In this episode of “Help Me, Rhonda!,” clinical psychologist Dr. Rhonda Karg answers an audience member’s question about social anxiety. As the third largest mental health problem in the US, social anxiety remains a poorly understood psychological problem that is misdiagnosed about 90% of the time. Dr. Karg provides examples of the different presentations for social anxiety which includes a wide range of situations that cause anxiety in social settings. Dr. Karg also reviews the treatment that has been found in the research to be highly effective for social anxiety, offers the audience recommendations for skills that may be effective at reducing social anxiety and suggests how to get the help you need if social anxiety is a problem for you.
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