Here are some strategies for dealing with fears that are infrequent (or impossible) to face directly:
Does the prospect of dating send shivers down your spine? In my job as a clinical psychologist and anxiety specialist I work with many people who would like to date, but feel held back by anxiety. They are waiting to pursue a relationship until the day (or year or decade) when their anxiety stops screaming Read more »
Here is an article by Geraldine Walsh, a freelance writer in the UK. She has written an excellent article about her experience with social anxiety in the modern world. Click here.
When writing my book, Social Courage: Coping and Thriving with the Reality of Social Anxiety, I wanted to tell the truth. The truth being that social anxiety is a normal human experience that most of us can relate to—rather than it being this weird unusual thing that only you experience. The goal then is not Read more »