Social anxiety is the fear or uneasiness of being involved in social situations or activities. The overwhelming persistent fear surrounding interactions can have a detrimental effect on daily life. There are often triggers that impact social anxiety, including new situations that often involve public speaking, interviews, and dates. This is because these tasks are often associated with worry and a lack of control. Recognizing these triggers and engaging in therapy are the most important steps in beginning your journey to recovery. Continuing in this process will ensure that your anxieties are not given the power to control your ability to engage in social situations.
Some common symptoms of social anxiety can stem from:
- Family history of anxiety
- Being bullied
- Having a noticeable physical or medical condition
- Physical, sexual, or emotional abuse
- Past trauma
The best way to overcome anxiety is by engaging in our specialized anxiety treatments. We will lead you and your loved ones down the path of developing the skills to overcome anxiety. Through our treatment, you will develop the tools necessary and be given the confidence to face the challenges which previously appeared daunting. This treatment and support system will provide you with an opportunity to develop healthy relationship skills, confidence, and coping mechanisms to conquer anxiety for good!