Understanding Social Anxiety and Shyness

Management and treatment of social anxiety

The main strategy used in treating social anxiety is to break the cycles that maintain it: to interrupt them, and change the patterns that keep them going. There are four main methods of breaking these cycles:

  • changing thinking patterns
  • doing things differently
  • reducing self-consciousness
  • building up confidence.

The combination of socially anxious patterns of thinking, safety behaviours, self-consciousness and lack of confidence gets in the way of being yourself, socially. These are the things that need to change.

 

More about social anxiety & shyness

< previous page                                                                                      next page >

Our website uses cookies so that you can place orders and we can provide a better service. Continue to use the site as normal if you're happy with this, or find out how to manage cookies. close [x]