, Virginia

Arlington, VA, is a thriving urban county located just across the Potomac River from Washington, D.C., known for its rich history, diverse community, and strong educational institutions. The county features a dynamic mix of upscale residential neighborhoods, green spaces, and a bustling commercial sector, including the high-tech corridor of Crystal City. It’s home to national landmarks such as the Arlington National Cemetery and the Pentagon, adding to its historical significance.

The streets of Arlington are lined with a variety of dining options, specialty stores, and cultural venues such as the Signature Theatre, contributing to its lively atmosphere. The county’s schools are highly rated, with a well-educated population drawn by the proximity to prestigious universities and the plethora of government and private sector jobs in the area.

Arlington’s demographics reflect a tapestry of professionals, diplomats, and families who appreciate the area’s accessibility and its balance of urban amenities with neighborhood charm. The county places a strong emphasis on community health and social welfare, with numerous initiatives aimed at enhancing the quality of life for all age groups.

With a strong community spirit, Arlington regularly hosts events ranging from farmers markets to marathons, fostering a sense of togetherness. It maintains a forward-thinking stance on wellness, offering comprehensive services to meet the physical and mental health needs of its residents, ensuring a community that is not only connected but also cared for.