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Social Anxiety

Social Anxiety is one of the most common Anxiety Disorders. Social anxiety is the fear of being judged and evaluated negatively by other people, which can lead to feelings of shame, inadequacy, inferiority, embarrassment, humiliation, or depression. Sometimes, people with Social Anxiety may also experience a Panic Attack.

People with social anxiety often report that they feel anxious, nervous, or uncomfortable in almost all social situations. In some cases, they may avoid being around people all together. Understandably, this adversely affects relationships and places them at risk of depression.

People with Social Anxiety often find the following situations difficult:

  • Being in groups of people
  • Being introduced to new people
  • Being teased or criticized
  • Being the center of attention
  • Being watched while doing something – eg Public Speaking
  • Meeting people in authority (“important people”)
  • Going around the room (or table) in a circle and having to say something

Social Anxiety is one of the most common Anxiety Disorders and responds very well to treatment. But, like most psychological problems involving anxiety, it rarely resolves itself when left untreated. To read about effective treatments for Social Anxiety click here.

I can help you overcome Social Anxiety and all Anxiety Disorders. I can help you get your life back on track. If you would like to contact me, I would love to hear from you. I am a PhD Clinical Psychologist with over 15 years’ experience trained in Mindfulness & Compassion Focused Therapies.

To book in a session with me:

CONTACT ME

I will typically respond to you within 12-24 hrs.

 

 

 

Resources

 To read more about ‘What is Anxiety?’

Access free self-help resources here

What is Mindfulness?

Calm yourself with this powerful breathing technique

Learn about your Brain’s 3 Emotion Regulation Systems

Understanding the Physiology of Self-Criticism

 

 Other Anxiety Disorders:

I can help you overcome Social Anxiety and all Anxiety Disorders. I can help you get your life back on track. If you would like to contact me, I would love to hear from you. I am a PhD Clinical Psychologist with over 15 years’ experience trained in Mindfulness & Compassion Focused Therapies.

To book in a session with me:

CONTACT ME

I will typically respond to you within 12-24 hrs.

 

 

Resources

 To read more about ‘What is Anxiety?’

Access free self-help resources here

What is Mindfulness?

Calm yourself with this powerful breathing technique

Learn about your Brain’s 3 Emotion Regulation Systems

Understanding the Physiology of Self-Criticism

 

 Other Anxiety Disorders:

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