Category: Therapeutic Approaches

This category is about the different therapeutic approaches that have been proposed for social anxiety disorder.

Thoughts about thoughts: Social Anxiety And MetaCognition

“Try to pose for yourself this task: not to think of a polar bear, and you will see that cursed thing come to mind every minute.” Fyodor Dostoevsky, Winter Notes on Summer Impressions, 1863 Negative Thoughts and Psychological Disorder What if they notice my anxiety?  What if they reject me? I can’t give this presentation, […]

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Self-Compassion as Antidote To Social Anxiety

“Self-love, my liege, is not so vile a sin, as self-neglecting.” William Shakespeare Want to Feel Good About Yourself? Be Above Average! Melissa is a 16-year-old high school student who gets good grades. Her parents are proud of her, and her teachers predict she will be able to study at her college of choice. Although […]

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