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Should I work on my social anxiety before I start trying to make friends in my new workplace?

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Dr. Christopher Michael
Clinical Psychology
6 doctors agree

In brief: Both

If you have a therapist to help you gradually increase the amount of interaction with workplace colleagues, slowly doing so will probably become a part of your treatment! however, it can help to role-play or imagine the interactions first with the therapist.

In brief: Both

If you have a therapist to help you gradually increase the amount of interaction with workplace colleagues, slowly doing so will probably become a part of your treatment! however, it can help to role-play or imagine the interactions first with the therapist.
Dr. Christopher Michael
Dr. Christopher Michael
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Dr. Ana Adelstein
Clinical Psychology
3 doctors agree

In brief: Why Not Start Now?

This pg from anxiety disorders assn of bc contains educational & self-help tools (incl.
A video) for managing, even overcoming anxiety in social situations : http://bit.Ly/16k19on effective treatment will involve putting yourself in feared social situations, going from ones u fear only a little 2 others u fear a lot. Try coming up w a plan u can implement now. A cbt expert coach can be a big help!

In brief: Why Not Start Now?

This pg from anxiety disorders assn of bc contains educational & self-help tools (incl.
A video) for managing, even overcoming anxiety in social situations : http://bit.Ly/16k19on effective treatment will involve putting yourself in feared social situations, going from ones u fear only a little 2 others u fear a lot. Try coming up w a plan u can implement now. A cbt expert coach can be a big help!
Dr. Ana Adelstein
Dr. Ana Adelstein
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