Deborah Stote, Ph.D.
Deborah Stote, Ph.D. 

Anxiety Disorders

Fear is the result of a motivational system that is designed to help us survive. When there is danger, fear motivates us to flee or fight and fear helps us to organize our activities so that we can stay out of harm's way. However, if you experience fear or anxiety that is persistent, intense and seems uncontrollable or you experience an out-of-proportion dread at the thought of everyday activities, you may benefit from consultation with a psychologist. Many times there are simple strategies for alleviating runaway fear; there are also very reliable therapeutic strategies for treating anxiety disorders that are more severe and protracted, like PTSD. Contact us today to receive a free, 30 minute consult and learn about strategies for trauma resolution and solutions for chronic anxiety.


Here are some resources that may also be helpful:


Anxiety and Depression Association of America


National Institute of Mental Health

Go to NIMH website
Go to ADAA website

Contact and Appointments



(512) 709-4294



4413 Spicewood Springs Road

Suite 206

Austin, TX 78759


FAX:  512-957-1383


Office Hours

Monday through Friday, 9am-5pm

After hours by appointment


Also, please note there is a list of emergency service organizations and contact numbers under the "Information for Patients" link at the top of this page.

Convenient Location

Avoid the hassle of downtown traffic and parking.  We have a very convenient office location just 15 minutes North of downtown, with easy access to Mopac, 360, and 183--and parking is shaded, plentiful, and free!  Please see the "Location" link at the top of this page.

Nationwide Resource for Mental Health and Addiction Recovery:

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