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Fort Lauderdale, FL

The Anxiety Institute nearest you is in...
Palm Beach/ Boca Raton, FL

Anxiety Institute is your go-to facility in Fort Lauderdale FL for specialized, enduring treatment for anxiety and OCD among adolescents and young adults. We pride ourselves on our evidence-based approach, grounded in medical science. Our skilled clinical team uses Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and complements it with daily Exposure Therapy, providing lasting relief instead of temporary coping strategies.

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(561) 922-8200

Anxiety Institute

2300 Glades Road, Suite 350E
Boca Raton, FL 33431

Approximately 29 min (22.5 mi) via I-95 N from Fort Lauderdale, FL

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Monday – Friday

9:00 am – 5:00 pm

About Anxiety Institute

Conveniently located between the Florida Turnpike and I-95, our office at 2300 Glades Road hosts convenient parking and proximity to retail locations including the Town Center.

Our Programs

Intensive Day Program

Empowering Youth Ages 12-25 Suffering with anxiety and OCD. Our program confronts OCD and anxiety using a multi-faceted approach.

With daily individual CBT sessions, applied behavioral coaching, and immersive group therapies, we foster growth and recovery so clients can achieve their potential. Utilizing varied wellness strategies, we use an integrated approach firmly based in evidence-based treatment modalities. Families, we’re here for you too – strengthening ties and teaching invaluable parenting skills. 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

Receive expert, individualized treatment for OCD, anxiety and anxiety-related disorders with our team of specialized clinicians.

Our approach is rooted in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and is complemented by other modalities such as EMDR, Cognitive Processing therapy, bio-feedback and virtual reality to deepen the therapeutic process.

Parent Coaching Services

Anxiety Institute specializes in equipping parents with effective, evidence-based strategies to effectively parent their anxious child.

Replace accommodation and avoidance with constructive action, based on the highly-regarded SPACE model from Yale’s Child Study Center. Each coaching session is tailored to the needs of your family, fostering an environment that encourages resilience and self-sufficiency in your child.

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Staff Highlight

Timothy Leistner, EdD
Art Therapist

Palm Beach/ Boca Raton, FL

His inspiration:

“My kindergarten teacher saw I had talent and encouraged my mother to develop my talent. Now I have a rich life. I promise I will find the talent in each client to enable them to break through barriers and move forward.”

From the Team in Palm Beach County, FL...

“The clinicians were wonderful. They were excellent, professional, relatable, and easy to communicate with.”

A Parent of an Anxiety Institute Teen

Have questions? Let's talk.

The everyday hustle and bustle of life can be overwhelming sometimes and hard to manage if you’re dealing with anxiety. Anxiety Institute is here to help. Our team specializes in treatment for a variety of anxiety and anxiety-related disorders for clients between the ages of 13 and 25. Let’s start with a conversation.

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About Fort Lauderdale, FL

Fort Lauderdale, Florida

Fort Lauderdale, FL is a picturesque coastal city located on Florida’s southeastern coast, about 28 miles north of Miami.

Known as the “Venice of America” for its expansive canal system, the city serves as a major boating hub and a gateway for international cruise ships. Fort Lauderdale offers an array of recreational activities, including stunning beaches, a lively arts scene, and a variety of outdoor sports from fishing to paddleboarding. The city’s thriving tourism industry is complemented by a robust economy in sectors such as aerospace, healthcare, and technology.

With a diverse population of approximately 182,000, the city is home to a mix of young professionals, retirees, and families. The community is culturally vibrant, reflecting a blend of Latin American, Caribbean, and European influences, among others. Families in Fort Lauderdale benefit from a wide range of public and private schools, parks, and family-oriented events, but the city also faces challenges like income inequality and the occasional threat of hurricanes.

While the area is generally considered to be more relaxed compared to Miami, it still offers a bustling nightlife and a range of high-end shopping and dining options, making it attractive for both family living and youthful exuberance. In summary, Fort Lauderdale presents a dynamic blend of natural beauty, economic opportunity, and cultural diversity, but also contends with issues such as climate change vulnerability and social inequality.

Fort Lauderdale, FL Statistics:

10th largest city in Florida

Population under 18: 



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