UVM Medical Center - South Prospect, Burlington

Seneca Center

 (802) 847-1424

1 South Prospect Street
St. Joseph, Level 6
Burlington, VT 05401-5505

Monday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Tuesday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Wednesday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Thursday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM
Friday: 8:00 AM - 4:30 PM

Mood and anxiety disorders are evaluated and treated at The University of Vermont Medical Center's Seneca Center clinic. Depending on the needs of the patient, treatment is provided by our Adult Outpatient Psychiatry service or our Partial Hospitalization service.

Mood and Anxiety Disorders: What You Need to Know

Experienced, Trusted Expertise

The UVM Medical Center is a university hospital and health system, which means our team provides the most advanced care backed by research. You can be assured that all decisions we make regarding your care are based on the latest research and best practices within the field of mental health. We will answer all of your questions and help you become as informed as possible throughout your care.

Personalized Care

Your treatment at The UVM Medical Center begins with a full psycho-social and medical evaluation to determine program appropriateness and placement, as well as formulating initial treatment goals

What are Mood and Anxiety Disorders?

Mood and anxiety disorders are made up of various conditions including:

  • Anxiety/panic disorder
  • Depression
  • Bipolar disorder
  • Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder
  • Phobias

Mood and Anxiety Disorder Treatment

Diagnosis and treatment includes:

  • A full psycho-social and medical evaluation
  • Individualized treatment planning
  • Individual CBT therapy (cognitive behavioral therapy)
  • Group CBT therapy
  • Pharmacological management

There are two levels of care:

Comprehensive Outpatient

Each patient undergoes treatment including:

  • Individual CBT therapy
  • Weekly group CBT therapy
  • Pharmacological management

This program takes place over an 8-10 week period after which care transfers back to community based providers .

Life Skills Group

Each patient undergoes treatment including a weekly skills group for adults who experience frequently recurring symptoms of their mood or anxiety disorder and a Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills training in addition to their existing outpatient therapy.

Most participants' mood and anxiety symptoms go into remission, and then they return to their primary care clinician for maintenance treatment.

The UVM Medical Center's physicians are highly trained in CBT therapy and other treatment regimens. Our knowledgeable mental health specialists use with the latest research in the field to treat patients suffering with mood and anxiety disorders with care and compassion.

Find a psychiatrist at The UVM Medical Center, learn more about our Adult Outpatient Psychiatry service or our Partial Hospitalization service, or call 802-847-3333.

	  	  Nora  Senecal, LICSW
Nora Senecal, LICSW
Clinical Social Work
Samuel Weiss, LICSW
Clinical Social Work