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A 47-year-old member asked:

Any advice? i have recently developed bad speech anxiety is this normal?

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Dr. Barbara Lavi
Clinical Psychology 36 years experience
I'm not sure what: You mean by bad speech anxiety. Are you afraid to speak in public, in a group or with anyone? People can be helped with behavior modification techniques for these kinds of issues, but it is not really clear what about your speech is making you anxious. Please explain.

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