Research has shown that therapy is the most effective treatment for anxiety disorders, reports an article in Help Guide. Unlike anxiety medication, therapy can help you uncover the underlying causes of your worries and fears and develop better coping and problem-solving skills. Two of the most widely used and effective types of therapy for treating anxiety disorders are cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and exposure therapy. CBT involves addressing negative patterns and distortions in the way a person looks at the world and themselves. Exposure therapy involves exposing a person to the situations or objects they fear through systematic repeated exposures. To read this article in its entirety, click here.