Anxiety and Depression

Anxiety and Depression services offered in White Plains, NY

Anxiety and Depression

Anxiety and depression are prominent mental conditions that can severely impact your daily life. Luckily, board-certified anesthesiologist Michael Kullman, MD, in White Plains, New York, provides an array of effective solutions that ease anxiety and depression and get your life back on track. Schedule an in-person or telehealth evaluation by phone or online today.

Anxiety and Depression

What is anxiety?

Anxiety is a mental health concern characterized by agitation, sleeplessness, fear, worry, anxious feelings, and sometimes panic attacks. 

Depression often accompanies anxiety. When left untreated, these mental health conditions can severely diminish your mood and quality of life. See Dr. Kullman at the first sign of an anxiety disorder.

What is depression?

Depression is a mental health illness that affects your mood. It’s characterized by extreme sadness that hinders your quality of life or ongoing sad feelings you can’t seem to break free from. 

Different types of depression Dr. Kullman can treat include treatment-resistant depression, major depressive disorder (MDD), postpartum depression, and postmenopausal depression.

Dr. Kullman provides effective solutions and compassionate care for depression in patients aged 12 and older. 


What are the symptoms of anxiety and depression?

You may experience the following symptoms because of anxiety and depression:

  • Ongoing fear in everyday situations
  • Constant worry
  • Extreme sadness
  • Fatigue
  • Depression
  • Racing heartbeat
  • Avoiding people, places, or situations
  • Phobias
  • Panic attacks
  • Long-lasting sad feelings
  • Irritability
  • Weight loss or weight gain
  • Loss of interest in favorite things
  • Substance misuse
  • Thoughts of suicide
  • Feeling helpless, hopeless, or worthless

Depression and anxiety can manifest many of these symptoms, and often simultaneously. 

How are anxiety and depression diagnosed and treated?

Dr. Kullman diagnoses anxiety, depression, or both after reviewing your medical history, symptoms, mood, emotions, and behaviors during a psychiatric evaluation. 

He offers the following treatments for anxiety and depression

  • Ketamine infusion therapy
  • Home ketamine treatment

Ketamine is an anesthetic that eases pain and can improve your emotions. It helps you experience rapid symptom relief from anxiety, depression, post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD), and other common mental health concerns. 

Ketamine therapy is available as an intravenous (IV) infusion, nasal spray, pill, or dissolving tablet. If you’re a candidate for home ketamine treatment, you can have the medication delivered right to your doorstep. 

Schedule an in-person or telehealth evaluation with Michael Kullman, MD, by phone or online today.