The more we put ourselves down and beat ourselves up, the less self-confident we feel and the more socially anxious we become. Learn two concrete strategies to build your self-confidence and decrease your social anxiety. Practical homework suggestions are provided to continue and strengthen these strategies on your own.
Larry Cohen, LICSW, A-CBT
NSAC District of Columbia
Larry is cofounder and Cochair of the National Social Anxiety Center (NSAC), a network of many regional clinics around the United States dedicated to providing and fostering effective, evidence-based services for those struggling with social anxiety. He has directed the Social Anxiety Help clinic (NSAC District of Columbia) in Washington, DC since 1990 where he has provided cognitive-behavioral therapy for more than 1,000 persons with social anxiety, and has conducted some 100 20-week social anxiety CBT groups. Larry is certified as a Diplomate in CBT by the Academy of Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies, which has also conferred on him the status of Fellow for having “made sustained outstanding contributions to the field of cognitive therapy”.