Neurocove Behavioral Health, LLC

 Specialists in psychological assessment, therapy, and counseling for 

anxiety, depression, and trauma throughout Florida. 

Counseling for Anxiety

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Are you looking for Counseling for Anxiety in Orlando?

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Anxiety holds us back. It interferes with our ability to be our most intelligent, creating, and capable selves. Anxiety stands in the way of our potential, our hopes, and our dreams. If you’re here, odds are you know exactly how frustrating this can be. Sometimes, we don’t even notice the anxiety.  Sometimes, it is so intense and so unpleasant, that we force it out of our awareness with maladaptive coping strategies which he may not even recognize. We might avoid the things that make us anxious. Friends, relationships, activities. We might try to distract ourselves, hiding from our anxiety under the guise of work or hobbies. 

So, first of all, let me assert my firm belief that the only thing we have to fear is...fear itself — nameless, unreasoning, unjustified terror which paralyzes needed efforts to convert retreat into advance.

At one point, anxiety was about protecting us from harm. Generally speaking, it has been an enormously helpful evolutionary adaptation. Anxiety kept our ancestors out of harm by sounding alarms in their heads and making them feel scared in hazardous circumstances for thousands of generations. The fact of the matter is, we owe a lot to anxiety and the role it played in the early days of humanity.

Unfortunately, anxiety sometimes exceeds its usefulness. We are no longer hunter-gatherers scavenging in the underbrush.  For most of us, there is no bear wandering around the next bend.  For some, however, anxiety remains a crippling force in their life.

If anxiety is controlling your life, one of the best courses of action is seeking counseling for anxiety. Therapy and counseling have been repeatedly and robustly shown to be remarkably effective. Thousands of peer-reviewed, individual, and independent studies and meta-analyses conducted over decades have reached the same conclusion: Counseling for anxiety works.

In some ways, counseling for anxiety can be a better solution than medications.  Unlike medication, the benefits can continue long after therapy ends1. Those who complete counseling have been shown to be healthier, happier, and more productive2, and often gain confidence in their ability to live a more full and rich life3.

In addition, getting help with your anxiety may prolong your life and reduce healthcare costs4. Anxiety and chronic stress play an expensive role in disease onset and progression. Further, those who complete therapy for anxiety may reduce their risk of cardiovascular disease5, cancer6, and dementia7.

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Not sure about treatment? We have brief measures to assess anxiety, depression, or trauma

(1) Hollon, S. D., Stewart, M. O., & Strunk, D. (2006). “Enduring effects for cognitive behavior therapy in the treatment of depression and anxiety.” Annual Review of Psychology, vol. 57, 285–315.

(2) VandenBos, Gary R.; DeLeon, Patrick H. (1988) “The use of psychotherapy to improve physical health.” Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, Practice, and Training. vol. 25(3), 335-343.

(3) Haycock, Laurel A; McCarthy, Patricia; Skay, Carol L. (1998). “Procrastination in college students: The role of self-efficacy and anxiety.” Journal of Counseling and Development, vol. 76(3). 317-324.

(4) Simon, G., Ormel, J., VonKorff, M. and Barlow, W., 1995. “Health care costs associated with depressive and anxiety disorders in primary care.” American Journal of Psychiatry, 152(3), pp.352-357.

(5) Celano, C.M., Daunis, D.J., Lokko, H.N., Campbell, K.A. and Huffman, J.C., 2016. “Anxiety disorders and cardiovascular disease.” Current psychiatry reports, 18(11), p.101.

(6) Chida, Y., Hamer, M., Wardle, J. and Steptoe, A., 2008. “Do stress-related psychosocial factors contribute to cancer incidence and survival?”. Nature Reviews Clinical Oncology, 5(8), p.466.

(7) Greenberg, M.S., Tanev, K., Marin, M.F. and Pitman, R.K., 2014. “Stress, PTSD, and dementia.” Alzheimer’s & Dementia, 10(3), pp.S155-S165.

Nicholas James Psychologist Orlando Florida

Nicholas James, Ph.D.



My name is Nicholas James, Ph.D. I have experience working with individuals facing anxiety, depression, stress, trauma, insomnia, and caregiver strain. I focus on matching evidence-based therapies to the needs of my clients to meet their personal goals of recovery and growth.


I believe that change occurs through personal reflection, cultivating strengths and resources, and incorporating growth into everyday life. It is my goal that each session is collaborative and integrates needs, beliefs, and your background into a person-centered treatment plan.


I try to bring a genuine, humanistic atmosphere to every session. My therapeutic approach is centered in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and incorporates additional evidence-based practices to address unique needs that arise during therapy.


Trauma Focused

Exposure Response Prevention

Acceptance & Commitment (ACT)

Behavior Modification 


Motivational Interviewing Mindfulness-Based (MBCT)

Cognitive Processing (CPT)

Cognitive Behavioral (CBT)

Benson Munyan Psychologist Orlando Florida

Benson Munyan, Ph.D., ABBCP



My name is Dr. Benson Munyan. I am a board-certified clinical psychologist. I specialize in working with those experiencing symptoms of anxiety, depression, and trauma. If you are reading this, there’s a good chance you’re looking for something. Whatever the origin of your story, you are here. There is no time like the present to change our tomorrow.


From our very first session, skills are introduced, demonstrated, and assigned as practice assignments between meetings. I collaboratively set each session agenda with my clients, ensuring we have time for following up since the last session, troubleshooting any problems with skills or homework, and working on new problems or material.


Let’s be honest. Sometimes, life is hard. And sometimes, it downright sucks. There, I said it. I believe we should be able to use everyday language in therapy, and that participating in therapy as our most genuine selves empowers us to better understand the challenges we’re facing as well as potential solutions.


Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

Cognitive Processing Therapy

Trauma-Focused Therapy

Dialectical Behavioral Therapy

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy

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