Everyone experiences anxiety when under stress. But if your anxiety is overwhelming and taking over your day, Omobolaji Oyebanjo-Popoola, MD, and the team at The Potter’s Behavioral Medicine Clinic in Decatur, Stockbridge, Villa Rica and Hiram, Georgia, can help. Taking a holistic approach to mental well-being, the team creates plans that benefit your spirit, soul, and body. For help with your anxiety, call or book an in-office or telepsychiatry appointment online today.

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What is anxiety?

Anxiety is an emotional response to situations with unknown outcomes, making you feel worried, nervous, uneasy, or fearful. It’s a normal stress reaction and helps your body prepare for uncertainty.

However, if you feel anxious all the time about everyday things or your fear and worry are overwhelming and all-consuming, you may have an anxiety disorder.

The Potter’s Behavioral Medicine Clinic is a psychiatry practice that specializes in mental health, learning disabilities, and trauma. The team takes an individualized approach using a wide range of modalities that addresses the root cause of your anxiety, including Christian-based therapies.

What are the types of anxiety disorders?

Anxiety comes in many forms, and there are many types of anxiety disorders. The most common include.

Generalized anxiety disorder (GAD)

GAD is a type of anxiety disorder that causes ongoing feelings of fear and worry about everyday things. The overwhelming anxiety makes it hard to concentrate and go about your normal routine.

Social anxiety disorder

Social anxiety disorder causes intense fear and anxiety in social situations, such as eating in public, interacting with classmates or co-workers, and public speaking.


Phobias are excessive fears over objects or situations, like the fear of needles or flying.

Panic disorder

Panic disorder is a type of anxiety disorder in which you have frequent, unexpected panic attacks.

Anxiety affects people of all ages. The Potters Behavioral Medicine Clinic offers treatment for all age groups.

What are the treatments for anxiety?

The team at The Potter’s Behavioral Medicine Clinic takes an individualized approach to care. They offer many treatment options to help you feel better. Treatment may include traditional or Bible-based therapy, medication, or a combination of these.

The team doesn’t believe medication is the best fit for all and uses other modalities when appropriate, such as nutritional supplements and biofeedback.

Don’t let your anxiety take over your life. Call The Potter’s Behavioral Medicine Clinic or book an appointment online today.