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I have social anxiety disorder and I need help. Doc wants me to do group therapy. Why?

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Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Addiction Medicine
4 doctors agree

In brief: Exposure helps

Being in a group may elicit anxiety for you.
In the group you will have the support of the therapist and other group members, some of whom may also suffer from social anxiety.

In brief: Exposure helps

Being in a group may elicit anxiety for you.
In the group you will have the support of the therapist and other group members, some of whom may also suffer from social anxiety.
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
Dr. Jeffrey Roth
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Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Pediatrics - Psychiatry
3 doctors agree

In brief: Address pbm directly

Doc must find that it is most effective to work directly on the symptom of concern.
Really the best and most efficient way to gauge progress. Medication might be helpful, but developing new skills and ability to apply them is the goal.

In brief: Address pbm directly

Doc must find that it is most effective to work directly on the symptom of concern.
Really the best and most efficient way to gauge progress. Medication might be helpful, but developing new skills and ability to apply them is the goal.
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
Dr. Elizabeth Finley-Belgrad
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Dr. Douglas Bey
Psychiatry

In brief: Double whammy

Gain insight & the process itself desensitized u 2 social situatons.

In brief: Double whammy

Gain insight & the process itself desensitized u 2 social situatons.
Dr. Douglas Bey
Dr. Douglas Bey
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