CENTER FOR ANXIETY DISORDERS AND PHOBIAS

Panic Disorder and Agoraphobia

  • Unexpected surges of anxiety with symptoms of palpitations, sweating, trembling, shaking, shortness of breath, feelings of choking, chest pain or discomfort, nausea, dizziness, unsteadiness, lightheadness, fear of losing control, and going crazy, or dying.
  • Anxiety about having a panic attack and being in places or situations where escape may be difficult or embarrassing or help may not be available. Agoraphobia includes fears of being home alone, in crowds, standing in line, driving over bridges, or traveling on public transportation, or in a car.

Dr. Diane E. Sholomskas, Dr. Christina J. Taylor, Dr. Stuart J. Sokol, specialize in time-limited focused, cognitive-behavioral treatments for Panic Disorder with and without Agoraphobia.

Dr. Sholomskas, Dr. Taylor, and Dr. Sokol are all certified Panic Control Therapists, specializing in effective science based treatment for panic disorder.

Dr. Sholomskas has also developed and co-authored the Multicenter Collaborative Panic Anxiety Scale.

Diane E. Sholomskas, Ph.D.
203 776.2077 ext.2
2440 Whitney Avenue, 2nd Floor
Hamden, Connecticut 06518
Christina J. Taylor, Ph.D.
203 372.4593
2335 Black Rock Turnpike
Fairfield, Connecticut 06825