Social Anxiety Relief for Teens
A Step-by-Step CBT Guide to Feel Confident and Comfortable in Any Situation
by Bridget F. Walker
Pub Date 01 Oct 2021 | Archive Date 01 Oct 2021
New Harbinger Publications, Inc., New Harbinger
Social anxiety is a serious-yet often overlooked-form of anxiety commonly experienced by teens. If left untreated, it can lead to a significantly increased risk of developing depression and even addiction in adulthood. In Social Anxiety Relief for Teens, Bridget Flynn Walker presents a five-step cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) program to help teens gain confidence and stop living in fear of social situations.
A simple, five-step program to overcome the social anxiety standing between you and a happier, more confident life.
Do you worry about what others think of you? Does fear of being judged trigger intense anxiety? If you're one of millions of teens suffering from social anxiety disorder (SAD), you know how it feels to miss out on life because you're avoiding people or situations that you feel like you just can't deal with. The good news is there is a way to free yourself from the fear and uncertainty keeping you from the rich and fulfilling life you deserve.
Social Anxiety Relief for Teens offers a simple, five-step cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) program to help you stop your fears and worries from getting the best of you. You'll learn to recognize your triggers and identify the behavior you use to avoid them. Then you'll discover ways to slowly and gently challenge yourself to face anxiety-inducing situations, until you gradually increase your comfort levels. Finally, you'll develop the skills you need to build on your progress and work toward mastering your anxiety.
If you're ready to break free from social anxiety and build the self-confidence you'll need to reach your goals, this book will give you the boost you need to get there.In these increasingly challenging times, teens need mental health resources more than ever. With more than 1.6 million copies sold worldwide, Instant Help Books for teens are easy to use, proven-effective, and recommended by therapists.
“In Social Anxiety Relief for Teens, Bridget Flynn Walker provides all the tools kids need to start recognizing, challenging, and overcoming their social anxiety. If your life feels limited or miserable because of social anxiety, give this book a try. If you know a young person who is struggling with social anxiety, encourage them to follow the clear, simple, and easy-to-understand steps laid out in this excellent volume.”
—Eli R. Lebowitz, PhD, director of the Yale Child Study Center Program for Anxiety Disorders, and author of Breaking Free of Child Anxiety and OCD
“Social anxiety is very common, and it can really hold you back. This can be a really big problem when you are teenager. Fortunately, there are very effective skills to deal with this problem. This book is a step-by-step guide to manage and overcome this problem. Don’t suffer in silence. There is a way out. This book will help you.”
—Stefan G. Hofmann, PhD, professor at Boston University, and author of The Anxiety Skills Workbook