Overcome your fears and learn the skills to manage your anxiety and OCD

We specialize in treating anxiety and related disorders using effective evidence-based treatment approaches that are supported by decades of research.
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We listen, teach, and transform

Mrs. Nelsen is a Licensed Professional Counselor who treats a variety of anxiety disorders including: Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD), Social Anxiety, Specific Phobia, Panic Disorder, Separation Anxiety, Generalized Anxiety Disorder (GAD) and school fears. She specializes in working with children and adolescents, but will occasionally work with young adults. She utilizes Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP) to help people take active, specific steps to achieve their goals. CBT is an effective, evidence-based treatment that involves learning and implementing skills to achieve and maintain changes. She is also trained in Habit Reversal Therapy (HRT) to treat Trichotillomania and Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tourette's (CBIT). She is a graduate of the International OCD Foundation’s Pediatric Behavior Therapy Training Institute (BTTI). ​ We do not prescribe medications. Central Texas Anxiety doesn't discriminate based on race, gender, ethnicity, sexual orientation, gender expression, religious views, or disability. We welcome human aides for deaf and blind individuals. We welcome service animals.
Katherine Nelsen, MA

We specialize in:

  • Generalized Anxiety
  • Obsessive-Compulsive (OCD)
  • Fears/Phobias
  • Tourette's Syndrome
  • Trichotillomania
  • Separation Anxiety
  • Panic Disorders
  • Social Anxiety
  • Depression


  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
  • Exposure Response Prevention (ERP)
  • Habit Reversal Training (HRT)
  • Comprehensive Behavioral Intervention for Tics (CBIT)


  • Initial Diagnositc Assessment: $175
  • 45 Minute Follow-up session: $150