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Social Anxiety Book Reviews

Book Review: Social Courage: Coping & Thriving With the Reality of Social Anxiety Book Review: Social Courage: Coping & Thriving With the Reality of Social Anxiety“Most people who feel trapped by shyness or social anxiety will settle with the status quo and never seek help, be it from a knowledgeable therapist or from finding a scientifically based self-guided program and tackling it on their own,” writes Dr. Eric Goodman. Instead, social ...

Book Review: Anxiety Relief for Kids Book Review: Anxiety Relief for KidsMany parents look for books that offer guidance and understanding about psychological problems their children may be experiencing. Mental health professionals also frequently recommend such books to families receiving counseling and other therapeutic services. Unfortunately, parent-advice books are often poor quality, difficult to understand, and ...

Book Review: How to Be Yourself Book Review: How to Be YourselfAt its worst, social anxiety can make ordering a cup of coffee a daunting task, and can make a party feel like a house of horrors. From what direction will humiliation spring? Is it any wonder people with social anxiety learn to cower at home, ...

Book Review: Don't Let Your Anxiety Run Your Life Book Review: Don't Let Your Anxiety Run Your LifeAlmost everyone who walks through my door seeking counseling is struggling with anxiety. For most, it has been a life long struggle, and often depression is there, too. The authors of Don’t Let Your Anxiety Run Your Life: Using the Science of Emotion Regulation and ...

Book Review: The Mindfulness & Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety Book Review: The Mindfulness & Acceptance Workbook for AnxietyWhen you experience anxiety, worry, or fear, have you ever thought about embracing it rather than running away from it? In The Mindfulness & Acceptance Workbook for Anxiety, John P. Forsyth and Georg H. Eifert present a whole new way of thinking about anxiety ...

Book Review: How I Overcame Social Anxiety (& How You Can Too) Book Review: How I Overcame Social Anxiety (& How You Can Too)For those who suffer from social anxiety, self-help books can often feel like clinical prescriptions. Yet, Tobias J. Atkins new book, How I Overcame Social Anxiety (And You Can Too): An Introverts Guide To Recovering From Social Anxiety, Self-Doubt, and Low Self-Esteem is as useful ...

Growing Yourself Up: How to Bring Your Best to All of Life's Relationships Growing Yourself Up: How to Bring Your Best to All of Life's RelationshipsThere may be no more challenging pursuit than managing relationships, and there is certainly no shortage of recommendations on how to do so. In Growing Yourself Up: How to Bring Your Best to All of Life’s Relationships, mental health counselor Jenny Brown wants us to look within at how ...

Shyness: The Ultimate Teen Guide Shyness: The Ultimate Teen GuideI thought I was shy in grammar school, but in hindsight, I don’t think I was shy, exactly. Introverted seems a more accurate term. And yet, we often call people introverted when really they are just shy: The two are not the same. That’s just ...

The Neuroscience of Human Relationships: Attachment & the Developing Social Brain I had barely started this book and was already recommending it to friends and colleagues. Early in the second edition of The Neuroscience of Human Relationships, psychology professor and private practitioner Louis Cozolino challenges traditional Western philosophy of the lone and separate individual. As Cozolino writes, ...

BRAVE: Be Ready and Victory's Easy BRAVE: Be Ready and Victory’s Easy is a 96-page, large-print, softcover book is a quick and easy read geared toward helping children and parents find solutions for those who suffer from social anxiety.  The story is more for younger people; Danny, a fifth grader, is ...

A Brief History of Anxiety: Yours and Mine In the U.S., 40 million adults have an anxiety disorder. Author Patricia Pearson is one of them: She is a regular visitor to Flu Wiki, an online community that fears an impending influenza outbreak. She compares her “uncomfortable but meaningless” angst to Edvard Munch’s The ...

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Grohol, J. (2019). Social Anxiety Book Reviews. Psych Central. Retrieved on September 18, 2019, from https://psychcentralreviews.com/social-anxiety-book-reviews/
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