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At Anxiety Institute, we offer specialized, long-lasting solutions for youth, families and adults grappling with OCD, anxiety and anxiety-related disorders. Our team of professionals serving residents of Rye NY are experts in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and utilize daily Exposure Therapy, grounded in scientific research and medical sciences, to help you overcome your anxiety or OCD.
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Anja Mubuuke, LMSW
After completing a BA in Psychology at Columbia University, Anja Mubuuke combined her passion for exercise, physical conditioning, and psychology by working with diverse clients in youth sports, personal training, and physical therapy. Through these experiences, Anja witnessed the powerful results and positive impact on her clients by providing dedicated time, personal attention and working together toward their goals. As YMCA’s Director of Wellness and Healthy Living, she developed wellness programming for members. Additionally, Anja completed a year-long internship at McKinsey & Company where she helped design and facilitate a stress management workshop for the company’s consultants. Prior to her work at Anxiety Institute, Anja worked in a residential setting advocating for clients with varied and co-occurring disorders, including borderline personality disorder, depression, and anxiety. In pursuit of a more holistic approach to total well-being, she earned her MSW at Columbia School of Social Work to expand upon her expertise in physical training and combine it with a clinical perspective.
A Division 1 collegiate athlete and world champion qualifier for Ironman Triathlon, Anja understands the relationship between psychological and physical health, and the impact on thoughts, feelings, and behaviors.
From the Team in Greenwich, CT...
When you have a child who is struggling with anxiety, sometimes your relationship with them gets so wrapped up in the …
Many teens feel emotions more deeply, and this can sometimes develop into anxiety disorders.Side effects like panic …
“This isn’t a place where you come to fix your child. It’s a place where you come to help your child understand what drives her, what can help her and how she can help herself. It’s such a different angle to come at. It’s not there’s something wrong with you we’re going to fix you. No there’s something great about you, and you have to understand it and you have to know how to live with it and how to get through your difficulties. But it will make you better and stronger.”
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About Rye, NY
Rye, NY is a scenic city located in Westchester County, roughly 25 miles north of New York City.
It is famous for its rich history, waterfront allure, and the celebrated Rye Playland amusement park. The city showcases a lively downtown area filled with high-end shops, fine dining establishments, and various cultural attractions. Rye takes pride in its top-tier public schools and is close to esteemed universities such as Fordham and Manhattanville College.
The city’s population is marked by affluence, hosting numerous professionals who make the daily commute to Manhattan, young families drawn to its reputable education system, and longstanding residents who appreciate the harmonious surroundings. Rye emphasizes the health and happiness of its inhabitants, initiating conversations on critical issues like environmental conservation and championing various community outreach programs.
Nurturing community bonds and superior living standards, Rye offers a plethora of activities suitable for families and individuals alike. Acknowledging the significance of overall well-being, the city ensures the mental and emotional needs of its residents are met, with a wide range of resources and support mechanisms in place.