With three different types of monthly meetings, this peer-supported group aims to provide a safe, supportive enviornment for overcoming social anxiety.
Are you stuck in your treatment? Dr. Jennifer Taitz describes how learning DBT skills and strategies can help.
Jennifer L. Taitz, PsyD
Director, Dialectical Behavior Therapy Program
American Institute for Cognitive Therapy
Dr. Taitz explains how the skills and strategies learned in dialectical behavior therapy, or DBT, can help people who have anxiety and depression. Skills include mindfulness, emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and interpersonal effectiveness.
Anxiety and depressive disorders are characterized by significant functional limitations and comorbid mental and physical health conditions that diminish quality of life and sense of well-being. Behavioral medicine, an interdisciplinary field combining medicine and psychology, provides increasingly popular evidence-based approaches to the remediation and healing of mental and physical health concerns and the emergence of wellness.
Learn all about childhood anxiety disorders — and treatments that are effective. Anxiety a normal in childhood, but children who suffer from an anxiety disorder experience excessive fear, nervousness, and shyness.
This support group is designed for individuals who struggle with social anxiety. Using a blend of supportive insight oriented work and cognitive behavioral coaching, the group's goal is to decrease anxiety, increase self-awareness, and improve assertiveness. Group members will also learn meditative relaxation technique to calm anxiety. The group is limited to 7 members.
ASAC is a unique program. We are a team bent on the mission of building a resource network and therapy program for sufferers of Social Anxiety. We provide ways to deal with social anxiety but also see what has worked for you. It is the collective knowledge of all members that makes this a powerful program.
College-aged adults (age 18–25) have more accepting views of mental health care than other adults, but they still see challenges when it comes to accessing care, according to results of a nationwide poll. The survey was conducted online among more than 2,000 adults, including 198 age 18–25, by Harris Poll on behalf of Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA) and two partnering organizations.
Male and female outpatients 18 or older:
This study aims to evaluate whether d-cycloserine (DCS) can enhance the effectiveness of cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) in improving treatment outcomes for social anxiety disorder, including whether the timing of the dosage is important for memory consolidation. Each patient’s participation will help investigators determine whether administering a dose of DCS before a therapy session will help the patient retain the new behaviors learned in session and therefore, reduce symptoms associated with social anxiety disorder.