Index – Social Anxiety

Psycho Education

  1. Types of Anxiety: Social Anxiety Defined
  2. Signs And Symptoms of Social Anxiety
  3. Measuring Social Anxiety: Liebowitz Social Anxiety Scale
  4. Flow Diagram1
  5. Flow Diagram2
  6. Fright Fight Freeze

Reducing Self-Focus

  1. Selective Perception
  2. Reducing Self-Focus: the Level of Attention
  3. Reducing Self-Focus
  4. Ruminating part 1
  5. Ruminating part 2: The Post-Mortem: Ruminating After The Event

Negative Automatic Thoughts (NATs)

  1. NATs – some examples
  2. Three Column Thought Record – Some Examples
  3. Three Column Thought Record – Detailed Example
  4. Patterns of Biased Thinking
  5. NATs-Looking For Alternatives (Columns 4, 5, 6 of a Thought Record)
  6. A Complete 7 Column Thought-Record
  7. Keep it up
  8. Using Imagery to Redo Past Shaming Scenes

Reducing Safety Behaviours and Avoidance Through Behavioural Experiments

  1. An introduction to underlying assumptions
  2. Examples of underlying assumptions
  3. Discovering our underlying assumptions
  4. Testing our underlying assumptions with a thought record and developing alternative ones
  5. Summarising our new alternative assumptions
  6. Avoidance
  7. Avoidance and social anxiety
  8. Safety-behaviours and social anxiety
  9. Behavioural experiments- summarized examples
  10. Behavioural experiments preparation sheet
  11. Behavioral- experiments example and blank template
  12. Behavioural experiments – summarize the results

Building Confidence: New Underlying Assumptions and Core Beliefs

  1. Acting ‘As If’ (Faking it to Make it)
  2. The power of imagery
  3. Discovering your ‘Core Beliefs’
  4. Using a thought record to test our old core beliefs
  5. Looking for evidence that contradicts our old core beliefs
  6. Finding new core beliefs
  7. Finding evidence to support our new core beliefs
  8. Tracking change in or new core belief over time

Coping Strategies

  1. Mindfulness: Taking in The Good
  2. Balanced Deep Breathing
  3. Progressive Muscle-Relaxation