Dr. Charlene Forsyth is a licensed psychologist providing specialized treatment for anxiety disorders. She has focused her practice on the assessment and treatment of anxiety disorders (panic disorder, social anxiety, generalized anxiety or worriers, obsessive compulsive disorder, and post traumatic stress disorder) in order to provide the most comprehensive, up to date, state of the art approaches. The research literature supports a cognitive behavioral approach , referred to as CBT, for treatment of anxiety disorders which includes alternate ways of understanding and responding to thoughts , feelings and behaviors. A core component of the treatment includes exposure to worry thoughts and fearful sensations.
Dr. Forsyth has incorporated into her practice a computerized virtual reality system which facilitates the exposure experience and subsequently enhances the individualís ability to overcome and manage stress responses during social interactions, airplane flying, heights, and a variety of other possible situations which elicit anxiety.