Managing Social Anxiety

Managing Social Anxiety

A Cognitive-behavioral Therapy Approach Workbook

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Blackwell Publishing
First dates, job interviews, and oral presentations give almost everyone the jitters. It is normal to feel some level of nervousness in certain situations. However, if everyday interactions cause you extreme fear and self-consciousness, you may be suffering from social anxiety disorder. Fortunately, there is a safe and scientifically sound treatment available.

This newly revised and updated workbook is designed for your use as you work with a qualified mental health professional to manage your social anxiety. It presents a step-by-step approach for combating anxiety based on the principles of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) CBT has proven to be a most effective treatment for social anxiety disorder and can be successfully used whether you are taking medication or not.

Over the course of I6 sessions, you will learn to understand your anxiety and work through it by identifying and challenging your anxious thoughts You will practice facing your feats in a safe, structured way through supervised exposure activities. Homework assignments and other skill building exercises allow you to be an informed and active participant in your therapy.

Complete with user-friendly forms and worksheets, as well as chapter summaries and review questions, this workbook will keep you motivated and engaged during treatment. If you are willing to put in the work, you will find that this program offers many benefits and will help improve your quality of life.

Oxford University Press
This revised workbook is designed for patients' use as they work, either with a qualified mental health professional or on their own, to manage social anxiety. Based on the principles of cognitive-behavioral therapy, the treatment program described is evidence-based and proven effective. Complete with user-friendly forms and worksheets, as well as relatable case examples and chapter review questions, this workbook contains all the tools necessary to help patients manage their anxiety and improve their quality of life.

Publisher: Oxford : Oxford University Press, 2010
Edition: Second edition
ISBN: 9780195336696
Branch Call Number: 616.8522 MANAG
Characteristics: 239 pages


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