Be Calm

We believe that anxiety disorders are treatable and that no one should have to live with excessive anxiety.


Center for Understanding and Treating Anxiety at San Diego State University

Welcome to our clinic and research website. Our mission is to provide the most up-to-date, evidence-based treatment for anxiety and related disorders. Anxiety can be frightening and frustrating for all of its sufferers. If your anxiety is interfering with your work, social, academic, or personal life, we have treatment available for you. We work with children, adolescents, and adults, and have a variety of options for people seeking treatment. We believe that anxiety disorders are treatable and that no one should have to live with excessive anxiety.

Click here for more information about our clinical assessment and treatment services.

Click here for more information about participating in our treatment research. You may be eligible to receive free treatment through one of our ongoing clinical trials.

Click here if you were previously in our study and contacted to provide follow up information

CUTA Updates and News

12/11/2015: USC Genetics Study Event and Free Speaker Series on Satuday 1/9/16

Dr. Amir will be speaking at a free OCD speaker series in La Jolla, sponsored by the University of Southern California. Research opportunities available. Click here to learn more and to RSVP.

12/2/2015: OCD Support Group

We now offer an OCD support group. Those with OCD and their families are welcome. There is no fee to attend this group. Click here to learn more.

12/1/2015: Treatment Study for Youth with OCD

We are starting to recruit participants for a new NIMH-funded trial (F31 MH107176-01) of family-based treatment for pediatric OCD. Enrollment begins in January 2016. Click here to learn more.