Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Social Phobia

  title={Cognitive-Behavioral Treatment of Social Phobia},
  author={James Overholser},
  journal={Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy},
Social phobia can be a chronic disorder, capable of restricting a client's social and occupational functioning. Cognitive-behavioral therapy can help many clients learn to overcome their social inhibitions, and make lasting changes in their interpersonal style. Cognitive-behavioral therapy for social phobia includes four general components for helping clients learn to manage their social anxiety. First, therapy begins with the establishment of a sound therapeutic alliance, a focus on assessment… CONTINUE READING
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